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.
October 18, 2010
In addition to Breeze buses, First Transit plans to install GreenRoad in its paratransit buses in the near future.
January 6, 2010
Agency may create an advertising policy that sells naming rights of its train stations.
November 23, 2009
Service began in March 2008 on a 22-mile route between Oceanside and Escondido and currently carries more than 8,000 passengers each day, serving the most densely populated and transit-friendly corridor in North San Diego County. It links to various BREEZE bus routes along that corridor as well as to the COASTER, Amtrak and Metrolink rail services out of Oceanside.
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