May 24, 2013
Will help the four major transit agencies in New York and New Jersey that sustained the greatest damage from Hurricane Sandy. Nearly one-third of the money is set aside to help the agencies begin investing in resiliency projects to help ensure that their transit assets are better able to withstand future disasters, such as major floods.
May 23, 2013
The site will be easier to navigate and mobile device-friendly, designed to work on any smartphone or tablet. It will provide home page access to trip planning, service alerts from both 511 and the agency’s Twitter feed, and a “latest news” section.
Recommendations include some internal, behind-the-scenes changes that would improve the bottom line but not impact riders. Other recommendations would address customer concerns, such as eliminating the complicated zoned-fare structure for MetroRail and providing more equitable discounts for various pass types.
The $485 million operating budget, which will take effect July 1, 2013, includes accelerating new bus purchases; increasing bus service on 14 lines; increasing light rail vehicle and track maintenance; and improving lighting and station renewal.
In February, the transit agency launched frequent service on its core lines, added weekend service and lengthened some hours of service.
Surcharge would be tacked onto Giants baseball tickets and any other ticket to an event that draws more than 1,000 people and would help transit system make fleet upgrades.
Company has more than tripled transit agency orders under contract for the company’s flagship EcoRide in the past 12 months alone and is planning for its current growth path to continue.
May 22, 2013
The five most popular cities for travel this summer are New York, Miami, Chicago, Orlando and San Francisco.
May 21, 2013
The VLSC 400 installs windows, window units and windshields regardless of shape, size, curvature and method of attachment to the vehicle.
Among the transit-dependent riders surveyed, more than eight in 10 have had difficulty getting to their jobs, social activities, school or doctor’s appointments.
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