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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…

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…

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…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $7.3 Million in Grants for Innovative Ways to Connect People to Healthcare Via Transit

September 14, 2016 - in Transit, Transportation

LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced selections for Rides to Wellness Demonstration and Innovative Coordinated Access and Mobility Grants, which will help connect people to much-needed…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $211 Million in Grants for New Buses, Facilities to Improve Bus Service Nationwide

September 9, 2016 - in Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the selections for its Bus and Bus Facilities Grant Program that will help provide more modern, reliable bus service for transit riders across the…

Schindler Selected to Modernize and Maintain Elevators and Escalators for Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)

August 17, 2016 - in Transit, Transportation

MORRISTOWN, N.J. - Schindler Elevator Corporation has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to modernize and maintain 109 elevators and 116 escalators at 38 stations throughout the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) system. MARTA is…