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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    Obstacles include privacy and security concerns, to a lack of infrastructure and the need for a legislative framework.

    Caltrain begins courtesy campaign via social media

    The campaign, called “Caltrain Manners,” is the result of a recent online survey, where passengers were asked what annoyed them most about their fellow riders. Caltrain tallied the results to determine the three worst passenger gaffes.

    Sacramento RT receives state certification for bus apprenticeship program

    Having trained and qualified mechanics is critical to RT’s mission of providing reliable bus service to the Sacramento region.

    Community Transit programs removed 370K drive-alone trips in 2016

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