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    Autonomous Vehicles

    JTA, FSCJ are looking to the future with AV partnership

    Oct. 3, 2023
    The organizations are testing autonomous vehicles that are set to launch in downtown Jacksonville in 2025 to bring more mobility to the region.
    Palm Tran
    Left to right: Assistant County Administrator Todd J. Bonlarron, County Commissioner Sara Baxter, Ladi March-Goldwire, County Commissioner Maria G. Marino, Palm Tran Bus Operator Marsha Solomon, ATU Local 1577 President Dwight Mattingly and Palm Tran Executive Director Clinton B. Forbes.

    Palm Tran Bus Operator Recognized for Act of Kindness

    Oct. 3, 2023
    Palm Tran Bus Operator Marsha Solomon’s actions exemplify how transit provides connections beyond geographic locations.
    Mass Transit/Mischa Wanek-Libman
    Members of TriMet's Community Safety Team checking a train in downtown Portland, Ore., in April 2023.
    Safety & Security

    UW Study Shows Riders Risk of Secondhand Drug Exposure Minimal; Additional Study is Needed to Assess Risk to Operators

    Oct. 3, 2023
    The five transit agencies in Washington State and Oregon that commissioned the first-of-its-kind study are putting mitigation recommendations into practice to keep riders and ...

    SFRTA brighter future supported with a new rail fleet

    Oct. 3, 2023
    SFRTA was among the first grant award winners of FTA’s Rail Vehicle Replacement Program and, along with new locomotives and rail cars, the agency hopes the fleet will bring greater...
    Left to right: SunRail, Brightline, LYNX
    Central Florida provides several mobility options for APTA TRANSform & EXPO attendees to explore including SunRail, Brightline and LYNX.

    Editor's Notebook: Florida Provides Ideal Setting for APTA’s Triennial Gathering

    Oct. 3, 2023
    The state’s transit providers have delivered innovation, enhanced service offerings and advanced safety initiatives that fit perfectly into the event theme of “Next Starts Here...

    More content from APTA TRANSform Conference and EXPO Show 2023

    Mike Bismeyer
    Mike Bismeyer shares the mantra that 'kindness is cool;' he even has the message inked on his arm.

    Insider Insight: Committing to Kindness in the Workplace and Every Day

    Oct. 3, 2023
    Kindness may be considered a soft skill, but its impact within a workplace can be significant.
    MATA's GO901 Smart Card and Ticket Vending Machines allow riders to secure reusable cards and purchase ride passes as needed.

    Insider Insight: In Public Transit, Innovation is for the End User

    Oct. 3, 2023
    Innovation can be challenging and frustrating, but it is a necessary tool to ensure greater mobility for all.
    Bret E. Brooks
    Safety & Security

    Securing Our Commutes: Strategies for Mass Transit Hijacking Prevention

    Oct. 3, 2023
    The importance of mass transit hijacking prevention and strategies to ensure the safety of commuters and transit systems is of paramount importance.
    Kurtis McBride

    Miovision: Keeping Cities Moving

    Oct. 3, 2023
    An interview with Miovision Co-Founder and CEO Kurtis McBride on how technology can provide municipalities with reliable transit, faster emergency response, congestion reduction...
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    People on the Move: APTA EXPO 2023

    Oct. 3, 2023
    Personnel updates from around the transit industry.
    Equipment & Supplies

    Miovision Opticom™ Transit Signal Priority

    Oct. 3, 2023
    Miovision Technologies Incorporated provides transit traffic solutions.
    Bus Builders, Bus Components, Accessories

    CeTrax 2 dual electric drive

    Oct. 3, 2023
    Precision-engineered electric central drive for heavy buses that fits in ICE transmission space.
    Lucerix International Corp.

    Lucerix mirrors

    Lucerix offers vehicle mirror systems for any and all commercial and specialty automotive markets.
    Mobile Applications

    HEAR App

    Oct. 3, 2023
    The HEAP App is an onboard digital service specifically designed for those passengers who are deaf or with hearing loss.
    Hitachi Rail

    Mobility Management

    Oct. 3, 2023
    Lumada Intelligent Mobility Management offers a set of solutions that allow passengers to enjoy both a seamless and sustainable travel experience.
    Scheidt & Bachmann
    Fare Collection


    Scheidt & Bachmann offer various fareboxes that offer both cash and cashless ways to pay fares.
    King County Metro's Connectpoint epaper
    Signage & Displays


    Connectpoint’s ePaper digital signage is a digital signage solution most used in the U.S.
    Luminator Technology Group
    Mobile Applications

    All-In-One App

    Luminator Suite provides a way to operate and maintain passenger information systems, allowing for information to be controlled through a single, web-based user interface.
    NFI Group
    Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

    Zero-Emission Vehicles

    Oct. 3, 2023
    NFI's Xcelsior CHARGE NG™ and MCI's battery-electric D45 CRT LE CHARGE™ coach will be on display at APTA Expo 2023.
    Avail Technologies
    Technology & Software

    myAvail ETMS

    Avail Technologies’ business intelligence dashboards report a company’s metrics in real time to help improve efficiency