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September 3, 2013

Chicago RTA proposes merging agency planning depts.

Combined planners of the RTA, Chicago Transit Authority, Metra, Pace and the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning cost the region up to $20 million.


October 13, 2011

Conn. awards $5M for transit planning, development

Hartford is receiving $730,000 for site plan and development analysis and the creation of a public-private partnership to facilitate "transit-oriented development" around its downtown Union Station.


August 30, 2011

N.Y. MTA response to hurricane shows lessons learned

Service was up and running in time for the Monday morning commute. The agency planned days in advance, secured subways and buses, and de-energized the system. Actions taken were based on what staff learned from last year’s blizzard.


May 16, 2011

Wichita to hire advisor to gather transit feedback

Last year, University of Kansas urban planning graduate students prepared a regional plan for Wichita Transit, which recommends north-south, east-west grid routes spaced about every half-mile.


March 15, 2010

Mineta Institute publishes emergency management handbook

Specific guidance and management techniques are provided to aid emergency planning staff to create DHS-compliant systems.


August 10, 2009

MTA releases key reports for public comment

Public input will be incorporated into a revised plan that will be formally presented to the MTA Board in September, before being submitted for final approval in Albany in October, as required by law. The MTA hopes to gain approval of the final plan by January 1, 2010, the effective date of the new five-year


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