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Automated and Connected Vehicle Tech Offers Promise for Transit Agencies

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Automated and connected vehicle technology has the potential to change all aspects of mobility and disrupt both public and private transportation as we know it. As Google, Uber, the automobile industry, and other organizations continue to make rapid technological advances in connected and automated vehicle technology, it is vital that public transit agencies consider these changes in their strategic planning.

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2016 Women in Transportation: Susan Dreier

As not only the leader of Pierce Transit, but as a transit advocate to the community, Dreier...

Sue Dreier began her transit career on the ground floor as a part-time bus operator for Lane Transit District (LTD) in 1990 in Eugene, Ore., as she went back to school to earn her BA in public administration while also raising her two daughters.

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Yale Turns to Hybrid Tech to Meet Sustainability Goals

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Recently, Yale University’s 23rd president, Peter Salovey, instituted a first-ever pilot program to put a price tag on the use of carbon, with prominent campus buildings and the university’s vehicle fleet playing a role in the intra-department carbon tax implementation.

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Both parties address infrastructure funding — poorly

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I wrote last time that, once again, everyone agrees that funding for infrastructure must be increased but disagree on how to pay for it. Since then, both major U.S. political parties’ platforms have been voted on in this presidential election year, and they were true to the previous pattern, but could not be more different this time.

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What to Look for When Choosing a Vehicle Wash System

What to Look for When Choosing a Vehicle Wash System

To keep both fleet and image squeaky clean, some key factors to consider are combining brushes with high-pressure water systems; knowing how many vehicles will need to be washed both today and tomorrow, and finding a system that is easy to use and maintain.