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July 28, 2014

Ask the Expert: Cherie Leporatti, Travel Trainer (WMATA)

Metro provides group orientations, station tours, trips on training buses, and one-to-one training to over 6,000 transit riders each year. In this interview Cherie Leporttia shares information about her background and Metro’s travel training program.

July 25, 2014

Pierce Transit CEO to retire by end of 2014

Although she planned to retire at the end of 2015 when her current contract was set to expire, Lynne Griffith says, "the time is right because Pierce Transit is stable now.

July 24, 2014

Lytx to equip entire Cleveland transit fleet

Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority’s six-month trial included 100 vehicles in a side-by-side comparison based on the driver coaching criteria from each participating vendor’s system.

July 24, 2014

SMART officials say future of bus system rides on tax vote

Agency, which hasn’t sought a millage in more than a decade, says the 0.59 mills would reap $27 million a year to pay for new buses and repairs to old ones and to help balance the system’s $110 million budget.

July 22, 2014

Voith supplying Gillig's Pittsburgh transmissions

Will be delivered later this summer, with final delivery of the buses to the Port Authority of Allegheny County occurring near the end of the year.

July 22, 2014

Pa. agency adds Stertil-Koni lifts

Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority's new lifts will be used at its recently completed, state-of-the-art bus maintenance facility.

July 22, 2014

Volvo, ABB team for electric bus project

The first joint project will be the implementation of Volvo Electric Hybrids and automatic e-bus chargers in the Luxembourg public transport system.

July 22, 2014

Most Calif. bus crash victims died of smoke inhalation, coroner says

Most of the victims killed in a fiery crash in Northern California between a college-bound bus and a FedEx freight truck in April survived the initial impact, only to die from smoke inhalation as a fire tore through the carriage.

July 22, 2014

MARTA developing real estate as way to generate revenue, riders

The agency has pushed forward with plans to develop under-used parking lots at three stations into mixed-use commercial and residential buildings.

July 22, 2014

Pierce Transit adding system to track security, crime issues

The Web-based reporting system will increase accountability and efficiency, and allow the department to respond more quickly to crime trends at transit stations and on buses.

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