Bus

FTA awards $5M to Calif. intermodal center project

Posted on July 16, 2010

California's Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) project, which was among 47 projects awarded money through the Federal Transit Administration's Bus and Bus Livability Program, received $5 million.

The program is aimed at upgrading bus services and facilities throughout the country. More than 280 applications representing $2 billion in projects applied for funds.

"We are delighted to receive additional funding from the federal government to help make ARTIC a reality for our community," said Anaheim Mayor Curt Pringle, also an Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) board member. "This project will greatly improve the ability of residents and visitors to move around Anaheim and the entire Southern California region using buses and other mass transit options."

The project is envisioned to be a transportation hub that is functional, adaptable and flexible, according to representatives. ARTIC will accommodate current modes of transportation such as bus, rail and shuttle connections to the Anaheim Resort Area and future services including high-speed trains, and is being designed as a vibrant urban center that offers civic and public space.

ARTIC is situated at major freeways and is a short walk from Angel Stadium of Anaheim and Honda Center. Construction on the 16-acre site, owned by OCTA and Anaheim, is expected to begin next year.

 

 

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

More News

Arrow Stage hosts Veterans Strong Appreciation Event

Over 200 guests attended to witness the evening’s main event, the unveiling of the full-sized custom Arrow Stage Lines’ Veteran Strong motorcoach. 

SFRTA unveils new Tri-Rail commuter connector

The fleet of 28 new vehicles and 2 refurbished vehicles will replace the existing Tri-Rail shuttle buses.

St. Louis Metro recognized for maintenance and asset management

Bus maintenance program has been able to extend the lifespan of buses by 25% and decrease the rate of breakdowns by 85%.

FTA confirmed to speak on new bus testing rule, more at BusCon 2016

A Transit Maintenance Forum pass is $98 and includes the forum as well as access to BusCon’s full educational program, the exhibit hall full of buses, networking event at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum and much more.

Forest River ranks Top 3 Spots in Ford's top volume accounts

Starcraft Bus, Elkhart Coach and Glaval Bus finished first, second and third, respectively.

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