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January 22, 2014

Dallas/Fort Worth transit agencies to survey riders

DART, TRE, The T and DCTA are partnering with the North Central Texas Council of Governments to determine how residents are using the regional transit system and what changes could be made in the future.


November 11, 2013

MV to continue providing paratransit services in Texas

Will utilize a number of technologies to support the efficient operation of the transit service, including the Trapeze scheduling system, DriveCam and a new telephone system with call reporting capabilities.


August 7, 2013

Amtrak taps new chief, operations research and planning

Armando Silva now leads a team responsible for the development of Amtrak schedules, fleet plans, terminal operating plans and operations processes. In collaboration with operations managers, he will analyze problems, develop and implement solutions and track performance.


June 11, 2013

MARTA approves FY14 budget

The proposed budget allocates $426.9 million for operations and $430.5 million for capital programs, including $141.1 million for debt service.


January 23, 2012

Prevost offers coach marketing tools

Choose from a series of print ads to promote the fun and convenience of coach travel. Or for more of an educational tone, use the slide shows, videos and press releases to emphasize the importance of safety and the environmental benefits of coach travel.


June 28, 2010

LYNX taps Trapeze for operations, paratransit capabilities

The operations management system for LYNX includes functionality that enables employee sign ups, dispatching of daily activities, timekeeping, yard management and workforce management.


July 7, 2009

Veolia, New Orleans RTA reach agreement

Company has been operating public transportation in city under traditional management contract with RTA since October of 2008.


March 2, 2009

MV wins, retains contracts

Based in Fairfield, Calif., MV is a private provider of paratransit services and the largest privately-owned transportation contracting firm in the U.S.


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