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May 19, 2015
Amtrak ordered to improve safety along NEC route, seeks PTC approval

The passenger rail operator is seeking expedited FCC approval to equip the site of the Philadelphia dertailment with positive train control technology.



[Video] NTSB Media Briefing #3 on Amtrak Train Derailment in Philadelphia

Member Sumwalt's Third Media Briefing on Amtrak Train Derailment in Philadelphia, PA 5/14/ 2015



Secretary Foxx tours L.A. Metro, touts infrastructure

The stop was part of Foxx's tour of projects throughout the country to highlight the nation’s third annual Infrastructure Week, which brings together thousands of stakeholders across the country to highlight the importance of investing in America’s infrastructure, and to encourage Congress to act on a long-term transportation bill.



Santa Barbara, Calif. coach co. takes off as airlines cut back flights

When American Eagle stopped serving the local airport, Goleta-based Santa Barbara Airbus 'saw a significant growth in volume,' according to founder and CEO Eric Onnen.



Cleveland RTA unveils first of 90 CNG buses

Each bus reduces annual emissions by 100 tons of CO2 equivalent per bus, so RTA’s fleet of CNG buses will emit 30% fewer greenhouse gases by 2017


Robotics project aims to aid visually impaired navigate cities

Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute is aiming to incorporate robots, smartphones, mobile applications and crowd-sourced information into a system that can help blind people navigate complicated and unfamiliar urban environments, such as transit stations.


Cycling & Public Transport - Are they Really Working Together?

London is one of the grand cities of the world and in the midst of the cycling revolution. Led by the city’s transport organization – Transport for London, but supported by more fundamental changes in the city’s society, economy and perceptions of lifestyle and mobility, cycling is “on a roll”!


New York MTA bus ridership down

Tens of thousands have been ditching the bus in Brooklyn and Manhattan, while there were modest gains on Bronx and Staten Island routes; Queens had a small decline in ridership, according to the MTA figures. The decline is attributed to traffic congestion and fare hikes.


Transdev Named “Top 25 Employer in STEM Jobs"

Transdev was recognized for its efforts to build and recruit for candidates from many diverse backgrounds within the “STEM” fields, for the use of cutting-edge employment and recruiting technology, and for creating new employment opportunities through investment in STEM-related projects varying from digital technology to engineering.


University student creates new tool for visualizing transit

Transit Visualization Client, or TRAVIC, takes public data from 249 transportation networks, across five continents, and puts them onto one, animated map.

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