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US: Scrutinized TSA Official Resigns from Agency

Kelly Hoggan, the former Transportation Security Administration's assistant administrator for the Office of Security Operations, has resigned from the agency, according to a TSA official.

MA: State Senator Alarmed by MBTA's Hiring of Security Company

North Shore senator has concerns that the private security firm that employed the Orlando nightclub shooter and provides security at the plant has been hired by the MBTA to guard its money.

MN: Police Presence Boosted for Pride Events

Minneapolis Police say they will significantly increase their presence to ensure the safety and well-being of those attending and participating in this weekend's Pride festivities, working with other partners, including Metro Transit police.

Barbecue Thrown at Train in Coventry, England

British Transport Police are appealing for information after a barbecue was thrown from a bridge at a passenger train near Coventry.

Plymouth Man With Warrants Draws Attention to Himself

On June 16, 2016 at approximately 7:15PM Transit Police officers assigned to the Central District were on patrol at the MBTA's Tufts Medical Center Station when their attention was drawn to a male, later identified as Anthony Binsfield, 32, of Plymouth.

Rail Sizzles in Phoenix

Phoenix was host to the 2016 APTA Rail Conference, where industry experts shared the latest on projects, technologies and innovations in the transit rail industry.

Transdev Awarded Maintenance Contract in Colorado Springs

Transdev has been awarded a maintenance contract with the City of Colorado Springs.

Washington Metro Plans Full-Scale Emergency Response Drill at Greensboro Station Sunday, June 26

Metro Transit Police and Fairfax County will conduct a full-scale response drill Sunday, June 26, at the Greensboro Metrorail Station that will allow emergency personnel to practice the evacuation of a train during a simulated smoke and fire incident.

Chatham Area Transit Receives 13.5 Million

Eleven million dollars will be received from the State of Georgia while the remaining 2.5 million dollars will be the allotted local match funding.

RTC to Host Four Major Transit Agencies, Exchange Best Practices

Committed to providing an efficient, cost-effective transit system, the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is sharing its unique responsibilities and best practices with four visiting transit agencies

Seon Enhances Mobile Surveillance Line-up with new Hybrid System

Seon has announced the launch of its new hybrid video surveillance system which includes the Explorer HX16 Hybrid DVR, the CHQ8PD high-definition IP interior dome camera, and the CHW8PD high-definition IP exterior wedge camera.

CO: Colorado Springs Moves Forward on Picking Site for New Downtown Transit Center

June 22--After six attempts over the last 18 years, Colorado Springs officials will soon choose the location of the city's new downtown transit station. On a display at a Downtown Transit Station Relocation Study open house Wednesday night

WA: Sound Transit Board to Take Final Vote on Light Rail Expansion

A final vote will be taken Thursday by the Sound Transit Board on a plan to build out the light rail system through much of the Puget Sound area.

TX: TAPS Draft Budget Projects $3.48M in Funding for Next Fiscal Year

June 22--TAPS Public Transit could operate over the next fiscal year on just $3.48 million. This figure was presented to the TAPS board of directors during a meeting Monday afternoon as an update on the organization's budgeting process. Tr

AZ: 4-Legged Detectives Patrolling Phoenix Events and Transit to Deter Bomb Attacks

The Phoenix Police Department, Transit Security Administration, the Phoenix Transit Department and Valley Metro teamed up to create the Transit Detection K-9 Program, according to a Phoenix police statement.

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