SEPTA celebrates completion of reconstructed bus loop

The 33rd and Dauphin Bus Loop Improvement Project, a $4 million initiative funded by a competitive grant from the FTA, resulted in a full makeover of the facility, which is a key part of SEPTA's city bus operations.

APTA: Public transportation ridership hits 2.7B

In the second quarter, some cities saw ridership increases due to economic recovery, including Birmingham, Ala.; Los Angeles; San Francisco; Miami; Denver; Champaign-Urbana, Ill.; Chapel Hill, N.C.; Ithaca, N.Y.; Houston; Hampton Roads, Va; and Seattle.

FTA agreement helps ID Buy America-compliant products

U.S. companies that make or have the capability to make products for the transit industry that are particularly difficult to source or are currently unavailable in the U.S. will also be identified.

Pub Perspective: Consistent transit policy eludes administration

The administration needs to understand that these and many other actions contradict the president’s repeatedly stated desire to see public transportation grow and be part of needed economic change in the U.S.

2013 Women In Transportation: Lauren Skiver

Lauren Skiver achieved goals when she was tapped as the CEO for the Delaware Transit Corp., operating the DART First State statewide transit system, a mid-size property with 500 revenue vehicles, which also runs contracted commuter rail through SEPTA.

2013 Women In Transportation: Kate Riley

Born in Seattle into a fairly large family, Kate Riley had hopes of moving to Arizona to become a nurse. Instead, her father persuaded her to take management courses at a local college.

2013 Women In Transportation: Kristen Joyner

Like many other transit professionals, Kristen Joyner fell into public transportation while looking to change careers. Born in El Dorado, Ark., and growing up in a family of teachers, she taught piano and music classes and majored in voice and piano at Arkansas Tech University. Her goal was a career in music therapy.

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