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October 21, 2014

Angela Iannuzziello named 'Person of the Year'

The VP and Canada transit lead for AECOM is the first female recipient in the award’s history.Her career involves more than 30 years of experience in transportation, transit and traffic planning.

October 15, 2014

Finding funding source key to reauthorization bill’s future

With surface transportation reauthorization facing several hurdles, most notably funding, key congressional staff engaged in overseeing public transportation programs shared their views and outlook for the legislative process during the “Congress & the Federal Transportation Agenda” session Monday.

October 15, 2014

Tober Inducted Into APTA Hall of Fame

Tober is former CEO of the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) and a nationally recognized expert in transit agency management and operations, and current senior advisor at Parsons Brinckerhoff.

October 15, 2014

APTA Award Winners

APTA's 2014 winners for Local Distinguished Service, National Distinguished Service, outstanding board members and more.

October 15, 2014

Washington set to focus on 5 megatrends as APTA chair

Adding to his long list of accomplishments at Denver RTD, Washington has been named the new chair of APTA, ceremoniously taking the gavel from outgoing chair Peter Varga at EXPO on Monday. METRO spoke to Washington about his success at RTD and his new role as chair.

October 14, 2014

APTA Expo takes off in Houston, spotlights city’s transit transformation

The General Session kicked off Monday morning in the George R. Brown Convention Center as APTA welcomed the crowd to a city undergoing a transportation renaissance. Speakers emphasized the transformation happening in public transit across the U.S., with exponential ridership growth and the challenge to gain a stable funding source to plan so many in-demand projects.

October 14, 2014

Melaniphy talks 'broadening footprint, EXPO

It is nearly three years to the day that the Michael Melaniphy took on the role as president/CEO of APTA. Read on to find out his thoughts on federal funding, future initiatives and what he’s looking forward to at the EXPO.

October 7, 2014

FTA updates emergency relief program rules

In some cases, the funds could also be used to help cities build public transportation systems that are protected from natural disasters before they occur, the agency said. The changes go into effect in 30 days

October 3, 2014

Experts Say 'Good Jobs Are No Longer an Afterthought' in Transportation Spending

Highlighted a national trend of city and state leaders harnessing billions in public transportation spending through a new, innovative U.S. Employment Plan – an incentives-based approach to reward manufacturing companies for creating high quality American jobs, hiring and training diverse workers, and investing in U.S. factories.

October 3, 2014

Can Denver's transit system be a model for Toronto?

As Toronto looks to expand its public transportation system, the city could take a look at the success Denver has had building out its FasTracks program through a mix of sales tax revenues, federal funds and public-private partnerships, according to the Toronto Star.

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