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May 23, 2017
Canadian town turns Uber into its public transit system

The town will subsidize a portion of the fare for all trips taken by residents, while offering additional subsidies for rides going to and from transit hubs.



Q’Straint to supply Quantum, Q’POD securement systems for ABQ Ride’s BRT system

Benefits of the Quantum rear-facing solution include shorter dwell times at stops; little or no involvement of bus operators; less likelihood of operator injury; and fewer instances of operators being placed in awkward working positions.



BART tests hearing loop tech to help those with hearing loss

Riders who use most typical modern hearing aids will be able to toggle a switch on their hearing aids to get a much clearer, isolated sound of announcements made over the public address system, or interactions with the station agent.



OCTA to seek FTA Full Funding Agreement for streetcar project

The project is expected to cost approximately $299.3 million, with other funding coming from state cap-and-trade funding, other federal and local funding.



Deadline extended for Innovative Solutions Award submissions

Applications can be submitted either by the operation or the solutions provider and will be judged by our BusCon Advisory Board, with winners and shortlisted submissions recognized at BusCon’s Award Breakfast on Wednesday, Sept. 13.



Guest Ed: Leveraging the ‘Internet of Things’ to modernize small city public transit systems

The international stereotype of America may be that it’s a country full of car lovers crowding the nation’s highways and city streets.



Grande West receives orders for 9 Vicinity buses

Current total firm orders for 2017 and the first half of 2018 Vicinity deliveries are for 276 buses valued at over $74 million.


Calif.'s GCTD breaks ground on ops, maintenance facility

The new facility will replace an outdated and deteriorating bus garage located on a three-acre site that was originally built in the 1970’s for a much smaller fleet.

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