Contractors: Not Just About Running Trains
Taking a one-stop-shop approach, these companies help enhance services by forming strategic partnerships with local companies and focusing on regional needs. Th...
Transit systems tap video’s storytelling ability to attract, inform riders
As a growing number of riders and the general public look to online videos for information and entertainment, some transit systems are producing their own video...
Transit systems work to preserve trees along rail lines
Transit systems planning rail lines, such as Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation and California’s Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit, are working with thei...
Metrolink Leads the Way as PTC Deadline Looms
The California rail system turns from tragedy to triumph as it moves toward completing positive train control installation on its rail lines by 2015. The expedi...
APTA Expo 2014 to highlight livable communities, international practices
The show floor will illustrate Expo 2014’s theme, “Powering Possibilities” with ample opportunity for public transportation professionals to participate in educ...
DART airport station set to open 4 months early
The five-mile Orange Line extension from Belt Line Station to the newly rebuilt Terminal A at DFW will bring the longest light rail system in the U.S. to 90 mil...
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 develop...
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 no...
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 oper...