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Final Rule banning hand-held cell phone, texting released

Motorcoach| November 23, 2011
The final rule prohibits commercial drivers from using a hand-held mobile telephone while operating a commercial truck or bus. Drivers who violate the restriction will face federal civil penalties of up to $2,750 for each offense and disqualification from operating a commercial motor vehicle for multiple offenses.

MCI receives order for 12 J4500s

Motorcoach| November 23, 2011
The new Cummins engine and Allison transmission package on the coaches meet 2010 EPA standards that mandate near-zero NOx and particulate-matter emissions. It's a feature that appeals especially to Hawaii's Royal Star, which caters to an eco-conscious clientele.
Bus| November 22, 2011

TARC now on Google Transit

Through the program, anyone searching Google Maps site for directions in Greater Louisville can plan a trip on TARC. By choosing the public transit option and entering desired travel times and locations, passengers are provided step-by-step directions on TARC for their specific trips.
Bus| November 22, 2011

L.A. Metro opens bike center

Two ground-floor bike center locations in the Santa Monica Place Mall parking structure combined feature nearly 5,300 square-feet of dedicated space and nearly 360 secure bicycle parking spaces, making it the highest capacity secure bicycle parking facility in the U.S.
Rail| November 22, 2011

High-speed projects receive funds

California’s grant will go toward the initial construction set to begin next year in Fresno. Meanwhile, Michigan's funds will go toward improvements that will allow for speeds up to 110 mph on 77% of Amtrak’s Wolverine and Blue Water services between Detroit and Chicago.
Sustainability| November 21, 2011

MARTA unveils solar canopy installation

The solar panels generate enough electricity to offset a significant portion of this facility's annual electricity consumption and have the same environmental benefit as planting more than 285 acres of trees a year.
Bus| November 21, 2011

Women's transportation group attends Asian Pacific summit

With the primary goal of growing the female demographic in the transportation industry's professional leadership roles worldwide, the association is getting the attention it needs from the world economy's major players to help move WTS's strategic plan along.
Rail| November 21, 2011

CTA completes 'L' security camera installations

In the last five months, images pulled from CTA surveillance cameras have assisted Chicago police in the arrest of at least 47 individuals for crimes committed either on or near CTA property.
Bus| November 21, 2011

Conn. BRT project awarded $275M

FTA Administrator Peter Rogoff signed the full-funding grant agreement during a ceremony at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain. The grant clears the way for the Connecticut DOT to begin construction of the bus rapid transit system and covers about half the total cost of the $567 million project.
Accessibility| November 21, 2011

Taxicab, limo & paratransit group names new president

Mary Smarelli was voted into office at the TLPA's 93rd Annual Convention & Trade Show held last October in San Francisco. She is the fourth woman ever to hold the presidency of the nearly 100-year-old trade association that was founded by taxicab and rental car industry icon John Hertz.

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