Topic : commuter rail service

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Denver RTD commuter rail campaign wins APTA AdWheel Grand Award

Management & Operations| October 16, 2017

This campaign resulted in over 255 million multimedia impressions over a three-month period, drew 100,000 people to opening events and introduced the phrase "Train to the Plane" into the public lexicon.

London rail, Twitter piloting live alerts for 'severe delays'

Management & Operations| June 14, 2016

Pilot of new information service to provide live notifications of severe delays directly to customers' mobiles or computers to alert them more quickly. First time that Twitter has partnered with a transport authority to provide live travel information to customers using this innovative approach.

Management & Operations| July 10, 2014

Grand jury report faults Calif.'s SMART oversight

At the outset of the economic recession, the rail agency failed to be inform voters about risks to its tax revenue projections.
Rail| March 14, 2011

Metrolink adds express trains

If the pilot program is successful, commuter rail operator will consider continuing the express service.
Rail| January 20, 2011

Caltrain faces $30M budget shortfall, drastic service cuts

Cuts could be as severe as a reduction in service to 48 trains that would operate only during the weekday commute. All other service would be eliminated including: weekday service outside the commute peak, weekend service and service south of the San Jose Diridon station. The schedule also would require the suspension of service at up to seven stations.
Rail| December 21, 2010

Innovative ads bring in revenue for Caltrain

Two types of outdoor advertising, train wraps and station saturation, have brought in approximately $100,000 this fiscal year.
Rail| November 16, 2010

Minn. commuter rail marks 1 year of service

Although riders are happy with the service, ridership is running about 5 percent below projections, which is expected to worsen to as much as 15 to 20 percent below projections for the rest of this year.

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