May 7, 2014
We ask transit agency leaders about economic, social and political trends impacting their operations right now.
November 27, 2013
The approval comes following the submittal of the project’s Environmental Assessment, required to understand the extension’s effect on its neighboring environment and to continue to receive federal funds.
March 7, 2013
Stephen R. Banta was recognized for his contribution to advancing female and minority leadership at the agency.
January 16, 2013
The 3.2 mile extension is another significant step in the development of a regional transportation network in the Valley. Expansion of light rail is also under way in Central Mesa and is expected to be complete in 2015.
October 2, 2012
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January 5, 2011
Has carried nearly 24 million riders over its first two years of operation.
December 9, 2010
In addition to streetcar, a study calls for a BRT line on Rural Road, connecting the cities of Tempe and Chandler. Streetcar will advance first as local funding is available from Proposition 400, a countywide, half-cent transportation sales tax renewed by voters in 2004.
December 18, 2009
Steve Banta, who has more than 23 years in the transit industry, has worked in progressively important management roles for several public transit agencies including in his current role as Portland, Ore. TriMet's executive director of operations.
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