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From the Editor: Grow (up) America; it’s time to rebuild

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has sent the Obama Administration’s long-term transportation bill, titled Grow America, as the House and Senate face looming deadlines.


Yavapai-Apache Transit connects Central Arizona

YAT wanted the design of the shuttle to reflect the past and future of the Yavapai-Apache Nation.

Though its primary purpose is to provide transportation for tribal members between Camp Verde and Clarkdale in this stretch of central Arizona known as the Verde Valley, the anxiously-awaited Yavapai-Apache Transit will serve as a vital link for all the residents in this region.


CTFastrak to change the rider experience in central Connecticut

Michael Sanders introduces the CTFastrak flagship BRT bus.

BRT systems like the CTfastrak system offer a high-quality rapid transit experience that is gaining in popularity for ease-of-use, speed and frequency of service, and incorporation of the latest technology and passenger amenities.


Stay ahead of the curve


Q’Straint’s QRT-360 securement meets a WC18 requirement that goes into effect December 2015.



Riders are able to tap their UTA FAREPAY card as they board and exit UTA buses.

Vix eO provides additional payment options for UTA riders.


Belo Horizonte moves to the beat of BRT

The Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte opened the first of three planned corridors of MOVE, the city’s first BRT system, in March.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil’s third largest city, now ranks among the growing number of cities around the world that are bringing high-quality sustainable transit to its citizens.


sbX brings BRT to the Inland Empire

Service on sbX Bus Rapid Transit begins in April 2014.

Omnitrans, the transit provider in San Bernardino County, began testing its new sbX Bus Rapid Transit operations in early February.


VTA connects and enriches

Santa Clara VTA sponsored the second annual “Let’s Get Moving” Summit in February.

Santa Clara VTA links with Allied Telesis, cosponsors a transportation summit and closes trail system gap.


Work safe; minimize the damage

Every Veolia employee is trained to assess each move and each action for its safety value as standard behavior on the job.

A crafted mix of philosophy, policy and programs guide Veolia Transportation in safety and risk management.


How Capital Metro got everyone talking about “BENDY”

The MetroRapid “Bendy” buses — as they are called in Austin — are the Nova LFS 60-foot articulated model; an all new sight around town.

Capital Metro recently launched MetroRapid, its Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line that has been 10 years in the making.

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