Colo. BRT project controls growth, cultivates development
In addition to improving mobility in the region, Fort Collins, Colo.-based Transfort’s new BRT route, the MAX, will help manage growth and spur economic...
Q&A: Shuttle Service Providers Talk Efficiencies, Hurdles
Converting to alternative fuels is one popular savings tactic, while recruiting and retaining great drivers is a shared concern.
2014 BRT Survey: Projects Abound, Bring Economic Benefits
Connecting to jobs and other transit modes as well as supporting economic development were big boons cited. Last year’s sequestration hurt some projects, but...
Husband and Wife Team Named Motorcoach Operator of the Year
Spotting opportunities in difficult times and diversifying their products to meet customers’ changing needs has made Larry and Lorna Hundt’s tour and coach...
Utah creates Google Glass transit tracking app
A small group of UTA riders who are part of Google’s Glass Explorer Program are testing OnTime for Glass, which provides customized real-time arrival...
As Mobile Ticketing Makes Strides, E-fare Tech Ramps Up
More agencies are going mobile with fares. As many others plan to replace aging fare collection equipment, they take steps such as open fare and closed-loop...
Transit partners to offer first-, last-mile options
In January, Portland, Ore.’s TriMet began offering another transportation option after creating a new joint program with car sharing company Zipcar Inc., while...
Business Stable, Strong for Motorcoach Top 50
While business was up for 62% of survey respondents, this percentage is lower than the last two years. However, the average increase operators experienced came...
2014 Innovative Operators: VIP Tour & Charter Bus Co.
Portland, Maine operation is staying small and adapting to new ways to reach customers for the long haul.
‘Rapid’ Growth Showcases APTA Chair’s Skills
Peter Varga’s theme for his year as chair is “America’s Future is Riding on Public Transportation.” This is reflected in his success at accommodating increasing...