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UK: 'Q Trains' Carrying Police to be Deployed to Tackle Rail Vandals

Dummy commuter trains carrying police officers have been hauled out of retirement to tackle increasing numbers of yobs and vandals on Britain's railways.

OH: Sandusky Transit Boss Reaches End of Line

Former transit administrator Thomas Schwan abruptly severed ties with the city after signing a separation agreement a week ago, according to contract the Register obtained through a public records request.

PA: Mon Valley Transit Merger Decision Might Come Next Month

The future of transit services in the Mon Valley and throughout Washington County likely will be decided in the next month.

MA: Green Line Trolley Partially Derails Near Kenmore

A Green Line trolley partially derailed this morning, causing a backup for T commuters but no injuries, authorities said.

CA: Burbank Bus Survey Shows General Satisfaction With Service

Riders of the city's bus service are most dissatisfied with the system's hours of operation and bus-stop frequency, though they reported overall satisfaction with the service, according to results of a city-administered survey.

FL: All Aboard Florida Train Crossings Along the Treasure Coast

Aug. 18--The All Aboard Florida high-speed passenger rail project would bring 32 trains a day to the Florida East Coast Railway tracks, which run through many of the Treasure Coast's downtowns. We've mapped Florida East Coast Railway...Show More Summary

CA: Novato's 'Gateway' Bus Hub Renovation Moves Ahead

Plans for a $3.5 million bus stop renovation providing a "gateway" to downtown Novato are moving ahead as county transit officials seek city advice on final design alternatives.

Spokane’s Downtown is for People – and their Buses

On this side of the Cascades, we don’t often hear much about transit in Spokane. That’s a shame, because Spokane is not just Washington’s second most populous city — and perhaps Washington’s most beautiful city —  but it’s a place built around transit, whose center has survived the ravages of mid-century suburban flight, urban renewal and freeway building […]

Mountain Metropolitan Transit Begins Service to New VA Clinic on Opening Day

Local veterans who need to access the new Veterans Administration (VA) Clinic by city bus can do so beginning Aug.18.

Second MetroRapid Line Set to Launch Aug. 24

New service will travel from The Domain to Westgate Mall along Burnet/South Lamar.

Guy Charron Joins MCI as Vice President Regional Sales Eastern Canada

Guy Charron has joined MCI as vice president, regional sales eastern Canada, succeeding Joe Simard, who is retiring after an eight-year career at MCI and 31 years in the industry.

TX: DART Begins Rail Service to DFW Airport

A new era of regional connectivity kicked off Monday when Dallas Area Rapid Transit officially launched its light-rail service to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport.

Ultimate Airline Livery Challenge #8 – Show Your AvGeek!

How well do you know your airline liveries? It is that time again to show how awesome you are at guessing airline liveries. How this works is I give you 12 small parts of an airline and you need to tell me: #1 what airline does it belong to and #2 what kind of [...] The post Ultimate Airline Livery Challenge #8 – Show Your AvGeek! appeared first on

Transcore to Showcase Products at InnoTrans 2014

Transcore's 70-year history of developing innovating transportation systems has created a vast portfolio of solutions.

Perth’s Butler rail station to open on 21 September

Western Australia's Transport Minister Dean Nalder has announced that the extension of Butler rail station in Perth is set to open on 21 September.

Retraction: WSF

We blew it this morning. Frank’s post on Washington State Ferries asks: Instead of asking 484 people to leave the ferry, one assumes they could have simply taken off a few dozen cars instead. As our alert commenters pointed out, that’s a terrible assumption, as the passenger limits are likely limited by safety equipment. The […]

Dallas does a light rail link to DFW for a mere $US 2.50

The light rail link that opened between Dallas Fort Worth airport and downtown Dallas overnight mightn’t be all that useful to Qantas passengers flying to DFW to do business in the sprawling Texas city but check out the fare, just $US 2.50! It’s a stunning reminder that the funding and pricing of private public partnership [...]

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