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Category: Transit News

TWU to DOT: Save Lives Now!

TWU to DOT: Save Lives Now!

| April 20, 2020

Masks Must Be Required on All Passenger Transportation An international team of medical and scientific experts, as well as the President of the Transport Workers Union of America, called on U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao to require masks for all passengers and workers using the airline, public transit, and passenger rail systems in the United States. Medical […]

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Struggling Bay Area Transit Agencies Poised to Receive First Wave of Federal Support

Struggling Bay Area Transit Agencies Poised to Receive First Wave of Federal Support

| April 20, 2020

Funds will help save a lot of jobs for the bus drivers, train operators, mechanics, dispatchers, cleaners and others  The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) released a framework for the allocation of more than $780 million of federal funds to cash-strapped Bay Area transit agencies through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed into law […]

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ABA Convenes Industry Recovery Task Force

ABA Convenes Industry Recovery Task Force

| April 20, 2020

There will be a new norm for the motorcoach industry when the doors open again The American Bus Association (ABA) – the industry leader advancing North American motorcoach travel and tourism – announced it has launched a new task force as it works to help members with the next steps of recovery after the COVID-19 […]

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AASHTO Asks Congress for $50 Billion in COVID-19 Relief Aid for State DOTs

AASHTO Asks Congress for $50 Billion in COVID-19 Relief Aid for State DOTs

| April 8, 2020

Preliminary projections from state DOTs show at least a 30 percent decline in transportation revenues on average for the next 18 months In a letter to Congress, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) made an urgent request for $50 billion in direct emergency assistance to state departments of transportation experiencing a […]

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TTN Fleet Solutions Offers Decontamination Services to Fleets

TTN Fleet Solutions Offers Decontamination Services to Fleets

| April 7, 2020

Teams are qualified to eliminate COVID-19 contamination on every possible surface As the trucking industry ramps up its essential service to consumers, health and safety concerns loom large for drivers on the road and the logistics professionals that must keep freight moving, despite the proven benefits of social distancing. As of April 6th, more than […]

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National Truck Rental Company Expands Trailer Product Offerings to Benefit Energy, Utility, and Telecom Sectors

National Truck Rental Company Expands Trailer Product Offerings to Benefit Energy, Utility, and Telecom Sectors

| April 7, 2020

PTR Premier Truck Rental Has Incorporated Quality Utility Trailers to their Rental Fleet to Meet the Demand of a Booming Infrastructure Premier Truck Rental, a nationwide commercial truck and trailer rental company, announced that they have added Pole and Reel Trailers to their rental fleet. For over 25 years the ownership of PTR has been […]

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