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Natural gas group formed to educate industry on fueling, maintenance

Bus| September 9, 2010
The Natural Gas Coalition will hold a meeting and reception at the American Public Transportation Association's (APTA) 2010 Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, this October.

Calgary Transit adopts safety measures after platform fatality

Rail| September 9, 2010
Following the death of a three-year-old boy at a C-Train platform in June, Calgary Transit sought a peer-reviewed safety audit from the American Public Transit Association (APTA), added signage to platforms in train interiors and plans to post a video with safety information on its Website.
Rail| September 9, 2010

Proposed Buy America changes miss the real solution

While on the face of it the proposal sounds like a great idea, the changes miss the real solution to building the U.S. transit supply side and could worsen American companies' ability to compete overseas.
Accessibility| August 11, 2010

Report: Communities with quality public transit drive less, live longer

Transportation activity also plays a role in lessening an individual's risk in five of the 10 leading causes of reduced lifespan, as identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Accessibility| August 11, 2010

APTA: PT saves individuals $9,381 annually

The assumption is that a person making a switch to public transportation would likely purchase an unlimited pass on the local transit agency, typically available on a monthly basis.
Bus| August 10, 2010

New APTA bylaws suggest greater public-private cooperation

All of the industry's sectors need to work together to make the case for additional public transportation investment and service.
Bus| August 10, 2010

Authorization bill may be stalled for some time

This economic train wreck may be avoided if business leaders, transit riders, local elected officials and others rise up and demand that politicians inside the Beltway stop the nonsense and enact the sensible federal transportation law that is long overdue.
Bus| August 3, 2010

APTA encourages support for Gulf Coast cleanup efforts

The public transportation industry is encouraging its riders, the public and its employees to make a $10 donation to the NRDC Gulf Coast Recovery Fund by texting TRANSIT on their mobile phones to 25383.
Accessibility| July 8, 2010

APTA: PT riders save $9,343 on average annually

"The Transit Savings Report" released monthly by the APTA calculates the average annual and monthly savings for public transit users.
Bus| June 17, 2010

First Transit wins renewals in N.C., Conn.

Additionally, the company announced that CTTransit, which it manages operations for, was recently awarded the 2010 Certificate of Merit for Safety by APTA.

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