Emergency personnel look over the crash scene following a collision between a Via Rail train and a city bus at a crossing in Ottawa, Ontario, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. An Ottawa Fire spokesman said there are “multiple fatalities” and a number of people injured from the bus. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Adrian Wyld)
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• ON: 6 Killed as Canada Passenger Train and Bus Collide
A double-decker bus collided with a passenger train in Canada's capital Wednesday, ripping off the front of the bus and killing six people, police said.
The Long Island Rail Road wants to spend $300 million in federal Sandy money to complete its Double Track effort between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma — a project that some critics say has little to do with protecting the LIRR from future storms.
A legislator says VIA Metropolitan Transit should scrap its streetcar plan because of a "funding shortfall" that pushes the price tag to $280 million — $70 million more than the agency has to spend.
County transit officials agreed to pay Ilium, a Bellvue, Wash.-based transit marketing, branding and design consulting firm, up to $100,000 this year and $200,000 more next year to shape and polish the affairs of the Marin County Transit District.
Amtrak and state officials are racing to meet an Oct. 1 deadline on a cost-sharing agreement required to avert a rail shutdown in New York.
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Mass Transit, the only magazine exclusively dedicated to public transportation, announces the fifth annual Mass Transit Top 40 Under 40 list, honoring those professionals who have made significant contributions to the public transit industry.
The city of Guelph is pleased to announce that Bill Richardson has accepted the role of supervisor, Mobility Services at Guelph Transit.
Created by bus and automotive industry executives and staffed by bus industry sales staff, Shopbuses.com was created to more effectively and efficiently allow manufacturers, dealers and operators to buy and sell buses across the United States and Canada.
The president and executive director of the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T)announced his retirement Sept. 16 during a meeting of the The T’s Board of Directors. Dick Ruddell told the board his last day will be Oct. 4.
The G Series platform is an in-line six cylinder engine, and will be available in 10.5- and 11.8-liter displacements to meet a broad variety of on-highway and off-highway global market requirements and emissions standards. Initial engines are designed to run on diesel fuel.
Industry leaders weigh in on considerations regarding parking management.
Edmonton Transit System is on track with a recently revamped hiring process to get the right person in the seat and keep the operator pool at optimum capacity.
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) in San Jose, Calif., is proactively getting ahead of the inevitable exodus and has launched the first succession plan pilot program, which is already in its last month of implementation.
When it comes to keeping transit systems safe, technology suppliers are asking those looking into upgrades approach their infrastructure with an emphasis on openness.
Most transit agencies now realize the positive impact of using video surveillance technology in their vehicles. These cameras aid in protecting and reassuring the passengers’ safety and comfort by reducing vandalism and other criminal activity.
Fourth Generation Fresno resident Lee Ann Eager tells the California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors why the project is so important to the economy, environment and future of the Central Valley.
One of two powerful public service announcements urging customers, citizens to "stay off the tracks."
See Madison Mayor Paul Soglin, Metro Transit General Manager Chuck Kamp and Madison Transit and Parking Commission Chair Gary Poulson talk about ideas and events behind service changes that went into effect in August 2013.
Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority's (RGRTA) Where's My Bus? lets riders track bus arrival times from the convenience of their mobile device or computer.
Watch Alstom's video to learn how it is building a more sustainable vision of global transport systems through innovation and the use of eco-designed metros, trams and high-speed and regional trains.
Fall protection systems that are custom-engineered to fit into, and around, the existing structure's features, without any compromise of function.
The Sentinel DVR Monitor features an 8-inch LCD touch screen display, is an all-in-one solution to onboard safety and security and views can be switched to single, double and triple channel display.
Multi-sensor high-definition IP cameras surpass 20 megapixels and simultaneously display and record multiple images.
Features include smooth HD, 2K, 4K video playback, two single-link DVI monitor and USB HID ports.
It features two high-resolution camera lenses, GPS module, audio recorder, G-force sensor, speaker and mini-DVR.