Thursday, May 23, 2019

First Transit names Perez as VP of safety

First Transit appointed David Perez as VP of safety for all North American operations. First Transit appointed David Perez as VP of safety for all...

FTA provides $9.6 million to bolster access to health care

The U.S. Federal Transit Administration (FTA)  announced project selections totaling approximately $9.6 million to 37 projects led by transit agencies, governmental authorities, and nonprofit...

TARC launches mobility app, dynamic trip planner

TARC’s new integrated mobility platform enables customers to seamlessly plan trips across multiple modes of travel including TARC, Uber, Lyft, Bird Scooters and LouVelo...

Portland-Vancouver launches transit fare card on iPhone

TriMet (shown), C-TRAN and Portland Streetcar are also the first in the world to launch Apple Pay Express Transit on iPhone or Apple Watch...

Proterra, Michelin develop low-rolling resistance tire for e-buses

Proterra announced a collaboration with Michelin to develop the MICHELIN® X® InCity Energy Z tire, a new low-rolling resistance tire designed and optimized for...

APTA chair talks objectives, evolving role of board leadership

“I am working to foster a culture that encourages us to embrace new partners and ideas,” says APTA Chair David Stackrow (shown right). Photos courtesy...

7 Things shuttle operators need to know about planning, scheduling

Planning for shuttle services can definitely benefit from the evolution of planningfor mass transit. Optibus While some shuttle operations are run using spreadsheets or pen and...

Connectpoint equips Capital Metro facility with digital displays

Connectpoint’s Digital Bus Stop signs are managed remotely via their content management system, CPAM™. Connectpoint Capital Metro’s brand new Westgate Transit Center, opening June 2, 2019,...

Tech Trends: Mobility Conference Products

Technology Posted on May 21, 2019 | Comments 0 | A look at some of the products and services on the show floor at this year's APTA Mobility Conference...

Collin County Transit adds new city to on-demand service roster

Irving Holdings Texas-based Collin County Transit – a partnership between the City of McKinney, the McKinney Urban Transit District (MUTD) and the Denton County Transportation...

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California sues to prevent withholding of high-speed rail funds

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