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August 1, 2014

19th BusCon Moves to Indianapolis, Touts Education and More

The Expo will feature plenty of vehicles and technology on the show floor as well as an expanded educational program covering an array of topics, including safety, compliance, accessibility and finding cost efficiencies.


July 29, 2014

N.Y. MTA investing in additional safety measures

Its 2015 budget includes $84 million in safety initiatives, and safety investments will total $363 million over the entire 2015 to 2018 four-year Financial Plan. The MTA Board will vote on next year’s final Financial Plan in December.


February 26, 2014

TAPTCO releases Safety Leadership training course

Once completed, the leadership will understand the actions they can take to improve the behaviors of drivers to avoid unsafe acts and “Do It Right, the First Time, Every Time” in every function they need to perform.


January 30, 2014

HDR increases partnership with WTS International

A historically Champion-level partner in support of the association, HDR has announced it will increase its partnership with WTS to the Trailblazer level.


January 28, 2014

Airport transportation fuels James River Transportation's growth

In November 2013, METRO Magazine spoke to Stephen Story about James River’s top-notch driver training and safety programs.


September 26, 2013

Chicago transit needs to take politics out of hiring, official says

Former U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald voiced his concern during a meeting of a transit task force. The task force formed in response to allegations by former Metra CEO Alex Clifford that two Metra board members conspired to get rid of him because he would not “play ball” on patronage requests.


May 6, 2013

Transit systems coping with spike in violence against bus drivers

Many are taking preventive actions, such as training, and providing assistance to operators in the aftermath of an incident.


February 28, 2013

Silverado Stages completes innovative driver training

The program delves into the psychology of group travel, illustrating how critical the driver’s role is to the success of a group tour.


January 11, 2013

FTA releases $7M in transit workforce development funds

Seventeen organizations will receive grants to help public transit agencies, institutions of higher education, nonprofit organizations, and Native American tribes train a future generation of transit professionals, by promoting training opportunities in emerging technologies and encouraging young people to pursue careers in public transportation.


December 20, 2012

NTSB offers new accident management course

The course, scheduled for February 5 and 6 in Ashburn, Va., will examine core principles for managing the transition from first response and life safety operations to the decedent recovery and identification process.


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