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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…

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…

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.…

75 State-of-the-Art Buses Hit the Streets in Queens

May 18, 2016 - in Corporate, Transit

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the arrival of the first of 75 new buses that are being deployed into service this year as part of a concentrated effort to address overcrowding and modernize the MTA. In March, the Governor announced the addition of…

MBTA Projects 12.8 % Reduction in Energy Costs

May 6, 2016 - in Corporate, Energy, Transit

BOSTON, May 4, 2016—The MBTA projects a 12.8 percent reduction in energy costs for the 2017 Fiscal Year, and expects to see additional savings during the next three years, according to a presentation made recently to the MBTA's Fiscal and Management Control…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Projects Selected to Receive $22.5 Million in Grants for Clean Buses, Infrastructure

April 20, 2016 - in Financial, Transit

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the latest project selections for the Low and No-Emission Vehicle Deployment Program, known as Low-No. Seven transit providers in five states will…