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By Dave Walsh |
November 27, 2013 | Comments (2)
Big transit projects often cite reduced carbon pollution as a main selling point to the public. But to take environmental stewardship to the next level, we should look past tailpipes and smokestacks and focus our attention on what goes into these civil engineering marvels. Namely, a lot of concrete.
By Heather Redfern |
November 21, 2013 | Comments (1)
For some public transit riders, the first mode of travel they take every day is not a transit authority’s trains or buses, but rather the elevators and escalators to get to a station’s platforms or vehicles. And to keep them moving, elevators and escalators require as much attention as an organization’s fleet.
By Brian Antolin |
November 15, 2013 | Comments (3)
They inadvertently implemented a 21st century solution to transit’s biggest problem today: adapting to new travel patterns and behaviors.
By Scott Belcher |
November 6, 2013 | Comments (0)
At ITS America, we are all about using technology to solve America’s transportation challenges. As federal and state budgets shrink, traffic gets worse and our roads and bridges continue getting older, we decided it was time to rethink how we address our nation’s transportation goals for the future. Out of this thinking, we created the ITS America Leadership Circle.
By Steve Linnell |
November 1, 2013 | Comments (0)
As the largest year-round fixed-route transit provider in Maine, the Greater Portland Transit District (METRO) is committed to building a transit fleet that is 100% powered by alternative fuels.