Many are calling for the next transportation authorization bill to include increased funding and a clear vision for how public transit will help be a part of the solution for the impending population boom in the coming years.
Profiles of light rail projects in Denver, Salt Lake City and San Diego
While projects continue to make improvements to increase speeds in key corridors, the initial federal programs put in place to fund projects are drying up, making the key question — what’s next?
Transit police forces are employing technology, high-visibility patrols and communication tools to harden their systems.
The final installment of the two-part series will focus on two significant decisions: selecting a contracting method and choosing an ideal design team.
In an effort to reduce environmental impacts, as well as cut down on water costs, wash manufacturers have developed water-saving technologies, which are fast becoming standard features on vehicle wash systems.
How much money an operator can save depends on how they manage risk and improve their hiring and training practices. The first step is finding a carrier they can forge a partnership with to establish a safety culture at their operation.
Discussing projects ranging from university to paratransit to streetcar services, prominent players in the field customize services, use partnership models and make operations more sustainable.
The campaign includes brochures and posters on buses and trains, as well as training programs for employees to identify and help potential victims.
Wanderu aggregates bus schedules from multiple intercity bus operators, including Peter Pan, to help customers find and book intercity travel.
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