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March 3, 2014

Calif. college students seek direct bus route for shorter trips

Students at the College of the Desert ask SunLine Transit for a bus route to take them directly from Desert Hot Springs to the college, since the trip requires transfers and can take up to two-and-a-half hours one way.


November 12, 2013

New SunLine GM looks to focus on core services

Lauren Skiver will be continuing an effort begun by Interim GM Roger Snoble asking staff to re-evaluate all aspects of the operations.


September 18, 2013

Del. DART chief to take SunLine GM post

Lauren Skiver is a 16-year veteran of the transit industry. She currently serves as the CEO of the State of Delaware Transit Corp. (DART), headquartered in Wilmington, Del.


September 3, 2013

Calif.'s SunLine interviewing GM candidates

Having a strong financial background as well as some knowledge of the hydro­gen fuel vehicles SunLine has pushed in the past were key skills stressed by board members.


March 21, 2013

SunLine Transit installs new bus stop seats

The "Simme" is a good solution that maximizes space by offering seating for two customers, as well as incorporating the bus stop sign and route schedule.


December 10, 2012

Calif. agency adds smart cards for paratransit

Under the New Freedom Taxi Voucher Program, the Federal New Freedom Grant funds the Taxi Voucher Program, which recently received approval for a two-year extension. The Taxi Voucher Smart Card will replace current paper coupon books.


October 12, 2012

Calif.’s SunLine begins $10.7M transit hub project

Work on the 25,000 square foot new administration building and transit hub is expected to bring much-needed jobs to the Coachella Valley. The building is expected to be completed in late 2013 or early 2014.


September 24, 2012

Finalists named for top Jacksonville, Fla. transit post

Stephen Bland, CEO of Pittsburgh's Port Authority of Allegheny County; Carolyn Flowers, CEO of the Charlotte (N.C.) Area Transit System; and Mikel Oglesby, GM of Calif.'s SunLine Transit Agency are the three finalists.


June 29, 2012

SunLine, Amalgamated Transit reach labor agreement

Approximately 181 employees are represented by ATU 1277 including bus operators, mechanics, facility maintenance and utility employees. The agreement will be effective April 1, 2012 through March 31, 2014.


December 5, 2011

Calif.'s SunLine receives grant for more fuel-cell buses

Under this new award, Ballard will supply FCvelocityTM-HD6 power modules for ElDorado fuel-cell hybrid buses featuring a series hybrid-electric drive from lead integrator BAE Systems. These buses are expected to be operational in 2013.


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