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CA: Metro Breaks Ground on Key Downtown L.A. Subway Link

FL: Tampa Needs Better Transit System to Compete, Official Says

OR: TriMet Silences Experimental 'Talking Buses'; Their Return Uncertain

PA: In Visit to Pittsburgh Bridge, Corbett Touts Transportation Improvements

TX: PTS Breaks Ground on New Transportation Facility

MI: Harbor Transit Officials Discuss Spring Lake Township Service Expansion

CO: Springs Council Members Board City Bus to Learn Riders' Wishes

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Via Finishes Work to Rehabilitate Ellis Alley Structures

Via Finishes Work to Rehabilitate Ellis Alley Structures

October 1, 2014
From Via Metropolitan Transit

In 1999 Via opened the Ellis Alley Park-and-Ride and in 2002 the agency opened a new information center that was fashioned out of two of the six buildings that were on the site.

STM Opens Reserved Lane for Buses and Taxis on Grenet

STM Opens Reserved Lane for Buses and Taxis on Grenet

October 1, 2014
From Societe de transport de Montreal (STM)

The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) announced it is opening a new reserved lane through Ahuntsic-Cartierville and Saint-Laurent boroughs, along rue Grenet, on Oct. 6.

Milwaukee Alderman Zielinski to Host Art Stop Unveiling Event Oct. 3

October 1, 2014
From City of Milwaukee

Mayor Barrett, county board Chairwoman Dimitrijevic also scheduled to participate.

Philippines: MMDA Rejects Proposal to Ban Private Cars from EDSA

October 1, 2014

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis Tolentino on Tuesday rejected a proposal to ban private vehicles from plying Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) during weekday morning rush.

San Diego MTS Secures $18 Million from Federal Government to Purchase Buses for East County

San Diego MTS Secures $18 Million from Federal Government to Purchase Buses for East County

October 1, 2014
From Metropolitan Transit System (MTS)

It was the second largest grant awarded in the nation for the department’s “Ladders of Opportunity” initiative.

SFMTA Secures Grant Funds to Expand Muni’s Bus Fleet

From San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA)
October 1, 2014

OR: Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx Visits Portland on Wednesday to Tour Tilikum Crossing, Meet With Politicians

October 1, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx will be in Portland this week to tour the Tilikum Crossing bridge and talk with local and regional politicians about transportation funding.

Alstom to Supply its ERTMS Level 2 Signaling Solution to Equip 449 SNCB Trains

October 1, 2014
From Alstom Transport

Alstom has secured a contract worth €70 million to supply Atlas 200 on-board signalling equipment to the Belgian operator SNCB-NMBS for 449 trains in commercial service.

FL: Bay Town Trolley Website Nearly Done, Officials Say

October 1, 2014

Sept. 30--PANAMA CITY -- An overhauled website for the Bay Town Trolley service is expected to be up and running by the end of this week, officials said. The site, baytowntrolley.org, has been down since June 30. The chairman of the Bay County...

MN: Metro Bus Announces Commuter Connection Time Changes

October 1, 2014

NC: CAT Bus Fares Rise 25 Percent Starting Wednesday

October 1, 2014

Local bus riders will pay 25 percent more for most trips starting Wednesday, when Raleigh's Capital Area Transit raises fares for the first time since 2007.

Experts Declare 'Good Jobs Are No Longer an Afterthought' in Transportation Spending

September 30, 2014
From Jobs to Move America

Recent train purchases by Amtrak, Chicago and Maryland highlight new incentives for U.S. manufacturing jobs.

Metro Breaks Ground on New Regional Connector Light Rail Project in Downtown Los Angeles

September 30, 2014
From Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)

Metro joined U.S Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx along with state and local elected officials Sept. 20 to officially break ground on the $1.420 billion Regional Connector Light Rail Project in downtown Los Angeles that will better connect the...

U.S. Department of Transportation Celebrates Groundbreaking of Los Angeles Regional Connector, Improving Transit Efficiency

September 30, 2014
From Federal Transit Administration (FTA)

LA also awarded $1.7 million Ladders of Opportunity grant to enhance bus facilities

10th Annual DRT Golf Tournament Raises Record Amount for Special Olympics Ontario

From Durham Region Transit (DRT)
September 30, 2014
Dewberry Welcomes Transportation Expertise of Andrew Schueller

Dewberry Welcomes Transportation Expertise of Andrew Schueller

From Dewberry
September 30, 2014

Electric Drive Transportation Association Partners with Largest Clean Fleet Event

September 30, 2014
From Gladstein, Neandross & Associates

Newly announced alliance underscores the importance of zero-emissions vehicles in fleet operations to improve air quality, reduce fuel costs and offer valuable tax incentives.

Leggett Announces Contractor to Redevelop Park-and-Ride Lot in Maryland

From Montgomery County, Maryland
September 30, 2014
Stertil-Koni Installs Largest Platform Lift of Its Type in North America—Capacity 132,000 lbs.

Stertil-Koni Installs Largest Platform Lift of Its Type in North America—Capacity 132,000 lbs.

From Stertil-Koni
September 30, 2014

Governor Corbett Highlights Transportation Plan Benefits

From Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT)
September 30, 2014
UITP International Bus Conference

UITP International Bus Conference

Date: 11/05/14 - 11/07/14
TX: New Approvals Push TEX Rail Plans Forward

TX: New Approvals Push TEX Rail Plans Forward

September 30, 2014

MI: 1st Rail Line Put in Place for M-1 Rail

September 30, 2014

WA: King County Council Sets Aside Further Bus Cuts

September 30, 2014

PA: Area Transportation Projects to Increase by $500M in Next 12 Years

September 30, 2014