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July 23, 2013

Wabtec, Herzog to equip San Diego rail with PTC for $9M

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

Calif.’s NCTD to launch mobile ticketing app

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

Long haul likely for Calif. Sprinter brake fix

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

San Diego’s SPRINTER rail celebrates 5 years

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

Calif. area adds 'Flex' bus service

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

San Diego selects Oracle for sustainability reporting

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

San Diego transit services honored for money-saving practices

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

San Diego's NCTD taps ALC for paratransit service

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

San Diego area transit lowers fares, extends service

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

First Transit taps GreenRoad tech for San Diego fleet

In addition to Breeze buses, First Transit plans to install GreenRoad in its paratransit buses in the near future.


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