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Urban Solar Wins RFP to Supply Bus Stop Lighting Systems for Orange County

April 24, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

ORANGE COUNTY, CA – Urban Solar is pleased to announce it has been awarded a three-year contract to supply its PV Stop lighting systems to the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) after successfully winning a competitive solicitation. OCTA chose…

Earthquake Early Warning: Vital for City Transit

April 10, 2017 - in Transit

Although no one can reliably predict earthquakes, today’s technology is advanced enough to rapidly detect seismic waves as an earthquake begins, calculate…

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority: Improved Planning of Future Rehabilitation Projects Could Prevent Limitations Identified with SafeTrack

April 3, 2017 - in Transit

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's (WMATA) planning of SafeTrack did not fully align with leading project management practices. While…

North Carolina by Train Partners with Local Transit Systems to Connect the Last Mile

March 16, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

RALEIGH – Rail passengers will now be able to reach their local destination through public transportation after getting off the train by using a transit pass, made possible through a partnership between the N.C. Department of Transportation Rail Division…

King County Metro Signs Urban Solar on for Rare 10 Year Contract

March 6, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

SEATTLE, WA - In an unprecedented move, King County Metro (Metro) granted Urban Solar a decade-long contract to provide solar LED lighting solutions for its transit shelters and stops. The relationship began in 2011 when Metro signed Urban Solar on for a five-year…

Urban Solar Gains Tenured Transit Expert Dick Ruddell

February 27, 2017 - in News, People, Transit, Transportation

BEAVERTON, OR - Urban Solar is pleased to announce Dick Ruddell has joined its team of experts as the new Vice President of Business Development to help lead its transit division. Urban Solar specializes in transit passenger amenities, with a focus on transit…

U.S.-China Race to Zero Emissions Challenge Official Guidelines Released

January 18, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Chinese Ministry of Transport (MOT) today announced the official guidelines for the U.S.-China Race to Zero Emissions (R2ZE) Challenge.  The guidelines provide details on how the race will…

DelDOT/DTC Announce Innovative Approach to Construct New Transit Center

January 16, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

DelDOT and Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) know the critical need for a transit center in the City of Wilmington. As the 11th busiest Amtrak Station, Wilmington's Biden Station serves as the focal point of public transportation in Wilmington. Improving…

USDOT Signs $1.99B Accord, Closes First of Four New TIFIA Loans for Seattle Light Rail

January 11, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

​The U.S. Department of Transportation and Seattle's Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority – known as Sound Transit – signed a $1.99 billion master credit agreement to cover four light rail projects, and the USDOT closed an initial long-term…

U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration Announces $75 Million for Bus Rapid Transit Project in San Francisco

January 3, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the award of $75 million in federal grant funds for construction of the Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project, which will significantly improve…