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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…

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…

CINTEC America Provides Anchoring Systems for NYC MTA Subway

October 31, 2016 - in Transit, Transportation

New York City Transit managers had learned in 1999 that a portion of the ceiling at 181st Street was at risk of collapse. However, it did not begin a comprehensive assessment of the ceiling’s condition until June 2009.  On August 16, 2009, at 10:18 p.m.,…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $14.7 Million to Improve Transit Access in Selected Communities Around the Country

October 13, 2016 - in Transit, Transportation

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that 16 organizations around the country will receive a share of $14.7 million in grants to support comprehensive planning projects that improve…

Federal Transit Administration Issues Guidance to Public Transportation Agencies on Implementing Equal Employment Opportunity Requirements

September 30, 2016 - in Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today published revised guidance to transit agencies on how to comply with federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) guidelines. FTA produced the circular to ensure…

PennDOT, City of Harrisburg and Carnegie Mellon University Hold Automated Vehicle Demo at Capitol Complex CMU Vehicle Visits During Pennsylvania Safety Symposium

September 29, 2016 - in Transit, Transportation

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), the City of Harrisburg, and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) today highlighted safety and technology advances by conducting an Automated Vehicle demonstration at the Capitol in conjunction…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $5 Million to Improve Transit Options on Tribal Lands

September 27, 2016 - in Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the award of $5 million to help American Indian and Alaska Native tribal citizens initiate, improve and enhance transit service in Indian Country.…

Surface Transportation and Maritime Security Act to Address TSA Vulnerabilities

September 26, 2016 - in Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), ranking member of the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security joined U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), who serve as the chairman and…

Washington State DOT Christens New Ferry Chimacum

September 16, 2016 - in Transit, Transportation

SEATTLE – Sunny skies and a shiny new Washington state ferry graced Vigor’s Harbor Island Shipyard in Seattle today as the Washington State Department of Transportation christened Chimacum, the fleet’s third Olympic Class vessel. In a traditional maritime…