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Kooistra appointed GM of Twin Cities' Metro Transit

Wes Kooistra will become the next Metro Transit general manager, announced the office of the Metropolitan Council. Kooistra has served as the Council’s Regional...

Proterra names Walsh sr. VP of sales

John Walsh has joined Proterra as sr. VP of sales. Heavy-duty electric transportation manufacturer, Proterra, announced that John Walsh has joined the company as sr....

MARTA's GM/CEO calls for $100B investment in mobility, tech

In Parker’s first State of MARTA address, he challenged the crowd to rally behind a $100 billion investment in transit and technology over the...

Baron's Bus named METRO's Motorcoach Operator of the Year

METRO Publisher James Blue honored this year's Motorcoach Operator of the Year award winner, Baron's Bus, which was represented by Patrick Goebel, during a...

New Flyer launches real-time smart analytics reporting platform

New Flyer of America Inc. introduced Connect 360™ — a real-time, cloud-based business analytics dashboard for Xcelsior CHARGE™ battery-electric buses, operated by New Flyer...

UMA Expo focuses on future, innovation

UMA President/CEO Stacy Tetschner, along with Ken Presley, VP, legislative & regulatory affairs & industry relations/COO and the association’s lobbyist Becky Weber of Prime...

More Americans are using ride-hailing apps, study says

The share of Americans who use ride-hailing services has increased dramatically, according to a Pew Research Center study. The share of Americans who use ride-hailing...

Voters approved $40.9B for transportation in 2018, study says

Voters passed 142 transportation ballot measures last year, 77% of the 185 measures considered. Graphic: Eno Center for Transportation Voters across the country approved nearly...

Metro to expand alternative-to-paratransit program to D.C. and Virginia

Since the start of D.C. Metro's Abilities-Ride program, more than 2,700 individual customers have taken over 86,000 trips, most of which would have otherwise...

Metra unveils new line schedule allowing for PTC operation

Metra is responsible for creating the back-office system for positive train control and installing the equipment on board all Metra trains and along the...

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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...