Tag: social distancing

Travel & Public Transit

CCW Lands Oregon Remanufacturing Contract

December 16, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

Complete Coach Works (CCW) was recently awarded a contract from Yamhill County Transit (Yamhill Transit) to supply three 30-foot and two 35-foot remanufactured GILLIG buses. In the height of the COVID-19 pandemic essential businesses, including public transit agencies, implemented safety […]

Travel & Public Transit

AC Transit Launches New Health and Safety Plan

September 15, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

The Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) recently unveiled its reNEW Plan, a multi-prong action plan outlining the agency’s commitments to onboard health and safety. The reNEW Plan goes beyond the standards of the 30-member Bay Area Blue Ribbon Transit […]

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 […]

Impact & Regulations, Travel & Public Transit

Airlines united against hypothetical distancing mandate

May 28, 2020

Via: Politico

Airlines are united against any federal social distancing requirements, our Brianna Gurciullo reports. The latest effort came Wednesday from a trade group representing ultra low-cost carriers like Frontier and Spirit, which urged DOT to push back on “any federal regulatory […]

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 […]