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October 27, 2014

PERC adds propane autogas cost calculator

The calculator estimates potential fuel savings and ROI with clean, American-made propane when compared with conventional fuels like gasoline and diesel.

October 27, 2014

Hampton Roads taps 2 different paratransit contractors

The contracts, which include a base period of three years and two optional years, require First Transit to establish a presence in Hampton Roads and MV Transportation to provide 30 new sedans.

October 27, 2014

TLPA names its Contracting Operator of the Year

Shirley Allen of the Everett, Wash.-based Mercy Transportation was presented with the award at the TLPA’s annual convention. This year marks the TLPA’s 96th Annual Convention & Trade Show, the world’s largest gathering of for-hire fleet executives.

October 27, 2014

Las Vegas' RTC opens Mobility Training Center

The center will teach residents how to use the RTC fixed route transit services safely and will provide them with the confidence necessary to travel independently.

October 27, 2014

First Transit unviles 'Paratransit Travel Companion' app

Using the company's Info-Suite architecture, the secure mobile application allows passengers — from any smart mobile device or computer — to enter a unique ID and a personal password for a safe, secure connection to their service information.

October 17, 2014

ARBOC chooses SinglePoint Communications’ Wi-Fi solution

SinglePoint Communications and ARBOC Specialty Vehicles have manufactured buses with WiFi In Motion Moovbox solutions for one of ARBOC’s clients.

October 15, 2014

Tri Delta’s Focus on Safety, Customer Service

Tri Delta provides public transportation in a 225-square-mile area that includes four cities in Contra Costa County, Calif.

October 15, 2014

LTD's Accessibility, sustainability fuels long-term success

With ridership productivity placing it in the top 5% nationally, LTD buses are actively serving a community that understands the value of public transportation. It is because of the latter that the agency is being recognized by APTA as its system of the year in the 4 million to 20 million customer boardings category.

October 14, 2014

Innovation Challenge showcases transit’s forward thinkers

A handful of contestants were given five minutes each to pitch their ideas on innovations for the industry and potentially secure business opportunities. Winning innovations were a ground transportation system electrification method, a people conveyor system and sensor-based technology that tells potential riders whether there are seats on a bus.

October 14, 2014

APTA Expo takes off in Houston, spotlights city’s transit transformation

The General Session kicked off Monday morning in the George R. Brown Convention Center as APTA welcomed the crowd to a city undergoing a transportation renaissance. Speakers emphasized the transformation happening in public transit across the U.S., with exponential ridership growth and the challenge to gain a stable funding source to plan so many in-demand projects.

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