Nashville Mayor commits $7.5M for BRT system

Known as The Amp, the BRT project, one of Karl Dean’s most high-profile initiatives, is designed to help ease traffic congestion and provide better mass transit as the region adds a million new residents over the next two decades

TTC’s plan highlights safety, customer service

Strategic objectives include managing risks, protecting customers, contractors and employees, and minimizing impact on the environment; cultivating an empowered, customer-focused workforce; and effective, efficient asset management that delivers reliable services in a state of good repair.

New S.F. shuttle giving Muni some competition

Leap Transit, a new private shuttle service featuring leather seats, Wi-Fi and a cashless payment system, launched in mid-May.

Calif.’s Foothill Transit moves to in-house management

Executive board voted 5 to 0 in favor of establishing the agency’s first ever in-house management team and to amend the agency’s contract with Veolia Transportation. Will transition most of the current management team to Foothill Transit’s employ. The change is expected to save the agency approximately $1 million a year.

Micro BIrd G5 bus completes Altoona

Outperformed the competition on the interior noise tests with impressive results and got to the finish line with a clean slate on the body structure.

Albuquerque adds real-time phone updates

Commuters are able to send a text to a short code and receive the latest information on when the next bus will depart or possible delays incurred along certain routes.

Allison Transmission hosts APTA 2013 Bus Roadeo

An Allison-equipped hybrid test vehicle was used in the 12-meter bus competition, characterized by APTA as the “ultimate test of a bus operator’s driving skills.”

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