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December 11, 2013

Ottawa light rail to use automated fare system for stations

Will use turnstiles for major stations and replace Transpo personnel with computer help stations that will offer basic transit tips and let riders speak to an attendant.


September 23, 2013

St. Louis U. launches bus tracking app

The DoubleMap tracking service, which provides a web application for public transit users, was installed on all four of the campus shuttles.


August 27, 2013

Wash.-based transit testing 'MiFi' on buses

The free mobile Internet system from Verizon Wireless will be available on two buses until early September.


August 22, 2013

Pittsburgh Port Authority pilots real-time bus info

Riders can now view real-time locations for the P1 East Busway-All Stops bus route through the agency’s website. Equipment and real-time capabilities are expected for additional routes in early 2014.


July 17, 2013

Veolia wins NJ Transit contract renewal

The new Monmouth County Local Bus fixed-route service agreement is effective September 2013 and will run through September 2020.


July 15, 2013

Minneapolis Metro tracking fare evasion

Drivers on three of the agency’s busiest bus routes enter information into a computer when a customer doesn’t pay the full fare to pinpoint when and where people are not paying.


June 27, 2013

Chicago to launch contactless fare system in August

The Ventra system will offer transit customers the convenience and flexibility of a modern fare payment system, including faster boarding, account management and value protection.


June 27, 2013

Lawsuit filed against patent troll targeting public transit

APTA seeks to halt frivolous patent infringement claims against public transit systems throughout the country by two foreign companies stating they own or are the exclusive licensee of patents relating to arrival and status messaging systems for the transportation industry.


June 17, 2013

Lightning Hybrids, National Fleet partner for hydraulic tech distribution

Partnership will provide access to the hydraulic hybrid-drive system to fleets in New England and the Mid-Atlantic regions.


May 8, 2013

IMPulse catenary monitoring system honored by White House

The honor recognizes IMPulse for its patent-pending automated Catenary Safety Monitoring System, which improves the reliability and safety of commuter and light rail transit systems while reducing maintenance costs.


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