Monday, September 23, 2019

HDR names East Region rail, transit lead

Nugent Laing Nugent Laing has been promoted to serve as HDR’s East Region systems lead for rail and transit. Located in Pittsburgh, Laing will provide leadership...

Via partners to launch on-demand transportation in Jersey City

Via will operate at $2 per ride, with discounts for seniors and low-income residents at $1 or less. Via Jersey City will become the first in...

Biz News: CCW to refurb buses, New Flyer to deliver WMATA buses

The buses will be equipped with Cummins ReCon ISL engines and rebuilt Voith transmissions. CCW lands CARTA refurb contract Complete Coach Works (CCW) was awarded a...

LV Monorail launches sustainability, climate-themed sponsor program

Each year during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Google sponsors several trains of the Las Vegas Monorail. The trains are emblazoned with eye-catching graphics. Las...

USDOT names winners of automated driving demo grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced nearly $60 million in federal grant funding to test the safe integration of automated driving systems on U.S....

Preparing your frontline to prevent burnout key to retention

Burnout is a rising epidemic among bus operators. Brio Yiapan High turnover and absenteeism are a plague on the transit industry workforce, creating a challenge for...

Seattle moving forward with Center City Connector streetcar project

First Hill Streetcar, Yesler Way. Jeanne Clark In August, the Seattle City Council appropriated $9 million so that we could move forward with essential design work...

FTA announces $19M to support transit oriented development

FTA’s TOD Pilot Program was established under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) and amended by the Fixing America’s...

Global Ground Transportation Institute partners for educational content

The Global Ground Transportation Institute (GGTI) announced a new partnership with The LMC Group to create educational content for its members. The LMC Group...

NY MTA proposes historic $51 billion to modernize bus, rail systems

New York MTA's proposed capital program will modernize the subways by adding capacity, increasing reliability, and accelerating accessibility. MTA/NYCT The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today released...

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L.A. Metro report details challenges faced by women riding system

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TfL to test 5 new safety innovations on bus fleet

TfL will support testing by funding specialist independent analysis, meaning robust evidence will be produced to test the effectiveness of each product in reducing...