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Transit Delivers More Than $3 Billion in MO According to 2019 Impact Study

October 30, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Citizens for Modern Transit reported the findings of a six-month study designed to quantify the economic impact of public transit services in the state of Missouri to area leaders today at its quarterly “Talking Transit “ event held at the St. Louis Regional…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $40.4 Million for Virginia Street Bus RAPID Transit Extension Project in Reno, NV

October 11, 2019 - in News, Transit

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $40.4 million grant to the Regional Transportation…

IBI Group-Designed Confederation Line LRT Downtown Tunnel Opens to Public

October 8, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

TORONTO - Global design and technology firm, IBI Group (TSX:IBG), completed the station design of the downtown tunnel portion of Ottawa’s Confederation…

Fluor Joint Venture Breaks Ground on Chicago Transit Authority’s Red and Purple Line Modernization Program

October 7, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Fluor CEO Carlos Hernandez (center) at Chicago Transit Authority's Red & Purple Line groundbreaking today along with Greg Amparano, senior VP (right) & Dago Beek, project director (left) (Photo: Business Wire)   IRVING, Texas & CHICAGO- Fluor…

Chelsea, Massachusetts Commuters Don’t Have Far To Walk With New FiberSPAN Three- Level-Switchback Access Ramp

October 3, 2019 - in News, Transit

DAYTON, Ohio - Chelsea is Massachusetts’ smallest city with a land area of just 1.8 square miles yet the Suffolk, County town is the United States’ 26th most densely populated community.  Overcrowded downtown transit stations prompted the Massachusetts…

Automated Bus Consortium Transit and Transportation Agency Members Announce Candidate Pilot Projects Across the US

October 2, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

DETROIT--The Automated Bus Consortium (Consortium) convened its private industry forum to explore the feasibility of implementing test-pilot automated bus projects across the United States. The event was hosted by AECOM, a fully integrated infrastructure firm…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $75 Million for Tempe Streetcar Project

September 27, 2019 - in Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $75 million grant to Valley Metro for the Tempe Streetcar project in Tempe, Arizona. The transit infrastructure project will improve mobility and…

KAI Designs State-of-the-Art Bus Transit Center for San Antonio’s VIA Metropolitan Transit

September 20, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

St. Louis, MO - The City of San Antonio, Texas celebrated the much-anticipated opening of the VIA Metropolitan Transit’s Brooks City Base Transit Center on Sept. 14. Located near the corner of South New Braunfels Avenue and Sidney Brooks North Road, the…

DART and Uber Expanding Transit Options in North Texas

September 13, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has expanded its partnership with Uber, providing North Texas riders even more options for their transportation needs. Customers can now book an UberPool shared ride in any of DART's 13 GoLink zones through the DART GoPass®…

APTA Study Highlights Transit Needs of ‘Late-Shift’ Commuters

September 10, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

A new study compiled by the American Public Transportation Association highlights the rising number of “late-shift” workers on night and weekend shifts, and the study says those weekend late-shift workers tend to suffer from “inadequate access” to…