May 7, 2013
APTA's President/CEO discusses the best piece of advice he's received, greatest challenge and more.
May 6, 2013
Other transit systems honored at the 2013 Bus Safety & Security Excellence Awards include Albany, N.Y.’s Capital District Transportation Authority; Transit Authority of River City of Louisville, Ky.; Portland, Ore.-based TriMet; Societe de Transport de Montreal; MTA’s New York City Transit; and National Express Transit.
April 22, 2013
Statistics for early 2011 show that 18.6% of U.S. transit buses used compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied natural gas (LNG) and blends. Almost 9% (8.8%) of public transit buses were hybrids and nearly 8% (7.9%) of public transit buses used biodiesel.
April 8, 2013
Because of the agency’s budgetary problems, an APTA review recommended it cut or raise rates on a program that provides free transportation for college students, whose colleges pay an annual fee to participate.
March 29, 2013
Savings are based on the cost of commuting by public transportation compared to the cost of owning and driving a vehicle which includes the March 26, 2013 average national gas price and the national unreserved monthly parking rate.
March 21, 2013
Despite declines between 2006 and 2011, properties close to public transit showed significantly stronger resiliency. For example in Boston, residential property in the rapid transit area outperformed other properties in the region by an incredible 129%.
March 19, 2013
Six sectors — solid waste, drinking water, wastewater, roads, bridges and rail — each experienced incremental improvements since the last assessment. America’s rail sector saw the largest improvement, moving from a C-minus to a C-plus.
February 21, 2013
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February 14, 2013
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February 13, 2013
The savings are based on the cost of commuting by public transportation compared to the cost of owning and driving a vehicle, which includes the Feb. 12, 2013 average national gas price of $3.60 per gallon and the national unreserved monthly parking rate.
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