The head of the Federal Transit Administration, Jennifer L. Dorn, will be moving to the World Bank following her Senate confirmation on Oct. 28 to be the U.S. alternate executive director of the bank.

The FTA deputy administrator's position is vacant. Robert Jamison, who had held FTA's number-two post, was named deputy director of the Transportation Security Administration in October. TSA is part of the Dept. of Homeland Security. Dorn became FTA's administrator in July 2001.