Thursday, January 21, 2021

New Haven launches app for paratransit services

Greater New Haven Transit District launched a mobile app and web portal for riders to request and manage ADA paratransit trips and track their...

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...

Weekend round-up

Some stories you may have missed last week: Columbus and Toronto to experiment with driverless shuttles. The post Weekend round-up appeared first on TheTransitWire.com.

NJ Transit seeks extension for PTC deadline

NJ TRANSIT will not meet the December 31, 2018, deadline to install positive train control and will seek an extension of up to two...

Feds order WMATA to fix barriers between rail cars

The FTA is requiring WMATA to upgrade the safety barriers between rail cars after a blind passenger fell onto the tracks last month. The post...

Weekend round-up

Some stories you may have missed last week: Transit operators in California and Ohio move forward with autonomous vehicles testing. The post Weekend round-up appeared...

COTA drivers continue to fight driverless buses

Bus drivers for the Central Ohio Transit Authority took their fight against driverless buses to the Columbus City Council on Monday. The post COTA drivers...

Weekend round-up

Some stories you may have missed: SFMTA commits to an all-electric fleet, Elon Musk promises rides for a buck, and Lyft teams up with...

Weekend round-up

Some stories you may have missed: Elon Musk keeps digging under LA, NJ TRANSIT adds surveillance cameras to rail, and RIPTA gets funds for...

Amtrak tests system to detect suicide bombers

Amtrak police tested technology in Union Station (DC) designed to detect hidden explosives or weapons. The post Amtrak tests system to detect suicide bombers appeared...

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