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.

Hyperloop One reveals vision for Dubai transport system

The company signed an agreement with Dubai RTA to study high-speed routes in the United Arab Emirates.

Fed review finds numerous safety violations on NJ Transit commuter rail

Violations include trains stopping too close to each other and workers using cell phones when they shouldn't have.

Feds extend comment period for speed limiting device rulemaking

The new public comment deadline of Dec. 7, 2016, will provide all interested parties sufficient opportunity to fully develop and submit comments and evidentiary materials to the agencies

Community Transit awards surplus vans to nonprofits

Twelve non-profit groups from Snohomish Country, Wash. will be able to provide more than 26,000 trips to foster children, the homeless, disabled veterans and low-income residents due to the agency's Van GO program.

Tramways have significantly lower CO2 emissions than BRT, study says

The study concluded that over a 30-year lifetime, a tramway system emits about 50 percent of the CO2 as a BRT system operated with diesel buses, and about 30 percent less CO2 than a BRT system operated with hybrid buses.

Phoenix held up as model for voters weighing $200B in transit measures

Mayor Greg Stanton, on the call organized by the Center for Transportation Excellence and APTA, talked about the city’s passage last year of an increase in the sales tax.

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