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November 26, 2014

BART debuts new service to Oakland International Airport

Riders can now board one of four three-car automated people movers at either the Coliseum Station or the Oakland International Airport Station and take the eight-minute ride at 30 mph.

November 26, 2014

6 Tulsa bus drivers fired for embezzlement

While the transit system was not yet sharing details, it was reported that the drivers were printing out bus passes and selling them on the side at half price and then pocketing the money.

November 25, 2014

Alexander Dennis to build facility in Ontario, Canada

The move follows a deal with Metrolinx to supply over 250 new, low-height double-deck buses over the next five years. The agreement also includes an option for an additional 150 vehicles should they be required.

November 25, 2014

KCATA adopts new brand, improved paratransit services

The RideKC brand will be the umbrella brand used by all the region’s transit agencies and will be used to provide unified marketing and communication for multiple modes of transit, including local bus service, rapid bus service and the future streetcar.

November 25, 2014

Cubic, Calgary Parking strike collaborative marketing agreement

Cubic will integrate ParkPlus technology with its payment processing facilities, giving users the benefit of a simpler customer experience with the ability to manage a single transportation account for transit and parking.

November 25, 2014

After streetcar plan defeat, Arlington looks to better buses

The city already evaluated a potential enhanced-bus line for Columbia Pike, back in 2012, as a possible alternative to the streetcar.

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

N.Y. MTA celebrates 50 years of service for Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

The bridge, which is 4,260 feet from tower to tower and links Staten Island and Brooklyn, opened to traffic on Nov. 21, 1964. In its first full year of operation, 17.6 million vehicles crossed the span.

November 20, 2014

UK launches bus powered by human and food waste

The Bio-Bus can travel up to 186 miles on a full tank of gas, which takes the annual waste of around five people to produce.

November 20, 2014

NTSB releases Metro-North special investigation report

The report examines several common safety management problems present in all the accidents. Last month the NTSB released accident briefs identifying the probable causes of these accidents.

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