Development, Electric Buses…

Major Study Explores How Rapid Transit Spurs Development   Bus rapid transit, in which buses in dedicated lanes perform like rail lines, can spur development far more efficiently than light rail and streetcars. Learn more in a study due out later this month from the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy. Starting September 23, go […]

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New Regional Transit CEO in Detroit…

Regional Transit Authority Names New President Crains Detroit  has announced the hiring of the first president of Metro Detroit’s first regional transit authority — a step that follows “decades of debate and political maneuvering’ to get the authority in place. New CEO John Hertel says functioning and efficient mass transit systems are economic engines. “Whenever […]

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Buses with Rooftop Gardens…

Upgrading Our CNG System We’ve recently upgraded the system we use to produce nearly 40,000 gallons of compressed natural gas per month for our buses and the public. As a result, we can now compress natural gas for about half the cost and fill our buses in less time. Our goal is to keep the […]

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Rider With Fins in NY… and Detroit Rail News

Passenger With Fins Clears Subway Train Stories about a sand shark aboard an N train bound for Queens went viral this week — especially this photo, posed with its very own Metro Card. While stopped at Queensboro Plaza, subway conductors cleared human passengers from the car. At the end of the route, officials investigated and pronounced the shark […]

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National Roadeo, TIGER Act…

Brad Guilds Competes in National Roadeo We were honored this June to have a member of our staff compete in the National Community Transportation Association Roadeo in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Brad Guilds competed against 60 of the nation’s best community and public transportation drivers and placed 14th for his performance on a written test, obstacle […]

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