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October 2014

2014 Women In Transportation: Eve Williams

CEO/President Dikita Enterprises Dallas

May 2014

DART airport station set to open 4 months early

The five-mile Orange Line extension from Belt Line Station to the newly rebuilt Terminal A at DFW will bring the longest light rail system in the U.S. to 90 miles.

September 2013

Arlington, Texas launches first mass transit service

The two-year MAX pilot program is being funded through three local partners as well as an FTA Job Access and Reverse Commute grant.

February 2013

Passengers Seek More Ways to Pay Fares

Transit agencies across the country are discovering that passengers want to pay for fares the same way they pay for everything else — with their own bank cards or smartphones.

December 2012

Preparing Rail Service for Special Events

Crowd control, ticketing and providing timely service can become challenging in the midst of large events. Establishing a command center, deploying volunteers and conducting outreach through the media can help.

June 2012

DART rail — a case study in innovation and service

Through its partnership with INIT, DART was able to more efficiently manage its extensive light rail network.

June 2012

Rail Operators Steadily Moving Toward PTC Implementation

While funding and technology integration remain key issues, some U.S. rail operators are looking to meet the 2015 Congressional deadline, including Southern California’s Metrolink, which aims to have its system in place by next year.

June 2012

Operators, mechanics test skills at APTA’s bus Roadeo

The International Bus Roadeo, held in conjunction with APTA’s Bus and Paratransit Conference in Long Beach, Calif., gave operators and mechanics the chance to compete against the best.

April 2012

Dallas’ DART stepping up rail security in wake of shooting

Redeployed its 140 police and fare enforcement officers so it has a uniformed presence on every train.

July 2011

Consultant Achievements: DART Green Line extension

STV has worked with Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) since the mid-1990s to bring a light rail network to the Dallas area.

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