May 14, 2013
In addition to the funds, the agency also announced a flexible new policy, known as Safety Management Systems, which the U.S. DOT has officially adopted to help guide states and transit agencies alike in managing safety risks in a proactive, cost-effective way.
December 3, 2012
The changes, developed over several months with feedback from the public and stakeholders throughout the industry, will enhance the agency’s ability to identify and take action against trucks and buses with safety and compliance concerns.
January 10, 2011
Both systems are customizable and free of charge, with standard text messaging rates still applying.
December 30, 2010
Seeking a fare system designed to process payments directly at the gate using technology like contactless, chip-enabled debit and credit cards, which banks are already distributing to customers; federal identification cards; or smart phones equipped with near-field communication capability; as well as existing SmarTrip cards, according to the agency.
September 24, 2009
Agency is beta testing a new service to provide riders with train arrivals, delay advisories, elevator status and other information
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