Management & Operations

METRO Briefs

Posted on April 2, 2008

Berkeley traffic expert skeptical of BRT plan
BERKELEY, Calif. — Wolfgang Homburger, a retired traffic engineer, recently explained at a local event why he thinks that a BRT proposal under consideration by AC Transit is not an optimal transit solution for the city. For the full story, click here.

High gas prices equal ridership rise in N.J.
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. — NJ Transit officials announced that its River Line light rail posted a 4.8 percent increase in weekday ridership from September through December 2007. High gas prices seem to be a contributing factor. For the full story, click here.

San Antonio light rail system may get second chance
SAN ANTONIO — Eight years after a vote to increase the sales tax to pay for a light rail system was soundly defeated, the idea is beginning to become popular once again. For the full story, click here.

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Port Authority CEO making review of fare enforcement policy a priority

The proposed policy would use armed policy officers to enforce fare payment.

Chicago RTA approves 5-year 'Invest in Transit' strategic plan

New regional plan sets a bold, yet practical, vision for “public transit as the core of the region’s robust transportation mobility network.”

TriMet Board names single finalist in GM search

Doug Kelsey joined the agency in 2015 and quickly improved the overall on-time performance of the transit system.

UTA's free-fare day adds 29K riders

The agency said the single-day ridership on FrontRunner commuter trains was up by 66% for a total of 30,016 boardings, while ridership on the TRAX light rail was up by 32%, for a total of 79,825 boardings.

Capital Metro selects new President/CEO

Randy Clarke has served as the VP, operations and member services, at the American Public Transportation Association since April 2016.

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