May 15, 2013
This was the highest monthly on-time performance recorded since 2006 and the fourth-highest since July, 2003. The level of service in April capped a seven-month stretch marked by harsh winter weather conditions and impacts caused by Hurricane Sandy.
May 1, 2013
These are the first three coaches of 75 total ordered from Hyundai-Rotem USA, at a cost of $190 million. Fifteen will be in service by fall of 2013.
March 6, 2013
Offering includes a sponsorship program, which will provide partners with marketing rights and benefits, such as signage and advertising in commuter rail stations, railcars and ferry facilities; corporate presence on commuter rail system maps and schedules; control of a Wi-Fi landing page; links on the MBTA website; and intellectual property rights.
February 27, 2013
The 45-mile extension of FrontRunner doubles the length of the line when combined with FrontRunner North, which began operating between Ogden and Salt Lake City in 2008.
The fully integrated "Take Off" campaign includes digital, print, out of home and TV elements.
February 6, 2013
Fort Worth city leaders, in an effort to prevent more delays in building the proposed TEX Rail project, are looking to hire an executive with railroad experience to help run the Fort Worth Transportation Authority. The move could either mean an early departure or a reduction in responsibilities for agency President Dick Ruddell.
The agency is working to improve reliability on its FrontRunner South service, after extending it between Provo and Salt Lake City in December. The new schedule will add a bit more time to individual commutes, but should alleviate timing issues and delays riders experienced before.
January 22, 2013
In just less than three months, over 100,000 tickets have been purchased by more than 35,000 unique users using the ‘mTicket’ smartphone app.
January 3, 2013
North County Transit District Coaster commuter trains will go without the service while officials explore possible improvements.
December 20, 2012
The rail vehicles will be used on the TEX Rail commuter line between southwest Fort Worth and DFW Airport.
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