Topic : Jacksonville Transportation Authority

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Jacksonville Transit, Clean Energy break ground on CNG station

Sustainability| April 2, 2015

Over the next five years, JTA will replace 100 diesel buses with CNG buses. Many of the buses will support JTA’s 55-mile First Coast Flyer bus rapid transit system.

2015 BRT Survey: Routes Tap Technology to Improve Regional Mobility

Bus| March 30, 2015

Fifty-four percent plan to use hybrid-electric propulsion for their vehicles, while 36% plan on using CNG. One-third plan on tapping clean diesel for their fleet and only one operator plans to use trolleys.

Government Issues| March 17, 2015

FTA awards Fla. BRT project $26M grant

The 9.4-mile Jacksonville Transportation Authority's North Corridor line is the second segment of a five-phased First Coast Flyer BRT system planned for the area. It will connect to the first BRT line in downtown Jacksonville now under construction and extend north to Interstate 295.

Management & Operations| February 24, 2015

How to Succeed in Implementing New Fare Technology

With a phased approach, agencies can make a smooth transition and also increase passenger convenience and flexibility, as well as boost ridership.

Sustainability| December 16, 2014

Clean Energy to supply Jacksonville CNG station

The deal, valued at $8.1 million, will also include facility modifications to accommodate the conversion of JTA’s buses from diesel to CNG.

Bus| November 18, 2014

Jacksonville breaks ground on BRT system

The First Coast Flyer BRT Downtown Project, nearly six miles long with 12 stations, is the initial segment of a five-phased BRT system planned for the Jacksonville region. The new service will operate in dedicated lanes during peak hours for a portion of the route.
Bus| September 30, 2014

Fla. agency moving forward with Clean Energy CNG contract

The agency plans to transition 100 buses from diesel to CNG over the next five years, including 40 buses that will serve the First Coast Flyer, JTA’s bus rapid transit program.
Accessibility| September 29, 2014

Fla. group adds FTA online resource center

TransPortal allows riders to plan for a taxi ride — complete with cost estimate — and use bus, rail, or paratransit, where available, to reach their final destination. The portal’s software then determines the possibilities and modes of transportation needed in the trip
Bus| August 29, 2014

Fla. agency approves route optimization, service change plan

The Route Optimization Initiative allows the JTA to overhaul the fixed-bus route system in Jacksonville, a part of a five-year strategic plan to enhance the economic viability of greater Jacksonville.
Bus| October 8, 2013

Jacksonville's CEO transforms agency in first year

In addition to streamlining management, Nathaniel Ford is also working on a route restructure, a bus rapid transit system and preserving the six-cent gas tax.

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