WASHINGTON, D.C. — National Public Radio reports that as flights all over Europe were canceled due to the Icelandic volcano eruptions, many travelers hopped onboard the many available rail options. To listen to the story, click here.
The light rail technology is applicable to small and medium-sized cities, heavy traffic routes, CBD’s and routes connecting tourist attractions in large cities, according to the company.
According to the report, the company said that the forgiven fines regarded maintenance issues, and that the MBTA agreed to waive them amid evidence that maintenance workers were pulled from their regular jobs to help shovel off tracks and shorten delays.
Each red and white streetcar will seat 125 passengers and feature Wi-Fi, vertical bicycle racks, and an HVAC unit. M-1 officials said that its delivery schedule and testing remain on schedule, with track testing set to begin later this fall.
The rail agency announced Sept. 26 that it was only then beginning to ramp up speeds on the railcars during safety testing. But with 11 weeks left before the new year, officials have not pegged when the cars will be tested at their fullest capabilities.
Will also be working with local communities to give them the opportunity to provide community-specific information to be displayed on the screens at no cost.
Receive latest news and stories
The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine
managing 10-50 company vehicles
Executive vehicle management
managing public sector vehicles & equipment
THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE
The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets
Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada
Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation