Implementing a fuel transition program and buying used buses are some tactics this year’s respondents are turning to.
Established in 1976, Omnitrans carries approximately 15 million passengers each year throughout its 480-square-mile service area, covering 15 cities and portions of the unincorporated areas of San Bernardino County.
The average transit executive spent 23 years in the industry, with an average annual salary of $113,000, according to METRO’s seventh annual survey.
What traits and skill sets are important to becoming a great public transportation leader? METRO surveyed more than 200 transit executives to find out. Being a skilled communicator and listener were the most commonly cited attributes.
Do government interventions help foster American manufacturing in public transportation? By and large, they help only marginally, say those who have been involved with the industry for decades.
Bill includes N.Y. Sen. Charles Schumer’s well-publicized “Grading System,” changes in how safety measures will be implemented and how the industry does business with public transit agencies.
With impacts including a shrinking number of vehicles and less road congestion currently being ignored when the financial feasibility of projects is being studied, a new economic value added model must be used to illustrate the total realizable benefits that can be obtained.
Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco and Atlanta are putting an end to ‘free rides’ with fare inspection crackdowns. L.A. Metro, like Atlanta, is locking its fare gates, ending the unofficial honor system.
International Motor Coach Group Inc.
Overland Park, Kan.
Long Island Rail Road
New York, N.Y.
Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada
VP, Client Services and Business Development, Northeast Region
Director of Member Services
American Public Transportation Association
Public Affairs Manager – Strategic Communications/Public Affairs
Transportation Security Administration
As part of its revamped paratransit program, Metro provides travel training and outreach to customers with disabilities to teach them about the accessibility features of the bus and rail systems.
Schuylkill Transportation System took children throughout Schuylkill County on a tour designed to teach them about public transit.
A lot will be dictated by the outcome of the election, which is also why we need to start making, or rather restating, the case for public transportation investment.
California’s state legislature authorized the first sale of $4.6 billion of the $9 billion voter-approved 2008 Proposition 1A High-Speed Rail (HSR) bonds. That matches and commits the state’s $3.4 billion federal HSR stimulus grant.
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