With a career spanning more than 40 years, Paul Jablonski was a recognized leader within the public transit industry and within the San Diego community where he served as the CEO of San Diego MTS for over 16 years. This Scholarship will honor Paul’s legacy and continue his efforts to support the next generation of transit leaders.

The American Public Transportation Foundation (APTF) is the charitable affiliate of the American Public Transportation Association. The APTF is incorporated as a 5​01 (c)(3) not-for-profit corporation in the District of Columbia.

Mission: To increase and retain the number of individuals choosing the transit field as a career by providing scholarships and engagement opportunities to deserving students and transit professionals – our future leaders.

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Paul Jablonski Scholarship

by American Public Transportation Foundation


With a career spanning more than 40 years, Paul Jablonski was a recognized leader within the public transit industry and within the San Diego community where he served as the CEO of San Diego MTS for over 16 years. This Scholarship will honor Paul’s legacy and continue his efforts to support the next generation of transit leaders.

The American Public Transportation Foundation (APTF) is the charitable affiliate of the American Public Transportation Association. The APTF is incorporated as a 5​01 (c)(3) not-for-profit corporation in the District of Columbia.

Mission: To increase and retain the number of individuals choosing the transit field as a career by providing scholarships and engagement opportunities to deserving students and transit professionals – our future leaders.