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February 3, 2014

Secretary Foxx tours Orlando BRT project

The U.S. Department of Transportation is providing approximately $8 million in FTA funds toward the $10 million East-West BRT project.


July 18, 2013

CATS breaks ground on light rail extension

Will double the length of the existing light rail system, create new development opportunities along the line, and significantly expand transit options for thousands of residents and students in the rapidly growing Charlotte region.


November 28, 2012

N.C.’s LYNX celebrates 5 years

The agency originally initially projected 9,100 people would ride the light rail line every day. The line currently averages 15,500 riders daily.


October 24, 2012

Nova to deliver artics to LYNX

The LFS Artic HEV model ordered combines the ability to handle the highest-volume routes with the quiet, ultra-low emissions hybrid drive. The fuel consumption and carbon footprint of this vehicle is significantly lower than a conventional diesel bus.


September 5, 2012

DNC avoids RNC bus woes with N.C. light rail

Since Monday, attendees and other passengers boosted ridership on LYNX by 148% over a typical weekday. About 250 buses will be used to move nearly 6,000 delegates to DNC events. In Tampa, 400 buses were used to transport 2,200 RNC delegates, but several buses were late for state delegations.


July 30, 2012

Fla.’s LYNX lands grant to upgrade paratransit buses

Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority received $3.36 million from the FTA for vehicle upgrades. The funding will pay for up to 42 new vehicles.


March 8, 2012

LYNX airport to Disney route receives $1.2M

The route, which includes stops at Florida Mall and near International Drive, is often used by lower-income employees of Disney, the airport and other tourism businesses to commute to and from work.


November 10, 2010

LYNX signs Lewis to CEO position

John M. Lewis Jr., 43, will bring to Central Florida more than 15 years experience in the transportation industry. Currently, he is the CEO for the Greater Richmond Transit Commission.


October 15, 2010

Florida's LYNX to negotiate contract for new CEO

Two finalists are John M. Lewis Jr., CEO for the Greater Richmond Transit Commission, and Michael H. Setzer, VP, business development for Veolia Transportation in Cincinnati.


June 28, 2010

LYNX taps Trapeze for operations, paratransit capabilities

The operations management system for LYNX includes functionality that enables employee sign ups, dispatching of daily activities, timekeeping, yard management and workforce management.


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