Bus

Chicago Transit Authority vendors agree to reductions

Posted on November 11, 2009

As part of continued efforts to reduce operating costs, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) received commitments from vendors to reduce costs up to a total of $1 million on current contracts.

"We want to thank our vendors for their responsiveness and willingness to reduce prices to help us weather the current economic situation," said CTA President Richard L. Rodriguez. "We're doing all we can to carefully control our costs and the cooperation of our vendors is critical."

In October, CTA sent a letter to vendors asking them to assist the agency in cutting operational costs by granting a price reduction of four percent. To date, CTA vendors have agreed to price concessions that will save CTA up to $1 million.

The agency continues talks with their vendors to determine if additional savings can be gained through contract concessions.

 

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

New Flyer advances 2nd-year production of SEPTA diesel-electric hybrids

The buses will be deployed in the City of Philadelphia and surrounding suburbs of Delaware, Montgomery, Bucks, and Chester, supporting four million people living in and around southeastern Pennsylvania.

New Flyer now offering Allison's increased Accessory Power II tech

The option uses electrification to power accessory components for additional fuel economy.

NYCT to add 377 New Flyer Xcelsior buses

New buses will include enhanced safety and comfort, better driver visibility, pedestrian turn warning, Wi-Fi, and USB ports to improve the bus rider experience.

Electric buses, training key focuses for 2nd annual Transit Maintenance Forum

This year’s conference at Indianapolis’ Indiana Convention Center Sept. 11 to 13 with an expanded program that begins Monday afternoon with a training session each from Cummins and Allison Transmission officials.

New Flyer to offer fuel-saving Allison Transmission tech

Also announced that the Government of the District of Columbia is purchasing 26 Xcelsior clean diesel 40-foot buses.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close