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May 24, 2016
D.C. Metro fires 20 managers

The agency declined to specify what departments the fired managers worked in or what any of the managers’ individual job responsibilities were, however according to reports one-third worked in subway operations.



MBTA GM DePaola to retire, citing cancer fight

His accomplishments as GM include improving service for MBTA riders, designing and implementing an $83 million Winter Resiliency program and ensuring that the renovation of Government Center Station was completed on time and on budget.



Calif.'s OCTA introduces new hydrogen fuel-cell bus

The new bus — wrapped with a mural of California poppies — is part of a two-year demonstration project to complement OCTA’s existing fleet.



Last Chance for Innovative Solutions Award submissions

Have you recently partnered with a solutions provider within the last year to implement a new innovation at your operation that has helped you save money, run more efficiently, streamline operations, improved customer satisfaction or increased ridership? Tell us what you did and how it has positively impacted your business.



L.A. Metro seeks bill to help mid-size businesses compete

The Medium-Size Business Program has a separate category for companies with 25 or more employees and $25 million to $250 million in annual revenue.



MCI delivers J4500s to Dallas, names new VP, GM of aftermarket group

Premier Transportation is adding five J4500s as it enters the motorcoach market in Dallas. Meanwhile, Brian Dewsnup, succeeds Wolfgang Winzer, who is retiring after four years at MCI.


INIT set to break ground on new Chesapeake, Va. headquarters

The facility will eventually house INIT’s growing office staff, their two manufacturing firms and a large warehouse.


ABC delivers Van Hool CX45 to Baltimore operation

American Limousines' 56-passenger luxury motorcoach is powered by a 450 HP Detroit DD13 engine driving through an Allison B500 six- speed automatic transmission.


Siemens consortium to deliver 22 trains to Bangkok

Delivery of the first metro trains is scheduled in 2018, and the order will be completed in the following year.

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