February 21, 2017
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is facing a decline in ridership and fare revenue because of service disruptions under SafeTrack, frequent breakdowns, low fuel prices, increased teleworking and competition with other modes of travel.
February 14, 2017
Ballard Power Systems (Ballard) has secured a contract to supply 20 FCveloCity-HD 85-kilowatt fuel cell engines to New Flyer of America (New Flyer) for the 40-foot (12.19-metre) long Xcelsior XHE40 fuel cell buses.
February 10, 2017
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has withheld 5 per cent of the 2017 fiscal year (FY) transit formula funds for the District of Columbia (DC), Maryland and Virginia regions until it certifies a new State Safety Oversight Program (SSOP) for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (WMATA) Metrorail.
February 9, 2017
ABB, an engineering company specialising in automotive energy technologies, has received an order from Nova Bus, a division of Volvo Buses in North America, to supply electric bus opportunity charging station.
February 8, 2017
New Flyer of America Incorporated (New Flyer) has secured a USD202-million contract from Seattle's King County Department of Transportation to supply 222 60-foot (18.28-metres) long diesel-electric hybrid articulated buses.
February 7, 2017
MV Transportation has secured a USD450-million contract from North County Transit District (NCTD) to supply bus, para-transit and on-demand vehicle drivers for a period of seven years.
February 7, 2017
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has issued a request for proposals (RfPs) to conduct preliminary engineering and other planning works for an elevated LaGuardia Airport AirTrain connection.
February 5, 2017
Schuylkill Transportation System (STS) has announced plans to implement a project that includes deployment of reloadable smart cards or a monthly pass on fixed-route buses, upgrading the tracking system of the buses, implementing a smart phone application (MyStop) and equipping buses with the card readers prior to use.
February 2, 2017
Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have issued a request for qualification (RfQ) to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the upcoming light-rail transit (LRT) line in Hamilton.
January 27, 2017
L.K. Comstock & Company Incorporated, an electrical contractor and RailWorks Corporation subsidiary, has secured a USD98-million contract from the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to design and install communications-based train control (CBTC)-compatible signalling equipment on the Brooklyn, New York, Kings Highway by 2021.