Tag: operations


FedEx Freight expects further volume, margin pressures through August

June 30, 2023

Via: Transport Dive

While FedEx is expecting volume declines to continue moderating at its Express and Ground operating companies, it’s a different story for its LTL unit. For the quarter ending May 31, both revenue and average daily shipments at FedEx Freight fell […]

Travel & Public Transit

5 COVID-19 Lessons to Make Public Transportation Better

August 3, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

The coronavirus pandemic has created considerable turmoil for cities, people, and the public transit systems that serve them. Although the pandemic is far from over, we are beginning to adjust to life in a COVID-19 world, and to examine the […]

Travel & Public Transit

5 Long-term Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Transit

May 7, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

Public Transportation has taken a hit from the coronavirus pandemic. Ridership was finally on an increase at the end of 2019 with transit agencies rebooting their bus route networks, adding frequency to key routes, and reducing the friction that slowed […]

Travel & Public Transit

As COVID-19 lingers, motorcoach industry seeing devastating losses, report

April 27, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

The American Bus Association Foundation released a report showcasing the effect COVID-19 is having on the U.S. motorcoach industry. Nearly the entire industry is currently shut down in every corner of the country. Most charter and tour companies have closed […]

Impact & Regulations, Travel & Public Transit

New D.C. Metro labor contract incentivizes ridership growth

December 23, 2019

Via: Metro Magazine

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (WMATA) board gave final approval to a new, four-year agreement between the agency and its largest union, ATU Local 689, which represents approximately 8,000 employees, including all bus and train operators, station managers, and […]

Travel & Public Transit

Valley Metro extends 5-year rail service contract with ACI

March 23, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

The Valley Metro Rail Board of Directors approved a base five-year contract with Boston-based Alternate Concepts Inc. (ACI) to provide rail transportation services for the 26-mile system in Phoenix, Tempe, and Mesa. With this contract, ACI continues to manage, coordinate, […]