Topic : privatization

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The state of national rail franchising in the UK

Mobility| October 23, 2018

There are roughly 20 franchises, but these have varied over the years as the government has taken differing views of how most effectively to manage the myriad of train services.

MARTA to privatize paratransit operations, maintenance

Accessibility| November 16, 2015

MV Transportation will operate and maintain the Mobility fleet. The contract requires the company to keep its on-time performance rate at 90% percent or higher, while at the same time reducing the number of customer complaints and trip requests that are denied

Government Issues| July 24, 2015

Lynx CEO to leave post Aug. 31 to helm CATS

The Lynx board, which estimated finding a replacement could take 90 days, said it has no interest in bringing in a private manager to run the system -- a suggestion by local lawmakers.

Bus| June 28, 2012

D.C. explores privatizing streetcar, bus circulator

DDOT said the system would cost about $1.2 billion to build and equip with 50 streetcars, and about $65 million a year to operate. Operating and maintaining the Circulator buses would cost about $70 million a year.
Bus| March 15, 2012

Saving Detroit's public transit via privatization

In January, Andy Didorosi bought three buses and began to organize the Detroit Bus Company — a private transit operation that is completing its regulatory papers now and expects to start service in late April.
Rail| July 12, 2011

NEC privatization plan lacks details about trackage fees

Experts and advocates say the proposal doesn't offer protection for New Jersey Transit and its sister commuter lines in the event that a private operator hikes track rates and fees, which would result in higher fares.
Bus| April 29, 2011

N.Y. MTA votes to end Long Island bus contract

The decision follows a recent public hearing where riders voiced opposition to the privatization plan.

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