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Chicago RTA presents projects list

Chicago’s Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) has presented a list of 13 planning, operating and capital projects through its funding program.

Historic Theater Shines Anew in Elkhart, Indiana

Group tours are now available for $5 per person at the newly restored Lerner Theatre, an historic gem that just had its grand reopening in downtown Elkhart, Indiana. A backstage look reveals the 2,000 crystal beads that shimmer on the chandeliers, appointments glistening with gold leaf and leaded glass windows that replicate the building’s design […]

Viking River Cruises Announces Two More New Builds for 2012

Viking River Cruises just announced that it has ordered two more ships in the Viking Longships class for delivery in 2012, bringing the total of new vessels to six. This announcement marks an unprecedented number of ships launching in a single season, an accomplishment that eclipses Viking’s own record of four ships christened into the […]

Report: 700,000 homes lack access to transit systems

A new report finds that 700,000 American households have no car or cannot reach their local transit system.

Obama tricked-out coach rolls through Midwest

President Obama now has something in common with Cher, Lady Gaga, Sarah Palin, Tom Hanks, Josh Groban and The Rockettes.

Packers fans win with Green Bay Metro Transit play

Green Bay Metro Transit has established four new routes on game days to serve Lambeau Field, Austin Straubel International Airport, along with residential and metro areas.

Study: Public transit forced to raise fares

A new report by the American Public Transportation Association finds that nearly 80 percent of public transit systems have already implemented fare increases or service cuts in 2010 or are considering them for the future because of flat or decreased local and/or regional funding.

COTA sees ridership increase

An increasing number of people in the Columbus, OH area are using mass transit, according to the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA).

Altair to unveil hydraulic hybrid transit bus

Troy, MI-based Altair will unveil what the company calls the world’s first series hydraulic hybrid transit bus Sept. 7 at the company’s Troy headquarters.

Beaver County Transit Authority workers reject contract

Some 58 bus drivers, mechanics and service workers at Pennsylvania’s Beaver County Transit Authority have turned down the latest offer for a contract.