Tag: Transit Industry

Travel & Public Transit

Transit coalition calls on Congress to provide $39.3B in COVID relief

February 8, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

A coalition of transit industry organizations is calling on Congress to provide the industry with $39.3 billion in relief in the next COVID relief bill. Led by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Patrick Foye, the coalition sent a letter to […]

Travel & Public Transit

New Year, New Opportunities: The State of the Transit Industry in 2021

February 2, 2021

Via: Metro Magazine

The year 2020 delivered a “gut-punch” to the public transportation industry. After riding high in 2019, seeing ridership gains for the first time in nearly a decade, transit agencies were caught flat-footed by the COVID-19 pandemic and the attendant government […]

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

Transit Industry Survey Finds Customer Experience is Vital

September 24, 2018

Via: Metro Magazine

Leaders at transit agencies throughout the country crave a better passenger experience, improved modal integration, integrated apps, ride-hailing solutions under their own brand, and first- and-last mile options to connect people to transit, according to a new survey. Many also […]