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AC Transit strike averted, BART still in talks

Bus| October 17, 2013
Gov. Jerry Brown called for a strike delay for AC Transit, which will thwart a walkout by bus operators and mechanics. Meanwhile, union officials called off a scheduled strike Wednesday evening and trains are running on schedule.

Helsinki launches custom bus service app

Bus| October 17, 2013
Kutsuplus gives riders more flexibility than traditional transit at a price that’s more affordable than a taxi. Through an app, the service lets users register and set up a trip 'wallet,' then choose pick up and destination spots based on city addresses or pre-existing stops.
Accessibility| October 16, 2013

Q'Straint introduces Quantum wheelchair securement system

The new product was developed by combining transportation insight, intelligent technology and a pioneering new approach to securement.
Rail| October 16, 2013

Amtrak, state partners negotiate to preserve all corridors

Amtrak is now poised to move forward with state partners to further expand and improve the intercity passenger rail network.
Rail| October 16, 2013

$57M San Francisco Central Subway subcontract awarded

Layne Christensen Co.’s Geoconstruction division received a contract from Tutor Perini Corp. to build the foundation for three underground subway stations. The two-year contract is scheduled to start in early 2014.
Management & Operations| October 16, 2013

Alstom JV wins South African contract

The contract is part of PRASA’s aim to revitalize the rail industry, create jobs and provide efficient, reliable and safe public transport.
Rail| October 16, 2013

First Cincinnati streetcar track installed

The first dozen pieces of track were installed outside Music Hall. MPD, the construction contractor, will adjust the rails to align to specifications over the next two weeks.
Rail| October 16, 2013

SEPTA to save $4 million yearly in rail energy costs

Entered into a three-year contract with PPL EnergyPlus for the power supply to accommodate the electric generation requirements for its Broad Street Line subway, high-speed and trolley lines. These operations require approximately 400,000,000 kilowatt hours of electricity per year.
Bus| October 15, 2013

Fed shutdown forces Yosemite transit system cuts

As a result of the drop in ridership, transit officials said the number of buses heading to the national park this time of year has been cut in half – from six buses to three.
Bus| October 15, 2013

Hybrid, electric bus sales to grow 21% by 2020, report says

It is estimated that global penetration of hybrid buses will reach 9.7% by 2020, while electric buses will attain 5.7% penetration. Together, hybrid and electric transit bus unit shipments will reach close to 42,000 units.

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