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Travel & Public Transit

Maryland resumes service on shuttered RailLink line

August 7, 2019

Via: Metro Magazine

After stabilizing sections of eroded Light RailLink track in the Cold Spring Lane area and completing other scheduled work, the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) are set to resume regular service beginning on Wednesday, between the […]


Infrastructure, Travel & Public Transit

Chicago set to launch Red-Purple Bypass construction this fall

August 1, 2019

Via: Metro Magazine

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) announced construction for the Red-Purple Bypass is set to begin this fall, a major component of CTA’s Red Purple Modernization (RPM) Phase One Project to rebuild the century-old rail system. The RPM Phase One project will […]


Travel & Public Transit

Income affects bus ridership in bad weather, study finds

May 14, 2019

Via: Metro Magazine

Temperature extremes and heavy rain reduce weekday bus ridership in Lane County, Oregon, except in low-income neighborhoods where residents have few alternatives for transportation, according to a University of Oregon study. When broken down, subtleties in the findings may help […]


Travel & Public Transit

Planning for Safety, Security in Public Transport

December 26, 2018

Via: Metro Magazine

As domestic and international transportation venues experience crime and terrorism, concern for transportation security is growing across transportation and rail providers and stakeholders. To operate safely and securely, transit agencies must consider how these security threats and vulnerabilities manifest locally […]


Travel & Public Transit

L.A. Metro breaks ground on improvements project

October 15, 2018

Via: Metro Magazine

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) broke ground on the Metro Orange Line Improvements Project, which will improve bus speeds and safety, and prepare the bus rapid transit line in the San Fernando Valley for a future conversion […]


Travel & Public Transit

The MTA seeks high-tech solutions for its bus and subway crisis

October 10, 2018

Via: The Verge

New York’s subways and buses are in crisis. As it copes with cascading delays, traffic congestion, and declines in ridership, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is seeking salvation from an unlikely source: the tech sector. On Wednesday, the MTA announced […]


Shipping

Ulstein: SunStone Orders One More Expedition Cruise Vessel

October 5, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The ship is scheduled for delivery in August 2020, according to Norway-based Ulstein. This is the first of nine options under the design and equipment contract for X-BOW ship signed between Ulstein Design & Solutions AS and SunStone in 2017. […]


Travel & Public Transit

Public-Private coalition to launch AV pilot in Grand Rapids

October 1, 2018

Via: Metro Magazine

Nine Michigan companies and the City of Grand Rapids have come together to form a unique coalition that will place autonomous vehicles on city streets in March 2019. The Grand Rapids Autonomous Mobility Initiative is the next big step to […]


Travel & Public Transit

2018 Top 100 Transit Bus Fleets Survey

September 25, 2018

Via: Metro Magazine

With ridership dipping across the nation, METRO’s Top 100 Bus Fleets are looking at new technologies and ways to make bus transit the backbone of a larger multimodal system that also includes bike-share, TNCs, ride-share, and autonomous shuttles as first-, […]


Travel & Public Transit

Lyft’s Bid to Rule the Streets Now Includes Public Transit

September 13, 2018

Via: Wired

In today’s transportation landscape, opening the Lyft app on your phone is a sing of intent. It means that wherever you’re going, you’ve decided you won’t biking, or walking, or taking the bus. Maybe you’ll share the ride with a […]