LIRR takes steps to curb employee thefts

Steps include increasing video surveillance, vehicle tracking and restricting employee parking.

Denver RTD increases railcar entry space for wheelchairs

The entry space on its FasTracks commuter-railcar will be increased by a foot to prevent wheelchairs from becoming stuck in the space as cars prepare to leave the station.

D.C. Metro unveils next-gen strategic plan

The plan, called Momentum, prioritizes items such as developing a next-generation communications infrastructure; acquiring additional railcars, power capacity and yard storage to operate all eight car trains during peak periods; and completing the Metrobus priority corridor network to serve more riders faster.

Amtrak adds hearing loop tech.

Company offers a variety of accessible travel services to passengers with disabilities and is working to further improve the accessibility of its facilities and train equipment.

Cubic acquires NextBus

The acquisition broadens Cubic's portfolio of transportation solutions. NextBus' customers include the major metro systems in Los Angeles, Toronto, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Boston, as well as many well-known small and mid-sized transit agencies, universities and colleges.

Ind. Senate to consider mass transit legislation

It calls for the expansion of Marion County’s under-funded bus system and a rail line.

SEPTA releases annual sustainability report

Agency has seen more than 10% reductions in water and energy intensity. Work on the social goals has resulted in the hosting of four farmers markets on SEPTA property. Economically, sustainability efforts have helped control operating expenses.

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