Topic : rail

291 - 300 of 312 Previous Next

Transportation's Green Future on Display at APTA EXPO

Accessibility| December 1, 2008
Previous EXPO themes of security took a back seat to issues such as fuel prices and global warming. Major evidence of this shift was the dominant presence of hybrid vehicles on the show floor, as well as other eco-friendly product offerings. Off the show floor, session topics focused on dealing with rising operational costs, federal reauthorization, public-private partnerships, customer service and sustainability.

Oregon Ironworks builds first U.S.-built modern streetcar

Rail| December 1, 2008
The first modern streetcar built in the U.S. should be in service in Portland by the beginning of 2009.
Bus| December 1, 2008

Streetcar Systems Ready for Resurgence and Hungry for Money

As numerous cities are looking to reap the benefits of implementing streetcar systems, such as urban redevelopment and enhancing pedestrian mobility, many face hurdles when it comes to qualifying for Small Starts funding. Portland and Seattle serve as models for other cities looking to build projects without federal help.
Rail| November 20, 2008

Parvus wins Kawasaki order

Kawasaki Rail Car Inc. has ordered 150 DuraMAR 1000 routers for installation on new M-8 passenger railcars.
Accessibility| November 19, 2008

METRO Briefs

Canada rail looking to sell videos, music online. Calif. high-speed rail plans uncertain. Paratransit service considered crucial, costly.
Rail| November 17, 2008

Bombardier to assemble Siemens train order

Initial firm order is valued at approximately $214 million and covers the procurement and manufacturing activities for the painting, end-assembly and testing of the vehicles, as well as the commissioning to the end-customer, Belgian National Railways.
Rail| November 13, 2008

DHS announces new rail security standards

Final rule will require freight and passenger rail carriers to designate rail security coordinators and report significant security concerns to the Transportation Security Administration.
Rail| November 10, 2008

N.Y. MTA exercises subway car options

With this order, the MTA is taking up the second option on a contract originally awarded to Alstom and Kawasaki in 2002. Alstom’s share of the latest order represents approximately $491 million and covers the production of 242 metro cars.
Rail| November 7, 2008

Bombardier wins Singapore contract

Contract valued at approximately $380 million for the design, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, testing, commissioning and delivery of the driverless MOVIA metro vehicles consisting of 3-car trainsets.
Rail| November 5, 2008

Voters approve more than $75B in transportation funds

Overall, 41 transportation ballot measures in 18 states appeared on ballots in 2008, 15 of which were decided earlier, leaving 26 measures in 15 states still to be voted on.

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation