Champaign-Urbana's MTD names new COO

Bryan Smith formerly worked at the Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority in Kent, Ohio. The agency is the public transportation provider for Portage County and Kent State...

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APTA: Public transportation riders save $9,069 annually

The savings are based on the cost of commuting by public transportation compared to the cost of owning and driving a vehicle which includes the Jan. 28, 2015 average national gas price — $2.04 per gallon — and the national unreserved monthly parking rate numbers.

Alstom Citadis Spirit light rail mock-up unveiled in Ottawa

lstom is supplying 34 Citadis Spirit vehicles and 30 years of maintenance services to the Rideau Transit Group that was selected to design, build, finance, and maintain phase 1 of the O-Train Confederation Line.

Calif.'s SunLine gets permanent home after 30 years

The agency had been working out of "temporary" portable offices since 1985.

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 refinance their current fleet vehicles or purchase new ones with the Kinetics Hybrid system installed.

Nova testing diesel-electric hybrid bus in Quebec

The E series LFS HEV will be tested for six months to document the benefits of its green technology, under the various propulsion modes it offers — diesel, hybrid electric or fully electric.

N.Y. Gov. proposes LaGuardia Airport rail link

The proposed 1.5-mile AirTrain line would follow the Grand Central Parkway and connect with the No. 7 subway line and LIRR at Willets Point, which is a roughly 30- minute trip from midtown transit hubs.

Ky.'s TARC launches all-electric Proterra fleet

The all-electric system - 10 buses and two charging stations - is an $11 million investment, with the bulk of funding from federal and state grants. Louisville Metro contributed $500,000. 

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