Thursday, February 25, 2021

LA Metro buys scanners to detect explosives

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (CA) has purchased several devices to screen passengers for weapons and explosive devices. The post LA Metro buys...

MTA to tackle bus bunching

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (NY) is declaring war on bus bunching. The post MTA to tackle bus bunching appeared first on TheTransitWire.com.

Quebec city to test autonomous shuttle

An autonomous electric shuttle will operate on a public road in mixed traffic in the Canadian city of Candiac (QC). The post Quebec city to...

Former MTA exec accused in iPhone scheme

A former Metropolitan Transportation Authority (NY) official allegedly used thousands of dollars in agency funds to purchase iPhones, which he then resold. The post Former...

Audit finds faulty wiring in WMATA railcars

WMATA will replace the faulty wiring on its 7000-series railcars after an internal audit found defects in the manufacturing process. The post Audit finds faulty...

SFMTA introduces interactive projects map

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency launched a new feature on its website to keep the public informed about local transportation projects. The post SFMTA...

Valley Metro teams with Waymo for mobility options

Valley Metro (AZ) has teamed up with Waymo to provide first- and last-mile connections. The post Valley Metro teams with Waymo for mobility options appeared...

Springfield police get access to Union Station cameras

More than 250 surveillance cameras in Union Station (MA) are now connected to the Springfield Police Department before the city's new casino opens. The...

Tommy Chong? Edmontonians want their own celeb transit voice

A petition is urging the Edmonton Transit System to ask comedian and native son Tommy Chong to voice public service announcements for the agency. The...

Lyft wants Chicagoans to give up their cars

Starting in August, ride-hailing company Lyft will offer 100 Chicago residents $550 each in mobility incentives to give up their cars for a month. The...

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