October 2, 2012
The new chair of APTA is Flora M. Castillo, Board Member of the New Jersey Transit Corporation in Newark, N.J. Castillo is APTA’s first Latina chair.
What is your agency's biggest challenge and what are you doing to overcome it?
September 26, 2012
Smaller than the FY 2012 budget of $1.15 billion, the new budget supports the December 2012 opening of two light rail projects: the second phase of the Orange Line to Irving and the Blue Line extension from Garland to Rowlett.
October 5, 2011
Whether it’s Bill Millar or Michael Melaniphy, the same issues remain in creating revenue streams for public transportation.
September 23, 2011
The Executive Committee will be led by Chair Gary C. Thomas, president/executive director of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit. He succeeds Michael J. Scanlon.
April 22, 2010
The TTA award is given to a metropolitan public transportation system that has designed and implemented programs that demonstrate innovative concepts or effective problem-solving techniques.
March 25, 2010
Updated 20-year sales tax projections show Dallas agency receiving approximately $3 billion less in sales tax income than the amount projected as recently as May 2009.
July 22, 2009
Currently, minorities represent 78 percent of DART's workforce, including 40 percent of executives, 47 percent of managers, 59 percent of professionals, 63 percent of police officers, and 92 percent of operators and servicers
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