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Q&A: Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Linda S. Watson

Q&A: Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Linda S. Watson

In September, the agency was one of the inaugural winners of METRO Magazine’s Innovative Solutions Awards at BusCon 2015 for its real-time bus and rail tracking initiative. METRO recently spoke to Watson about that project, as well as the first five years of her tenure and the industry’s opportunity to grow its profile in communities across the nation, including in Austin.

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Best-Value DBOM Contracting Optimizes CNG Infrastructure for Transit Fleets

Best-Value DBOM Contracting Optimizes CNG Infrastructure for Transit Fleets

There is no one-size-fits-all for CNG infrastructure solutions, because different transit fleets face different needs, capabilities and constraints. But, transit agencies can capture significantly higher performance at lower costs and in less time by using best-value DBOM contracting when compared to using a traditional least-cost DBB model.

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2015 Top 100 Transit Bus Fleets Survey

Oran Viriyincy

While ridership continues to grow across the industry, many transit agencies are focused on ways to grow millennial usage, including the addition of USB charging stations, Wi-Fi, and real-time bus arrival technologies, as well as targeted advertising and marketing campaigns.

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Q&A with Jacksonville Transportation Authority CEO Ford

Prior to joining JTA in December 2012, Ford lead Atlanta’s MARTA and the San Francisco MTA. He...

As CEO of the JTA, Nathaniel P. Ford Sr. leads an agency with an annual budget of $230 million and 850 employees, which provides transportation planning, road and bridge construction and transit services for the Northeast Florida region. Among his most recent accomplishments is the development and implementation of the Blueprint for Transportation Excellence (BTE) strategy that lays the foundation for JTA to become a regional, multimodal transportation leader in Northeast Florida.