MTtv 3-22-13: SWTA, MTA, Metro

SWTA
At the recent APTA Legislative Conference, the South West Transit Association held its annual Bullfeathers Breakfast and awards presentation and honored U.S. Representative Tom Cole with the organization’s 2013 Legislator of the Year Award.

The award was presented by Doug Myers, director of Cleveland Area Rapid Transit in Norman, Oklahoma, and Susan Coldwater, transit director of Delta Public Transit in Lindsay, Oklahoma, both members of the Oklahoma Transit Association.

Bronx Design & Construction Academy

In the latest episode of the New York MTA’s Transit Transit News Magazine, there’s a feature on the partnership between the MTA and the Bronx Design & Construction Academy through the Transportation Diversity Council.

View the entire segment at www.MassTransitmag.com/10895758.

People in Transit

In this edition of our people in transit segment of Mass Transit TV, we have two Cincinnati Metro bus drivers who recently saved children from harm’s way while on their routes. Operators Ella Holloway and Dianne Wyly were presented with the CEO’s STAR Award at the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority Board meeting on March 19.

Remember, we want to hear more about the people who work in transit and tell their stories! If there’s someone in your agency you feel should be recognized for their hard work and dedication to their job or the community, send an email and share their story. joe.petrie@MassTransitmag.com

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