Friday, January 18, 2019

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...

AASHTO names new president, VP, secretary-treasurer

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials board of directors elected Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer, as the association’s president....

Owner of trucking company in Canadian hockey team bus crash charged

SASKATCHEWAN, Canada — The owner of the trucking company involved in the Humboldt Broncos bus collision in April that killed 16 and injured 13...

Honolulu launches INIT's account-based electronic fare system pilot

INIT's HOLO card will be used by passengers on the City’s TheBus system and in the near future, on the City’s rail transit system. The...

Canadian Transport Minister calls for audio, video recorders on trains

CANADA — In the wake of Amtrak’s train derailment in Dupont, Wash., the National Observer reports that Transport Minister Marc Garneau is pushing for...

Helsinki launches autonomous vehicle into scheduled service

A self-driving electric minibus supplied by NAVYA to the city of Helsinki accepted the first passengers on board on May 14, 2018, launching scheduled...

President releases $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Monday, the Trump Administration released the long-awaited proposal to upgrade roads, airports, and other public works, with the release of...

Fla. transit district selected as model for Barbados transit restructure

Broward County Transportation, Fla., (BCT) Department Director Chris Walton recently led a delegation from Barbados’ Transit Authority on a tour of BCT bus and maintenance...

Virginia agency adding 8 ARBOC Spirit of Mobility

ARBOC Specialty Vehicles LLC (ARBOC), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., announced that Virginia’s Radford Transit awarded ARBOC with an order for eight...

DC Trails adding 15 new Van Hool motorcoaches

DC Trails, a Washington D.C. charter and tour bus company, purchased 15 new Van Hool coaches from ABC Companies, including 14 2018 CX45 models...

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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...