For Transit Operators: Facts About Epilepsy and Seizures

Approximately one in 26 Americans will develop epilepsy at some point in their lives, and as a result, may not be able to drive.

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Chicago agencies tap Cubic for integrated mobile app, services

The implementation is the first truly regional transit app in the U.S. and the first to integrate proof-of-payment (both visual inspection and 2D bar code scanning) mobile commuter rail ticketing with NFC fare processing for CTA rail and bus operations across both CTA and Pace.

N.Y. MTA: May derailment was result of overlooked defects

The defects included a broken plate, broken fasteners and a deteriorated tie, all of which should have been prioritized for repairs.

Grad students explore feasibility of Hyperloop system

From a design standpoint, one of the biggest challenges is how to integrate Hyperloop stations into the urban environment so people can travel to and from them quickly without waiting before boarding and take off like they do at airports, according to the report.

Bombardier wins 10-year Italian contract

With a top commercial speed of up to approximately 223 miles per hour, the V300ZEFIRO is the fastest train in Europe and its advanced, high acceleration delivers excellent travel times, even on winding routes.

Metrolink chief DePallo to step down

Under DePallo's leadership, Metrolink is now on the verge of becoming the nation's first passenger rail system to fully implement Positive Train Control. He will step down from his post effective January 2.

U.S. commuters wait approximately 40 mins. a day for public transit

 Not knowing when train or bus will arrive is number one commuter frustration, more than actual wait times, safety, overcrowding, and unfamiliar routes, according to a report by public transit app Moovit.

Rains, wind impact Bay Area morning commute

BART shut down its Montgomery Street Station in San Francisco about 7:20 a.m. because of a power outage that caused it to lose lighting on the platform level.The transit agency also reduced acceleration rates for all trains departing stations due to the rain.

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