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Federal Transit Administration Announces $16.6 Million to Improve Transit Access in Selected Communities Around the Country

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that it has awarded a total of $16.6 million to 20 organizations around the country to support comprehensive planning projects that improve access to public transportation. The funds are made available through FTA’s Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Planning, which assists communities that are developing new or expanded […]

Stertil-Koni offers 10 top tips to improve maintenance safety during the winter months

Following a review of bus maintenance facilities across North America, combined with heightened service demands resulting from an increase in the severity of recent weather events, heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni recommends 10 top wintertime tips to improve safety on the shop floor. “With the cold winter months here and weather conditions shifting at […]

California Issues First State Mandate for Zero-Emission Bus Fleet

On Friday, December 14, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) unanimously voted in favor of a mandate that will require public transit agencies in the state to have entirely carbon-free bus fleets by 2040. The mandate, called the Innovative Clean Transit regulation, is the first of its kind in the United States, according to a […]

Congressional Budget Office recommends eliminating the FTA in 2020

By Skylar Griego On December 13, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report that recommends eliminating the Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in 2020 in efforts to reduce the federal deficit. “The FTA provides financial and technical support to roughly 6,800 local public transit systems across the country, through about two dozen […]

Cooper tire and Sailun announce joint venture for new TBR tire plant in Vietnam

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company announced that it has agreed to form a joint venture with Sailun Vietnam Co., Ltd. to build a manufacturing plant with the capacity to produce more than 2 million truck and bus radial (TBR) tires annually. Subject to closing and government approvals, the facility will be located near Ho Chi […]

Nearly 80 Percent of Commuters See Public Transit as Backbone of Lifestyle that Includes Ride-hailing, AVs, and Emerging Technologies, According to New Study

With innovations in public transportation and new service providers, reliance on car ownership is no longer the only way to be mobile.  Nearly 80 percent (77 percent) of commuters see public transit as the backbone of a lifestyle that includes current and future technologies such as ride-hailing (i.e. Uber and Lyft), bike/car-share, autonomous vehicles (AVs), […]

National Transit Institute is currently seeking an Instructional Course Designer

        Instructional Course Designer Position Details Position Information Recruitment/Posting Title Instructional Course Designer Job Category Staff & Executive – Education and Training Department BSPPP-National Transport Inst Overview The Bloustein School seeks to improve our increasingly urbanized and interconnected world by exploring planning approaches and public policy solutions that are healthier, greener, fairer, […]

Mobility solutions company LM Industries completes first round of global autonomous fleet competition

Winners in Sacramento and Phoenix announced; D.C. and cities worldwide soon to follow By Skylar Griego Two institutions in Arizona and California have won a chance to utilize a fleet of electric, autonomous shuttles to transport people around their respective campuses. Local Motors by LM Industries Group, Inc., a mobility solutions company, launched a global […]

FOOD Share and Roadrunner Team Up for a Food Donation Campaign during the Holidays

Passengers are Encouraged to Bring Canned Goods for FOOD Share and Families in Need FOOD Share and Roadrunner announced today that they have teamed up to collect food for families in need during this holiday season. Starting Wednesday, December 5, 2018, through the end of January, Roadrunner will collect canned goods on their shuttle and […]

Metrolink Discount on San Bernardino Line Boosts Ridership, Will Become the Regular FareNew Page

Metrolink announced today that the provisional 25 percent discounted fare on the San Bernardino Line will become the regular fare beginning January 1, 2019. The San Bernardino Line, with nearly 10,000 weekday boardings, is one of Metrolink’s busiest lines. The promotional 25 percent discount was authorized by the Metrolink Board of Directors on May 15 […]