S.F. MTA, bike group partner on safety initiative

Working with the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition to increase the visibility and safety of people riding bicycles at night by installing bicycle lights and handing out safety information as part of their annual “Light up the Night” campaign, which coincides with the end of Daylight Saving Time.

UPDATE: More than 70% of transit measures pass

Twenty-one measures with a significant transit component were considered by voters in 12 states. Fourteen measures were approved; one remains undecided as votes continue to be counted in Pierce County, Wash.; and two more public transit measures will be decided in Los Angeles and Kansas City, Mo. next month.

N.C. town council deadlocks over bus ads

Twenty speakers came before Chapel Hill's town council to address the town's bus ad policy, which does not allow religious or political ads on transit vehicles. Three quarters of the speakers were in favor of permitting the currently banned ads.

CTA, unions reach agreement

Provides for afternoon and evening shifts, which will be paid at straight time instead of overtime, and there will be greater flexibility in shift starting times. These are changes that will save around $750,000 annually.

Wash. transit to raise fares

Effective January 1, Everett Transit will increase its fares by 25 cents for most riders. City raised fares to offset rising fuel prices and expects to generate $400,000 to $480,000 in extra revenue next year.

Stertil-Koni to equip Chicago transit

Will produce and install 54 of its high-capacity, in-ground vehicle lifts. The Ecolift is an ultra-shallow, full-rise in-ground axle engaging scissor lift.

CFTE: 19 transportation measures in 12 states on the ballot

If all measures are approved, more than $100 billion in new local funding would be invested in transportation.

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