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June 18, 2012

San Diego light rail tops for fare collection

San Diego MTS collected 54% of the cost of operating the trolley through fares, more than double the nationwide average of 24%, according to federal data.


August 31, 2011

Cleveland RTA offers info via QR Codes

The two-dimensional barcode, made of small black squares and rectangles, is arranged in a square on a white background that typically leads to text, a URL or other information. In RTA's case, QR codes lead to a specific map and/or route information.


October 29, 2010

L.A. Metro advances two rail projects

The $4.2B Westside Subway Extension would extend the system to Beverly Hills, Century City and Westwood, a congested and jobs-rich region of Los Angeles. The $1.32B Regional Connector would tie together all light rail lines in downtown L.A., providing major regional north/south and east/west rail line linkages.


June 14, 2010

Students expected to fuel Edmonton ridership boom

Opening of a south extension to the system in 2009 has given ridership numbers a huge boost.


June 8, 2009

DART test trains up and running

Tests will be conducted on an almost daily basis until the section opens September 14. The tests are designed to evaluate the operation of the new light rail track and to familiarize rail operators with the operating characteristics of the trains on the new line.


February 9, 2009

ASU college holds ‘light rail party’

Students, faculty and staff participated in a competition last Friday to encourage use of the light rail system operated by Valley Metro in Phoenix.


February 3, 2009

N.J. completes light rail communication system

System enables dozens of responding agencies — including fire, police and EMS — to communicate with each other via a common radio channel, accessible from each department’s own radio equipment.


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