Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Ricon’s McNutt, popular transportation industry veteran, dies

Larry McNutt, Ricon sales manager of its commercial products division, died Friday, Oct. 5. He was 69 years old.Well-known and well-liked throughout the industry...

Mobility, New Vehicles Highlight BusCon 2018

Mobility, technology, and new vehicles were just some of the highlights of BusCon 2018, which was held Oct. 1 to 3 at the Indiana...

Keolis to manage, operate Greensboro Transit bus, paratransit services

Keolis was awarded an approximate $20 million-a-year contract to operate and manage the Greensboro Transit Authority’s (GTA) fixed-route bus and paratransit services starting in...

BYD receives battery-electric bus order from Canadian tour company

BYD Canada received an order for zero-emission, battery-electric buses by WESTCOAST Sightseeing — the first tour company in Canada to order clean energy buses,...

New chair announced for the US High Speed Rail Assoc.

The US High Speed Rail Association (USHSR) selected Dan Richard as the new chair of its advisory board. Richard was officially confirmed as...

86% of Americans support fed funding for public transportation

Almost nine in 10 Americans, 86%, believe government should help fund public transportation, according to the findings of a new HNTB Corp. America THINKS...

U.S. DOT provides $63B-plus for transportation improvements in 2018

By the end of the 2018 fiscal year (FY 2018), the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) made available more than $63.9 billion in...

Mayfield joins WSP transportation facilities team in St. Louis

Jason Mayfield has been named to a lead architect position working on transportation facilities in the St. Louis office of WSP USA, a...

Public-private partnership formed to test Metra reverse-commute

Metra has reached an agreement with business and civic groups in Lake County to share the costs of a potential two-year pilot project for...

NY MTA, business leaders launch tech lab to bolster modernization

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's executive leadership team and the city’s business community, represented by the Partnership for New York City, announced the launch of...

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