Management & Operations

Miss. State begins operation of shuttle system

Posted on January 17, 2014

STARKVILLE, Miss. — With the receipt of a state grant, Mississippi State University, in partnership with the city of Starkville, began operating new Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit (SMART) system shuttles across the city in early January.

The grant from the Mississippi Department of Transportation has provided more than $800,000 for transit operations and approximately $1.5 million for the purchase of 10 new shuttles, The Reflector reported.

The first week of operation for the SMART shuttles was successful, according to MSU officials. For the full story, click here.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

SFRTA taps new deputy executive director

C. Mikel Oglesby brings almost a quarter of a century of experience in the transit industry to his position, most recently operating Oglesby Consulting LLC, a firm he established to provide transportation expertise to the public and private sectors.

CDTA unveils Navigator smart card brand

The new smart card is expected to begin public pilot testing later this year and will be fully deployed once testing is complete.

‘Living Lab’ for Transit Innovation Opens in Santa Clara, Calif.

The new initiative aims to rethink how VTA delivers bus, rail, roadway and other transportation services, said Santa Clara VTA GM Nuria Fernandez. As a catalyst for ingenuity, the center intends to pair itself with academics, startups, tech firms and nonprofits from the region. The center also will operate the VTA’s open data portal.

Interim MBTA boss vows all-hands-on-deck mentality for snowstorms

Frank DePaola, who was named to replace outgoing MBTA chief Beverly Scott, has already created a team to examine what went wrong this winter.

Public Transportation users save $9,238 annually

APTA releases this monthly Transit Savings Report to examine how an individual in a two-person household can save money by taking public transportation and living with one less car.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

Please sign in or register to .    Close