Tuesday, October 16, 2018

MARTA board approves historic transit expansion

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority’s (MARTA) Board of Directors made history by unanimously approving the More MARTA Atlanta program, which represents the region’s...

Brookville wins Manufacturer of the Year award

Brookville Equipment Corp. (Brookville) was named Manufacturer of the Year at the 12th annual Global Light Rail Awards in London earlier this month.“We are...

KCATA expands RideKC Freedom On-Demand program

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA), in cooperation with the City of Independence, Mo., announced the expansion of RideKC Freedom On-Demand paratransit services...

Tenn.’s Premier Transportation adds 6 new Van Hools

Knoxville, Tenn.’s Premier Transportation recently took delivery of six new Van Hool coaches, including three CX35 and two CX45 models and one TX model...

Caltrain plan suggest ridership could increase 300% by 2040

As work continues on the development of the Caltrain Business Plan, projections of potential future demand show that by 2040 as many as 250,000...

OCTA unveils new microtransit vehicles ahead of launch

Calif.’s Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) unveiled the vehicles that will carry passengers on the new OC Flex microtransit pilot program set to launch...

APTA announces new executive committee and board of directors

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) elected its 2018-2019 Executive Committee during its 2018 APTA Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tenn.The new APTA Chair is...

Top public transit leaders honored by APTA at Nashville event

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) honored top public transit agencies and industry leaders at the 2018 APTA Awards in Nashville, Tenn., during...

SoCal survey finds university, college students prefer not driving

College and university students in Southern California would rather not drive, but the current transportation alternatives fall short of meeting their needs.That’s the message...

Mich.’s TheRide re-launches bike-share program with new operator

The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide), the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority, the City of Ann Arbor, and the University of Michigan jointly...

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