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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...

Bombardier JV wins Chinese airport automated people mover contract

Bombardier Transportation’s Chinese joint venture, CRRC Puzhen Bombardier Transportation Systems Ltd. (PBTS), was awarded a contract from Shenzhen Airport Co. Ltd to provide a...

New bill protects bus drivers from attacks, requires database reporting

LOS ANGELES — A new bill, which was introduced to help protect bus drivers from assaults, would require transit agencies install protective driver barriers...

Calif. autonomous project wins tech award

The California Transportation Foundation (CTF) recently named the Shared Autonomous Vehicle (SAV) Pilot Program its Advanced Technology Program of the Year for 2017. The...

Feasibility study looks for multimodal options in Atlanta airport area

VHB is leading a major transit feasibility study of potential mobility solutions for Aerotropolis Atlanta, a partnership that’s transforming Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport into...

‘Overcrowding’ to no longer be used for late NYC trains

NEW YORK — In an interview with the Daily News, NYC Transit President Andy Byford said he and his team are ditching the “overcrowding”...

NYC Transit hires first-ever accessibility chief

New York City Transit President Andy Byford announced the appointment of the agency’s first-ever systemwide accessibility chief, tasked with overseeing and implementing the Fast...

L.A. Metro, County partner for new Transportation School

The Los Angeles County Transportation Authority (Metro), in partnership with the County of Los Angeles, announced the kick-off of their Transportation School, which will...

North Va. Transportation Authority adopts $1.2B six-year program

The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (Authority) adopted the FY2018 to 2023 Six Year Program, which includes 44 regionally significant, multimodal transportation projects totaling $1.285...

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

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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...