2014 Women In Transportation: Petra Mollet
October 16, 2014
Petra Mollet, the chief of staff for the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), didn’t plan for a career in the transportation industry. Her ambition, instead, laid in journalism, with her interests seeded by her studies in international relations and sustainability.
The Belgium-native came to the U.S. in her youth, but returned to Brussels after her studies and landed her first
APTA EXPO 2014 Show Floor Highlights
December 23, 2014
A look at some of the products on the EXPO 2014 show floor in Houston.
Practicum focuses on innovative funding, financing solutions
July 23, 2014
Hundreds of professionals from both the public and private sector gathered in Montreal for the International Practicum on Innovative Transit Funding & Financing — an in-depth, hands-on, and interactive workshop exploring new and non-traditional funding and financing tools for public transportation agencies.
The event was hosted by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA
IMPulse NC LLC attains APTA Gold recognition
April 28, 2015
IMPulse NC LLC, U.S. manufacturer of overhead contact system (catenary) hardware for the public transportation industry, achieved the Gold Level recognition under the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) Sustainability Program.
IMPulse is one of only two business members within APTA to reach the Gold Level for sustainability through the dedicated efforts of its employees who
Parsons Brinckerhoff earns APTA sustainability designation
December 16, 2014
Parsons Brinckerhoff was recognized by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) for its sustainability practices with a Silver designation, as part of APTA’s Sustainability Commitment program.
Public transit agencies and businesses that voluntarily participate in the APTA Sustainability Commitment program commit to implementing processes and actions that create continuous
Anthony Foxx visits APTA EXPO Exhibitors
October 16, 2014
During APTA's EXPO 2014, Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx visited five suppliers on the show floor: Mobility Ventures, Alstom, Route Match, Gillig and Wabtec.
Stand Up 4 Transportation with Phil Washington
April 9, 2015
Phil Washington, APTA chair and CEO of Regional Transportation District—Denver, speaks about the importance of long-term federal funding for public...
APTA: Public transit users save $9,394 annually
April 30, 2015
The annual savings for public transit riders this month is $9,394, according to the American Public Transportation Association's (APTA) April Transit Savings Report. Individuals who ride public transportation instead of driving can also save, on average, more than $783 per month, according to the monthly report.
The savings are based on the cost of commuting by public transportation
APTA Expo 2014 to highlight livable communities, international practices
May 16, 2014
The American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) triennial Expo, taking place in Houston from Oct. 12 to 15 at the George R. Brown Convention Center, will offer attendees more resources than ever on transportation’s role in forming more livable and sustainable communities as well as international best practices. Meanwhile, host agency Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Metro
Public Transportation users save $9,238 annually
February 26, 2015
This month the average annual savings for public transit riders is $9,238, according to the American Public Transportation Association's (APTA) February Transit Savings Report, with individuals who ride public transportation instead of driving saving, on average, more than $770 per month.
The savings are based on the cost of commuting by public transportation compared to the cost