Friday, January 18, 2019

MARTA to assume operations of Atlanta Streetcar

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) will assume ownership and day-to-day operations of the Atlanta Streetcar from the City of Atlanta on...

Nations to leave Bi-State Development this fall

John Nations, president/CEO of Bi-State Development, has announced his intention to leave the St. Louis-based organization, effective this fall. Nations, the former mayor of...

Publisher’s Perspective: Idea to merge rail systems has lessons for us all

The recent release of a report recommending restructuring and expansion of the New York region’s three commuter rail networks has lessons for the industry...

New Flyer receives CNG bus order from Canada’s TransLink

New Flyer Industries Canada ULC, the Canadian subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., announced that the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) was awarded...

Consultants Addressing Growing Role of Mobility, Technology

As the idea of how the public transit industry takes part in the larger picture of mobility and the role the federal government plays...

RATP Dev USA to manage Yuma County’s transit service

RATP Dev USA was awarded the contract to manage Yuma County Area Transit (YCAT), the transit services for the city of Yuma County, Ariz....

BYD names Hill, VP, North America

BYD named Bobby Hill VP, North America, for BYD Coach and Bus. Hill, who previously served as VP, U.S. and Caribbean Sales, for BYD...

Alexander Dennis adds 2 new models to Plaxton line

Alexander Dennis Ltd. (ADL) unveiled two new coach models in its Plaxton line-up. The Panther LE is an innovative low-entry vehicle that combines bus...

New Flyer announces transit bus leadership changes

New Flyer of America Inc. and New Flyer Industries Canada ULC, subsidiaries of NFI Group Inc., announced a series of transit bus leadership changes....

Alstom Revamps LRVs to Meet Evolving Mobility Needs

The French port town of La Rochelle is home to an Alstom Transport production facility that builds high-speed and light rail vehicles (LRV) for...

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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...