Sunday, July 22, 2018

Mass. city introduces elevated BRT platforms

The City of Everett became the first city in Massachusetts to install elevated platforms that will make it easier for riders to board buses...

Unused £321m trapped on dormant Oyster cards – and time may be running out...

Topping up. shutterstockIt is 15 years since Transport for London (TfL) launched the Oyster card on London’s buses and tube trains, but Oyster hasn’t...

MBTA hires communications vet to enhance customer experience

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has named communications and marketing professional Danny Levy as the MBTA’s new chief customer officer; her first day...

Lyft to offer discounts for people using bikes, scooters to connect to transit

SAN FRANCISCO — Ride-sharing company, Lyft says it’s adding incentives and discounts to encourage more people to use bikes and scooters, especially to and...

Proterra to power Alexander Dennis double deckers for Foothill Transit

Proterra, Alexander Dennis Inc. (ADI) and Foothill Transit announced North America's first electric double-deck bus order for a public transit agency. ADI chose Proterra's...

ABC Companies hosts open house for customers, community

ABC Companies' Winter Garden, Fla., location recently celebrated being part of the local community for over 40 years. ABC and its employees opened their...

Caltrain takes new approach to rare enforcement

Caltrain began testing its new fare enforcement policy, which will give fare evaders administrative citations instead of criminal citations that require a court visit,...

L.A. Metro reduces bike-share fares, plans expansion

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) made several major improvements to its countywide bike-share program that will make using shared bicycles more...

HSM announces retirement of Anthony Everett

HSM announced Anthony “Tony” W. Everett, president of the company’s Transportation & Specialty Manufacturing Division, will retire on July 31, 2018.Everett, a 30-year veteran...

HART, Tampa International launch new intercounty bus route to airport

Fla.’s Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) and Tampa International Airport (TPA) hosted a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the official launch of HART's first seven-day-a-week...

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LA Metro selects stations for mobility-on-demand pilot

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (CA) will partner with ride-hailing company Via to test a new option for accessing Metro stations this...

FRA makes $318M available for capital projects

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Program that includes...

HyperloopTT signs agreement to develop system in China

HyperloopTransportation Technologies announced the signing of an agreement for the development of a hyperloop system in the People's Republic of China. This is the...

Martha’s Vineyard agency adds BYDs to fleet

Mass.-based Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) is replacing diesel buses with BYD battery-electric buses. BYD, the world’s largest electric vehicle manufacturer, recently delivered five buses...