N.C. transit wins awards for videos

Triangle Transit and GoTriangle have been honored with three national transit awards for the video “#flipfortransit.” “#flipfortransit” was released in September 2012, after seeing four athletes that used free running and parkour on the North Carolina State University campus. They were filmed using public transit to get around Chapel Hill, Durham and Raleigh.

Valley Metro CEO honored with diversity award

Stephen R. Banta was recognized for his contribution to advancing female and minority leadership at the agency.

INIT, Harris supply Montréal's communication system

The new system will streamline communications to support STM’s system that oversees more than 1.2 million trips daily over bus, taxibus and paratransit services.

New Flyer acquires Orion aftermarket parts business

The purchase was funded by using proceeds from the recently announced equity investment by Marcopolo S.A., one of the world’s leading global bus manufacturers, which made the first tranche of its investment in New Flyer, totaling approximately $51 million, in February.

Chicago Transit extends ex-offender hiring program

Will provide valuable job skills and training to ex-offenders, increasing self-sufficiency for hard-to-employ individuals while providing CTA with additional resources to enhance the customer experience with cleaner buses and trains.

Northeast U.S. agencies awarded Sandy relief funds

The Disaster Relief Appropriations Act authorized a total of $10.9 billion, which is now reduced by 5%, or $545 million, because of the mandatory budget cuts known as sequestration that took effect on March 1.

Public transit leaders head to D.C. for APTA Leg. meeting

Topics to be discussed include: ideas for new revenues to support shortfalls in the Highway Trust Fund and Mass Transit Account; implementation of MAP-21; and the outlook for passenger rail and rail safety legislation in 2013.

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