Follow BUSRide on LinkedIn Follow BUSRide on Facebook Follow BUSRide on Twitter Watch BUSRide on YouTube
Follow BUSRide on LinkedIn Follow BUSRide on Facebook Follow BUSRide on Twitter Watch BUSRide on YouTube
Archive for: October, 2011

$19.1M earmarked for Milwaukee Express Bus Routes…but

Milwaukee County will receive $19.1 million in federal funds for three of its Express Bus Routes, but even the new influx of money could leave some residents short on service, according to a budget proposal by a county executive.

Share

NY bus inspections remove more than 100 drivers from road

Recent surprise bus inspections by New York’s Department of Transportation have led to more than 100 drivers being removed from road.

Share

Hampton Roads Transit: Taxis for paratransit pickups

To keep service costs under control, beginning in December Hampton Roads Transit will utilize taxicabs about 40 percent of the time to pickup its Handi-Ride curb-to-curb service for disabled people.

Share

Among cuts, RTD retains some service for blind riders

A last-minute amendment has saved a portion of transit service blind students at a Littleton, CO school.

Share

VIA receives $6M for improvements

The Federal Transportation Administration has awarded $6 million in grants to San Antonio-based VIA Metropolitan Transit to pay for improvements to facilities and to extend the agency’s bus rapid transit line.

Share

Nashville’s Ballard receives honor

Paul Ballard, CEO of the Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA), received a transportation award for exceptional leadership in providing Nashville with an accessible transit system.

Share

Megabus.com expanding in The Big Peach

Megabus.com, the popular express bus company with fares starting at $1, has added Atlanta as its seventh hub.

Share

Irizar has the U.S. on its radar

JAZ_260435

It is once again time to bring BUSRide readers up to date on the activities of Irizar, a very interesting and progressive company headquartered in the Basque country of northern Spain in the small town of Ormaiztegui.

Share

NJ TRANSIT, Google begin partnership

NJ TRANSIT is the first public transportation agency to partner with Google Wallet, Google’s recently released contactless payment system.

Share

Santa Monica, Boston agencies test cutting-edge advertising

As public transit agencies struggle with operating budget deficits while striving to provide vital transit service, transit agencies in California and Massachusetts are considering cutting edge on-board advertising to boost revenue.

Share
©2013 BUSRide Magazine. All Rights Reserved. Content on this website is copyrighted and may not be reproduced in while or in part without the express written consent of the publisher.

© 2010-2016 BUSRide Magazine All Rights Reserved. Content on this web site is copyrighted and may not be reproduced in whole or in part without the express written consent of the publisher.