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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…

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…

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…

U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration Announces $39 Million for Bus Rapid Transit Project in Reno, Nevada

January 3, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the award of approximately $39 million in federal grant funds for construction of the 4th Street/Prater Way Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project…

1Spatial Underpins Web-based Mapping & Asset Management Solution at Network Rail

November 9, 2016 - in Transit, Transportation

Cambridge, UK:  (www.1spatial.com) 1Spatial is the global spatial software firm which manages the world’s largest spatial data. The company was chosen by Network Rail to provide its geospatial technology, which underpins an innovative web-based mapping…

Pennsylvania DOT Starts Work on Mount Joy Train Station Improvements

October 31, 2016 - in Transit, Transportation

Mount Joy, PA – PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards hosted a groundbreaking event Wednesday for improvements to the Mount Joy station on Amtrak’s Keystone Corridor, the latest in a series of investments to improve service on the 104-mile line. The $25…