Bus

Ore.'s Lane Transit named Outstanding System by APTA

Posted on August 22, 2014

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) selected Eugene, Ore.-based Lane Transit District (LTD) as the 2014 Outstanding Public Transportation System for agencies that provide more than 4 million and less than 20 million annual customer boardings.

LTD is joined by Tri Delta Transit of Antioch, Calif. (fewer than 4 million customer boardings category), and the Utah Transit Authority (more than 20 million annual customer boardings) as this year’s winners.

To commemorate the award, LTD partnered with Falling Sky Brewing on the creation of Mash Transit Ale. A long-time supporter of alternative transportation, Falling Sky unveiled Mash Transit Ale during the celebration event earlier this week.

RELATED: Lane Transit District employs innovation to bolster accessibility

Mash Transit Ale t-shirts are available for purchase at Falling Sky. Proceeds from the ale sales will go to the Lane Coalition for Healthy Active Youth. Plus, wearing your Mash Transit Ale shirt allows customers to ride free on any LTD bus every Sunday throughout 2014.

LTD also introduced the Transit Trail Map. The Transit Trail Map allows participants to take the bus to a variety of businesses throughout Eugene-Springfield and collect a stamp on their Trail Map. Once eight stamps have been collected, participants will be given a Mash Transit Ale shirt or a commemorative travel mug. More stamps mean bigger prizes, including free rides on LTD for a year!

LTD will be presented the Outstanding Public Transportation System award during the APTA Annual Meeting and EXPO in Houston on Oct. 13 to 15, 2014. Systems are recognized based on quantitative and qualitative criteria.

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

More News

New Flyer lands Texas bus order

The contract includes 10 firm orders, with options to purchase an additional 18 buses, and establishes a new partnership.

Virginia agency adding 8 ARBOC Spirit of Mobility

The order will replace older, existing buses in the fleet and supplement three ARBOC buses purchased in 2017.

Iowa DOT approves contract to add Vicinity buses

There are no minimum or maximum bus quantities, with orders from the various agencies subject to funding and agency needs.

BYD enters new market in Europe with Danish bus order

The order was placed by Anchersen, a Danish bus company, which operates on 19 of Movia’s routes in Copenhagen.

Montgomery County, Md. breaks ground on BRT corridor

Starting in 2020, the 14-mile, 11-station BRT will run between Burtonsville and downtown Silver Spring

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