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WA: Sound Transit's New Angle Lake Light-Rail Station to Open Sept. 24

Aug. 25--Sound Transit's new Angle Lake light-rail station will open Saturday, Sept. 24, the agency announced Wednesday. The stop south of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac is projected to add 5,400 daily boardings to the 21-m

VIA Takes Bold Steps in Vision 2040 Long Range Plan

The VIA Metropolitan Transit Board of Trustees on Tuesday unanimously approved the VIA Vision 2040 Long Range Plan, a blueprint for the future of public transportation in the region.

David Riposo Named Chief Financial Officer of Cincinnati Metro

He is responsible for overseeing the organizations $93.7 million operating budget, capital program, grants administration, financial reporting, treasury management activities and investments.

Port Authority of Allegheny County K9 Officer Honored

The American Kennel Club (AKC) announced its AKC Paw of Courage award recipients and included in this year's list is K9 Officer Aren of the Port Authority of Allegheny County Police Department in Pennsylvania.

Secure Bicycle Parking Provides First-Last Mile Option

How can transit agencies provide a critical link through first-last mile collaboration in a cost-effective manner?

Axiomtek 18.5-inch Multi-touch Panel Computer Ideal for Infotainment and Light Industry Applications

Axiomtek has introduced the GOT3187WL-834-PCT, an 18.5-inch fanless multi-touch panel computer for infotainment and light industry applications.

New Counterbalance Hinge from Southco Makes Heavy Lids and Panels Feel Lightweight

Southco Inc. has recently expanded its successful line of position control hinges with the addition of a new hinge designed to assist the lifting and positioning of heavy lids and panels.

Bombardier wins service and maintenance contract for LNVG regional trains in Germany

Bombardier Transportation has received an order from German regional rail authority Landesnahverkehrsgesellschaft Niedersachsen (LNVG) to provide rail vehicle service and fleet maintenance.

Jilin Midas wins aluminium-alloy contracts for high-speed and metro trains in China

Subsidiary of Midas Holdings Jilin Midas Aluminium Industries (Jilin Midas) has won two supply contracts worth RMB53.8m ($8m) from rail customers in China to be equipped on its high-speed and metro trains.

Goldschmidt Thermit Group Acquires Swedish Road-Rail Vehicle Manufacturer

The Goldschmidt Thermit Group based in Leipzig, Germany is expanding in Scandinavia. The global leader for continuous joint welding and the maintenance and repair of rail systems has acquired SRS Sjölanders based in Osby, Sweden.

More than $2.3bn planned for public transit investments in Canada

The Governments of Canada, Ontario, and a number of municipalities have agreed to provide more than C$2.97bn ($2.3bn) in combined funding to improve public transit systems across the province.

Podcast: Putting Dallas Back Together Again

Patrick Kennedy comes on the podcast this week to talk about what’s going on in Dallas. We discuss the highway removal campaign known as A New Dallas and the recent Texas DOT CityMap Plan to re-imagine the freeways and roads in the city’s downtown. Show More Summary

CASA director of safety Skidmore resigns after less than two years

If Australia wants to retain its international safety level at the top level, the Government will need to act promptly to remedy issues in CASA The post CASA director of safety Skidmore resigns after less than two years appeared first on Plane Talking.

Automakers “Take Different Routes” in Designing Self-driving Cars

The Washington Post reports, “Cars capable of driving themselves may be on the showroom floor sooner than you think, but whether they should come with all the current essentials — including a steering wheel and pedals on the floor —Show More Summary

European Toll Road Operators Take on EU Directive

ITS International staffs a meeting of the Association of European Toll Road Operators, reporting that members are targeting legislation, “… which has yet to be ratified by many EU member states, redefines concessions and specifies that...Show More Summary

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