L.A. Metro wants local police, not deputies, to oversee system

The Sheriff’s Department, the sole agency policing the Metro transit system since 2003, has “poor system-wide visibility” and struggles to schedule enough deputies to meet required staffing levels, MTA says.

NJ TRANSIT rushing to meet PTC deadline

In a presentation given to State Transportation Commissioner Richard Hammer, the agency gave a March 2017 date for the expected arrival of two PTC simulators for employee training and accelerated installation of PTC equipment in rail vehicles to start.

Metrom Rail releases new PTC solution that takes alternative approach

Designed for transit lines that don’t share track with freight trains, the AURA PTC system provides collision avoidance, speed and signal compliance, precision berthing, and worker protection in both above and underground environments.

SmartDrive publishes collision operator analysis for transit

The SmartDrive Collision Snapshot for transit illuminates key observations that distinguish collision operators (those involved in at least one collision during the 12-month analysis period) from non-collision operators.

MBTA anti-sexual harassment campaign to help people with disabilities

The campaign’s message is that sexual assaults will not be tolerated on the T or anywhere else.

Amid FBI probe, Santa Clara VTA names new paratransit provider

The contract with MV Transportation will last for five months with the option to extend.

LA Metro makes T-Mobile cell service available on Red, Purple Lines

In addition to regular cellular service, emergency 911 calls can also be made by Metro riders. In the event of an emergency, riders are reminded to first contact the train operator via the emergency intercom system located on board trains and on station platforms.

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