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January 19, 2017
NJ Transit driver injured when gunshots strike bus

The bus driver, a woman in her 30s, suffered an injury to her arm due to broken glass after a driver partition, which may have saved her life, shattered.



FTA issues proposal to reduce frequency of rail stop signal overruns

Would require rail transit agencies and SSOAs to work together to understand the significant risks of death, injury, and property damage associated with stop signal overruns; establish mitigations to reduce the risks; and monitor the implementation and effectiveness of the mitigations.


Lamers Bus Lines named METRO's Innovative Motorcoach Operator of the Year

Corporate Secretary Kevin Lamers was on hand to accept the award at this year's ABA Marketplace in Cleveland.


N.C. CATS, feds break ground on streetcar expansion

The second phase of the 2.5-mile expansion will improve circulation and transit connections; support economic revitalization; provide access from economically diverse neighborhoods to Uptown Charlotte; and more.


SouthWest Transit pioneering Uber-like public service

The agency launched Prime, as the service is called, in July 2015 with the idea of helping passengers complete the “last-mile commute."


Alstom invests in driverless vehicle co. Easy Mile

In parallel, Alstom and EasyMile have signed a commercial partnership agreement aiming at joining their forces to provide integrated solutions for urban transportation. Alstom will be present at EasyMile’s board.


Calif. wine train owners consider offering commuter service

A commuter train would be designed to take off the road at least some of the 25,000 to 68,000 vehicles that travel various sections of Highway 29 each day.


D.C. event shares perspectives on today's (and tomorrow's) mobility challenges

With the transportation landscape evolving quickly in recent years — new mobility options and growing support for transit and bicycling — decision-makers face greater opportunity and unpredictability in how they can utilize and react to such options.


Minn. transit agency extends First Transit contract

The company's Area VP Dennis Jensen has served as GM at DTA since 1979. Jensen and his staff of 154 deliver transit services for DTA’s 62 fixed-route and nine paratransit buses, moving 3.3 million passengers annually.


Grech Motors unveils new vehicle built on Ford 2017 F-550 chassis

Equipped with either a powerful 6.7-liter V8 turbo diesel engine or 6.8-liter V-10 gasoline engine, the new 2017 F-550 GM33 minicoach can seat up to 27 passengers as a shuttle with rear luggage.


Hyperloop Transportation Tech. to explore Czech Republic links

This is the first Hyperloop agreement to connect two international cities.

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