Paul J. Larrousse

Faculty Fellow

and Director, National Transit Institute
B.A., St. Anselm College; M.S., Polytechnic University


Contact Information

National Transit Institute

120 Albany Street Tower 2, Suite 250

New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2163

Phone (848) 932-6641

Fax: 732-932-1707



Research Interests

  • Public transportation, its operation and policies


Graduate Courses


Professional Activities

  • Involved with activities of the American Public Transit Association and Transit Cooperative Research Program. Serve on local committees dealing with transportation.



Paul Larrousse serves as Director of the National Transit Institute at Rutgers University. The National Transit Institute is the federally designated training and education program for the U.S. Public Transit Industry. He assumed the directorship in July 2000.


Prior to becoming director of the National Transit Institute, Mr. Larrousse served as the general manager of the Madison Metro System in Wisconsin beginning in January 1989. He joined Madison Metro in March 1987, initially serving as the assistant general manager. Before Madison Metro, Mr. Larrousse served as the initial general manager and led the start-up of the Waukesha Metro Transit System in Waukesha, Wisconsin. He assumed this position in June 1981. He has also held management positions for the Wayne County Michigan Paratransit System, the York Pennsylvania Transit System and served as the transit planner for Middlesex County, NJ.


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