WMATA budget proposal would kill 14 bus lines

Fares on the regional bus system would increase to $2 from $1.75, while the plan would also raise Metrorail fares, reduce train frequency, and cut 1,000 jobs, including 300 bus and train operators.

Ga. woman wins $5M settlement after paratransit accident

Jurors spent about seven hours in deliberations before concluding non-emergency transportation company Logisticare LLC was partially at fault for the 2012 Adele, Ga. accident.

Honolulu HART names new interim executive director

Krishniah Murthy has 40 years of experience in the management of rail projects, most recently with Los Angeles Metro.

Lextran extends Transdev management contract

Has provided management for this contract since 2003, supporting and working closely with the Lextran board of directors and employees to achieve many significant milestones.

MBTA in talks with Bridj to provide late-night service

The proposal is about 35 percent less than the per-vehicle per-hour cost of putting a standard MBTA bus on the road.

Amtrak earns accreditation for emergency management

The passenger rail network is the first railroad ever to earn the five-year accreditation — typically awarded to federal, state, local and tribal emergency response agencies.

Q'Straint to discuss rearward-facing securement this Thursday

This presentation will explore developing ridership trends facing transit providers, offer an overview of the current research on rearward facing securement, and examine how emerging technologies are addressing the previous shortcomings of primitive rearward securement applications.

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