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L.A. Metro advances two rail projects

Bus| October 29, 2010
The $4.2B Westside Subway Extension would extend the system to Beverly Hills, Century City and Westwood, a congested and jobs-rich region of Los Angeles. The $1.32B Regional Connector would tie together all light rail lines in downtown L.A., providing major regional north/south and east/west rail line linkages.

Creative Bus Sales signs alt-fuel conversion deal

Bus| October 29, 2010
Under the agreement, BAF granted CBS and GAS exclusive rights to purchase and install their BAF CalComp Systems for natural gas.
Rail| October 28, 2010

Audit: Calif. rail group improperly documenting payments

Of the $8.9 million in payments reviewed, about 38 percent, was paid out without records showing how many hours the consultants had worked. Still, management has improved under new Chief Executive Roelof van Ark.
Rail| October 28, 2010

N.J. Gov. Christie halts ARC tunnel project, again

Gov. Christie, who withdrew his support for the project a few weeks ago, said this decision to scrap it would not be reconsidered.
Rail| October 28, 2010

Bombardier's Belgian order confirmed

Delivery of the 100 percent Flexity low-floor trams is scheduled between January 2013 and the end of April 2015.
Rail| October 28, 2010

Feds release $2.4B for high-speed rail projects

Recipients include California ($901 million) for the construction of new lines in the Central Valley; Florida ($800 million) for the Tampa to Orlando corridor; and Iowa ($230 million) to create a new intercity passenger rail service between Iowa City and Chicago.
Rail| October 27, 2010

Beijing Metro with Alstom traction system begins trial run

The traction system for Beijing Line 15, specially designed and developed by Alstom for the Chinese market, is named OPTONIX and allows the train to consume 30 percent less energy than a conventional metro thanks to performance improvements in the traction system and energy regenerative brakes.
Bus| October 27, 2010

OCTA defers January 2011 fare increase

The board of directors voted this week to defer the increase after hearing that measures taken during the past two years to provide for long-term sustainable service have been successful. Also leading to the deferral is better than expected sales tax revenues, according to OCTA.
Rail| October 27, 2010

Va. man arrested for part in D.C. rail terrorist plot

On Tuesday, a federal grand jury in Alexandria, Va., returned a three-count indictment against Farooque Ahmed, a naturalized U.S. citizen born in Pakistan, charging him with attempting to provide material support to a designated terrorist organization, collecting information to assist in planning a terrorist attack on a transit facility, and attempting to provide material support to help carry out multiple bombings to cause mass casualties at D.C.-area Metrorail stations.
Bus| October 27, 2010

Transit subsidy may revert from $230 to $120

The rollback could happen by the end of the year because of partisan gridlock. The higher benefit could be extended for one year if a green energy tax bill, drafted by Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee, passes.

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