Consultant Roundtable: Leading the Charge to Capitalize on New Transportation Mindset
Nine industry experts weigh in on key transportation topics. Whether it is maintaining and growing ridership on public transportation or taking advantage of new...
Following string of incidents, FRA 45-day Metra investigation to focus on safety
Set to focus on Metra’s program of operational tests and inspections for all its operating crews, with special emphasis on training, qualification and testing o...
Practicum focuses on innovative funding, financing solutions
The event was hosted by APTA and CUTA and held prior to APTA’s Rail Conference in Montreal in mid-June.
2014 Top Rail Projects Survey
With a reported $16.5 billion in projects, New York City Transit again tops the list, with the amount of streetcar projects in North America continuing to grow....
Tech Report: Kinetic energy storage system increases efficient use of rail power
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority recently completed the installation of a VYCON kinetic energy storage system at Metro’s Red Line We...
How to Improve Motorcoach Customer Satisfaction
As competition gets tougher, many motorcoach operators are exploring ways to both maintain and grow their customer bases, including taking action on items menti...
Former T&I Chairman and champion of ‘intermodality’ Oberstar dies
James Oberstar, former chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee (T&I) and long-time transportation advocate, died in May at age 79.
2014 Bus Maintenance Survey: Technician Staffing, Training Issues Grow
METRO’s annual Bus Maintenance Survey sees a growth in workforce issues compared to the first three installments, while more than 60% of the agencies who respon...
MCI Making Series of Improvements to Flagship Models, Adding Setra Options
New 2014 Setra models feature new options, while J and D-Series models are in the process of adding features to lower cost of operation while enhancing reliabil...
Illinois transit group urges patent reform legislation
The call seeks to protect the industry, and subsequently other industries, from patent trolls — shell companies that purchase patents with no intention of innov...