News Tagged With: trolley
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March 5, 2014

TriMet to send last iconic trolleys to St. Louis

Will lease the last two of Portland’s four old-fashioned trolleys to St. Louis. While critics say that getting rid of the iconic vehicles is regrettable, the transit agency says that with the new MAX Orange line it doesn’t have room to run the trolleys anymore and that they will have a better home in St. Louis.


August 5, 2013

Supreme's upgraded bus plant fully operational

Company also completely rebuilt, upgraded and expanded its bus division office space which houses production management, sales, purchasing and bus division engineering.


July 31, 2013

San Diego kicks off $660M trolley renovation

Modernizing the Blue Line, the most heavily used transit service in the region, with an average daily ridership of more than 50,000. The overhaul also includes raising 35 station platforms to accommodate low-floor vehicles, replacing outdated rail and overhead wires, and improving street crossings, switching, and signaling.


July 11, 2013

Despite cuts, Pierce Transit starts trolley service

The agency is trying to broaden its strategic direction amid budget issues. It is conducting a trial run of the trolley through September, and is getting funding support for the project from local business groups and the City of Gig Harbor.


January 10, 2013

San Diego transit launches trolley service

The new low-floor trolley service on the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System's Orange Line completes a $17 million renovation of Orange Line Stations. The agency’s Trolley Renewal project also included $271 million to purchase 65 new low-floor vehicles from Siemens.


November 19, 2012

Florida Tech. moving students with San Francisco trolleys

Unveiled its Panther Trolley System, with two routes and two San Francisco trolleys, in an attempt to offer a unique mode of transportation and make commuting across campus safer.


April 24, 2012

San Diego to add New Flyer buses, Siemens trolleys

Will purchase 53 new 40-foot low-floor compressed natural gas buses for $22.3 million and seven more low-floor trolleys for $26.9 million, in addition to 57 low-floor cars already on order.


January 18, 2012

Cleveland RTA ridership up

December 2011 marked the eighth month in a row of increased ridership throughout the RTA system.


November 28, 2011

CATS' trolley service for LSU football games a success

With more than 200,000 visitors to Baton Rouge for each of the home football games, "Trolley Rouge" is linking those visitors as well as locals to gaming and entertainment venues, restaurants and shops.


August 24, 2011

Charleston, S.C. adds iPad-powered mobile kiosk

The kiosks — installed on all twelve trolleys servicing the CARTA DASH routes — allow bus riders to interact with and search Slicker's popular City Slicker app, which provides users with a wealth of information about cultural sites and businesses.


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