Management & Operations

METRO Briefs

Posted on September 28, 2006

OCTA to study high-speed-rail line
The Orange County (Calif.) Transportation Authority will spend $7 million on preliminary engineering and environmental work to study the feasibility of using an existing train corridor for a high-speed-rail line that would travel between Los Angeles and Anaheim. For the full story, click here. Rita bus driver says he was asked to falsify logs
McALLEN, Texas — The driver of the bus that caught fire killing 23 people during a Hurricane Rita evacuation of nursing home residents testified that he was ordered to fill out log books incorrectly. The government is trying to prove that Global Limo Inc. and its owner James Maples are guilty of conspiring to falsify time logs and of failing to maintain vehicle inspection reports. For the full story, click here. Agency to use transit-improvement funds to settle lawsuit
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority has come under fire for its decision to use $14 million that it received for transit improvements to settle a lawsuit. Agency officials say it’s a legitimate expense because the money will pay claims for extra work on a project that created a more-efficient rail system. For the full story, click here.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

New York MTA names Byford president of NYC Transit

A seasoned and highly regarded transportation professional whose work has taken him across three continents over nearly three decades, Andy Byford joins NYC Transit after a widely hailed five-year stint as the CEO of the Toronto Transit Commission.

TransLoc announces MARTA, Detroit as MicroTransit Challenge winners

The Challenge sought to identify the nation’s most visionary municipal transit agencies and reward them with the expertise, planning resources, data analytics, and predictive modeling to help stimulate demand-driven, flexible transit in the communities they serve.

LA Metro teams to bring shared rides to select train stations

The project will be supported in part by a $1.35 million from Mobility on Demand Sandbox grant from the Federal Transit Administration FTA.

SCRTTC Hits $50K Milestone with Transit Scholarship Awards

Each year, the James A Ditch Educational Fund promotes careers in public transit by accepting applications for scholarships from college students enrolled in automotive/transportation courses.

New Flyer to invest $28 million in Ky. facility

The Shepherdsville, Ky. facility will fabricate parts for the manufacture of New Flyer transit buses, MCI motorcoaches, and spare parts for NFI Parts.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close