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October 1, 2013

2013 APTA individual award winners

Several industry vets honored at this year's APTA Annual Meeting in Chicago.


October 14, 2011

APTA: PT users save $9,824 annually

The savings are based on the October 13, 2011 average national gas price and the national unreserved monthly parking rate.


October 5, 2011

APTA executives discuss industry funding challenges

Whether it’s Bill Millar or Michael Melaniphy, the same issues remain in creating revenue streams for public transportation.


October 4, 2011

EXPO opening session focuses on New Orleans rebirth, leadership changes

While the list of speakers covered regions from East to West, the basic message was clear: this is a trying time for our country, and specifically the public transportation industry, but everyone must take their seat at the table to make their voice heard.


August 24, 2011

Study: Private sector hurt by lack of fed funding, economy

56 percent say they lost business from their public transportation clients and 52 percent of businesses say they expect to layoff employees or cut back hiring as a result.


August 11, 2011

Web Extra: Carbon reduction, culture change top talk at green conference

From engaging employees to design and international innovations, the conference provided attendees with several options to make their operations greener.


December 22, 2009

APTA: Ridership drop reflects harsh economy

With high unemployment, significant decreases in gasoline prices, and less state and local revenue available for public transportation operations, public transit ridership declined by 3.8 percent in the first nine months of 2009.


October 13, 2009

Transit natural gas coalition forms

The coalition's purpose will be to provide a forum for an ongoing exchange to assist members in learning more about the operation, management and cost of using clean burning natural gas powered vehicles for transit fleets.


May 4, 2009

APTA’s 2009 Bus Safety Awards announced

The APTA Bus Safety Awards recognize public transportation organizations and contractors for their positive safety records and dedication to improving safety.


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