September 26, 2013
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
Many are taking preventive actions, such as training, and providing assistance to operators in the aftermath of an incident.
February 28, 2013
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
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
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.
November 22, 2012
Offers a number of online training resources available 24/7/365 for maintenance personnel including on-demand Grab ‘n Go Webcasts and easy-to-print Technical Tips. These resources provide helpful technical information ranging from reading electrical diagrams to engine emissions overview.
September 24, 2012
Working with Knott’s Berry Farm to help service animals and handlers get accustomed to navigating public buses. Handlers and service animals will have access to enter the theme park in order to train around large groups of people and various unfamiliar sights and sounds.
May 3, 2012
The officers have learned to use the “Find My iPhone” features, as well as similar applications that track down other brands of cellphones such as Droids and BlackBerrys.
May 1, 2012
Despite a down economy, operation realized enhanced financial performance for the current fiscal year through February 2012 as compared to the same period in fiscal year 2011.
March 21, 2012
The graduates join the ranks of a select group that works directly with customers and transportation managers to provide safe, reliable service. The new assistant conductors were formally inducted earlier this month during a ceremony at MBCR's training facility in Somerville, Mass.
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