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June 10, 2013

Capital Metro operator wins CTAA award

Ted Ward placed first among more than 60 participants in the paratransit van (body on chassis) competition, which includes a written test, a driving test and safety skills demonstration.


June 3, 2013

Study: Employer support for transit increasing in urban areas

Major American employers, such as universities, hospitals and business coalitions, are organizing and winning better public transportation in many metro areas, according to Good Jobs First, a national policy resource center for grassroots groups and public officials.


May 25, 2012

Report: Improving transit boosts rural communities

Reconnecting America and the Community Transportation Association of America’s "Putting Transit to Work in Main Street America," found that smaller communities are making a wide variety of transit investments, and these investments have had a positive impact on both the economy and the quality of life of residents.


June 13, 2011

First Transit-managed Estuary Transit wins award

This award is given each year to the transportation agency that provides service in an urban area with a population of less than 50,000.


June 3, 2010

Web Extra: CTAA Expo covers funding, healthcare, green alternatives

The event, held in Long Beach, Calif., featured training sessions and workshops, a trade fair, special speakers and three conferences. Attendees got tips on Medicaid transportation, going green and winning at the polls.


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