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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…

IBI Group to Lead Hurontario LRT Design as Part of Mobilinx Preferred Proponent Consortium

September 4, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

TORONTO - Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx announced on August 26 that Mobilinx is the preferred proponent to design, build, finance, operate…

New Rider Data Shows How Public Transit Reduces Greenhouse Gas and Pollutant Emissions

August 28, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transit, Transportation

Public transit has long been an answer for people looking to leave their car at home and reduce their air pollution emissions. But now, with better rider…

Collaboration is the Name of the Game

August 6, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Planning, designing, and constructing any public transit project requires plenty of time, effort, and most importantly, collaboration. Turning the vision of the D2 Subway into reality is no exception. There are a lot of players and even more moving…

FTA Awards $84.9M in ‘Low-No’ Transit Bus Grants

August 5, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

The Federal Transit Administration awarded $84.9 million in grants to 38 projects in 38 states on July 26 via its Low- or No-Emission or “Low-No” program that funds transit bus projects centered around “advanced propulsion” technologies. Eligible projects…

Maryland Purple Line Celebrates Key Milestone at Glenridge Operations and Maintenance Facility

August 1, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

RIVERDALE, MD —WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, joined the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) Tuesday at a ceremony to celebrate the topping out of the Glenridge Operations…

Stantec to Lead Feasibility Study for Griffith Park Aerial Transit System

July 19, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Los Angeles, CA - Stantec—a global engineering, consulting, architecture, and design firm— recently was selected by the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks to prepare a feasibility study of an Aerial Transit System (ATS) aimed at alleviating…

Video: Utah DOT Hopes Self-Driving Shuttle Fosters AV Acceptance

July 13, 2019 - in Transit, Transportation, Video

The Utah Department of Transportation is conducting a 12 month pilot program to test the use of autonomous shuttles at various locations throughout the state. The electric shuttles don’t have a driver’s seat, steering wheel or a brake pedal. Transportation…

DART and Dallas Keeping Streetcar Roles on Track

July 11, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Board agreed at their July meeting to implement a Master Streetcar Interlocal Agreement between DART and the City of Dallas that establishes Dallas Streetcar roles and responsibilities. The agreement is needed to consolidate…

DART Agrees to Continue UTSW Medical Center Shuttle

July 11, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

A new three-year agreement between Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and the University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW) Medical Center has been approved to continue funding and operating a shuttle in the Medical Center area. The contract renews service on Routes…