Management & Operations

METRO Briefs

Posted on June 28, 2007

Armed Vancouver transit police enforce fare inspection


VANCOUVER, British Columbia — In an effort to reduce the number of assaults on bus drivers, most of which started with fare disputes in recent years, transit officers on Vancouver buses this week began carrying guns. To read the full story, click here.

 

Judge blocks injunction over L.A. fare hike


LOS ANGELES — A planned fare increase for Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus and rail lines will take effect Sunday. A judge this week overturned an attempt by advocacy groups to get an injunction blocking the higher prices. To read the full story, click here.

 

N.Y. subways at capacity, officials say

 


NEW YORK — According to a recent MTA New York City Transit assessment, some of the city’s busiest subway lines are at capacity, with no more room on the tracks to add trains. To read the full story, click here.

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RATP Dev North America adopts one brand

Rebranding of McDonald Transit and RDMT simplifies client interactions by immediately connecting clients to the parent company in North America.

MV Transportation names IT exec to CEO post

Kevin Jones joins MV from DXC Technology, a publicly traded IT services company, where he served as sr. VP and GM of the Americas region.

Yoder appointed treasurer of Mid-Size Bus Manufacturers Assoc.

Kim Yoder is the national sales manager for ARBOC Specialty Vehicles LLC.

Denver RTD commuter rail campaign wins APTA AdWheel Grand Award

This campaign resulted in over 255 million multimedia impressions over a three-month period, drew 100,000 people to opening events and introduced the phrase "Train to the Plane" into the public lexicon.

Uber, Lyft reduces transit usage, increases vehicle miles, report finds

The author of the report, Regina Clewlow, said in a statement that although ridehailing is complementary to transit and helps reduce vehicle ownership, ridehailing services are facilitating a shift away from more sustainable modes of transportation.

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