March 20, 2019
Metro: Rail Transit

Metro Transit to improve quality of service, safety on rail systems

Includes adding technology to make riding the bus more reliable and adding new bus routes, which will cost about $1.5 million.

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Public transit infrastructure needs at least $232 billion, APTA says

U.S. projects range from those in need of major repair or maintenance to new priorities including terminal constructions and electric bus fleets.

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Rising costs, new tech among biggest challenges for public transit

Key findings from a report by CellPoint Mobile looks at what has challenged agencies and what they must do to embrace those challenges.

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2019 list of best U.S. cities for public transportation unveiled

The results also show that cities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic tend to rank higher for public transit.

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FTA transfers WMATA safety, announces all states now meet oversight standards

In addition, approximately $48.5 million in FTA grant funding withheld due to the District, Maryland, and Virginia is now available

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N.Y. Senate passes legislation to add transit dependent NFTA board members

The new appointments could play a major role in shaping NFTA’s future, which includes a possible $1.6 billion light rail expansion.

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MARTA earns prestigious asset management certification

ISO 55000 provides an asset management system model that takes a whole life cycle approach.

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Sonoma-Marin rail system carries 100,000th bicyclist

Since opening its doors in 2017, SMART passengers have included bicyclists who use their bikes to get to and from stations on a regular basis.

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