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March 27, 2014

CDTA budget includes fleet replacement, BRT expansion

At a glance, personnel costs, purchased transportation and fuel make up a majority of the $78 million budget while the remainder includes materials and supplies, maintenance services, transportation costs and utilities.


March 11, 2014

Light rail vehicle market to reach $11 billion by 2020

The research covers the light rail and streetcar segments in North America — the second largest market after Europe.


February 3, 2014

Secretary Foxx tours Orlando BRT project

The U.S. Department of Transportation is providing approximately $8 million in FTA funds toward the $10 million East-West BRT project.


February 3, 2014

Maglev, monorail touted as options to link Ga. university

Tech. chief estimated a 21.5-mile maglev train route from Kennesaw State University to Atlanta’s Perimeter Center would cost $472 million.


November 14, 2013

More than 7 in 10 say public transportation is reliable

Nearly one-half (48%) of Americans say they would require an area to have good public transportation before they would consider moving there, according to a survey.


November 12, 2013

Cleveland RTA ridership growth spurs expansion plans

Leading the ridership spurt, is the Red Line rapid, which is largely because of an increase in workers riding downtown from the West Side, he said. Passenger counts also continue to build on the $200 million HealthLine BRT system, that is celebrating its fifth anniversary this week.


October 25, 2013

New Flyer wins 5-year Denver RTD contract

Company will build up to 192 diesel 60-foot Xcelsior heavy-duty transit buses. This is the first time the company will build buses for RTD.


October 23, 2013

Minn. METRO Red Line wins association award

The system provides station-to-station BRT service along Cedar Avenue and Highway 77 in the southeast metro to five stations between Apple Valley Transit Station and the Mall of America.


October 22, 2013

CDTA unveils new BRT routes

BusPlus service has resulted in 20% ridership gains and prompted CDTA to pursue BRT routes on two of the region’s busiest transit corridors: Washington-Western Avenues and on Routes 4 and 32 along the Hudson River.


October 8, 2013

Denver RTD releases corridor study

The study team led by HNTB was contracted by RTD to provide an objective analysis of transit options for the northwest area which include commuter rail and bus rapid transit.


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