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Americans took 10.1 billion trips on public transportation in 2017

Americans took 10.1 billion trips on public transportation in 2017, according to a report released by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). Commuter rail...

Keolis awarded Shanghai airport rapid transit system contract

Keolis, through its Chinese joint-venture Shanghai Keolis, has been awarded its second metro contract in China to operate and maintain the Rapid Transit Transport...

First Bus extends GreenRoad partnership for driver behavior, safety solution

GreenRoad Technologies, provider of fleet driver behavior and safety management solutions, announced that First Bus, one of Britain’s largest bus operators and a major...

MV Transportation expands DART paratransit services

MV Transportation Inc. partnered with Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) to add Lyft and on-demand transportation as part DART's paratransit program.The partnership is the...

Pilot program brings Cap Metro bus info to blind, visually impaired

Connecthings, an urban tech company, launched a pilot program to deliver real-time Capital Metro bus schedule and service alert information to riders who are...

ABC, Van Hool partner with Proterra to electrify CX Series coaches

Both CX Series models will be offered with Proterra E2 battery technology. Introduced in early 2000, the CX product quickly became a market leader,...

New Flyer announces transit bus leadership changes

New Flyer of America Inc. and New Flyer Industries Canada ULC, subsidiaries of NFI Group Inc., announced a series of transit bus leadership changes....

Italy’s Trenatalia adding 54 more Alstom ‘Pop’ trains

Alstom has been awarded four contracts totaling around $40 million by Trenitalia, the Italian national train operator, for the supply of 54 Coradia Stream...

L.A. Metro launching new, more frequent shuttle bus service

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) supported “Dump the Pump” Day in L.A. by announcing the launch of its new shuttle service...

Uber, Cincinnati collaborative launch mobility lab

Uber announced a partnership with a collaborative of Cincinnati organizations to create the Cincinnati Mobility Lab, a partnership to share data, conduct studies, and...

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APTA urges President, Congress to open U.S. DOT

In a letter sent to the President and House and Senate leaders, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) strongly urged the Administration and Congress...

Bytemark, Thales team for Dutch mobile ticketing app

The successful completion of the project now allows passengers to purchase tickets through an app on their smartphone, paying with iDEAL or credit card,...

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...

May Mobility's Self-Driving Shuttles Hit the Streets of Ohio

Photo: Smart Columbus The May Mobility self-driving shuttle seen here driving into downtown Columbus, Ohio can hold up to six passengers. Advertisement Editor’s Picks Robot Taxis...