Crosspoint Kinetics offering special financing program

Fleet owners and managers can choose to retrofit their existing fleet with the Kinetics Hybrid or order it to be installed on new vehicles. They can also use the program to...

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Driver who struck Calif. bus sentenced to year in jail

In addition to his jail and probation sentence, the driver, who was drunk when he struck a SamTrans bus last January, must pay restitution to six victims, $7,341 to one and an amount to be determined for the other five.

Alstom, Thales win Hong Kong CBTC contract

The extensive project will equip seven MTR lines with the latest Communications Based Train Control technology, safely adding capacity, reliability and maintainability on the existing infrastructure system.

10 years after deadly crash, Metrolink tightens up safety focus

Upgrades include “sealed” grade crossings, safer railcars and locomotives, automatic train stops and the nation’s first onboard rail video cameras. They also include the nation’s first Positive Train Control system, expected to fully roll out by spring.

Brampton Transit to test safety shields for bus operators

The clear portion of the shields being tested on Brampton Transit buses are made of AS-2 certified materials (glass or glass-polycarbonate), which are able to withstand a significant amount of force, and reduce glare and reflectivity.

Quester Tangent on track to become a certified supplier for NYCT

Will design and install its train control and monitoring and diagnostic (MDS) system on an NYCT R142 subway car for a 12-month demonstration period.

East Coast transit agencies brace for storm, urge customers to stay home

Snow may fall at a rate of up to 4 inches per hour and visibility may be reduced to zero, according to a statement released by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's office.

Radio encryption blamed for failure in deadly D.C. tunnel incident

The failure of D.C.'s Fire and EMS radios inside the tunnels appeared to be a major flaw, but Metro now says there was nothing wrong with its radio antennas or repeaters in the underground station and tunnels. An initial report from D.C. Fire and EMS said Metro was notified about problems with the radios four days earlier

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