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Category: Transit News

Edmonton Begins Testing Electric Buses

Edmonton Begins Testing Electric Buses

| June 11, 2014

Edmonton Transit System (ETS) has begun testing two electric buses, known as ETS Stealth buses, that operate entirely on electricity. The buses are designed to run quietly and cleanly and are more cost-effective to fuel and maintain than diesel engine buses currently in use. ETS Stealth buses have no exhaust pipes and generate zero emissions […]

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Clean Energy Opens New Florida CNG Station for Hillsborough Transit Authority

Clean Energy Opens New Florida CNG Station for Hillsborough Transit Authority

| April 24, 2014

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ: CLNE) has announced the opening of the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) compressed natural gas (CNG) station to serve the first transit agency in Florida expected to transition its entire fleet to cleaner-burning natural gas. This fueling station will be equipped with four fast-fill CNG dispensers to fuel buses, […]

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Transit ridership reaches highest level since 1956, 10.7 billion trips

Transit ridership reaches highest level since 1956, 10.7 billion trips

| March 10, 2014

Courtesy of  USA TODAY by Larry Copeland: Ridership on public transportation last year grew 1.1% to 10.7 billion trips, the highest total since 1956, according to new data from the American Public Transportation Association. Since 1995, transit ridership is up 37.2%, which outpaced the national population growth of 20.3%, says Michael Melaniphy, APTA president and CEO. […]

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Super Bowl XLVIII Scores Big with Automated Traffic Control System

Super Bowl XLVIII Scores Big with Automated Traffic Control System

| January 21, 2014

To address the traffic needs of one of the busiest and diverse commerce corridors in the U.S., TransCore and the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission are on schedule to complete another phase of an adaptive traffic control system just in time for Super Bowl 2014. To improve traffic flow and reduce congestion, TransCore began engineering and […]

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American Airlines cuts flights from Reagan, LaGuardia airports

American Airlines cuts flights from Reagan, LaGuardia airports

| January 16, 2014

Courtesy of Reuters: American Airlines will halt year-round, daily nonstop service to 17 cities from Washington’s Reagan National Airport as a result of the divestiture of slots required by the U.S. government for American’s merger with US Airways, the company said on Wednesday. The airline, owned by American Airlines Group, said it would also stop […]

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Traffic Management Software Co., Transdyn, Acquired By Kapsch TrafficCom

Traffic Management Software Co., Transdyn, Acquired By Kapsch TrafficCom

| January 16, 2014

Kapsch TrafficCom has concluded the acquisition of Transdyn from Powell Industries. The acquisition of one of the leading advanced traffic management software and systems integration companies in the U.S. market, known for its DYNAC ATMS® (Advanced Traffic Management Software), enables Kapsch TrafficCom to offer an extended end-to-end product and solution portfolio for intelligent transportation systems […]

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