June 27, 2014
The funding includes $28 million for the purchase of four rail cars, which will double the capacity of the Red Line, allowing up to 2,400 additional passenger trips during morning and afternoon peak travel times.
May 7, 2014
Since opening on May 1, 2004, annual ridership has grown 24.2%, and there has been a 50% increase in the number of new businesses along the line.
April 10, 2013
In addition to the NCAA college basketball tournament, the system was also the transportation choice for thousands of others who flocked into the city to attend free concerts and to watch the Atlanta Braves and the Atlanta Hawks who were playing home games.
January 9, 2013
Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Commission calculated ridership of intercity rail on Amtrak routes in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan grew 35% from 2007 to 2012.
May 30, 2012
The commuter rail system's smart card software will have to be modified to process refunds related to the policy, and there will have to be a protocol for identifying and serving eligible customers.
April 18, 2012
Much higher than predicted average daily ridership has helped propel The Tide to this benchmark sooner than expected.
April 11, 2012
All business lines experienced growth in the first half of FY 2012 as compared to the same period the prior year, including the Northeast Corridor (up 5.2%), long-distance trains (up 3.0%) and state-supported and other short-distance routes (up 2.7%.)
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