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Question of the Day: What if you weren't in transit?

Bus| May 6, 2013
Transit agency executives tell us what they would be doing If they didn’t have a career in transit.

Transit systems coping with spike in violence against bus drivers

Many are taking preventive actions, such as training, and providing assistance to operators in the aftermath of an incident.
Bus| May 6, 2013

IndyGo growth continues with new services

Ridership has slowly grown from just over eight million in 2009 to 10.2 million in 2012, with that growth continuing or holding reasonably steady over the first few months of 2013.
Bus| May 3, 2013

N.Y.’s CDTA ridership hits highest level since 1980s

Nearly 15.7 million boardings were recorded, a 5% increase from last year, which was reinforced by 26 consecutive months of month-to-month ridership increases. Revenue from customers was 6% higher this year as compared to last year. Growth took off with the introduction of the agency’s new BRT system.
Sustainability| May 2, 2013

Clean Energy creates maintenance facility unit

Will offer a range of solutions, from basic consulting and design to turnkey modification projects.
Bus| May 2, 2013

King County Metro may cut service if funds expire

Could be forced to eliminate 65 bus routes and reduce service on 86 others if the state Legislature fails to approve new revenue sources this session. Authorization for a temporary two-year Congestion Reduction Charge that would fully fund the transit agency will soon expire.
Bus| May 2, 2013

MBTA transit cop wounded in firefight recovering

Richard Donohue posted a message on the MBT Transit Police website crediting a slain MIT officer for saving his life. He is able to briefly move around with the aid of a walker. A bullet from the shootout will remain lodged in his leg.
Bus| May 2, 2013

Pittsburgh Port Authority honored for BRT system

Policy group named the Martin Luther King Jr. East Busway one of the nation’s highest quality bus rapid transit systems. It awarded the system the Bronze Standard, out of basic BRT, bronze, silver or gold designations.
Rail| May 2, 2013

Minn. Metro Transit P.D. taps Verint's Nextiva software

Solution is helping the organization’s Metro Transit Police force advance its ability to monitor and secure the Twin Cities’ current and new light rail and commuter trains and passengers, as well as enhance investigation capabilities and increase response times.
Motorcoach| May 2, 2013

Fla. coach accident kills one passenger

Dolphin Transportation issued a statement saying as many as 50 people were on the bus, and 17 people, including the driver, sustained injuries.

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