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Transit

Lessons learned in one year at the helm

Curtis Stitt, COTA president and CEO

I took the reins as president and CEO of the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) in February of 2012 following 13 years in various positions that included general counsel and chief operating officer.

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The treadle valve saga continues

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Faulty valves may be the cause of unexplained accidents.

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MSBMA honors Pace for its small bus fleet

Pace riders are pleased with the new buses, because they replaced models more than 20 years old. Operators and maintenance staff are happy about the increased reliability and modern features the buses provide.

Pace is extremely pleased for the Mid-Size Bus Manufacturers Association (MSBMA) to have recognized our transit agency for operating the nation’s largest fleet of small buses under 40 feet.

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Big Blue Bus goes high-tech

Riders can dump a handful of change into LECIP’s validator and the box will differentiate legal tender and disregard illegitimate coins.

Santa Monica transit agency partners with LECIP to improve fare collection.

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EDM makes the ticket to ride

Electronic Data Magnetics moves toward RFID.

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Government officials champion Sacramento transit

Robert McCrary, project manager and senior planner for the Sacramento Area Council of Governments

Sacramento Area Council of Governments key to funding and public engagement.

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Training changes behavior

Materials for TAPTCO’s Paratransit Operator Development course. The company also offers courses in Transit Operator Development and the Trainer Certification Process.

TAPTCO aims to standardize comprehensive driver training.

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MARTA finds a way

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Despite the recession, Atlanta transit makes strides to improve service.

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Nassau County revamps bus operations

In two months, Veolia interviewed, hired and trained about 1,000 employees who had applied and were qualified for available positions.

Private sector partnership serves as a model for cost savings.

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Pass the torch to the Millennials

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A transit data exchange program would pay it forward.

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