Technology works by showing the size, shape and location of any concealed items that block a person’s body heat.
Proposed investment is by far the highest in the MTA’s history, increasing spending on infrastructure by 70% over current levels.
The arguments for transit as national security policy have long ranged from energy independence that come with transit investments to transit’s role in arresting climate change.
Hakim has spent three decades at the MTA over two separate stints, with her resignation coming during a tumultuous period at the agency.
In order to apply for program funding, an applicant must be an FTA grantee.
In the coming months, agency will be updating the design specifications for streetcar vehicles.
Serving the Newburyport/Rockport Commuter Rail Line, the current station is inconvenient for transfers to other modes of service.
The moves comes after feedback from FTA and U.S. DOT on a previous submission, making more local money available for the project while keeping costs in check.