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July 9, 2014

Hong Kong rail uses artificial intelligence to deploy engineers

System saves MTR two days a week of wrangling over the repair schedule. Also, repair teams now have 30 minutes longer to finish their night's work — a small time boost that saves MTR $800,000 a year.


May 7, 2014

4 companies respond to Ind. Amtrak RFP

State, county and city officials advertised for independent companies to submit plans to find efficiencies and close the gap between revenues and operating costs.


February 25, 2014

Detroit overhaul plan would boost fares, security

As part of the proposed blueprint for remaking the city filed in bankruptcy court, the department discussed several inefficiencies as well as a plan to address them over the next few years.


December 19, 2013

Report outlines how cities can assess transit performance, boost efficiency

Public policy makers should eliminate duplications and/or have high-performing transit agencies manage services for low-performing adjacent areas, report recommends.


June 20, 2011

Mich. bus route overhaul to increase efficiency, cut costs

The Macatawa Area Express system will revamp half of its routes to make them more efficient and convenient, which will also help reduce costs. The transit system aims to increase service frequencies on standard bus routes to help reduce demand-response usage.


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