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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…

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…

Equipped with Velodyne LiDAR’s HDL-32E, Novus Drive Debuts as India’s First Driverless Shuttle

July 20, 2016 - in Transit, Transportation

MORGAN HILL, Calif. – Helping guide India’s first driverless shuttle, Velodyne LiDAR today announced that it has provided its HDL-32E real-time 3D LiDAR sensor to Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz, developer of the 14-seat Novus Drive autonomous vehicle. Built in…

Colorado’s Inter-regional Express Bus Service Exceeds Expectations

July 14, 2016 - in Corporate, Transit

DENVER—Bustang celebrates its first anniversary on Wednesday, July 13, 2016. The Colorado Department of Transportation's inter-regional express bus service exceeded ridership, revenue and fare box recovery projections during its first year of service. "Historically,…

CTA Celebrates Pink Line’s First Decade of Service to Chicago

June 29, 2016 - in Corporate, Transit

After 10 years and 50 million rides, officials from the Chicago Transit Authority today celebrated the 10th birthday of the Pink Line, which began service on June 25, 2006. CTA President Dorval R. Carter, Jr., and CTA officials marked the celebratory occasion…

New LA Metro Security Headquarters to Unify Transit Resources

June 24, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Projects, Transit

Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority selected HDR as the lead design firm for the first phase of its new Emergency Security Operations Center (ESOC). Planning and design will be completed early in 2017 with construction scheduled to begin in 2018.…

Maryland Department of Transportation’s MTA Debuts New Express BusLink Service

June 21, 2016 - in Corporate, Transit

BALTIMORE, Md., JUNE 20, 2016—Transportation Secretary Pete K. Rahn praised the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) for launching Express BusLink today as the first new service offered as part of BaltimoreLink.…

Secretary Foxx and China’s Minister of Transport Yang Chuangtang Kickoff the Race to Zero Emissions Challenge

June 6, 2016 - in Corporate, Transit

LOS ANGELES – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and China’s Minister of Transport Yang Chuantang unveiled the U.S.-China Race to Zero Emissions (R2ZE) Challenge during the eighth U.S.-China Transportation Forum in Los Angeles.  The R2ZE Challenge…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $37.45 Million for Bus Rapid Transit in Columbus, Ohio

June 2, 2016 - in Projects, Transit, Transportation

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the award of $37.5 million in federal grant funds to the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) for a new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service in Columbus.…