Cincinnati Metro appoints Ferrell as CEO

Dwight Ferrell, who most recently served as the County Manager of Fulton County, Ga., also served as deputy GM/COO for MARTA for four years.

Fresno State students trend toward alternative transportation

After finding that about 10% of students live within a mile of campus, Traffic Operations is looking into improving bicycle access, creating specialized parking for carpooling and improving convenience of buses.

Solar roadways, 'Internet of Things' to shape highways of the future

As well as highways evolving, the report foresees that patterns of ownership will change in the coming years, with commuters more likely to purchase access to a vehicle rather than the vehicle itself.

Wash. agency provides hands-on rider training

C-Tran has offered travel training in some form for years, but the agency recently hired Veronica Marti in 2013 to coordinate the program full-time. Marti often meets with riders as an introduction, and then accompanies them on one or more trips, offering guidance along the way.

Del. DART's new flex service a hit

Launched as an effort to better meet the community’s transportation needs, the new Flex service, which can deviate up to one mile off of its set route to pick up riders, operates as a hybrid between DART’s fixed-route buses and paratransit buses that provide door-to-door transportation to qualified riders through reservations made 24 hours in advance.

Las Vegas set to open new training center in fall 2015

Participants will be taught how to get to and from the bus, important riding techniques, emergency procedures, and how to get to and from specific destinations.

Calgary HandiBus to cease operations due to rising costs

City officials said when they identify another provider to take over the service's 35,000 monthly trips — which could be Calgary Transit — customers should notice no change, including in door-to-door service.

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