Rail

Amtrak, Md. MTA install new LED info board

Posted on March 16, 2011

Amtrak and the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) partnered with other Washington Union Station stakeholders to install a new LED train information board in the Main Hall of Washington Union Station.

The board is now in operation and marks the culmination of a two-year, $1.9 million project to upgrade signage throughout the station. The project was funded by the Amtrak/MARC Joint Benefits Capital Program.

Passengers entering Union Station can once again obtain train departure and arrival information from the Main Hall of the station. The train information board and nearly 60 new electronic signs were installed throughout the station. The new signs were also carefully developed to meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements and demonstrate a continuing effort towards improved customer service.

Additional funding for the installation of the train information board was provided by the Union Station Redevelopment Corp.

 

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

U.S. DOT makes $199M available for PTC implementation

The grants, which will be selected by the FRA and awarded and administered by the FTA, will help commuter railroads implement PTC, which prevents accidents and saves lives.

Hyperloop Tech. partners with Deutsche Bahn to create 'Innovation Train'

The project, which starts next week, will utilize Hyperloop Transportation Technologies crowdsourcing and community collaboration, while implementations will be financed by Deutsche Bahn.

MBTA faces federal complaint for cancelling late-night service

A group argues that the flawed data suggested the move would not have an overly burdensome effect on low-income and minority riders and that it should have taken steps to curb those impacts before ending the service in March.

Man struck dead on train tracks in Buffalo, N.Y.

During the investigation, it was determined that the man was laying on his back in the middle of the inbound side of a track on the south side, when a northbound train came down the track because the system was running on a single track.

Amtrak to launch new magazine in effort to rebrand

Will emphasize beautiful travel photography and long-form journalism to cast itself as an upscale brand and replace its current magazine, “Arrive,” which is more focused on celebrities, what’s-on content and regional destinations.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close