In the retail world it's called "shrinkage." In the transit industry, it's called "fare evasion."
Like several other transit agencies across the country, the Transit Authority of River City (TARC) will be adding hybrid-electric buses to its fleet.
Every three years, the transit industry holds its own version of the World Cup. Sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association, this year's Annual Meeting and EXPO will be held Sept. 21 to 25 at the Las Vegas Hilton and Las Vegas Convention Center.
Introducing procurement reform means defining the issues and getting buy-in from the industry. Here is what's currently being done.
President Bush signed into law a bill that could force bus and motorcoach companies to compile detailed information on their passengers before crossing the U.S. border.
With increasing traffic loads and distractions (e.g., cell phones), motorists are crashing into the backs of transit buses at an alarming rate.
Fare evasion and counterfeit fare media are pilfering from transit system coffers on a regular basis. Find out how agencies are taking aim against fraud with the redirection of manpower, security-enhanced fare media and the imposition of fines.
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Despite being in the frontline of hundreds of attacks, bus drivers have stopped short of withdrawing their services.
After several years of moving in fits and starts, bus rapid transit is beginning to generate some momentum — well, if not momentum, at least serious discussion.
Refining and improving demand-response service is a never-ending challenge. Advances in vehicle tracking have helped, but other areas to scrutinize include staffing, eligibility screening, driver recruitment and customer amenities.