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Report: More transportation upgrades needed for economic recovery

Bus| September 27, 2011
The economic recession has only provided a temporary respite from the growing congestion problem, according to a new study. When the economic growth returns, the average commuter is estimated to see an additional three hours of delay by 2015 and 7 hours by 2020.

Texas awarded $50M for rail improvements, HSR corridor

Rail| September 2, 2011
Will jump-start planning for high-speed rail between Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth, focusing on the Tower 55 project. The project will alleviate congestion at one of the busiest railroad intersections in the U.S., where ten freight and passenger rail routes converge and carry more than 100 trains per day.
University| May 23, 2011

Texas transit unveils rates for university riders

University of North Texas and other college students would pay $175 for a semester of local service or $250 for a semester of regional service from Denton County Transportation Authority. Faculty and staff would pay $250 for a semester of local service, or $340 for a semester of regional service. Some students and faculty argue that the pricing is too expensive.
Bus| May 6, 2011

NextBus to equip Fort Worth’s The T

The agency will use Real-Time Passenger Information Systems on a route featuring enhanced express services, using nine dedicated buses equipped with GPS units, and 17 LED signs installed at selected high-volume bus stops.
Accessibility| March 8, 2011

First Transit names Texas GM of the year

Brad Underwood currently holds the position of executive director for the Texoma Area Paratransit System. This recognition is given based on an individual's outstanding contributions to the public transportation industry.
Accessibility| January 20, 2011

Report: Traffic problems rising as economy rebounds

Key findings include a continued rise in congestion and commuter costs, and that public transportation saved travelers 785 million hours of delay, 640 million more gallons of fuel and $19 billion in congestion costs. APTA and T4 America leaders respond.
Accessibility| May 21, 2010

TTA awards First Transit employee

Since 1993, Zamora has been active in the transportation industry. She began management of the BUS in 1998 and currently oversees 84 employees and the operations of 22 fixed-route buses and 11 paratransit buses.
Bus| April 22, 2010

DART named best transit authority in Texas

The TTA award is given to a metropolitan public transportation system that has designed and implemented programs that demonstrate innovative concepts or effective problem-solving techniques.
Bus| November 17, 2009

Travelers Aid opens The T's transportation center

Services range from providing diapers and overnight toiletry packs to information on other essential travel services, such as where to replace a lost cell phone, rent a car seat, or fill a prescription, and referrals, maps and directions to stores, nearby restaurants and overnight accommodations.
Bus| October 1, 2009

Capital Metro's Gilliam to retire

Gilliam joined Austin, Texas-based Capital Metro in 2001 as deputy general manager/chief operating officer and was appointed president/CEO in 2002.

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