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April 17, 2014

Metro-North names 3 to top operating posts

Glen Hayden named VP, engineering; Michael J. Yaeger as chief mechanical officer; and Kevin J. O’Connor as chief transportation officer.

April 17, 2014

Veolia safety program honored for innovation

The DRIVE program focuses on improving safety at the company’s locations and is administered by local employee teams.

April 17, 2014

S.F. MTA budget increases service, maintains affordability

Also provides for a continued two years of free transit service for low to moderate income youth, ages five to 17, made possible by a $6.8 million gift from Google, and extends it to 18 year olds.

April 17, 2014

Public transportation users save $10,174 annually

The monthly APTA Transit Savings Report examines how an individual in a two-person household can save money by taking public transportation and living with one less car.

April 16, 2014

Metra releases names from 'patronage files'

Handwritten index cards reflecting patronage hiring at the agency dating back 30 years contain recommendations from dozens of politicians.

April 16, 2014

MTA awards contracts for East Side Access Manhattan tunnels, caverns

Contractors will line more than 10,000 linear feet of newly excavated tunnels with permanent structural concrete walls, and install complex communications systems in Grand Central Terminal’s future Long Island Rail Road concourse.

April 16, 2014

San Antonio’s VIA wins streetcar court case

A county judge reaffirmed a ruling that an opponent of the project should have to pay a multimillion-dollar bond if he wants to appeal the transit system's earlier legal victory allowing it to issue debt to fund several projects.

April 16, 2014

Mass. company raises $40M for rail ticket project

SilverRail Technologies' software integrates all of the world’s rail lines into a single source and includes both search and transaction technologies and initially targeted travel agencies.

April 16, 2014

Calif. HSR adopts new business plan, lowers revenue projection

New projections are 5% lower than initially expected by 2025 and 10% lower by 2040. The change was made based on research shows that Californians are taking shorter but more frequent trips.

April 16, 2014

Foxx touts Fed investment during Atlanta BeltLine visit

The completed project is expected to include a 22-mile streetcar loop with connections to the existing MARTA rail system and the downtown Atlanta Streetcar Project.

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