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August 2006 Issue

Straight to the top

Frank Di Giacomo

I've never wanted to climb Mt. Everest, but I think we could all learn some lessons from someone who has.

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Management & Operations| September 13, 2006

Straight to the top

I've never wanted to climb Mt. Everest, but I think we could all learn some lessons from someone who has.
Finding a Bus Shelter that Fits Your Needs
Management & Operations| September 13, 2006

Finding a Bus Shelter that Fits Your Needs

Transit agencies are turning to more modern, specialized bus shelters as a way to make themselves more attractive to potential passengers who still feel safer in their own vehicles.
FTA Sifts Through Muddled Public, Charter Bus Service Issues
Management & Operations| September 13, 2006

FTA Sifts Through Muddled Public, Charter Bus Service Issues

Important FTA negotiations may finally clarify federal rules regarding public transit agencies and their ability to provide charter services. Those involved are hopeful that the process will finally end confusion.
Bolster Your Security Before the Sirens Blare
Management & Operations| September 13, 2006

Bolster Your Security Before the Sirens Blare

Former FBI and CIA agents explain how transit systems should plan, prepare and train to reduce the chances fo a successful terrorist attack. Assessing vulnerability, finding funding and engaging partners are key strategies.
Management & Operations| September 13, 2006

NABI's New Boss Sees Opportunity, Challenge in Transit Market

Robert Shaughnessy says his experience in heavy truck and bus manufacturing have prepared him well for taking the reins at NABI. He says market volatility and its impact on manufacturing capacity could be the biggest challenge for OEMs over the next few years.
New Starts: All Politics Are Not Local Anymore
Management & Operations| September 13, 2006

New Starts: All Politics Are Not Local Anymore

New industry analysis shows process is getting longer and more cities are forgoing federal funding as a result.
Management & Operations| September 13, 2006

Transit scores at World Cup

An American in Germany describes how trains and buses made getting to the 2006 World Cup easy on the fans and environment.
Management & Operations| September 13, 2006

Critics decry 'small starts' bias

Perhaps the most visible — and controversial — of the FTA’s policy changes in recent months are those that begin to interpret the new so-called “small starts” program created by SAFETEA-LU.
Management & Operations| September 13, 2006

The wrong stuff?

Public transportation offers many significant benefits to society. But it’s clearly not for everyone...
Management & Operations| September 13, 2006

FTA's South American trip finds BRT mania

Latin American cities are looking at smaller scale public transport investments as a means to cope with growing traffic congestion while preserving their historic city centers.
Management & Operations| September 13, 2006

Caltrain high-speed Wi-Fi test a success

In July, California commuter rail system Caltrain became the first to successfully test high-speed wireless Internet access in a railcar traveling at speeds up to 79 mph.
Management & Operations| September 13, 2006

MCI leads cross-country convoy to mark history

An MCI coach was one of several vehicles that traveled from San Francisco to Washington, D.C., in June to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the historic federal highways bill.
Management & Operations| September 13, 2006

Megabus hits the $1 million mark in sales

Touting fares as low as one dollar, plus a 50-cent reservation fee, the company has hit $1 million in sales.
Management & Operations| September 13, 2006

NYCT launches podcast service

In mid-June, New York City Transit launched TransitTrax, a podcast service that enables the agency to reach out to customers using MP3 players.

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