June 10, 2014
At least 20 high-level managers and employees have left the agency since Jan. 1. All told, the recent departures cost the district $299,489 in severance payouts.
July 23, 2013
Wabtec will provide its Interoperable Electronic Train Management System equipment and installation for seven locomotives and 10 passenger transit cab cars on North County Transit District’s Coaster train. Herzog Technologies was previously awarded a contract to implement PTC for the rail system.
July 2, 2013
Passengers can use the app to purchase same-day tickets and tickets for future dates for its COASTER commuter rail service. The Android version will be available for download beginning July 15 with the iPhone release following soon after.
March 27, 2013
The agency hopes to receive replacement parts by late April and install and test them in May, but requires regulatory approvals before it can return any of its trains to service.
March 1, 2013
Launched in 2008, the SPRINTER has become the backbone of east/west public transit in North County, serving 15 stations along a 22-mile route from Escondido to Oceanside. The rail line has seen record-breaking ridership in recent months, with averages of over 10,000 passengers per weekday.
August 30, 2012
The new service, offered by North County Transit District, is an effort to "make up" for some of the traditional routes that have been cut in communities including Solana Beach and Encinitas.
January 17, 2012
Through the integration with Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne ERP system, North County Transit District expects the new Oracle system to provide it with actionable data to help reduce energy costs, lower greenhouse gas emissions, decrease waste and increase renewable energy generation.
June 15, 2011
American Logistics Co., a national passenger transportation management company, along with Oceanside, Calif.-based North County Transit District and First Transit, have been selected as the winner of the Grand Golden Watchdog Award by the San Diego County Taxpayers Association.
March 23, 2011
ALC was one of five transportation service providers vying for the NCTD LIFT Paratransit Service contract during a competitive bidding process that began in September 2010, and culminated in a final recommendation by the evaluation committee to select ALC in December 2010.
January 18, 2011
Implementing cheaper fares for Coaster trains and Breeze buses and extending Sprinter light rail service hours with late-night trains on weekends. Agency is trying to boost ridership by 5 percent over a span of 18 months.
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