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IN: Passenger Restrooms at Transpo Station Reopen

The restrooms at Transpo's South Street terminal opened Monday after being closed for several months.

NJ: Is NJ Transit Waiting Room Checkpoint Constitutional?

Want to sit down in NJ Transit's main waiting area at Penn Station in Newark? You're going to have to show your train ticket to a cop at a checkpoint first.

TX: Metro Drawing Up Long-Term Houston Regional Transit Plan

Feb. 20--A train going from downtown Houston to Galveston. Buses or trains running along Richmond Avenue. Light rail connecting the downtown to either of Houston's two major airports. Choose any Houston freeway, and someone living somewher

Ban Cars from Third, Now.

It’s time to make Third Avenue into Seattle’s first transit mall.  Tomorrow.  Or, at least, late next year, once the remaining buses have to leave the downtown tunnel.  The City of Seattle should ban all non-transit motor vehicles from Third, 24/7.  Banning cars completely would: Increase the bus capacity of Third Speed up bus travel Allow more efficient […]

Sound Transit System-Wide Ridership Jumped 23 Percent in 2016

Nearly forty-three million people rode Sound Transit trains and buses in 2016, a 23.1 percent system-wide increase over 2015.

Donated TransLink Compass Cards will Benefit Local Children and Families in Partnership with United Way

The value of the donated Compass Cards will be converted into transit passes to help children, families and seniors at United Way-funded social service agencies. For vulnerable families, the ability to travel worry free can be a huge asset.

TfL's Response to RAIB February Interim Report on Tram Derailment

The following is a statement from Mike Brown MVO, London't transport commissioner in regards to the London tram derailment on November 9.

TX: Cap Metro, Fighting Ridership Slump, Nears an Overhaul of Bus System

The transit agency board late this month will likely approve a Connections 2025 plan that calls for eliminating, replacing, rerouting or changing the frequency of all but three of the agency's 80 or so bus routes over the next couple of years.

CA: Feds Delay Grant Approval for Bay Area Rail Electrification

Federal Transit Administration has put the brakes on a $647 million grant to help pay for electrification of a commuter train system on the San Francisco Peninsula that was considered a key part of extending California's planned high-speed rail line to th

WA: By Bus and by Train Sound Transit Ridership Rises 23 Percent in 2016

Nearly 43 million people rode Sound Transit trains and buses in 2016, with light rail ridership up 65.8 percent for the year.

CA: SMART Rolling Toward Larkspur, Despite San Rafael Protests

Two firms have submitted plans to build the extension, which will be reviewed in the coming weeks, Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit officials said. Construction could start as soon as summer, with service by 2018.

NC: Vote on Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Gives Orange County Pause

Orange County's commissioners want more information before voting on the updated $2.5 billion Durham-Orange Light-Rail Transit project and its financial plan.

OH: Cities Reap Benefits of Bus Hubs

Making bus transfers safer and more pleasant for passengers is the main benefit regional cities cite when building new central transit stations in their downtowns, but they are not the only ones.

Kadfire-Graphic Design, Print and Digital Information Systems for the Railway Industry

Kadfire provides innovative passenger information solutions, as well as graphic design, digital printing, web development and transport data services.

Network Rail to reopen Settle to Carlisle railway ahead of schedule

Engineers from UK Network Rail have made considerable progress to reopen the major Settle to Carlisle service next month, earlier than planned.

Victoria to remove three congested level crossings on Frankston line

The Government of Victoria in Australia is set to remove three more dangerous and congested level crossings on the Frankston line, with further plans to build two new stations.

French Government and Alstom report progress made at Belfort site

The French Government and Alstom have presented the progress made for railway maintenance and industrial activities at the company's Belfort site.

WA Lawmakers Open Debate on I-5 Bridge Replacement Push

The Columbian staffs the introduction of  “process” legislation [SB 5608] that would “… would make replacing the Interstate 5 Bridge a project of statewide significance…” which was described as “the first step in a ery, very long journey ahead….” The post WA Lawmakers Open Debate on I-5 Bridge Replacement Push appeared first on Toll Roads News.

India Toll Road Operators Have Not Been Compensated for Losses as Result of November Demonetisation Exercise

Bloomberg Quint reports, “For 23 days after the prime minister announced the demonetisation exercise on November 8, toll collection remained suspended across the country. It has been two months since collections resumed but operators...Show More Summary

Mass Pike AET “Glitch” Results in Past Due Collection Notices Being Issued

WFXT looks at a “glitch” in the Mass. Pike’s AET system that resulted in some motorists receiving “past due” collection notices even though some of those accounts were previously suspended. The post Mass Pike AET “Glitch” Results in Past Due Collection Notices Being Issued appeared first on Toll Roads News.

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