Bus' rooftop garden can be watered by A/C

The greenery, featuring small shrubs and herbs, is planted in a lightweight hydroponic foam.

Calif. bus systems may lose more than $60M in federal funds

Omnitrans and Riverside Transit Agency may lose approximately $30 million each in funds from the Federal Transit Administration because of union concerns over a new state pension reform law. As a result, the Department of Labor put a hold on the grant funding.

SMART GM offered top Southeast Mich. RTA post

John Hertel was one of three finalists, which also included Al Martin, former deputy commissioner of the Connecticut DOT, and Larry Salci, former president/CEO of the Bi-State Development Agency in St. Louis.

Wireless charging electric bus debuts in South Korea

Technology enables electric vehicles to transfer electricity wirelessly from the road surface while moving. Power comes from the electrical cables buried under the surface of the road, creating magnetic fields.

Federal, local officials open new Ohio transit center

The U.S.DOT provided $20 million for the $25 million project through the TIGER grant program. The remaining cost was covered by local funding sources.

DART to commemorate 30th anniversary of vote

In August 1983, more than 101,000 people, out of 175,000 voters, cast their vote for transit. In Dallas County, it was the largest turnout for a referendum to date.

Rotary Lift has all lifts recertified

The new standard updates its predecessor, ANSI/ALI ALCTV-2006. To be ALI Certified, a lift must be third-party tested by an independent testing lab to verify that it meets the current standards.

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