Management & Operations

METRO Briefs

Posted on March 13, 2008

  • CTA creates 'gum busters' team
    CHICAGO — Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) President Ron Huberman has started a pilot project, using a cleaning team and a $6,000 machine that is designed to rid the buses and railcars of gum. For the full story, click here.
  • Tri-Rail offers free bike lockers
    Boca Raton, Fla. — To accommodate a recent increase in riders bringing bicycles on board, Tri-Rail officials have provided bike lockers at one rail station, in an attempt to be more bike-friendly. For the full story, click here.
  • Global warming to impact transportation
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new report prepared by members of the National Academy of Sciences predicts that the changing climate will significantly affect all facets of transportation. For the full story, click here.
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    He passed away in the early hours of April 15, 2017, after battling pancreatic cancer. He was 69.

    CATA CEO Draggoo announces plan to retire

    She is currently the longest-serving transit CEO in the nation. Her career with the authority spans 43 years, 32 of them as CATA’s CEO.

    FTA taps nonprofit to lead mobility-on-demand innovation project

    The initiative, which will be lead by the Shared-Use Mobility Center, will focus on helping recipients of FTA’s Mobility On Demand Sandbox program funding demonstrate innovative transportation solutions in 11 cities across the U.S.

    WMATA to add free Wi-Fi at 30 rail stations

    If plans stay on track, nearly every Red Line station from Union Station to Medical Center will have access to free Wi-Fi and a broad section of the system’s core also should be covered by the end of the year.

    METRO, BusCon now accepting Innovative Solutions Award submissions

    Applications can be submitted either by the operation or the solutions provider and will be judged by our BusCon Advisory Board, with winners and shortlisted submissions recognized at BusCon’s Award Breakfast on Wednesday, Sept. 13.

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