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March 23, 2012

Albany, N.Y. transit honored for BRT

The Capital District Transportation Authority with its the 2011 project of the Year in Transportation – Transit Category award for the agency’s NY Route 5 Bus Rapid Transit project. Ridership along the corridor has increased 13% since the launch.


January 24, 2011

TheRide's park and ride lot wins PWA award

APWA awarded the recognition to TheRide for "reducing traffic congestion and improving parking availability in the City of Ann Arbor by constructing a parking facility implementing environmentally preferred best management practices."


November 23, 2009

NCTD'S SPRINTER wins 'Project of the Year'

Service began in March 2008 on a 22-mile route between Oceanside and Escondido and currently carries more than 8,000 passengers each day, serving the most densely populated and transit-friendly corridor in North San Diego County. It links to various BREEZE bus routes along that corridor as well as to the COASTER, Amtrak and Metrolink rail services out of Oceanside.


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