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CVSA’s Brake Safety Week approaches

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance is highlighting the issue of poorly adjusted and malfunctioning air brakes as the organization prepares for Brake Safety Week, to be held September 12-18.

Highway deaths lowest since 1950

Data released by U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today shows highway deaths fell last year to 33,808, the lowest number since 1950.

APTA president praises proposed transit infrastructure bill

American Public Transportation Association President William Millar commended President Obama for the administration’s proposed up-front investment of $50 billion for the nation’s transportation infrastructure.

First Transit, Durham continue transit partnership

Cincinnati, OH-based First Transit, Inc. has contracted with the Durham Area Transit Authority (DATA) to manage fixed-route operations.

ABA Top 100 Events list released

The American Bus Association has named the Sesquicentennial of the First Battle of Manassas as one of the Top 100 events in North America for 2011.

Federal money to modernize transit infrastructure

President Obama pledges $50 billion to expand and renew America’s roadways and transit infrastructure.

Georgia Transit Day set for Wednesday

Officials from the Georgia Department of Transportation, Georgia Transit Association, Livable Communities Coalition and the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority will host Georgia Transit Day 2010 on September 8.

New Foton bus undergoes testing

The Pennsylvania State University Altoona Bus Research and Testing Center put the Foton America 40-foot CNB transit bus into testing August 31.

Omaha Transit changes name, logo

Metro Area Transit in Omaha, NE has changed its name and logo. Now known as simply Metro, the agency sports a bold, redesigned “M” logo.

New DVD aiding commercial drivers

A new hour-long DVD gives commercial motor vehicle drivers a detailed look at how their individual 2010 Comprehensive Safety Analysis (CSA) scores are calculated.