June 30, 2014
Curtis Stitt and trustees said that it was important to finish the contract now as COTA moves forward on its transit-system review, its next-generation public-transportation plan and a renewal campaign for one of its two tax levies.
June 24, 2014
Since her 2001 appointment as head of COMTO, she effectively led the national trade association in unprecedented growth — moving from a single focus of public transit to a focus of multi-modalism, now including aviation, port authorities and state departments of transportation.
April 9, 2014
The companies, preparing to submit proposals to Amtrak and the California High Speed Rail Authority, are competing for a multibillion dollar contract to manufacture 43 state-of-the-art high speed “train sets."
February 13, 2014
The railcar servicer apprentice program provides employment opportunities for ex-offenders, people completing substance-abuse programs, victims of spousal abuse and others.
February 4, 2014
With 42 years of transit experience, including rail and bus operations, Philip Hale will leave behind record transit ridership, lower costs, a new labor agreement and a impending political battleground over the future of the agency.
January 30, 2014
A historically Champion-level partner in support of the association, HDR has announced it will increase its partnership with WTS to the Trailblazer level.
January 28, 2014
McLean currently is the Interim CEO and previously served as the Authority’s Chief Finance Officer.
January 23, 2014
Consultancy firm Lea+Elliott, will subsidize the full Transportation YOU DC Youth Summit, program for several of the attendees, while Southwest Airlines will provide travel to help more young women get to the summit.
November 11, 2013
Exploring other ways to ease the transition from military occupations to jobs requiring CDLs, including waiving the requirements for pre-employment drug testing for recently discharged military personnel based on their recent participation in random drug testing programs run by the military.
October 15, 2013
Anthony (“Tony”) Johnson, executive VP and COO of The T, will serve as interim president and executive director during board’s search to replace Dick Ruddell who retired on October 4.
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