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December 2, 2013

U. of Calgary to benefit from increased transit service

The additional hours cover 44% of what’s recommended in Calgary Transit’s 30-year blueprint that was approved in March 2013.


September 27, 2013

New Flyer to deliver 150 Xcelsiors to Calgary Transit

The manufacturer expects to begin production in the fourth quarter of 2013 and deliver all buses by the end of 2014.


September 13, 2013

Calgary Transit orders 60 Siemens S200 LRVs

Will be built at the factory in Sacramento, Calif., and are due to be delivered starting in summer 2015. The full order is to be completed by December 2016.


July 23, 2013

Axion delivers recycled plastic ties to Calgary Transit

In manufacturing ties for this purchase order, more than 100,000 pounds of plastic were taken out of the landfill stream and converted into high-performance ties.


November 9, 2012

Calgary Transit delays electronic fare rollout

After hundreds of university students and city employees tested the system and found several problems, the agency decided to terminate its contract with the fare system supplier.


December 5, 2011

Calgary advocates for poor oppose fare evasion fee

They argue that Calgary Transit’s plans to increase the fine for fare-evading light rail riders from $100 to $250 would target the wrong people and many of the city’s poor cannot afford the $2.75 charge to ride the train.


May 3, 2011

Telvent to supply Calgary smart card-based system

When the project is completed, Calgary Transit will provide to over 94 million passengers per year a more convenient method to pay for fares.


June 24, 2010

Calgary considering new platform security measures

The review comes as police say they are still in the early stages of the investigation into the death of a three-year-old boy.


June 1, 2010

Calgary police searching for 2nd 'joyrider'

Surveillance cameras on the bus recorded two men in the act, one laughing as he drove the bus, hitting at least two parked cars during a half-hour joyride.


December 17, 2009

Calgary Transit rejects use of snow tires on fleet

During a trial run, buses equipped with the special tires were still sliding and getting stuck in the snow.


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