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Otis to provide elevators and escalators for Wuhan Metro Lines in China

United Technologies unit Otis Electric Elevator is set to provide more than 230 elevators and escalators for Wuhan Metro Lines 11 and 21 in Hubei, China.

Integrated Modeling of High Performance Passenger and Freight Train Planning on Shared-Use Corridors in the US

This paper studies strategic level train planning for high performance passenger and freight train operations on shared-use corridors in the US. We develop a hypergraph-based, two-level approach to sequentially minimize passenger and freight costs while scheduling train services. Passenger schedule delay and freight lost demand are explicitly

The Nexus between Infrastructure & Accessibility: Case Study Support

  (Center Identification Number: 79060-19) Principal Investigator Kristine Williams, Program Director Planning and Corridor Management Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) University of South Florida 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, CUT 100 Tampa, Florida 33620-5375 813-974-9907 This project was led by San Jose State University (SJSU), with research

Mode Choice Modeling Using Personalized Travel Time and Cost Data

 Microsimulation based frameworks have become very popular in many research areas including travel demand modeling where activity-based models have been in the center of attention for the past decade. Advanced activity-based models synthesize the entire population of the study region and simulate their activities in a way

Metropolitan Chicago Accessibility Mapping Project

Accessibility refers to the ease with which one can reach opportunities. It combines measures of mobility and land use and allows us to see what people can get to rather than how far or with what speed they can travel. Though accessibility and mobility are related ideas,

Florida TDM Clearinghouse

The Florida Statewide Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Clearinghouse provides technical assistance in support of Florida’s commuter assistance program to achieve Florida’s 2060 vision and goals as identified in the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) 2060 Florida Transportation Plan. The overall objective of the Clearinghouse is to improve

NY: Penn Station Redevelopment Plan from Cuomo Disparaged as 'Cosmetic'

Community groups from across the city slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo for his plan to sell the redevelopment of Penn Station to private companies.

ON: Orangeville Transit Introduces Mobility Cards

Orangeville Transit has introduced a mobility card for passengers with special needs. The card will be able to be used on one of Town's new 30-foot low-floor Vicinity buses.

IL: Metra Says New Lobbyist Contracts are Worth the $2.7 Million

Metra directors approved about $2.7 million in state and federal lobbyist contracts with six firms over a five-year period Wednesday.

Cubic to Highlight National Multimodal Connected Transport Test Bed at ITS Asia Pacific Forum

Cubic Transportation Systems has announced that Dirk Van de Meerssche, sales and marketing director of the Asia Pacific region at CTS, will provide an overview of the National Connected Multimodal Transport (NCMT) Test Bed.

UITP 2017: Cybersecurity for Public Transport - How to Protect Our Systems

In a developing world how can agencies work to provide better cybersecurity to protect themselves against attacks? There are a number of different factors that should be considered to have increased efficiency.

See Something, Say Something Now More Accessible

A girl from Hodge Hill has inspired the Safer Travel Partnership to re-design their See Something, Say Something cards to be more accessible to vulnerable users.

Amtrak Promotes Safety Around Railroad Crossings and Tracks

Amtrak has announced it is raising awareness about safety in an effort to reduce injuries and fatalities resulting from unsafe behavior by motorists and pedestrians on railroad crossings and tracks as the summer season gets underway...

FL: Study to Analyze Flagler County Bus Service

The River-to-Sea Transportation Planning Organization is studying what it would take to make a success of a bus service that's been in the works since 2006.

IL: Metra OKs $2.7M in Lobbying Contracts with Clouted Firms; New Seats en Route

Metra's board of directors on Wednesday renewed contracts with six politically connected lobbying firms for new, five-year periods for almost $2.7 million.

IL: Durbin, Duckworth Warn Illinois Budget Impasse Will Block Federal Aid

Illinois faces a massive loss of federal dollars used for transportation projects if Gov. Bruce Rauner does not sign a budget by July 1, Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth warned on Wednesday.

MO: Transit Planners Look to Link EJC cities

Regional planners are looking at ways to make bus service more convenient and readily available.

MN: Dakota County Pulls out of Regional Transit Board

Dakota County commissioners on Tuesday voted to pull out of the five-county Counties Transit Improvement Board formed in 2008 to fund and advance mass transit in the metro area.

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