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May 13, 2014

NJ Transit may begin selling online ads to private firms

The two-year trial program would culminate in a report examining whether the ads brought in enough money to make them worth the state’s effort.


July 29, 2013

N.Y. MTA to sell naming rights to subway stations

The first-of-its-kind plan comes amid projected deficits of $240 million a year through 2016.


October 9, 2012

Front-facing ads debut on N.Y. Metrocards

The ad appearing on the cards was purchased by The Gap, the iconic clothing retailer.


September 25, 2012

MARTA audit urges new revenue sources

Agency, which will likely exhaust reserves by fiscal 2018, should launch more aggressive advertising, charge parking fees and look to outsource up to a dozen functions to bring new revenues.


April 19, 2012

Pittsburgh transit agency approves alcohol ads

The policy follows a five-year court battle over whether the authority could refuse to post ads on buses informing felons of their right to vote, which the federal appeals court ruled it could not.


March 20, 2012

Chicago transit to sell train naming rights

Chicago Transit Authority issued RFPs for the naming rights to its Holiday Train, New Year’s Eve Penny Rides, Free Rides on the first day of school, and its Bus Tracker and Train Tracker. Partnership will also include branding, advertising, communication and promotion, online promotion and links.


December 8, 2011

NYC's Grand Central Apple store opening to boost foot traffic

The personal electronic megastore, which is leasing the space from the N.Y. MTA, is expected to draw foot traffic to other businesses at the terminal, which is visited by about 750,000 people daily.


December 1, 2011

N.Y. MTA unveils underground space for proposed park

Two architects are in talks to develop the long-retired Essex Street Trolley Terminal into an underground park that would use fiber optics and other cutting edge technology to nurture tree and plant life.


August 11, 2011

Chicago Transit taps IMG for sponsorship, naming rights

It is estimated that it will take IMG six months to one year to identify, evaluate and solicit sponsorship proposals for CTA's assets.


July 12, 2011

Boston's T selling station naming rights

MBTA hopes to raise revenue to fill a projected $150 million budget gap for the 2013 fiscal year.


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