Topic : Pennsylvania

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BCTA’s Ober named ‘Outstanding Board Member’

Management & Operations| October 11, 2017

Ober’s nomination covered an outstanding career in the public transit industry. He began his career at the Port Authority of Allegheny County in the early 1970’s. In 1980, Ober was appointed by the Beaver County Commissioners as an inaugural member of the Beaver County Transit Authority (BCTA) Board of Directors. He has been appointed to seven consecutive five-year terms on the Board. Since 1985, the BCTA Board of Directors went on to elect him chairman 17 times.

Pa. Gov. signs public-private partnerships bill

Accessibility| September 27, 2012
Act allows for a board to examine and approve potential public-private transportation projects. If the board determines a state operation would be more cost-effectively administered by a private company, the company will be authorized to either completely or partially take over that operation.
Bus| October 18, 2011

FTA releases $46.7M to Mich., $14.4M to Pa.

A portion of funding for both states will go to replacing a transfer center and buses and upgrading a maintenance facility to LEED standards.
Motorcoach| August 25, 2011

FMCSA awards $8M to Pa. to improve bus, truck safety

Will strengthen enforcement oversight at high-crash corridors throughout the state, conduct safety audits of new truck and bus companies and upgrade the CDL knowledge test from paper to electronic form at testing facilities across the state.
Rail| July 22, 2011

Feds grant $24.3M to Pa. train speed work

The Keystone corridor operates between New York, Philadelphia and Harrisburg, Pa., and is Amtrak's fourth most heavily traveled route. Since train speeds along the route were increased to 110 mph in 2006, ridership has grown by more than 37 percent to 1,227,075 passengers in 2010.
Motorcoach| June 24, 2009

Bieber acquires Capitol Trailways, Rohrer Tour

Acquisition positions Bieber as one of the largest transportation companies in Pennsylvania.

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