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Chinese BRT system wins sustainability award

Bus| January 25, 2011
The city of Guangzhou, China, was recognized for its new world-class bus rapid transit system that integrates with bike lanes, bike share and metro stations. Other nominees this year included: Leon, Mexico; Lima, Peru; Nantes, France; and Tehran, Iran.

Utah Transit revamps website, adds customer tools

Bus| January 25, 2011
Upgrades include an improved trip planner, with a mobile trip planning application; simplified navigation; greater emphasis on rider information; a social media hub and a carpool matching database.
Accessibility| January 25, 2011

December blizzard costs N.Y. MTA $30 million

Workers called in to operate the system’s buses, subways, railroads and crossings added up to about $14 million of that amount, the MTA said, or about 3 percent of its annual overtime budget.
Rail| January 24, 2011

Calif.-based OCTA awarded $140M for projects

The projects awarded are part of the State Transportation Improvement Program and voter-approved Proposition 1B, a $20 billion bond program to fund transportation projects throughout the state.
Bus| January 24, 2011

Dallas’ DART to add 452 natural gas buses

Board voted to spend $217 million to buy the vehicles, which will be put into operation by 2013. The decreasing price of natural gas made it possible for the agency to make the switch from diesel fuel.
Rail| January 24, 2011

FRA continues effort to improve safety at rail crossings

Prevention strategies include expanded educational outreach through OLI and the development of community action plans in concert with greater law enforcement action. Recommendations for railroad station safety include providing audible and visual warnings of approaching trains, station and platform structural improvements and, where feasible, fences to prohibit access to railroad tracks.
Accessibility| January 24, 2011

Clean Energy taps Somers for transit VP post

Formerly director of business development, Somers will continue to supervise the company's North America transit, paratransit and student transportation team.
Bus| January 24, 2011

TheRide's park and ride lot wins PWA award

APWA awarded the recognition to TheRide for "reducing traffic congestion and improving parking availability in the City of Ann Arbor by constructing a parking facility implementing environmentally preferred best management practices."
University| January 24, 2011

U. of Washington light rail plan unveiled

The University Link, as the connection between downtown and the campus is known, is slated for completion by 2016 and will feature a direct route to the airport.
Rail| January 24, 2011

MARTA selects Alstom for signaling

Will implement a seamlessly integrated operational platform that will direct train movement, control traction power, and monitor station and other auxiliary functions.

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