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September 12, 2014

$600M in TIGER grants announced

The U.S. DOT received 797 eligible applications from 49 states, U.S. territories and the District of Columbia, an increase from the 585 applications received in 2013. Overall, applicants requested 15 times the $600 million available for the program, or $9 billion for needed transportation projects.

September 11, 2014

19th BusCon Moves to Indianapolis, Touts Education and More

The Expo will feature plenty of vehicles and technology on the show floor as well as an expanded educational program covering an array of topics, including safety, compliance, accessibility and finding cost efficiencies.

September 9, 2014

Proterra receives 'Technology Pioneer' honor

The World Economic Forum's program recognizes companies from around the world involved in the design, development and deployment of new technologies poised to have a significant impact on business and society.

September 2, 2014

N.J. to test solar-powered commuter pods

The pods essentially operate as mini, personal trains. They travel point-to-point along the rail network to the destination you input via an interactive touch screen.

September 2, 2014

5 Largest Public Transit Systems in U.S. (infographic)

The "Let’s Take a Ride" infographic showcases five major U.S. cities — Chicago, New York City, Boston, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco — with most extensive public transit systems in the country.

September 2, 2014

BusCon football fans can enter to win Colts tickets

In a contest only open to registered BusCon attendees and exhibitors, a video, audio or written testimonial must be submitted. All submissions are entered into a random drawing to win one of 10 pairs of tickets to the game.

August 26, 2014

KCATA to open CNG fueling station

The station allows buses to be fueled in less than seven minutes and will enable KCATA to fill more than 200 buses nightly.

August 22, 2014

Seattle area transit agency chooses Proterra for EV program

Following a one-year trial period, King County Metro has option to purchase up to 200 more buses and additional fast-charge systems, depending on the outcome of the demonstration.

August 21, 2014

Study finds public transportation users more fit

The study collected and assessed 7,534 BMI measurements and 7,424 body fat percentage measurements from participants in a cross-sectional dataset representative of the British population.

August 18, 2014

Coastal Carolina U. launches alternative transportation program

Teal Transportation brings together several transportation alternatives for students, including the campus shuttle, biking, Zipcar and a password-protected online ride board where students can actively seek rides with other students.

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