Report questions federal oversight of WMATA

The latest inspector general report found that even though the FTA has established safety performance criteria and set safety standards for WMATA, they are limited and unenforceable, which is hindering the agency’s ability to maximize its safety oversight.

Texas State University student struck, killed by party bus

The student was dragged more than 500 feet after being hit by the bus and found under the rear axle by the local Sherriff’s office.

BAE Systems delivers 7,000th hybrid-electric system for buses

The company’s Series-E system is configured to power buses with hybrid-electric power, and the same system components can also be configured to drive on pure-electric power by adding more batteries and removing the diesel engine.

Fed review finds numerous safety violations on NJ Transit commuter rail

Violations include trains stopping too close to each other and workers using cell phones when they shouldn't have.

Northern Va. Transportation Commission names new executive director

Kate Mattice will lead an organization that manages more than $200 million annually in state and federal grants for transit services in the Northern Virginia.

Feds extend comment period for speed limiting device rulemaking

The new public comment deadline of Dec. 7, 2016, will provide all interested parties sufficient opportunity to fully develop and submit comments and evidentiary materials to the agencies

Community Transit awards surplus vans to nonprofits

Twelve non-profit groups from Snohomish Country, Wash. will be able to provide more than 26,000 trips to foster children, the homeless, disabled veterans and low-income residents due to the agency's Van GO program.

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