Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Elon Musk Shares Controversial Views on Public Transit

Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla, SpaceX, and most recently, The Boring Company, recently expressed his controversial opinions on public transportation at a conference...

Austin’s Capital Metro Selects New President and CEO

The board of directors of Austin, Texas’s Capital Metro has named Randy Clarke, who previously served as the vice president of operations and member...

Nashville Mayor Seeks May Transit Referendum

With the support of a majority of Nashville Metropolitan Council members, Mayor Megan Barry, who unveiled a multibillion transit improvement plan in October, filed...

MTA Launches Electric Bus Pilot

Last week, New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) launched a 10-vehicle battery-electric bus pilot program that includes five New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE buses and...

Bipartisan Congressional Caucus to Focus on Importance of Bus, Transit Systems

A bipartisan group of members of Congress with deep interests in public transportation, particularly improved bus systems and infrastructure, has come together to advocate...

Transportation Now Leading Source of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Pollution

For the past several decades, power plants were the largest single source of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, particularly carbon dioxide, among the main contributors...

Transportation projects, issues to watch in 2018

Now that 2017 has come to a close, it is time to look forward and focus on the promising projects and issues that will...

Voters Approve Swaths of Transit-Related Ballot Measures in Local, State Elections

On November 7, 2017, voters from across the county approved a wide range of transit-related ballot measures in local and state elections, a sign...

Sacramento Pilot to Test On-Demand Microtransit

The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) is set to launch a microtransit pilot program that will allow riders to request buses and shuttles from...

California state legislators seek to boost transit-oriented housing

A bill introduced by California State Senators Scott Wiener, Nancy Skinner, and Assemblyman Phil Ting aims to promote housing developments located near major transit...

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Diversity, health care, and public transit linked to well-being, study says

Diverse neighbors. Health centers. Commuter trains. These community attributes, and other key factors, are linked to well-being and quality of life, according to Yale...

Gov.’s budget proposal includes $242M boost for NJ Transit

NEWARK, N.J. — Gov. Phil Murphy pitched his budget proposal that includes an increase in funding for NJ Transit by $242 million, which would...

New intercity rail service launches in Connecticut

TASI/ACI has begun operations for CTrail Hartford Line, a new intercity rail service between New Haven, Conn. And Springfield, Mass.“TASI/ACI is proud to provide...

Alstom to supply 38 Citadis trams for German operator

Alstom signed a contract worth around $115 million with Stadtwerke Verkehrsgesellschaft Frankfurt am Main (VGF), the transport operator in Frankfurt, Germany, for the supply...