Thursday, April 26, 2018

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,...

Egypt explores BYD monorail feasibility

New energy technology company BYD announced the possible expansion of its SkyRail monorail to the ancient Egyptian port city of Alexandria, the country’s...

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...

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...

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...

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...

15 Transport, Tech Companies Sign Shared Mobility Principles

Fifteen transport and technology companies signed the Shared Mobility Principles for Livable Cities today, pledging to prioritize people over vehicles, lower emissions, promote equity...

Microvast launches next-generation batteries for electric-mobility applications

Microvast’s Gen 3 MpCO battery can be fully recharged within 15 minutes, with a high-cycle lifetime that fits the typical operating life of the...

Atlanta’s new trams: All aboard!

A TINY scarlet hut on Auburn Avenue in Atlanta, Thelma’s Kitchen and Rib Shack, serves up world-beating catfish and grits. Demand for its grub...

Public Transportation Industry Responds to President’s Infrastructure Plan

In the wake of the Trump Administration’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan, several in the transportation industry came out to voice their displeasure for the...

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RIPTA selects next CEO

The Board of Directors of the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) selected Mayor Scott Avedisian as RIPTA’s new CEO. Avedisian, who has served...

Cost-Cutting Strategies for Your Paratransit Program

Transportation allowances for individuals with disabilities is a longstanding consideration for transportation agencies. Public agencies account for these social equity issues, such as utilizing...

RATP Dev launches new connected transportation platform

RATP Dev USA have launched Orbyt, an innovative technology platform that keeps passengers in motion, adapting to the different demands, and disruption of the...

MTA to try UWB tech to upgrade signals

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (NY) is considering ultra-wideband technology to upgrade its subway signal system. The post MTA to try UWB tech to upgrade signals...