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Orange County, Calif.’s transit center plans questioned

Bus| January 13, 2011
Board members expressed concern over the ARTIC mega transit center’s ties to California's uncertain high-speed rail project. Many say funding for the project would be better spent on improving existing stations.

Miami-Dade to improve transit accounting practices

Bus| January 13, 2011
After a preliminary audit issued by the FTA claimed that Miami-Dade Transit didn’t properly account for fare collections or follow rules for using federal money, which resulted in the suspendion of $180 million in grants, the County hired consultants to correct its procedures.
Motorcoach| January 13, 2011

Martz Group begins simulator training for coach drivers

The mobile classroom will rotate between all Martz locations (Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and Florida) and provide newly hired and current drivers state-of-the-art training in situations such a tire blowouts, black ice, high winds, and much more that would be impossible to recreate on the highway.
Bus| January 13, 2011

Sun Tran offers free rides to Ariz. memorial event

Transit system provided more than 3,000 passenger trips to the event, featuring a speech by President Barack Obama.
Motorcoach| January 13, 2011

Seattle bus co. linked to scheme sells for $5M

An auction for the luxury motorcoach firm, MTR Western, was scheduled Wednesday morning, but of the two expected bidders only GTO submitted an offer for substantially all the bus assets.
Motorcoach| January 13, 2011

NHTSA issues new ejection mitigation rule

Vehicle manufacturers must develop a countermeasure for light passenger vehicles under 10,000 lbs. that prevents the equivalent of an unbelted adult from moving more than 4 inches past the side window opening in the event of a crash. The new standard will begin phasing in during 2013.
Rail| January 12, 2011

Officials: PATCO rail line sale unlikely

After an attempt by the Delaware River Port Authority to sell its commuter train line failed last month, the agency considered selling the line to a private buyer. Officials say that with $45.3 million in operating costs and only $24.8 million in revenue projected for 2011, the outlook is not promising.
Bus| January 12, 2011

FTA awards DesignLine fuel cell demo grant

The grant's focus combines company's existing lightweight chassis and robust, mature hybrid-drive train system with an advanced Ballard fuel cell, further chassis mass improvement research and next generation component development.
Bus| January 12, 2011

L.A. Metro retires last diesel bus

Metro now has 2,221 buses powered by compressed natural gas, as well as one electric bus and six gasoline-electric hybrids.
Rail| January 12, 2011

Bombardier receives Deutsche Bahn order

The order is valued at approximately $485 million. The double-deck coaches and locomotives are scheduled to enter service at the end of 2013.

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