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The Policy Folly of Park and Rides

Over at Human Transit, Jarrett has an excellent post detailing why dedicated park & ride facilities (as opposed to shared use of existing parking lots that have another principal function – like church lots) make no sense from either a transportation or land use point of view, especially when there is no charge for parking. Show More Summary

My Dinner with Audrey – The Last Commercial MD-11 Flight

PH-KCE (Audrey Hepburn) arriving at gate A55 after a water cannon salute – Photo: Bernie Leighton | AirlineReporter In October of 1934, KLM (Royal Dutch Airlines) took delivery of their first Douglas aircraft: a DC-2. This DC-2 was entered into an air race from London to Melbourne. It placed second. Not only did it [...]Show More Summary

Parking and Downtown Operations Manager (Division Manager)

This position offers a unique opportunity for an experienced parking operations professional with exceptional communication and management skills to showcase their talents overseeing the Parking Division of the third largest city in California.

The Revolution of the "Internet of Transit"

Network connectivity provides powerful analytic tools utilizing visualization approaches which will help transport agency make public transportation more efficient to operate and more convenient to utilize.

FL: All Aboard Florida Spends Millions on Florida Political Process, Newspaper Investigation Finds

All Aboard Florida-related companies and officials spent more than $3.5 million on campaign contributions and lobbying fees at the state and national level in the last five years, a Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers investigation fo...

PA: SEPTA Union Authorizes Strike

SEPTA bus drivers, subway and trolley operators, and other transit workers voted unanimously Sunday to authorize a strike, which could take effect this year or early in 2015.

CTA Proposes Additional Rail Service in 2015

The CTA as part of its 2015 proposed $1.44 billion budget, announced Oct. 27, plans is expanding rail service to meet growing ridership.

KS: Questions Answered on Wichita's Proposed 1-cent Sales Tax

The sales tax would go toward four areas: $250 million to expand an existing water supply, $80 million for job development, $39.8 million for transit and $27.8 million for street maintenance and repair.

CTA President Releases 2015 Budget Recommendations

Proposed balanced budget maintains current fares, adds service; capital spending plan continues historic investment in modernization.

Green Engines Spur Changes in Heavy Duty Vehicle Lifts

According to a new industry overview from Stertil-Koni, the increased heat generated by the growing use of electric-hybrid and compressed natural gas (CNG) engines in commercial vehicles is leading to a transformational shift in heavy duty lifting.

MO: Almost No One Supports KC's Two Ballot Questions

For voters who don't pay close attention to city politics, two Kansas City ballot questions Nov. 4 will leave them scratching their heads. But it's just another episode in the political theater featuring perennial petitioner and veteran transit activist C

SEPTA Begins Operation of New Fleet of Hybrid/Electric Articulated Buses

New vehicles enhance passenger capacity while boosting environmentally friendly bus fleet.

Topeka Metro Offers Vets Free Rides

During the month of November, Active Duty or Retired Veterans can ride the Topeka Metro fixed route service free by showing the bus operator their veteran ID when boarding the bus.

TN: City Seeks State Funding for S. Knoxville Transit Users

City officials are asking the Tennessee Department of Transportation to help fund a $271,825 project to improve pedestrian access at a busy South Knoxville intersection.

November 2014 Election Endorsements

Here are STB’s endorsements for the November election. We’ve already written about our support for Seattle Transportation Proposition 1 (more bus service) and rejection of Seattle Citizen Petition 1 (monorail planning). As always, our endorsements are entirely the product of a candidate’s positions and record on transit and land use. We endorse only in races […]

Industry Heavy Weights Team Up at ABC Companies

Brian Pinckney takes on new sales manager role and Claude Payne returns to ABC Florida.

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