News Tagged With: airport-service
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July 9, 2014

Dallas makes final prep for opening rail line to airport

DART and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport are making final preparations on the last segment of the Orange Line, which arrives at the new Airport Station on Monday, Aug. 18.


June 26, 2014

L.A. Metro approves station to connect rail to airport

The $200 million station would connect Metro's Crenshaw Line, now being built, to a proposed aerial, monorail-like system that will carry passengers to their terminals.


March 26, 2014

New DART airport station to open 4 months early

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

Report: Rail to airport connections a growing trend

CNBC focused on cities providing rail transportation to airports and how the trend has proven both convenient and financially beneficial.


November 20, 2013

Cities with rail-to-airport connection boost hotel revenue

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

Real-time bus arrival signage being added at Boston Logan Airport

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

Cubic brings smart card to Miami Airport

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

IndyGo ends costly airport express service

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

Mich. private-partnership introduces Detroit airport service

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

LYNX airport to Disney route receives $1.2M

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.


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