March 21, 2013
The award is determined by data tracked through the Performance Evaluation and Reward Criteria system.
October 18, 2012
Bombardier Transportation submitted a winning bid valued at approximately $204.6 million over the five-year, eight-month contract term. The contract also includes a five-year renewal option, valued at $205 million.
September 24, 2012
Will replace three of the fleet’s oldest diesel buses, and will be inductively charged by stopping on an electromagnetic pad located at a bus stop along a "Green" Route, on which the bus will operate.
August 28, 2012
The pace bus is one of 215 hybrid diesel-electric buses purchased by the MTA. That number will grow by 53 in the next year following Gov. Martin O’Malley’s approval of the purchase of additional hybrids and a commitment to convert the entire MTA fleet to hybrids.
August 23, 2012
There are about 36,000 Baltimore City public school students eligible for the S-Pass. The MTA is providing city schools with the S-Pass, lanyards and pouches, MTA-issued student identification and brochures explaining how the S-Pass works.
March 19, 2012
Of the 30 evaluated applications, none had adequate documentation to show that the applicants needed the service.
November 3, 2011
The new railcars will be qualified to operate at speeds up to 125 mph and meet all of the requirements of Amtrak for operation on the Penn Line and CSX for operation on the Camden and Brunswick lines.
November 1, 2011
MTA's CharmCard is linked to the SmarTrip card in the Washington, D.C. region. Together, both cards enable riders of public transportation to travel seamlessly within the network of transportation services in Montgomery and Prince George's counties, Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia.
October 20, 2011
Fifty-seven new hybrid buses are scheduled to arrive between October 2011 and March 2012. The agency plans to have an all hybrid fleet by 2018.
October 6, 2011
Projects funded through these programs must be derived from the Coordinated Transit-Human Services Transportation Plans for the respective regions applying for the grants.
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