May 20, 2013
The agreement provides for the implementation of new procedures for communicating critical information between Veolia, its maintenance subcontractor, Bombardier Transportation and NCTD, and the early identification of risks within Sprinter operations and maintenance.
May 9, 2013
Under the new contract will partner to invest in facility upgrades including a new Methane Detection System, additional bus bays for maintenance, additional office space and a more efficient inventory parts room.
August 2, 2012
The contract, which went into effect on July 1, 2012, is for one year with four one-year options.
July 18, 2012
The new five-year contract began July 1, 2012 and has two one-year options.
May 3, 2012
Charles “Steve” McClarty brings with him 39 years of railroad safety and operations experience in the rail industry. He held various positions with Amtrak in the Midwest and most recently, while at the Illinois DOT, he served as the Bureau Chief.
April 17, 2012
Working out details with Veolia Transportation Services, the city of Tempe, Metro light rail and the Regional Public Transit Authority to offer three days of free transit service in June or July to make up for the inconvenience of a strike that affected about half of the agency's 101 bus routes.
December 21, 2011
The transit system transports 31 million bus passengers and 280,000 paratransit passengers each year and has been managed by the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority since 1973.
October 25, 2011
Funding will enable patrols of Sun Tran’s transit facilities, with more than $200,000 of this funding dedicated to pay for Tucson Police Department personnel over the next three years. The grant also funds a public awareness campaign to educate riders on transit safety and security.
August 25, 2011
Bus company negotiators and union drivers will resume talks in an attempt to avert a strike. Nearly all of the system’s drivers voted to reject a labor contract proposal and authorize a possible walk out, due to a dispute over wages, health insurance and sick leave.
August 8, 2008
Headquarters will house approximately 60 executive managers and administrative personnel from four operational groups focused on passenger transportation
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