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Broward County Transit takes residents to safety during Hurricane Irma

Security and Safety | September 18, 2017

Bus evacuation pick-up routes included people living along the beaches, in mobile home parks, and the homeless. BCT’s paratransit service also assisted with transporting their most fragile customers.

Fla. transit, motorcoach operators back to full service after Hurricane Irma

Security and Safety | September 14, 2017

The hurricane caused massive power outages, flooding, and blocked rail lines and roads across Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas.

Management & Operations| September 7, 2017

NJ Transit looks to purchase 25 acres to protect trains during flooding

Locomotives and railcars stored in two separate rail yards were damaged by flood waters following Hurricane Sandy in October 2012.

Accessibility| September 1, 2017

Capital Metro steps up to rescue those impacted by Hurricane Harvey

The agency was able to send five vehicles for the transport of 10 wheelchair passengers from a medical facility in Corpus Christi, Texas to a shelter in San Antonio. They are also offering free passes and travel training to those people that are in shelters in Austin.

Management & Operations| August 31, 2017

Exclusive: Houston METRO gives Hurricane Harvey service update

The agency was able to get about 20 bus routes back on line today along with a portion of its rail, according to a spokesperson.

Security and Safety | August 29, 2017

Hurricane Harvey: Red Cross mounts massive relief effort, how to help

Help people affected by Hurricane Harvey by visiting redcross.org, calling 1- 800-RED CROSS or texting the word HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation.

Management & Operations| August 29, 2017

VIA providing free service to hurricane evacuees

Thousands seeking shelter, assistance offered complimentary fares throughout VIA service area.

Rail| July 13, 2017

[Video] N.Y. MTA's New South Ferry Station

The South Ferry Terminal Complex, which was completely destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, was completely overhauled and now features retractable flood doors at station entrances and 6,000-pound steel marine flood doors throughout the station, as well as hardening of other entry points for water including vents, manholes, hatches, conduits, and air ducts. 

Mobility| June 13, 2017

Minnesota DOT to test use of autonomous bus in cold weather climate

Testing will start with warm and cold weather testing at MnROAD, MnDOT’s test track facility near Albertville, Minn. MnROAD is used by researchers from around the world to test road building materials and designs.

Bus| May 11, 2017

Proterra launches new diagnostic tool, cold weather package

A virtual mechanic, the Diagnostic Tool provides access to most of the vehicle’s operational features, including monitoring of the overhead charging system.

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