Tuesday, September 25, 2018

TransLink and Visa rethink plans for Morgan Freeman to voice ad campaign

Both TransLink and Visa suspended a proposed ad campaign with actor Morgan Freeman intended to promote the agency's new tap-to-pay program. The post TransLink and...

Half of London rail trips use contactless payment

Riders are using contactless payment cards or mobile devices for half of all Transport for London (UK) Tube and rail pay-as-you-go trips. The post Half...

Advocates question the impact of MBTA cashless boarding

Advocates raise concerns that the MBTA's plan to eliminate on-board cash payments will adversely affect some riders. The post Advocates question the impact of MBTA...

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2018 Top 100 Transit Bus Fleets Survey

With ridership dipping across the nation, METRO’s Top 100 Bus Fleets are looking at new technologies and ways to make bus transit the backbone...

Women in Transportation: Julie D’Orazio

Grew up: Commack, Long Island N.Y.Studies: I have a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.Career...

Q&A with Houston Metro chief Lambert

Tom Lambert, president/CEO of the Houston-based transit agency, Metro, was named APTA's Outstanding Public Transportation Manager for 2018. Under Lambert's tenure, METRO has...

FTA to reimburse L.A. Metro for early work on Purple Line extension

The Federal Transit Administration approved the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (Metro) request to be reimbursed for early work activities for Section Three...