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Biden-Harris Administration Announces $64.2 Million Grant For New Bus Rapid Transit Line In Seattle

January 26, 2024

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced a $64.2 million construction grant award to the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT). The funds will support a bus rapid transit line that will provide service between downtown Seattle, the University of Washington (UW), and other important destinations in the Emerald City. The grant…

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Brad Mason Joins Metro As Director Of Communications

January 26, 2024

Metro has announced that Brad Mason has joined the Cincinnati (OH) region’s largest transit provider as Director of Communications. Mason will oversee internal and external communications, implement strategies to enhance awareness of Metro’s initiatives and activities while contributing to the development of the organization’s comprehensive communications and public relations strategy. “In addition, Mason and his…

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How AI Is Making City Buses Smarter

January 25, 2024

By Paul P. Skoutelas, APTA President & CEO The idea that artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to become an essential part of everyone’s daily life may stir excitement, trepidation, or even sci-fi images of robots at every Starbuck’s. In truth, that reality arrived some time ago — and it was carried on a city bus.…

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After 3 Decades Of Growth: Victor Valley Transit Authority Continues Focus On Meeting Different Ridership Needs

January 25, 2024

By Harrell Kerkhoff Busline Magazine Editor Starting in 1993 from a gravel parking lot and metal shed, Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) has come a long way over the past 31 years. Today, VVTA averages 1 million-plus passengers per year, and provides a variety of services in an area that encompasses 1,000 square miles. VVTA…

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Pace’s Inaugural Electric Bus Enters Service

January 22, 2024

Pace Suburban Bus (Arlington Heights, IL) charged into the future with the debut of its inaugural battery-electric bus. The state-of-the-art Gillig bus is now operational on Route 381 95th Street serving riders in the southwest suburbs, including Evergreen Park, Oak Lawn, Chicago Ridge, Bridgeview, Hickory Hills, and Palos Hills, and providing connections between the CTA…

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BATA Improves Rider Experience With Addition Of A Seasonal Security Officer

January 18, 2024

The Bay Area Transportation Authority (Traverse City, MI) has partnered with STT Security Services to help provide an enjoyable customer experience and manage passenger behavior at BATA’s Hall Street Transfer Station, in downtown Traverse City, and on its bus routes. “BATA wants to ensure a safe and comfortable environment for all riders and having a…

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Cincinnati Metro Awarded Government Finance Officers Association Award Of Excellence

January 10, 2024

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to Cincinnati Metro for its annual comprehensive financial report. The report was judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program, which includes demonstrating a constructive “spirit of…

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RABA To Provide Free Rides For Veterans On Fixed Routes And Demand Response Services

January 3, 2024

Beginning Jan. 2, 2024, any veteran can ride free on the Redding (CA) Area Bus Authority’s (RABA) fixed route and Demand Response services throughout Shasta County, CA. For the past 14 years, RABA has collected donations for RABA Salute to the Veterans. The event provides local veterans with a punch pass valued at $10 to…

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RABA Becomes Regional Partner And A Resale Ticket Agency Of FlixBus And Greyhound

December 21, 2023

The Redding Area Bus Authority (RABA) will begin selling tickets to Greyhound and FlixBus passengers from the Redding Downtown Transit Center at 1530 Yuba St., in Redding, CA. Tickets will be available Monday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The ticket window will be closed on Sundays and major holidays. “With RABA now…

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BATA Spreads Holiday Cheer Thanks To Anonymous Donation

December 21, 2023

The Bay Area Transportation Authority (BATA), of Traverse City, MI, has been able to make the holidays a little brighter due to an anonymous donation. BATA had the privilege of distributing $30,000 spread across 100 envelopes to folks in need throughout BATA’s service area. This is the fourth season BATA has been able to spread…

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