First Transit wins Chicago travel info contract

Will offer several service enhancements including an expanded Interactive Voice Response System scheduled for launch in July 2014, which will provide trip-planning information about riding the CTA, Metra and Pace, 24 hours a day.

CTA objects to credit rating downgrade

Moody’s Investors Service cut the Aa3 rating on $2.9 billion of the agency's sales tax revenue bonds one notch to A1, citing diminished political will to raise revenue amid growing capital needs. The transit agency countered that it has no plans to seek additional funding, and that sales tax, fare and other revenue is increasing.

Coalition urges Congress to retain transit commuter benefit

Getting America to Work is opposing a 50% cut in the transit benefit that is planned for Jan. 1. Current law allows workers and employers to pay up to $245 in monthly transit costs with tax-exempt dollars.

D.C. Metro breaks ground on Va. bus facility

Will feature new and more reliable equipment to improve the maintenance of 160 buses and accommodate newer, alternative fuel buses that require space and equipment that doesn’t exist at the current garage.

N.H. agency upgrades RouteMatch platform

Nashua Transit System is a public transportation provider offering fixed-route and demand-response services. The transit agency serves nearly 540,000 riders.

RTC Southern Nevada launches Wi-Fi, other high-tech initiatives

The service will be available through AT&T on 12 of its transit vehicles as part of a 90-day pilot program. Other high-tech initiatives include a paperless fare pilot program and a new smartphone app that allows commuters to record their commutes as part of the agency’s Club Ride program.

Foothill Transit to unveil new fleet branding

It is the first complete redesign in the agency’s 25 year history. The new design pays homage to the original blue striping and bright white exterior while adding green, to mimic the hills of the foothill communities and convey the message that the agency provides a green transportation option.

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