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APTA marks 50th anniversary of Urban Mass Transportation Act

Accessibility| July 9, 2014
Signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson, UMTA created the program for federal investment in public transportation systems across the U.S. by providing grants and loans to assist local transportation systems.

Amtrak seeks new high-speed trains

Management & Operations| July 9, 2014
In an RFP, Amtrak is seeking up to 28 next-generation high-speed trainsets capable of meeting or exceeding current Acela trip-times on the existing NEC infrastructure. The new equipment is intended to have 40% more seats per train than current trainsets.
Bus| July 8, 2014

Apollo Video recognized for delivery performance

Supplier Delivery Performance Award honors suppliers that have provided New Flyer with more than 50 deliveries over a 12-month period with an on-time performance at the New Flyer-established standard of three days early and one day late to dock date.
Bus| July 8, 2014

Swiss electric bus charges in 15 seconds

When the bus pulls up to a stop, a battery on the rooftop automatically jumps up to the overhead charger, hooks in, and charges. After the first bus was tested in Geneva, the city committed to replace an entire line with the technology.
Bus| July 8, 2014

London bus stop made out of LEGO bricks

More than 100,000 LEGO bricks were used for the shelter located near the iconic London-based toy store, Hamleys, on Regent Street.
Accessibility| July 8, 2014

Uber to drop rates to compete with N.Y. taxis

The move could spur protests from drivers as it did when Uber dropped prices in San Francisco.
Accessibility| July 8, 2014

Biking to N.Y. airport faster than public transport

A yellow taxi won the “Race to LaGuardia,” beating out the airport shuttle, Uber car service, Citibike, subway, train and bus, according to the study by Global Gateway Alliance.
Bus| July 3, 2014

Arlington Transit claims success in first year

City officials had initially hoped the Metro Arlington Xpress would provide an average of 250 trips per day each month. They’ve exceeded that goal every month this year, peaking in mid-June at more than 400 trips per day.
Government Issues| July 3, 2014

Senator to push for beefed up rail safety

Sen. Richard Blumenthal has not drafted specifics of his bill, but promised that it would require expanded use of new technology for track inspections, double signal protections for employees doing track work, inward- and outward-facing cameras at the engineer's seat.
Management & Operations| July 3, 2014

App to help businesses impacted by K.C. streetcar construction

The app called “KC Streetcar - Open For Business,” gives users points if they "check in" or make purchases at participating restaurants and retailers. The more points you get, the better your chances to win prizes, including a grand prize of $5,000.

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