San Francisco kicks off free rides program for seniors, people with disabilities

Following unanimous approval by the SFMTA board in January, the SFMTA has worked tirelessly to meet the city’s demand for this program. In just over one month, the SFMTA has processed more than 38,000 applications for the Free Muni program expansion.

Record 10.8 billion trips taken on public transit in 2014

Annual public transit ridership, the highest number in 58 years, increased even when gas prices declined by 42.9 cents in the fourth quarter.

Group accuses Montreal transit of ableism

The accusations stem from a human rights complaint by a rider who said a bus driver refused to lower the wheelchair ramp for her because she was using a walker and not a wheelchair. STM holds monthly meetings where they open the floor to citizens to ask questions directly to board members.

Mass. transit agency, non profit team for veteran call center

The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority Soldier On call center coordinates transportation for veterans and their families traveling to VA medical centers in Leeds, Mass. and Albany as well as Pittsfield’s VA clinic. Users can also coordinate work, education and shopping trips using existing routes.

Ann Arbor transit selects 3 candidates for top post

The three finalists include Matt Carpenter, Andrew Johnson and Marty Sennett.

Heath named Community Transit CEO

Emmett Heath served as Director of Administration at Community Transit for 10 years before taking over as CEO in an acting capacity last summer following retirement of the former CEO.

Maine school district likely to have students use public transit

Starting this fall, the roughly 2,000 students at Portland's three high schools will receive a Metro pass.

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