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November 21, 2014

Bombardier people mover launches in Singapore

Is also upgrading the LRT signalling and communications sub-systems to enhance overall system capacity and to integrate new platforms at the Choa Chu Kang LRT station into the system.

November 21, 2014

Nonprofit bringing tech bus to low income Mich. areas

Logistics for the bus, sponsored by the nonprofit Information Technology Empowerment Center, are still being worked out, but its stops will most likely be in front of local schools, community centers and business parking lots.

November 20, 2014

Shuster to continue as chairman of House T&I

In a statement, he says he looks forward to building upon the committee's previous successes and continuing our work to reform federal programs, cut red tape, reduce regulatory burdens on businesses and families, and promote greater transparency and fiscal responsibility.

November 19, 2014

Amtrak calls for investigation of 2 freight operators

Agency says Norfolk Southern Railway and CSX Transportation are causing unacceptable delays for passengers traveling between Chicago and Washington, D.C., on the Capitol Limited service.

November 18, 2014

Report: Parking subsidies leave taxpayers shouldering $7.3 billion burden annually

Report found that the federal parking subsidy puts 820,000 more cars on America’s most congested roads in its most congested cities.

November 14, 2014

Fla. county passes long-term plan, still needs funding

The Transportation Policy Leadership Group, made up of all of the Hillsborough County commissioners and the mayors of Tampa, Temple Terrace and Plant City, is in the process of devising a plan to fund transportation for economic development.

November 13, 2014

APTA lobbies for commuter tax benefit action

Restoring parity between transit tax benefits and parking tax benefits will eliminate the federal tax incentive to drive over taking public transportation, said President/CEO Michael Melaniphy in a statement.

November 11, 2014

Mexico cancels contract for high-speed rail with China-led group

Rival companies had questioned the bidding process for the project, which was won this past week by China Railway Construction Corp Ltd. and China’s CSR Corp. along with a handful of Mexican partners.

November 11, 2014

Ga. county wins long fight for transit

After struggling for transportation options for 10 years, Clayton County voters overwhelmingly voted to not only join MARTA, but also pay for public transportation programs via a one-cent sales tax.

November 11, 2014

APTA urges vets to join public transportation industry

Veterans interested in pursuing a public transportation career now have the ability to search for jobs on the Transit Virtual Career Network, which was launched last month at www.vcn.org/transit.

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