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July 23, 2014

Ingenious signs reveal where to get a seat on Dutch train

A 590-foot-long LED screen that hangs above the train platform uses intuitive color-coding and symbols to show exactly where to stand to make boarding easier once the train arrives

July 23, 2014

HART unveils plans for rail station at Honolulu airport

The future station site will be built along Ala Auana Street between the overseas and international parking structures. Officials say the station will be elevated, with sky bridges connecting to the parking garages and access to the international and inter-island terminals.

July 22, 2014

Pa. agency adds Stertil-Koni lifts

Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority's new lifts will be used at its recently completed, state-of-the-art bus maintenance facility.

July 22, 2014

Most Calif. bus crash victims died of smoke inhalation, coroner says

Most of the victims killed in a fiery crash in Northern California between a college-bound bus and a FedEx freight truck in April survived the initial impact, only to die from smoke inhalation as a fire tore through the carriage.

July 22, 2014

MARTA developing real estate as way to generate revenue, riders

The agency has pushed forward with plans to develop under-used parking lots at three stations into mixed-use commercial and residential buildings.

July 22, 2014

Pierce Transit adding system to track security, crime issues

The Web-based reporting system will increase accountability and efficiency, and allow the department to respond more quickly to crime trends at transit stations and on buses.

July 18, 2014

NYC to begin fining Chinatown buses by August

Regulations allow the city to fine buses for operating without permits, stopping outside of approved zones or deviating from schedules. Fines start at $500 and climb to $2,500 for subsequent offenses within two years.

July 18, 2014

Memphis taps ex-Fla. agency chief for top post

The Memphis Area Transit Authority board has picked Ron Garrison, a former head of the public transit system in Tallahassee, Fla., to be the next president and GM of the bus system.

July 18, 2014

Baton Rouge agency to look into alt.-fuel bus options

Currently, CATS, which has no alternative fuel vehicles in its fleet, is considering compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, hydrogen, biodiesel, electric and diesel-hybrid options, agency officials said.

July 17, 2014

Pittsburgh Port Authority diverts funds to study BRT

Approved shifting $1.56 million dollars from its capital budget to add to the amount needed to study a BRT line between downtown Pittsburgh and Oakland.

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