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November 26, 2014

BART debuts new service to Oakland International Airport

Riders can now board one of four three-car automated people movers at either the Coliseum Station or the Oakland International Airport Station and take the eight-minute ride at 30 mph.

November 25, 2014

After streetcar plan defeat, Arlington looks to better buses

The city already evaluated a potential enhanced-bus line for Columbia Pike, back in 2012, as a possible alternative to the streetcar.

November 24, 2014

Ann Arbor approves bus buys, paratransit contract

The board voted to award Select Ride Inc. a three-year contract to deliver paratransit services for seniors and people with disabilities beginning May 1, 2015, for a not-to-exceed price of $10.7 million.

November 24, 2014

Report: Uber attempted to dig up dirt on taxi industry

Uber’s rapid growth has triggered fierce opposition from taxi and limousine groups. In response, Uber has sought to hire people to refute any inaccurate information from competitors, the San Francisco-based startup said, confirming a report by online publication BuzzFeed earlier Friday that was based on an internal Uber document

November 24, 2014

Chicago RTA allocates $4M to benefit seniors, people with disabilities

The funds are dedicated to removing barriers to transportation service and expanding the transportation mobility options available.

November 24, 2014

MV-1 successfully completes new round of crash testing

The number of successful crash tests performed on the vehicle to date exceeds 50. The MV-1 includes an ADA-compliant side-entry ramp design and meets all applicable Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards direct from the factory with no further modifications required.

November 21, 2014

N.Y. MTA celebrates 50 years of service for Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

The bridge, which is 4,260 feet from tower to tower and links Staten Island and Brooklyn, opened to traffic on Nov. 21, 1964. In its first full year of operation, 17.6 million vehicles crossed the span.

November 21, 2014

Texas city solves paratransit service issue

The former provider of the service, the Collin County Area Regional Transit, terminated service in Collin County in June 2013. The newly signed agreement between the city of Frisco, Texas and and Texoma Area Paratransit System will go into effect on Dec. 1.

November 18, 2014

Report: Parking subsidies leave taxpayers shouldering $7.3 billion burden annually

Report found that the federal parking subsidy puts 820,000 more cars on America’s most congested roads in its most congested cities.

November 17, 2014

ARTIC: Newest SoCal transit hub opens in December

City officials said the transit station’s design mimics the high ceilings of Union Station, as well as other great train stations in New York, Chicago and Philadelphia.

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