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November 21, 2014

Texas city solves paratransit service issue

The former provider of the service, the Collin County Area Regional Transit, terminated service in Collin County in June 2013. The newly signed agreement between the city of Frisco, Texas and and Texoma Area Paratransit System will go into effect on Dec. 1.


November 14, 2014

Nova wins $80M, 13 municipality Metrolinx contract

The new order includes 27 buses with deliveries scheduled to start in 2015. The joint procurement also includes options for future orders until 2017 — quantities up to 188 40 footer buses and up to 15 articulated buses — to meet demand.


June 10, 2014

Veolia's N.C. contract extended

The new Greensboro Transit Authority contract is for three years with one, two-year option. Veolia has been under contract with the city and GTA’s board since 1999.


May 20, 2014

N.Y. MTA workers negotiate raise, pay higher premiums

The deal grants annual raises of 1% for 2012, 2013 and 2014 and 2% raises for 2015 and 2016. It also includes an improved dental plan and two weeks of paid maternity or paternity leave and higher health care contributions.


May 6, 2014

Denver RTD retains First Transit for fixed route service

Contractor will continue to operate more than 115 buses and manage more than 350 dedicated transit employees for the transit system’s fixed-route services for Group 24. The contract has been retained for an additional three years plus two option years.


April 30, 2014

Thales to upgrade W. Virginia U. Personal Rapid Transit system

Will provide train control, a passenger information system, platform display signs, and steering rail design equipment, as well as upgrade the fare collection systems. The new system will be operational in 2016.


April 24, 2014

MBTA extends National Express paratransit contract

The five-year base contract, with two one-year options, has a total value of more than $260 million.


April 3, 2014

Denver RTD taps NICE for mobile video

Will significantly enhance agency’s investigative efficiency by automatically offloading these video recordings and integrating them with various other video and audio sources to create a unified event timeline.


March 27, 2014

Former Metra chief may head to Calif., reduce severance

If Alex Clifford is offered the position of CEO/GM at the Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District and accepts it, Metra estimates that its total savings to the agency from his severance agreement could top $200,000.


March 24, 2014

Veolia wins first state-wide Medicaid contract

Will also oversee customer service, the call center and all dispatch services. There are currently 500,000 projected trips annually.


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