JULY 2014

COVER STORY
 
Consultant Roundtable: Leading the Charge to Capitalize on New Transportation Mindset
By Alex Roman, Managing Editor

Whether it is maintaining and growing ridership on public transportation or taking advantage of new project delivery methods, many believe it is important to embrace today’s more modern approach to living, working and playing.



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Contractors: Providing Solutions for Transit’s Challenges

Whether reallocating fleet assignments or revamping an organization’s safety culture, private contractors are tapping innovative technologies and programs to create solutions for the challenges faced by today’s public transit systems.

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Practicum focuses on innovative funding, financing solutions

The event was hosted by APTA and CUTA and held prior to APTA’s Rail Conference in Montreal in mid-June.

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