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October 30, 2014

MCI opening new Canadian sales, service center

The new location will also feature new MCI and Setra coaches; pre-owned coach inventory; parts for MCI, Setra and other-make coaches and buses; and an MCI Mobile Maintenance unit.


October 21, 2014

Feds, city officials celebrate N.Y. transit center opening

The RTS Transit Center in Rochester, N.Y. will connect residents of the eight county RTS service area to important destinations such as the University of Rochester, Rochester Institute of Technology, the Museum District, and a variety of options for shopping and dining.


July 29, 2014

RATP Dev, City launch Ariz. streetcar system

Sun Link, Tucson’s first tramway line, is 3.9 miles long with 18 stops. The line connects the University of Arizona campus to the Mercado District, Arizona Health Sciences Center, 4th Avenue, downtown Tucson and the Convention Center.


January 27, 2012

Sun Tran opens new bus facility

Northwest Bus Facility now has the capacity to operate and maintain 250 buses for the entire Tucson region.


October 6, 2011

Fort Worth's The T launches BRT-like service

Holding 50 percent more passengers than The T's largest 40-foot buses, the NABI artics will eliminate over-crowding and prevent having to bypass passengers waiting at stops during peak times because buses are full.


April 29, 2010

DART sets date for Green Line completion

The first part of the Green Line, from Pearl Station to MLK Jr., along with daily service to Victory Station, opened in September 2009. Work began on the Green Line in fall 2006, following the receipt of a $700 million Full Funding Grant Agreement from the Federal Transit Administration.


January 6, 2010

LIRR opens new Atlantic Terminal Pavilion

The $108M three-story limestone, granite and glass structure features a soaring atrium that allows natural light to reach the below ground LIRR concourse and subway station.


November 9, 2009

Northern Iowa opens $11.5M campus transit facility

Eighty percent of the project was paid for through a federal grant. The rest was paid for through the college's parking fund. The grant also paid for new electronic equipment to display the bus schedules.


October 28, 2009

St. Louis Metro opens $4.3M paint facility

Located in East St. Louis, Ill., the new $4.3 million facility enables Metro to prepare and paint the LRVs in an environmentally controlled area that is healthier for employees and better for the environment.


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