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Las Vegas Monorail Project Criticized

Rail| September 6, 2000
The current proposal for a four-mile monorail system in Las Vegas is not without critics.

Will 511 Assigned As National Traveler Information Number Jump-Start ITS?

Management & Operations| September 6, 2000
The Federal Communications Commission assigned 511 as a number for travelers to call for up-to-the-minute traffic and transportation information.
Management & Operations| August 31, 2000

SunTran Buses Audited

A recent audit of Albuquerque, N.M., SunTran's compressed natural gas buses questioned their reliability, safety and maintenance costs. It is another example of a growing skepticism about the operational practicality of CNG.
Management & Operations| August 22, 2000

Motorcoach Census Finds Industry Carries 860 Million Passengers Annually

Carrying more passengers than the rail and airline industries, the motorcoach industry annually carries 860 million passengers in the United States and Canada.
Management & Operations| August 14, 2000

Americans with Disabilities Act Celebrates 10th Birthday

In the 10 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was established, about 80% of buses in the United States have become ADA accessible, said Michael Winter of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Management & Operations| August 9, 2000

Large Idling Fines Imposed on New York City Buses

Bus drivers not obeying the three-minute idling law in New York City can be faced with fines of up to $900, said the United Motorcoach Association (UMA).
Management & Operations| August 7, 2000

DaimlerChrysler Sells Adtranz to Bombardier

Bombardier Inc. announced it has signed an agreement with DaimlerChrysler AG to acquire its subsidiary DaimlerChrysler Rail Systems GmbH (Adtranz), based in Berlin.
Management & Operations| August 7, 2000

DaimlerChrysler Buys Western Star Trucks, Orion Bus

DaimlerChrysler AG and Western Star Trucks Holdings announced it intends to acquire 100% of the outstanding stock of Western Star Trucks Holdings, a Canadian-based manufacturer of trucks, and Orion Bus Industries.
Management & Operations| August 1, 2000

U.S. Transportation Secretary Slater OKs Revised Atlanta Transport Plan, Averts Funding Ban

U.S. Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater certified that a revised transportation plan for the Atlanta area will meet federal air quality standards for the area, averting a withdrawal of federal highway money.
Management & Operations| July 18, 2000

Rabbit Transit Hops Onto Branding Bandwagon

Rabbit Transit is the official new name and look of Community Transit, York County, Penn.'s public transit system.

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