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October 23, 2014

Time Square bus driver goes from suspect to hero

An investigation found that a mechanical failure caused the bus to lurch forward, at which time the driver was able to steer the bus away from a crowded sidewalk, thereby averting serious injury to those on the sidewalk.


October 23, 2014

Parsons Brinckerhoff to push Hillsborough County plan

The county’s transportation policy leadership group outlined a public outreach effort that will be carried out by the firm that will include eight community and two regional meetings along with speaking engagements by county leaders.


October 23, 2014

Toronto mayoral debate focusing on transportation

The major talking point is each of the three candidates’ views on subway versus surface rail lines


October 23, 2014

Valley Metro extends Alternate Concepts' rail management contract

During its years of service in Arizona, ACI has continuously delivered strong on-time performance (OTP) for VMR, including 99% OTP during the first nine months of 2014.


October 23, 2014

Silverado Stages, Silver State Coach announce merger

Silver State, with operating authorities in Nevada and California, operates a fleet of some 40 motorcoaches from terminals in Placentia, Calif. and Las Vegas.


October 23, 2014

Micro Bird's Quebec facility attains ISO certification

The new International Standards Organization designation underscores the company’s commitment to safety, quality, durability, serviceability and assures that customers continue to receive the highest level of quality buses.


October 23, 2014

TriMet unveils newly designed Siemens rail vehicle

The S70 light rail vehicle was designed and manufactured at Siemens’ Sacramento, Calif. plant and includes new features that increase the comfort and safety for the public, make the operation of the vehicles easier and more efficient, and improve the maintenance process.


October 22, 2014

Detroit M-1 streetcar reaches construction milestone

The first nearly 900 cubic yards of concrete was poured along a section of Detroit's M1 Rail on Woodward at John R. in downtown Detroit Saturday.


October 22, 2014

FTA, MARTA studying new light rail line

Though voters defeated the so-called TSPLOST transportation sales tax on July 31, 2012, the need for a light rail line serving the Clifton Corridor has continued to grow.


October 22, 2014

MBTA taps Chinese company for new railcars

The Alliance for American Manufacturers — a national labor group — blasted the deal in a letter yesterday to Gov. Deval Patrick, warning that he will put other companies across the country at a competitive disadvantage in future contracts if the China contract is signed.


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