March 26, 2014
The five-mile Orange Line extension from Belt Line Station to the newly rebuilt Terminal A at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport will bring the nation’s longest light rail system to 90 miles.
February 12, 2014
CNBC focused on cities providing rail transportation to airports and how the trend has proven both convenient and financially beneficial.
November 20, 2013
New study shows that higher revenue per room translates to a potential $313 million in revenue per year for “rail cities” — cities which have direct rail access to airport terminals.
May 20, 2013
A new Rental Car Center will start operating this fall with a unified bus system that will replace more than 90 rental car company buses and Massport shuttle buses with 28 new 60-foot articulated buses.
September 13, 2012
The international system integrator deployed the first phase of EASY Card in a record 15 months, with contract award in June 2008 and launch in September 2009. Less than a year later, Cubic added SFRTA’s Tri-Rail to the EASY Card system.
August 23, 2012
While a $3 million federal grant had covered the subsidized cost of the service for nearly five years, the cash-strapped agency took over payment — about $700,000 a year — two years ago.
April 10, 2012
TheRide, Michigan Flyer, the University of Michigan, the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority, and the Ann Arbor Convention and Visitors Bureau work together to launch AirRide.
March 8, 2012
The route, which includes stops at Florida Mall and near International Drive, is often used by lower-income employees of Disney, the airport and other tourism businesses to commute to and from work.
February 21, 2012
The new service, named AirRide, is expected to begin in April and will provide 12 daily round trips from Ann Arbor to Detroit Metro Airport and will be operated by Michigan Flyer on behalf of TheRide.
November 14, 2011
The university has provided the service on and off for about five years, but past providers have not worked out. Feedback on the switch has been favorable thus far.
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