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October 15, 2014

Former IU professor George Smerk receives lifetime achievement award

His love for mass transit started when he was a small boy growing up in Philadelphia, surrounded by carriers moving people throughout the bustling city.


August 22, 2014

Ore.'s Lane Transit named Outstanding System by APTA

The agency is joined by Tri Delta Transit of Antioch, Calif. (fewer than 4 million customer boardings category), and Utah Transit Authority (more than 20 million annual customer boardings) as this year’s winners.


August 11, 2014

N.Y. agency honored for special needs work

Innersight, a nonprofit organization committed to providing advocacy for the disabled, both locally and globally, recently presented Suffolk Transportation Service Inc., with a special award reflecting the organization’s and special needs advocacy community’s appreciation.


July 28, 2014

Calif. program wins achievement award

The Transportation Reimbursement Escort Program program has provided a transportation option to seniors, people with disabilities, and individuals of low income who reside in the rural areas of San Bernardino County since 1998.


May 8, 2014

South Carolina transit honored for service, improvement

The South Carolina Department of Transportation recognized Palmetto Breeze as Human Services Transit Provider of the Year and Most Improved Transit System.


April 24, 2014

Calif. intermodal center honored for construction tech, processes

The Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC), scheduled to be completed later this year, will accommodate several modes of transportation, including Metrolink commuter rail and Amtrak, bus, shuttle and taxi systems as well as future high-speed rail.


April 10, 2014

Central Texas' high-capacity transit plan wins innovation award

The Project Connect plan projects include regional rail, bus rapid transit, urban rail, managed lanes and other high-capacity modes.


December 23, 2013

Central Md. Transit travel training program lauded

The program has trained nearly 1,500 human services professionals since its inception in 2011. In FY 2013 alone, the program has trained 752 individuals at 46 different non-profit agencies and schools.


November 13, 2013

Bombardier wins 'Excellence in Technology' prize

Received the European Rail Congress award for its Flexx Tronic WAKO system — an innovative mechatronic solution designed to compensate the natural roll movement of a train carbody.


November 7, 2013

Kansas City, Clean Energy reach CNG agreement

Within three years, the agency is expected to use approximately 700,000 diesel gallon equivalents of CNG per year, which reduces greenhouse gases by 1,622 metric tons per year, the equivalent of taking 335 cars off the road per year.


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