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Sound Transit reaches 70% completion on Northgate Link construction

Construction at Roosevelt Station is about 70 percent complete. Crews are focused on finishing the station entrances, or headhouses, seen here on the left. Sound...

Industry associations urge immediate end to government shutdown

Elliot P. A number of group tour and travel associations, including the American Bus Association, the United Motorcoach Association, and the International Motorcoach Group, came...

Lyft will show CTA, Metra schedules on its app

Chicago is the fifth city in which Lyft rolled out the new feature, called Nearby Transit. Lyft CHICAGO — Six months after buying Motivate, the operator...

OurBus partners to deliver seamless ticket authentication using sound

To successfully authenticate tickets, a basic mobile device located close to the driver will listen when an OurBus vehicle arrives at a stop. OurBus Chirp, a...

DoubleMap, Ride Systems merge to form Journey Holding Corp.

Both Ride Systems and DoubleMap will continue operating semi-independently under the umbrella of the newly formed Journey Holding Corp. Ride Systems/DoubleMap Ride Systems LLC and DoubleMap...

Many transit operators 'out of step' with travel, transportation markets

Convenient booking/ticketing process, in-app payments were the top ranked features that riders look for in transit mobile apps, according to a new survey. Photo:...

Stantec named lead designer for Chicago rail modernization program

Conceptual rendering of the Chicago Transit Authority's new Red-Purple Bypass and area redevelopment at the intersection of Clark/Newport (looking south from intersection). Image: CTA The...

NJ TRANSIT awards New Flyer $65M contract for new artic buses

NJ TRANSIT’s board approved a contract with New Flyer of America for the purchase of 85 articulated buses. The purchase allows the retirement of...

London's light rail network to use automatic braking system

London's light rail network will be the first in the UK to have an automatic braking system.  Photo: Transport for London London's light rail (tram)...

Trinity Metro begins TEXRail commuter service to DFW airport

TEXRail commuter rail line with Fort Worth, Texas skyline. Photo: Trinity Metro Trinity Metro kicked off 2019 with TEXRail, a new 27-mile commuter rail line...

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Sound Transit reaches 70% completion on Northgate Link construction

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