Public transit users reduce crash risk by more than 90%, APTA study says

In the study, “The Hidden Traffic Safety Solution: Public Transportation,” authors reveal that transit-oriented communities are five times safer because they have about one-fifth the per capita traffic casualty rate (fatalities and injuries) as automobile-oriented communities.

FTA announces $211M in grants for new buses, facilities to improve bus service

Sixty one projects in 41 states, the Virgin Islands, and Indian Country will receive a share of nearly $211 million to replace, rehabilitate, and purchase transit buses and related equipment, and construct bus-related facilities.

First rebuilt Metra locomotive returns to service

Albertville, Ala.-based Progress Rail Services Corp. was awarded the contract in 2015 to rebuild 41 EMD F40PH-2 and F40PHM-2 locomotives to “like new” condition.

Transdev taps Rich Davey as VP, business development

Serving as Secretary/CEO of the Massachusetts Port Authority, and in Gov. DeVal Patrick’s cabinet, Davey led numerous initiatives to improve multiple aspects of transportation for the 6.7 million residents of Massachusetts.

BART ticketing AC Transit bus drivers who park at busy station

Technically, AC Transit drivers are supposed to park at a bus facility on the south side of town and take a shuttle to the BART station. They say that process can add up to an hour on each end of their day.

Wash.'s Intercity Transit to install Urban Solar LED lighting systems

The agency chose the company's RMS-60F model for its shelters and the PV-Stop for bus stop poles.

NTSB opens docket on 2015's Calif. Metrolink crash

The accident happened when a commuter train carrying 51 passengers and three crewmembers, collided with a 2005 Ford F450 utility service truck towing a two-axle utility trailer.

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