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Flint MTA Saves Taxpayer Dollars, Reduces Pollution Adding Blue Bird Propane Autogas Buses

The recent delivery of 16 alternative fuel buses to the Flint, Michigan Mass Transportation Agency signals the largest rollout of Blue Bird Propane Visions for commercial use.

LA: New Orleans RTA Begins New Executive Director Search

Intent on establishing local oversight, the Regional Transit Authority will search for an executive director.

MD: One of County's Newer Electric TransIT Buses Catches Fire; Cause Being Investigated

The cause of a bus fire that closed U.S. 40 near the exit for U.S. 15 for several hours remained under investigation Tuesday afternoon, according to a county TransIT spokeswoman.

ME: Poll Shows Strong Voter Support for Maine Transportation Bonds

A majority of Maine voters favor issuing $100 million in bonds to improve transportation infrastructure, according to a new Portland Press Herald poll.

CA: Cell Phones May Face Backlash on New Sonoma-Marin Rail Line

Riding the sleek new train from Santa Rosa to San Rafael could leave passengers speechless if a proposed ban on cell phone conversations -- believed to be the first of its kind in the U.S. -- goes along for the journey.

MN: Revised Gold Line Still a Stinker, Citizens Group Says

Don't be fooled by the route change for the planned Gold Line bus project, says project opponent Linda Stanton of Woodbury.

Greater Dayton RTA Donates Worn Out Buses to Help Save Lives

Emergency first-responders will receive valuable hands-on training this Friday on how to rescue passengers in the event of an accident using retired RTA buses.

GoTogether Campaign Highlights Commuter Stories

GoTriangle has launched a new education and awareness campaign, GoTogether, sharing real commuter stories to inspire our community to seek viable travel options to work, school, doctor's appointments and other important places.

CT: Norwalk Redevelopment Agency Approves Transit Oriented District Plan

Amid continuing concern about gentrification, the Norwalk Redevelopment Agency on Tuesday approved a Transit Oriented District plan after being told it would have a chance to revisit the proposal.

NC: C-Tran Rebranded to GoCary Starting Oct. 1

Sept. 27--CARY -- Cary's transportation service, also known as C-Tran, will be rebranded to GoCary starting on Oct. 1, joining other transit systems in the Triangle that were renamed last year. New, higher capacity buses will hit the stree

CA: Santa Rosa to Seek SMART Quiet Zones

Santa Rosa took its first steps Tuesday toward establishing a quiet zone along the SMART train line, a move that could make life more peaceful for the thousands of residents and businesses along the commuter rail line and beyond.

WA: Group Launches Campaign for Fast Ferry Plan

Friends of the Fast Ferry recently began soliciting contributions and support for Kitsap Transit's cross-Sound ferry proposal.

IL: Elgin's New Senior Planner Starts Friday

Damir Latinovic comes to Elgin from the city of Evanston where he has been employed since 2013, most recently as the town's zoning administrator.

JV team with Granite secures $875m design-build transit contract in Hawaii

A joint venture (JV) comprising Granite Construction Company, Shimmick Construction and Traylor Bros has been awarded the Airport Guideway and Stations Design-Build Contract by the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation of Hawa...

Jakarta’s MRT: bringing relief to the world’s most congested city

Jakarta's traffic congestion is notorious for being the worst in the world, costing billions every year. Now a new Mass Rapid Transit project aims to ease the choked traffic and improve logistics costs in Indonesia’s capital city. Ahead of completion…

Frauscher launches new distributed acoustic sensing technology for railways

Austrian company Frauscher Sensortechnik has expanded its rail detection technologies portfolio with a new distributed acoustic sensing (DAS) technology product range.

Digital Solutions from ContiTech for the Mobility of Tomorrow

Digitalization is a pioneering trend, and not just for the passenger car industry. It is playing an increasingly important role in the development of new transportation concepts in the rail vehicle industry as well. "Digitalisation can make rail-boun…

Kelley Blue Book Poll Finds “Most Americans still deeply skeptical of fully autonomous vehicles”

The Verge reports, “Americans like the idea of self-driving cars, but are less willing to cede control of the steering wheel to a computer program, according to a new poll released today. An overwhelming majority, 80 percent, said humans...Show More Summary

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