Thursday, April 26, 2018

LANTA to provide free rides for Lehigh University students, staff

Allentown, Pa.’s Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority (LANTA) and Lehigh University agreed to a partnership that permits students, faculty, and staff to ride LANTA’s...

Boston’s MBTA improves real-time information for subway service

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has improved subway arrival predication times on MBTA.com and select smartphone applications.Following last month's announcement of improved prediction...

Charlotte’s new light rail extension increases rail ridership by 48%

The Charlotte Area Transit System’s (CATS) LYNX Blue Line light rail service experienced a 48% increase in ridership with the opening of its recent...

Q&A with Palm Tran Executive Director Clinton B. Forbes

Clinton B. Forbes is a Fla.-born native, who previously served in senior management and leadership positions at the Miami-Dade Metropolitan Planning Organization, Miami-Dade Transit,...

BusCon to Honor Top Maintenance Directors, Innovations

METRO Magazine, in conjunction with BusCon and the Transit Maintenance Forum (TMF), is launching the Maintenance Director of the Year Award, which will be...

SacRT, TransLoc to expand microtransit pilot project

After the successful debut of SmaRT Ride in Citrus Heights, the Sacramento Regional Transit District’s (SacRT) new on-demand microtransit service will be expanded to...

La.’s CATS taps MV Transportation to provide paratransit services

MV Transportation Inc. was awarded a contract to provide paratransit services by the Baton Rouge, La.-based Capital Area Transit System (CATS).Under terms of the...

Americans took 10.1 billion trips on public transportation in 2017

Americans took 10.1 billion trips on public transportation in 2017, according to a report released by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). Commuter rail...

Report suggests merging LIRR, NJ Transit, and Metro-North

NEW YORK — A Regional Plan Association report wants to merge Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad, and NJ Transit into a single train...

Ford launches on-demand NEMT service pilot

Looking to raise the bar for patients who need help making it to their medical appointments, Ford is launching its new GoRide non-emergency medical...

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