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October 22, 2014

FTA, MARTA studying new light rail line

Though voters defeated the so-called TSPLOST transportation sales tax on July 31, 2012, the need for a light rail line serving the Clifton Corridor has continued to grow.

October 22, 2014

MBTA taps Chinese company for new railcars

The Alliance for American Manufacturers — a national labor group — blasted the deal in a letter yesterday to Gov. Deval Patrick, warning that he will put other companies across the country at a competitive disadvantage in future contracts if the China contract is signed.

October 21, 2014

Poll: Americans favor public transportation over roads

Overall, 54% prefer focusing on public transit, while four in 10 say the government should focus on expanding and building roads instead. Preference for public transit, though, ranges from 61% of urban residents to 52% of suburbanites and 49% of people in rural areas.

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 21, 2014

Feds, city officials celebrate N.Y. transit center opening

The RTS Transit Center in Rochester, N.Y. will connect residents of the eight county RTS service area to important destinations such as the University of Rochester, Rochester Institute of Technology, the Museum District, and a variety of options for shopping and dining.

October 21, 2014

Hill International wins 'Acheiver' award

The company received the Consultancy Enterprise Agility Achiever Award from Entrepreneur Qatar magazine.

October 17, 2014

Allied Specialty Vehicles names new COO

Marcus Berto will be based in the company’s corporate headquarters in Orlando, Fla. and work directly with each business unit president and head of sales to solidify various pricing strategies in domestic and international markets.

October 15, 2014

Question of the Day: EXPO Wednesday

How has social media positively and negatively impacted your agency?

October 15, 2014

Capitol Metro Puts the Health of Its Employees at Forefront

The agency enacted an innovative, holistic, technology-based Employee Wellness Program, which was recognized with the prestigious APTA Innovation Award at EXPO on Tuesday.

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.

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