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Apple to unplug HopStop public transit mapping service

Management & Operations| September 15, 2015

It's taken Apple until June of this year to get public transit directions up and running within its mapping service, but now that it has, it has all but rendered HopStop obsolete.

Fla. state Rep. introduces bill to privatize Lynx

Management & Operations| September 15, 2015

The bill (HB 155) calls for soliciting proposals from companies that want to manage the authority. The winning bidder would receive a contract for a minimum of five years.

Bus| September 15, 2015

TriMet opens Portland-Milwaukie light rail project

The 7.3-mile expansion of light rail service includes Tilikum Crossing – the only multimodal bridge of its kind in the country – dedicated exclusively to carrying MAX light rail trains, buses, streetcars, bicyclists and pedestrians across the Willamette River.

Management & Operations| September 15, 2015

Utah, Durham, N.C. among FTA's improved transit access grant recipients

The funds are made available through FTA’s Transit-Oriented Development Planning Pilot Program for communities that are developing new or improved mass transit systems.

Government Issues| September 14, 2015

Congress unlikely to take up long-term transportation bill

The U.S. Department of Transportation reportedly told Congress that the Highway Trust Fund isn’t going bankrupt as soon as expected, according to the report. Congress, though, would still need to reauthorize the program soon, with it now likely that it will probably be a three-year bill.

Accessibility| September 14, 2015

Chicago Pace's draft budget includes paratransit shortfall

A paratransit fare increase may be proposed to fill the gap; however, Pace Executive Director T.J. Ross acknowledged it would be very difficult for those riders to absorb.

Management & Operations| September 14, 2015

Cubic announces leadership transition for transportation business unit

Matthew J. Cole was named president of CTS and sr. VP of Cubic Corp., effective October 1, while Stephen O. Shewmaker, who plans to retire in 2016, has been appointed chairman of CTS.

Accessibility| September 14, 2015

Finding Out How Adults with Autism Get Where They Need to Go

A Rutgers study is first step toward making it easier for adults on the autism spectrum to use public transportation.

Management & Operations| September 11, 2015

Wash.'s Spokane Transit testing 'smart bus' technology

The $4.9 million technology was funded in part with $2.2 million in federal congestion mitigation grants. By making bus riding more efficient, the STA hopes to attract additional riders and get more cars off the streets.

Bus| September 11, 2015

C-Tran BRT project gets $38.5M federal boost

The Vine system will use 10 new, 60-foot buses, which will nearly double the passenger capacity of current bus routes. In addition, the buses will be served by new stations designed to make boarding quicker and easier, especially for the elderly and those with disabilities.

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