L.A. Metro wants local police, not deputies, to oversee system

The Sheriff’s Department, the sole agency policing the Metro transit system since 2003, has “poor system-wide visibility” and struggles to schedule enough deputies to meet required staffing levels, MTA says.

Calif. city creates shuttle service to transport, engage teens

The Teen Center was looking to boost its attendance and needed a safe, reliable way to get Glendora’s youth to the center, while the transportation division was looking for a way to engage and excite the community about public transportation services.

NJ TRANSIT rushing to meet PTC deadline

In a presentation given to State Transportation Commissioner Richard Hammer, the agency gave a March 2017 date for the expected arrival of two PTC simulators for employee training and accelerated installation of PTC equipment in rail vehicles to start.

Ballot measure defeat sends Mich. RTA officials back to drawing board

The 20-year, 1.2-mill property tax would have raised $4.6 billion for mass transit in Macomb, Wayne, Washtenaw, and Oakland counties.

Group trying to halt Utah BRT project files petition in court

The petitioners believe Provo and Orem officials violated the Utah Constitution by refusing to accept their referendum petition.

Uber, Lyft now able to operate in Tampa, Fla.'s Hillsborough County

The agreement means Uber and Lyft drivers will not be required to undergo the FBI fingerprint-based background check that the PTC wanted.

Voters pass 33 of 48 transportation ballot measures

Throughout the country in 2016, in 23 states and communities of all sizes, voters considered nearly $200 billion in local investment for public transportation at the ballot box.

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