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Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authorit

Feds, city officials celebrate N.Y. transit center opening

The RTS Transit Center in Rochester, N.Y. will connect residents of the eight county RTS service area to important destinations such as the University of Rochester, Rochester Institute of Technology, the Museum District, and a variety of options for shopping and dining.

Rochester's bus system getting a facelift

CEO Bill Carpenter said the new look also reflects an agency going through many other changes, including its flagship project, the Downtown Transit Center — a $50 million bus terminal.

N.Y. agency exercises New Flyer options

The 19 option buses are exercised options from a five-year contract. Once the options are exercised, 77 options remain under this contract and are included in New Flyer’s backlog.

New Flyer wins N.Y., Seattle contracts

New York’s Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority exercised options under an existing contract for 20 60-foot heavy-duty Xcelsior articulated clean diesel buses. Meanwhile, Daimler Buses North America assigned to New Flyer its contract with Seattle’s King County Metro Transit to build up to 381 Xcelsior heavy-duty 35- and 40-foot diesel-electric hybrid buses.

Coming Back from the Brink to Achieve Success

By revamping routes, boosting state aid levels and increasing locally generated revenues, the Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority managed to turn around a projected $27.5 million budget shortfall.