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December 18, 2014
APTA: Ridership up 1.8% in 3rd quarter

The number represents an increase of more than 48 million trips and the highest third quarter ridership since 1974.



Fung Wah bus co. gets fed approval to return to the road

The shutdown of Fung Wah was part of a nationwide crackdown by the FMCSA, which pulled 110 companies off the road for safety violations last year, including fellow Boston-to-New York Chinatown carrier Lucky Star.



FMCSA rulemaking to establish minimal driver training requirements

The negotiated rulemaking committee will examine minimum training requirements, including length of classroom instruction and behind-the-wheel experience, accreditation versus certification of CDL training programs and schools, curricula for passenger, property and hazardous materials carriers and instructor qualifications, as well as other areas.


Photos: Mexico City subway system

A collection of images from Mexico City's Metro showcasing highlights from the underground system and some above-ground attractions.


Calif. high-speed rail authority awards bid for next segment

The Authority determined that Dragados/Flatiron/Shimmick, who bid $1.2 billion, was the “apparent best value,” for the 65-mile segment from Fresno to North of Bakersfield.


Tax extenders benefitting motorcoach companies passes senate

UMA supported passage of the critical legislation and applauds the House and Senate for its passage and recognition of the importance of business investment and creating jobs. UMA also participated in a coalition of over 500 other industry associations in support of the package of tax extenders.  


Chicago agencies tap Cubic for integrated mobile app, services

The implementation is the first truly regional transit app in the U.S. and the first to integrate proof-of-payment (both visual inspection and 2D bar code scanning) mobile commuter rail ticketing with NFC fare processing for CTA rail and bus operations across both CTA and Pace.


CH delivers Temsa TS 45 to Ind.

Cardinal Buses Inc.’s new coach is equipped with 110-volt plugs, USB ports, an auxiliary preheater, a cordless mic, an REI Elite A/V system, side & driver shades, and wood-grain rubber flooring.


Prevost delivers Volvo 9700s to Orlando

All three of the new 2015 coaches will be equipped with EyeRide integration system for GPS, cameras, E-logs and IFTA tracking along with satellite TVs.

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