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Category: Transit News

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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DOT Puts Up $25 Million for Zero Emission Buses

DOT Puts Up $25 Million for Zero Emission Buses

| January 10, 2014

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is making $24.9 million available through its brand new Low or No Emission Vehicle Deployment Program (LoNo). The goal is to put a new generation of advanced, non-polluting transit buses on the road in communities nationwide. The funds are intended to encourage more widespread adoption of […]

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Megabus Earns Best-in-Class Safety Standard from TSX

Megabus Earns Best-in-Class Safety Standard from TSX

| January 10, 2014

Transportation Safety Exchange and Coach USA have announced that all Megabus.com carriers are now TSX approved, making Megabus.com the first carrier group to achieve TSX approval for all of its motor carriers. Almost a third of Coach USA’s other companies are also TSX approved. Fairfax, VA-based TSX is an independent safety rating organization that provides […]

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Supreme Industries to Divest Shuttle-Bus Business

Supreme Industries to Divest Shuttle-Bus Business

| December 31, 2013

Supreme Industries, a leading manufacturer of specialized commercial vehicles including truck bodies, trolleys, armored and specialty vehicles, has announced that it intends to divest its shuttle-bus business. According to the company, Supreme’s core business of manufacturing and selling customized truck bodies has recently undergone “successful facilities and manufacturing upgrades resulting in enhanced operating efficiencies and […]

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