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October 16, 2014

Amtrak taps Siemens for static frequency converter work

Order includes the delivery, installation and commissioning of two 30-megawatt converter units as well as the integration of the multilevel traction converter into the existing Amtrak 25-Hertz traction power supply network to enable parallel operation with the existing converters.

October 16, 2014

APTA announces AdWheel Award winners

Over 500 entries competed this year in the five categories of print, electronic, campaign, special event and social media.

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

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

Diridon Receives Hall of Fame Distinction

Is emeritus executive director of the Mineta Transportation Institute, which is affiliated with the San Jose (Calif.) State University College of Business.

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

San Diego’s Jablonski ‘Gets People Where They Want to Go’

Paul Jablonski, CEO of the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS), is being honored with APTA’s Outstanding Public Transportation Manager Award for his 40-plus years in the industry. METRO finds out what makes him tick in our questionnaire.

October 15, 2014

Growing ridership, service keys to UTA success

By all indications, 2013 was quite a year for UTA, leading to the agency being named APTA’s 2014 Outstanding Public Transportation System for a transit agency providing 20 million or more passenger trips.

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.

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