July 23, 2012
N.C. artist Jimmy O’Neal built his own cymascope to produce visuals based on the key and frequency of each sound he recorded in buses and bus facilities. The end result is an ever-changing public artwork only dependent upon daily and seasonal atmospheric changes to alter the viewer’s perception.
October 25, 2011
The East 55th Street Rapid Station is one of the few that services the Red, Blue and Green lines, as well as connecting east and west side transit, along with linking bus-to-rail service.
October 11, 2011
The new Plauderville Station is fully accessible to customers with disabilities, provides more convenient access to the station from the parking area and features platforms constructed with Armor Deck, a material with a structural polymer composite system used in place of concrete that resists corrosion and is maintenance-free.
August 8, 2011
The existing Rochester Station, owned by Amtrak, was constructed in 1978 as a temporary facility. The building and platforms are not ADA compliant and have greatly deteriorated in the past decade.
April 8, 2011
In this initial round of funding, the Authority has invited seven cities near the initial construction segment to apply: Merced, Fresno, Tulare/Kings, Bakersfield, San Jose, Gilroy and Palmdale.
March 16, 2011
The board is now in operation and marks the culmination of a two-year, $1.9 million project to upgrade signage throughout the station. The project was funded by the Amtrak/MARC Joint Benefits Capital Program.
December 21, 2010
The first of four new stations were in the original plan for Swift, the agency's bus rapid transit system, which opened in November 2009, but were deferred due to funding issues.
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