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Sound Transit Raises Fares, Approves Low-Income Fare for Link

The Sound Transit Board of Directors rolled through a series of momentous decisions Thursday afternoon. The agenda and links to back-up materials are available here. Video link is here. Low-Income Fare and General Fare Increase for Link Light Rail Only The Board followed the recommendation of Staff and the Board’s Operations and Administration Committee to […]

TheRide Awards Contract for Paratransit Services to Select Ride

The decision follows an evaluation period where TheRide staff, Local Advisory Council (LAC) Executive Board Members, and a consultant from RLS Associates evaluated responses to a Request for Proposals for paratransit service.

AAATA Board of Directors Decides on Propulsion Technology for New Bus Order

The delivery, which will include 24 low-emission conventional buses and three hybrid-electric buses, will be the first in a series that the AAATA will make over the next five years.

Milwaukee Alderman: A Big League City Needs Big League Transit

A Statement by Milwaukee Alderman Nik Kovac on the movement of the city's streetcar project.

ONVIF-Compatible Video Encoding Platform Promotes Upgrades

Second-generation solution further reduces cost and complexity of analog to IP transition.

HOK Appoints Regional Aviation + Transportation Leader in Houston

In this new role, Hui will direct the regional growth strategy for the A+T practice, provide project leadership, and build relationships with clients and strategic partners.

Why Buy a Portable AC?

  Does your AC ice up the rest of your home in its initiative to cool down that people location that gets all the sunlight? Are you searching for a much more practical alternative to a window air conditioning apartment? Attempting to prevent the cost of a split a/c system? If so, then purchasing mobile [...]

Westermo Ethernet Switches Help Restore Signalling Power to Minimise Train Delays and Disruption

Westermo is supplying 60 Lynx 110-F2 managed ethernet switches to Schneider Electric for use as critical components in its automatic supply restoration (ASR) systems.

Hitachi to provide its CBTC system and train set for Sentosa Express

Hitachi has been awarded a S$30m ($23.03m) contract from Singapore's Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) for a new wireless signalling system and train set to improve the Sentosa Express light rail system.

Singapore LTA launches Bombardier's Innovia automated people mover vehicles

The Singapore Land Transit Authority (LTA) has launched its first two new Bombardier-built automated people mover (APM) vehicles into passenger service on the Bukit Panjang light rapid transit (LRT) system.

Fatigue Load Spectra for Steel Railway Bridges Using Simulation and Field Data

Weighwell Engineering changed the concept of train weighing through inventing and designing a portable train weigher (PTW) which can be easily installed into a variety of track gauges and rail types. Today, we provide a variety of portable in-motion …

AirAsia X reported to be cutting back Australia flights

There are more signs of distress in the longer haul low cost part of the Australian international air travel market. According to Travel Mole, a UK based trade news service, AirAsia X has suffered a quadrupling of its losses on its A330 services to Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, and the Gold  Coast. It quotes an [...]

Service Diversions 11-20-14

Get a head start on your weekend travel plans as I have just updated the Service Diversions through all of next week. Make sure to follow @TransitBlogger on Twitter by clicking the button in the sidebar as I am using it more often. Also if you are into indie music make sure to follow @IndMusicReview […]

NYC Transit Thanksgiving 2014 Service Plan

Here is the Thanksgiving 2014 service plan for NYC Subways & Buses: New York City subways and buses will operate on a Sunday schedule on Thanksgiving Day. The closest subway stations to the start of the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade are the 1 at 79 St and the C at 81 St. There will […]

LIRR Thanksgiving 2014 Service Plan

Here is the Thanksgiving 2014 service plan for the Long Island Rail Road: For extended Thanksgiving holiday weekend, MTA Long Island Rail Road is ready with additional train service to get travelers where they want to go and off-peak ticket pricing they will find very attractive. Extra Trains for the Extended Four Day Weekend The […]

Legal Counsel - Employee and Labor Relations

San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) is now actively recruiting a Legal Counsel - Employee and Labor Relations. This position performs highly responsible professional and legal work as the legal advisor to RTD; organizes, coordinates,...Show More Summary

Metro-North Thanksgiving 2014 Service Plan

Here is the Thanksgiving 2014 service plan for the Metro-North: Metro-North Railroad is providing special service and extra trains throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Give thanks that you can take the train and avoid traffic, tolls, and all the other headaches that come with driving on one of the busiest travel holidays of the year. […]

SI Railway Thanksgiving 2014 Service Plan

Here is the Thanksgiving 2014 service plan for the Staten Island Railway: Staten Island Railway customers looking to get a head start on the Thanksgiving Day holiday will be able to catch earlier afternoon express train service on Wednesday, November 26 with MTA Staten Island Railway’s Early Departure Getaway schedule. Extra SIR trains will be […]

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