FTA makes $9M available to improve rail transit, bus operator safety

Includes $7.3 million for new tech/designs for rail transit safety; and $2 million for projects that redesign transit bus operator compartment.

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Best and worst cities for commuting on public transportation

Boston's public transportation network, which allows riders to get nearly anywhere in the area within 30 minutes, ranked No. 1.

U.S. DOT makes $1B in BUILD grant funding available

The maximum grant award is $25 million, and no more than $100 million can be awarded to a single state.

NAIPTA Board names interim CEO/GM

Heather Dalmolin, who has been with the agency for 18 years, currently serves as Mountain Line’s Administrative Director.

NJ Transit makes major advancement of positive train control

The FRA has approved the agency to begin Revenue Service Demonstration of the safety technology.

U.S. DOE, Hyundai partner to assess hydrogen, fuel-cell tech

Access to data from real-world operation of hydrogen and fuel-cell applications and help guide future DOE research and development.

Alstom to buy Bombardier Transportation for up to $6.7 billion

The agreement would create the world's No. 2 train manufacturer and better take on China's CCRC Corp.

CUTRIC launches zero-emission bus research projects

Over $4.7 million in federal and industry funding will support low-carbon and smart mobility research in Canada.

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