April 24, 2013
RTA’s proposal would almost double the size of the city's existing system. However, the plan depends on new federal grants or tax revenues. The agency projects the cost of all the new lines at more than $800 million.
February 25, 2013
The line, which officially opened on Jan. 28, has already generated $2.7 billion in development along the streetcar’s new corridor, including new apartments, condominiums, and an entertainment/sports complex.
January 28, 2013
The Loyola Avenue Streetcar line has four new stations and travels through the city’s business district, which includes energy, government, healthcare and financial sector offices and jobs.
March 29, 2012
Through the use of television PSAs, advertisements on RTA vehicles, brochures, flyers and social media, the safety campaign grabs the viewer's attention with creative and direct messaging encouraging citizens to "think again" so that they avoid dangers while near a streetcar line.
October 5, 2011
Will include 3-D landmarks, “you are here” demarcations, and transit information.
October 4, 2011
While the list of speakers covered regions from East to West, the basic message was clear: this is a trying time for our country, and specifically the public transportation industry, but everyone must take their seat at the table to make their voice heard.
September 8, 2011
Team will be responsible for providing construction management and support staff throughout the construction and close-out phases. The firm will also monitor and control project schedule and budget.
August 9, 2011
The two-year, $5 million project will cover 11 percent (210 shelters) of the city's bus stops. Twenty-eight shelters were destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.
May 25, 2011
In response to questions about how much its legal expenses are costing taxpayers, a New Orleans Regional Transit Authority Chairwoman commended the work done by its law firm, citing a range of duties that Haley has taken on as the agency struggled to rebuild itself after Hurricane Katrina.
May 10, 2011
Reviews a transit service contracting approach new to the U.S., and its effects on the service provision and transit users' perception of service quality in the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority.
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