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July 21, 2014

Streetcar connecting U. of Ariz., downtown set to launch

The project is funded by the Regional Transportation Authority and through federal and other regional funds.

July 21, 2014

U. of Mich, transit team for physical therapy transportation

The program is a student-run free clinic and combines health education with physical therapy. It is a sponsored student organization under the University of Michigan-Flint.

July 21, 2014

New CapMetro BRT route to serve UT campus

The fleet underwent a full-scale system test earlier this month, where all 15 MetroRapid 803 buses operated like a regular service day, to make sure the technology and route timing works.

July 21, 2014

U. of Virginia to roll out bike-sharing program

A $350,000 grant from the Virginia DOT, as well as subsidies from UVa’s department of parking and transportation and membership fees, will fund the program.

July 11, 2014

Helsinki plan aims to make car ownership pointless in 10 years

Helsinki aims to transcend conventional public transport by allowing people to purchase mobility in real time, straight from their smartphones.

July 10, 2014

Transportation YOU Summit seeks to close industry’s gender gap

Event, which was designed to introduce, inspire, and guide high-school girls toward a future in STEM studies and a career in the transportation industry, spanned five days that included a visit to USDOT’s Crisis Management Center for behind-the-scenes tour of the area.

June 30, 2014

Longtime CATA GM Mose retires

During his 19-year tenure, CATA became one of the first transit agencies on the East Coast to operate a 100% CNG bus fleet.

June 16, 2014

Vancouver university gondola project goes unfunded

The project, which would run from University Station at Simon Fraser University directly to Burnaby Mountain, was not funded as part of a $7.5 billion regional transit improvement plan that was passed by Metro Vancouver mayors last week

June 16, 2014

New, all-electric minibus on Western Mich. campus

The College of Aviation will use the vehicle to transport prospective students around the Battle Creek campus, in addition to occasional tours on the main campus

June 16, 2014

Penn. St. taps new director, transportation services

Rob DeMayo has spent the last decade traveling the world, living and working with a wide variety of clients on four continents. Most recently, he served as the director of European Operations for MV Global Transport Logistics in Glasgow, Scotland

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