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Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

FTA Awards $9M to 10 Projects to Advance Transit Innovation, Safety

October 8, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that 10 projects in nine states will receive a share of approximately $9.1 million in funding through the Safety Research and Demonstration Program and the Bus Operator Compartment Program initiatives to support safety and […]


Travel & Public Transit

Boeing Cuts Jetliner-Sales Forecast 11% on Decade-Long Slump

October 6, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Boeing Co. sees a turbulent ride ahead for the world’s jetliner market, with sales contracting sharply this decade before eventually rebounding in the 2030s as new models and technologies spur growth. In its first long-term forecast since the coronavirus pandemic […]


Travel & Public Transit

An even steeper hill for airline aid

October 5, 2020

Via: Politico

Confusion and uncertainty still reign now that a two-week delay on the Senate’s floor schedule has further dimmed Congress’ already tenuous shot at renewing aid for airline workers this month, Stephanie reported over the weekend. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell […]


Travel & Public Transit

FTA Makes $10M to Deploy Innovations that Help Transit Industry During COVID-19 Recovery

October 5, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is making $10 million in grant funding available through a new Public Transportation COVID-19 Research Demonstration Grant Program that will identify ways to make transit operations more efficient and improve mobility nationwide. “During this time […]


Travel & Public Transit

San Diego’s MTS Approves Electric Bus Transition Plan

September 18, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

San Diego’s Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) made a commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, with its board unanimously approving a transition plan to convert all the agency’s 800 buses to zero emissions by 2040. The transition plan will now be […]


Travel & Public Transit

Calif.’s LAVTA Named ‘Outstanding Public Transportation System’

September 16, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) announced the selection of the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA) as the recipient of the 2020 Outstanding Public Transportation System Achievement Award. The annual award acknowledges excellence among public transportation providers in North […]


Travel & Public Transit

American Airlines to Drop Flights to 15 Cities in October

August 20, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

American Airlines will drop flights to 15 smaller U.S. cities in October when a federal requirement to serve those communities ends. The airline blamed low demand during the coronavirus pandemic, which has triggered a massive slump in air travel and […]


Travel & Public Transit

Royal Caribbean’s JV Pullmantur files for reorganisation

June 23, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

Cruises Investment Holding owns 51 per cent of the Spanish cruise line, while RCL owns the remaining 49 per cent. Pullmantur operates three older cruise ships — the 2,733-passenger Sovereign, the 1828-passenger Horizon and the 2,752-passenger Monarch. As informed, Pullmantur’s […]


Travel & Public Transit

Veovo unveils social distancing solution for passenger rail

May 27, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

Veovo introduced its Passenger Density Management solution, designed to assist rail and metro operators in measuring, understanding, and managing crowd density to support social distancing. COVID-19 lockdowns have meant that train and rapid transit stations around the globe have seen […]


Travel & Public Transit

Detroit DOT to provide 20K masks to riders to protect drivers

April 10, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

Mayor Duggan worked with Gov. Whitmer to secure the 20,000 masks for individuals that must leave their homes to handle essential business. DDOT In support of those on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced […]