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APTA and the Transit app Partner to Unveil New Ridership Trends Dashboard

December 10, 2020 - in News, Technology, Transit

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and the Transit app today released the APTA Ridership Trends dashboard, a new resource providing up-to-date, week-by-week estimations of public transit ridership for agencies across the United…

BOND Civil & Utility Completes MBTA Fenway Portal Flood Protection Project

December 7, 2020 - in News, Transit, Transportation

BOSTON, MA – BOND Civil & Utility Construction, Inc. (BOND Civil & Utility), a premier civil, utility, energy, general contracting, and construction…

CDC Says Public Transit Passengers, Operators Should Wear Masks

November 3, 2020 - in COVID-19, News, Transit

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently issued a “strong recommendation” for public transportation passengers and transit operators…

Two Reports Offer COVID-19 Transit Recovery Advice

November 3, 2020 - in News, Transit

Separate reports issued by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Transit Center advocacy group argue that there is a “fundamental alignment” between how transit agencies respond to the health and safety needs posed by COVID-19 and the measures they implement…

CDC Says Public Transit Passengers, Operators Should Wear Masks

October 26, 2020 - in COVID-19, News, Transit

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently issued a “strong recommendation” for public transportation passengers and transit operators alike to wear masks in order to prevent spread of the virus that causes COVID-19. [Above photo by the Metropolitan…

Federal Transit Administration Announces $6.2 Million for Transit Planning in Communities Nationwide

September 29, 2020 - in News, Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced today the availability of $6.2 million in funding to support comprehensive planning that improves access to public transit. The competitive…

Iowa DOT Publishes the Iowa Public Transit Long Range Plan for Rightsizing Iowa’s Statewide Public Transit System

September 14, 2020 - in Transit

AMES, Iowa  – The Iowa Department of Transportation has recently released an update to the Iowa Public Transit Long Range Plan to reflect today’s operating environment and current needs of Iowa’s public transportation system. The Iowa Public Transit…

MBTA, MAPC, MassDOT, Massport, and 13 Metropolitan Area Municipalities Announce Unprecedented Effort To Significantly Reduce Construction Costs in Order To Advance Quick-Build Transit and Active Transportation Projects

September 4, 2020 - in News, Transit, Transportation

New collective purchasing effort led by MAPC and MBTA allows state and local agencies to purchase red, green, and white striping materials critical for building new bus, bicycle, and pedestrian safety treatments on roadways at lower, more reliable costs. The…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $14 Million in Grant Awards to 25 Projects to Advance Transit Innovation Nationwide

August 31, 2020 - in News, Transit

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced 25 projects in 24 states and one territory will receive a share of approximately $14 million in funding through the Accelerating Innovative Mobility…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces New Guidance for Transit Joint Development Projects

August 18, 2020 - in News, Transit

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced new guidance that increases flexibility for transit agencies to work with developers to build projects that benefit transit systems and their…