April 3, 2014
The facility will accommodate work for both New Flyer and NABI Bus products, with its major business at this time being the final assembly of the L.A. Metro’s New Flyer Xcelsior bus order.
March 12, 2014
Tour leaders offer instruction in using TAP fare cards, turnstiles and train travel etiquette.
January 28, 2014
Company will install and maintain patent-pending protective films covering approximately 900,000 square feet of stainless steel per year in an effort to minimize graffiti damage and improve the appearance and comfort within rail stations throughout Los Angeles over the next five years.
January 21, 2014
The Crenshaw/LAX transit corridor project consists of a new 8.5-mile light rail line, eight new transit stations, and three park and ride facilities. TIFIA provided a $545.9 million loan and the project also is expected to receive approximately $130 million in other federal funds.
November 11, 2013
From the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor project to the Regional Connector Transit Corridor to a 10-mile P3 tunnel through the Sepulveda Pass, the force behind these projects is local.
September 24, 2013
Three of the four deaths on the Metro Blue Line in 2013 have been suicides. Last year at this time there were eight deaths on the line including four suicides.
September 11, 2013
Q’POD, the first fully integrated wheelchair securement station specifically designed and tested for transit wheelchair passenger transportation, will be installed in the 550 new Xcelsior 40-foot heavy-duty CNG buses recently ordered.
September 4, 2013
Ambassadors are positioned at key Blue Line locations in two shifts, Monday through Friday, when accidents are likely to occur, to answer questions and to warn and educate pedestrians and passengers about the dangers of standing too close to the tracks.
August 13, 2013
Covers the repair and maintenance of Metro’s rail fare collection equipment, TAP validators for regional bus operators, and the back office systems that process the TAP smart card data for Metro’s bus and rail system and 10 regional operators.
August 6, 2013
Agency is expected to use approximately 36 million gasoline-gallons-equivalent of CNG per year, which reduces greenhouse gases by 75,852 metric tons per year, the equivalent of taking 15,660 cars off the road per year.
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