Study: Young Montreal residents stick with transit

Found that 43% of people from age 20 to 25 used only public transit to get to school or work in 2008, compared with just 36% in 1998. Study researchers say Montreal-area transit agencies could seize on the trend and make transit even more attractive to youth.

Critics question NJ Transit’s on-time claims

Transit advocates and commuters questioned the agency’s claim of a 91% on-time rate for November, when Superstorm Sandy impacted the coast line for weeks, putting many trains out of operation. The system is also facing criticism over how it calculated its 96% on-time record for last year.

LaHood wins WTS International award

The Navigator Award was created by WTS International to recognize the achievements of an individual or organization for extraordinary efforts to attract, retain and advance women in the transportation industry.

N.C. breaks ground on $24M bridge project

The Hopson Road Project is the first of 12 Piedmont Improvement Program projects dedicated to separating rail and highway traffic. The project will ultimately eliminate 50 crossings between Charlotte and Raleigh.

Pub Perspective: Remember the Economy

We need to redouble our efforts to get what the country’s economy needs passed into law, not just this year and next, but beyond, in the form of a stable source of revenue for the Trust Fund to fully fund the program.

'Smart' Telematics Solutions Increase Efficiency, Affordability

With the development of smart devices and open data platforms in the transit market, fleet efficiency solutions are becoming much more diverse. Rather than buying a telematics suite, customers can mix and match to keep costs low.

Passengers Seek More Ways to Pay Fares

Transit agencies across the country are discovering that passengers want to pay for fares the same way they pay for everything else — with their own bank cards or smartphones.

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