T.F. Scott Darling, III
T.F. Scott Darling, III is the fifth Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Mr. Darling joined FMCSA in 2012 when President Obama appointed him to serve as Chief Counsel. The President also appointed him to serve as the Acting Administrator in 2014.
Mr. Darling joined FMCSA from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), the public transit agency serving the greater Boston area, where he served as the Deputy Chief of Staff and Assistant General Counsel. He also served previously as the MBTA's Environmental and Land Use Counsel as well as its Privacy Administrator. Prior to joining the MBTA, Mr. Darling provided counsel to a number of public and private sector clients on transportation, land-use, housing, and environmental issues.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from Clark University, a Master's degree in Public Policy from Tufts University, and a Juris Doctor's degree from Suffolk University.