May 7, 2014
We ask transit agency leaders about economic, social and political trends impacting their operations right now.
April 8, 2014
Presenting its Recognition Awards for 2014 to MBTA’s Dr. Beverly Scott as Woman of the Year; Jeannie Lee, project manager, OCTA, as Member of the Year; Claudia Folska, PhD, Denver RTD board of directors, the Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award, and the FTA as Employer of the Year.
March 7, 2014
The eight-year contract includes the option for two additional two-year extensions, which, if granted, would raise the contract value to $4.2 billion over 12 years.
January 9, 2014
The company won the state’s largest operating contract in history with a bid that was 6% lower than that of the current operator, the Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad Co.
April 4, 2013
Has been previously recognized for this campaign and is highlighting a renewed effort to send a clear, strong message that inappropriate behavior and illegal sexual touching will not be tolerated.
September 24, 2012
Board voted unanimously to appoint her as the new GM and chief executive. She has worked in the transportation industry for 30 years, and will be the agency’s first female GM.
September 19, 2012
The candidates are Stephen G. Bland, CEO of the Allegheny County Port Authority in Pittsburgh and Keith T. Parker, president/CEO for VIA Metropolitan Transit in San Antonio, Texas.
October 21, 2009
Dr. Beverly A. Scott was recognized by the Atlanta chapter of the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) for serving as an outstanding leader and role model in the transportation industry and making significant contributions to the advancement of women and minorities during her 30-plus year career.
October 14, 2009
The 100 new Automated External Defibrillator (AED) units are part of the agency’s new program, "Project Jumpstart.” The program is designed to save lives by utilizing early defibrillation if a customer or employee experiences sudden cardiac arrest.
August 18, 2009
Since new law lifted ban on eating and drinking in MARTA rail and intermodal stations, the agency has experienced increased incidences of patrons eating and drinking on its vehicles.
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