June 10, 2014
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
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
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
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
The five-year base contract, with two one-year options, has a total value of more than $260 million.
April 3, 2014
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
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
Will also oversee customer service, the call center and all dispatch services. There are currently 500,000 projected trips annually.
March 17, 2014
The move is being made to save money and officials do not expect ridership to be affected. The university is employing campus safety officers as drivers and was able to obtain a vehicle very similar to the shuttle used by the contracted service.
March 6, 2014
In its court filing, cites irreparable harm created by the MBTA’s decision to move forward with transition to a new operator while refusing to review MBCR’s formal protest in a timely manner.
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