20 most expensive public transit systems

The costliest bus ride ($5.12) was found in Oslo, Norway, while the most expensive train trip ($85.98) was in New York City, according to a UBS report.

Alstom presents rail vision at Innotrans 2012

Throughout the week, Alstom will be presenting its latest urban, sub-urban, regional, main line and freight trains, including solutions and services, through an impressive model which will be displayed at Alstom Booth #101, Hall 3.2.

Public transportation ridership up in 2nd quarter

All major modes of public transportation increased. Light rail and heavy rail saw the largest hike, with increases of 4.3% and 2.5% respectively.

N.Y. MTA updates website

The biggest change to the website is the expanded TripPlanner utility. Without even leaving the homepage, MTA customers now can get access to features that have proven popular but have not been accessible from the homepage.

Chicago RTA proposes transit improvement plan

The $2.5 billion initiative calls for issuing a series of bonds over the next five years, averaging about $500 million in capital improvement dollars each year. While each agency would be able to prioritize the projects to fund, the RTA has an existing list of backlogged projects it will reference before approving expenditures.

Top MARTA execs up for MBTA GM post

Finalists for the position are Beverly Scott, CEO/GM of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, and the agency's current deputy GM/COO, Dwight Ferrell.

MARTA, Apollo team for surveillance camera pilot

Each bus has 11 cameras; three outside and eight inside. There’s also a 17-inch, full-color monitor mounted behind the driver that lets customers view themselves and their surroundings in real time.

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