India Birdsong


chief operating officer
WeGo Transit

India Birdsong serves as the chief operating officer of WeGo Transit in Nashville and the Regional Transportation Authority. She began her duties in June 2015. Prior to joining the transit authorities, Birdsong served as the Senior Manager of Bus Supervision & Instruction, Central Region for the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). During her tenure with CTA, she also held positions leading operations for a CTA Operating Division, Bus Operator Instruction, and Special Events Planning. She began her career there as an operations planner. Birdsong is active in several transit industry organizations, including the American Public Transportation Association, Transit Cooperative Research Program, and Conference of Minority Transportation Officials. She is also proficient in Spanish. Birdsong has a bachelor's degree from Temple University and a master's degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago.