Management & Operations

METRO Briefs

Posted on April 30, 2008

  • No prospective WiFi partners for L.A.
    TORRANCE, Calif. — While transit authorities in other cities across the U.S. are setting up WiFi partnerships, Los Angeles Metro cannot secure providers, despite being in the second-largest city in the nation. For the full story, click here.
  • Chicago Transit to use bus-only lanes
    CHICAGO — Inspired by a bus rapid transit system in Brazil, Mayor Richard Daley plans to use $153 million in federal funding to bring bus-only lanes to Chicago. For the full story, click here.
  • Charter operator undaunted by pricier fuel
    WICHITA, Kan. — Jeff Arensdorf, co-owner of Wichita’s Village Charters, handles the cost increase in fuel by purchasing in bulk and advertising the company's charters as a vacation alternative. For the full story, click here.
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