Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams announced the U.S. DOT’s Accelerating Innovative Mobility (AIM) initiative, which supports and advances innovation in the transit industry. Speaking at the Transportation Research
Gwinnett County is a large (436 square mile) suburban/exurban county included in the metropolitan Atlanta area, northeast of the city center. Proponents and opponents of extending the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority
Gregory Elsborg has been named Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer, becoming the first to hold that title at Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). As the agency’s CIO, Elsborg is tasked with driving
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) announced today that one-ride, two-ride and day pass PRESTO tickets are now available from the Fare Vending Machines at all TTC subway stations. The distribution of PRESTO
The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority Board of Trustees voted to enter negotiations with India Birdsong, a veteran of large transit systems in Chicago and Nashville, to become RTA’s next Chief Executive
Chris Gale, PE, is the new president of HNTB Corporation’s Great Lakes Division.
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has released the cause of a Green Line train derailment in early June that required 30 passengers to be rescued. The CTA says maintenance workers moved a
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) now has a Safety Review Panel that will conduct an independent and transparent review of MBTA safety practices and past incidents. The panel also will help
After an extensive search, the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) has named a new executive director: Carolyn Gonot. Gonot has spent the last 25 years in the transit industry, most recently with the
Daniel Loftus, PE, is a new leader in HNTB’s Chicago office, where he will now serve as senior transit project manager.