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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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Senate Confirms Batory as FRA Administrator, Drake as FTA Chief

WASHINGTON, D.C. — After a significant delay, the Senate confirmed the nomination of Ronald Batory to serve as federal railroad administrator, The Hill reports. Batory’s...

HNTB announces new executive VP

HNTB Corp. appointed Michael Sweeney as its new executive VP. Since joining HNTB in 2012, Sweeney has served as New York office leader and...

First Transit partners with the Minn. DOT, EasyMile, 3M to demo SAV

First Transit is partnering with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, EasyMile and 3M to demonstrate shared autonomous vehicle (SAV) capabilities in winter weather.First Transit...

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...

Europe’s FlixBus inaugurates 1st 100% electric long-distance bus line

One month after announcing its E-Bus launch, FlixBus and its partner B.E. Green will inaugurate the first 100% electric long-distance bus line in the...

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