Management & Operations

METRO Briefs

Posted on December 5, 2008

MBTA to pilot seatless railcars

BOSTON – With demand steadily rising, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority will begin a pilot project that will remove most of the seats from two of their Red Line cars, to create more room. For the full story, click here.

Politicians, advocates react to MTA panel plan

NEW YORK – Political leaders and transit advocates are reacting – some positively, some negatively – to a plan released by a Metropolitan Transportation Authority panel, which suggests a regional payroll tax on businesses and the self-employed and tolls on two bridges that are currently free to travel on. For the full story, click here.

Charlotte exec: rail success overshadows problems

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Bob Morgan, president of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, told local leaders in Norfolk, Va., where a light rail system is being planned, that Charlotte’s rail systems’ woes are being overshadowed by $1.8 billion of new development and ridership numbers that will shatter 20-year projections. For the full story, click here.

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SORTA to sell advertising to pay for bus benches

In a separate ordinance, the city agreed to stop removing currently illegal benches at some stops unless they are unsafe.

Future for connected cars is promising, obstacles remain: study

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

Choice Connections and Curb the Congestion target large employers and most-congested corridors, and recognize individuals who use transportation options.

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