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October 15, 2014

Former IU professor George Smerk receives lifetime achievement award

His love for mass transit started when he was a small boy growing up in Philadelphia, surrounded by carriers moving people throughout the bustling city.

October 14, 2014

APTA Expo takes off in Houston, spotlights city’s transit transformation

The General Session kicked off Monday morning in the George R. Brown Convention Center as APTA welcomed the crowd to a city undergoing a transportation renaissance. Speakers emphasized the transformation happening in public transit across the U.S., with exponential ridership growth and the challenge to gain a stable funding source to plan so many in-demand projects.

October 14, 2014

Micro Bird Launching New Image, Revamped Logo, Updated Website

Micro Bird Inc. designs and manufactures a complete line of commercial buses for up to 25 passengers, built with superior durability providing the best cost of ownership in the marketplace.

October 14, 2014

Luminator INFOtransit system is more than an LCD screen

INFOtransit can provide route listing and next stop information to the passenger, as well as rider alerts, public service announcements, video and static messages.

October 14, 2014

5 things to consider when naming and designing brand identities

As cities work to become more relevant to new generations and attract diverse visitors, ensuring transit systems’ naming and branding systems are well-designed will become increasingly important.

October 10, 2014

Cleveland St. buys naming rights for new RTA bus line

The new route will offer commuters an upgraded ride on new, specially-designed vehicles fully branded for CSU. Stations connect commuters traveling from the downtown campus through Cleveland’s West Side along Clifton Boulevard and with branch routes connecting multiple West Shore communities.

October 6, 2014

SF State students look to increase bicycle usage

Following a survey of students at the university, the classes report recommended new bikeways to make students’ commutes safer, as well as providing more secure and convenient bike parking.

October 6, 2014

Fla. International students unhappy with hot shuttle conditions

The company that runs the shuttle service is using a limousine after its shuttle bus broke down, but the rides have been uncomfortable because up to 25 students are trying to cram into the vehicle at a time.

October 6, 2014

U of Wash. adds 'Commute Concierge'

The program is designed to assist students and faculty with planning their commute, following large service cuts that were made by King County Metro Transit.

October 2, 2014

Pa. P3 board approves CNG project for public transit fueling

Seeking a private partner to develop CNG fueling stations at up to 37 public transit agencies around the state that would also provide public access to the facilities.

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