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Rail Service Planning, Prep for High-Profile Events

Security and Safety | August 7, 2019

The service plan is only successful if all departments collaborate early and often in meetings, table tops, and live dry runs to fine-tune it.

Fla.'s Palm Tran unveils bus honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Bus| February 8, 2018

The bus debuted at the 2018 MLK parade, sponsored by the City of Riviera Beach, Fla., in honor of Dr. King’s birthday on Jan. 13, 2018.

Management & Operations| August 28, 2017

Sound Transit bus, rail ridership continues growth

Link light rail drove the increase, growing 14.5% as more riders used the University Link stations at Capitol Hill and Husky Stadium for a top choice to get around.

Management & Operations| June 22, 2017

Minn. Metro Transit shutting down part of light rail system for 11 days

Maintenance project includes replacing sections of tracks, upgrading switches, and repairing concrete and overhead wires.

Rail| November 14, 2016

Metra ridership record set during Cubs' victory celebration

Ridership during the Cubs rally was 61% greater than that of the first Friday in November 2015, when Metra carried 285,078 passengers.

Mobility| October 5, 2016

Sacramento RT announces arena partnership with ridesharing companies

The agreement allows riders to get $5 off a ride to or from six selected light rail stations once the area's new basketball arena opens.

Management & Operations| July 19, 2016

[Video] San Diego MTS urges Comic-Con visitors to use service, mTicket

In preperation for this year's Comic-Con, San Diego MTS created a video touting its service and the mTicket as the best way to get to the convention center.

Management & Operations| September 11, 2015

N.Y. MTA, Port Authority adding services for Papal visit

Pope Francis will arrive in New York on Thursday, Sept. 24, and will have a full schedule of events across the city on Friday, Sept. 25, including afternoon Mass at Madison Square Garden.

Management & Operations| February 5, 2015

Super Bowl contributes to record Valley Metro ridership

Transit service to events included multiple layers of strategic activity to ensure success, including five days of enhanced light rail service to support rider demand and special bus service to and from outlying park-and-rides to provide added transit options.


July 12, 2013

From tee to green: SEPTA service an ace for U.S. Open spectators

How does a town handle a daily influx of 25,000 spectators all headed to the USGA’s 2013 U.S. Open? With streets surrounding the venue closed to traffic and no on-site parking, Ardmore, Penn. - a suburb of Philadelphia and home of Merion Golf Club -had a major ally to help move the masses — the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority.


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