Shelton Haynes: Paving the Way for a Modern Roosevelt Island

A Vision for Roosevelt Island’s Roads

Shelton J. Haynes, the President & CEO of the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC), is leading a transformative effort to revitalize the island’s roadways and paved surfaces. His vision is about creating smooth and safe roads and an environment that enhances the quality of life for Roosevelt Island residents.

Shelton Haynes Modernizing Transportation Infrastructure

Under Shelton Haynes’ leadership, Roosevelt Island has witnessed a significant modernization of its transportation infrastructure. This includes the introduction of OMNY, a state-of-the-art contactless fare payment system on the Roosevelt Island Tramway, making commuting more convenient, safe, and efficient.

A Community-Centered Approach

What sets Haynes apart is his commitment to community needs. He doesn’t view transportation as a mere logistical challenge but as a way to improve the lives of the island’s residents. His initiatives prioritize the well-being and comfort of the community, ensuring that transportation is seamlessly woven into the fabric of daily life on Roosevelt Island.

Transforming RIOC Landscape

Shelton Haynes’ tenure as the CEO of RIOC is marked by a remarkable transformation of Roosevelt Island’s transportation landscape. Through innovative solutions like OMNY and road infrastructure improvements, he makes transportation more efficient and contributes to the island’s overall development. With a solid community-centered approach, Haynes is paving the way for a modern and thriving Roosevelt Island.