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2013-12-12 16:21:03

To be given Saturday, January 11, 2014 in Washington DC SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees of the Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) takes pleasure in congratulating executive director Rod Diridon, Sr., who has been chosen to receive the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award from the national Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC). The award will be presented Saturday, January 11, during a banquet at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in...

2013-11-07 08:35:09

New 189-acre Mixed-Use Dublin Crossing Will Link East and West Sides of City DUBLIN, Calif., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dublin City Council reached a major milestone on Tuesday, November 5, to bring the 189-acre Dublin Crossing master-planned community closer to reality as it unanimously approved the project's specific plan, certified the environmental impact report and entered into a development agreement with SunCal, the property's master developer. The Council's approval of...

2013-11-06 16:20:24

Premium Non-Stop Service Offers Reserved Seating, Free Wi-Fi and $1 Fares the First Four Days of Service DALLAS, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BoltBus, the popular bus line offering premium on-board amenities and everyday low prices, today announced it will expand service to San Diego starting Nov. 14 with four daily round trips from Los Angeles. The curbside service in San Diego will be located at 415 W. Harbor Dr., next to Seaport Village. To celebrate, the company is offering $1 fares on...

2013-10-21 23:03:01

Sqwiggle is helping Bay Area commuters overcome the BART strike by making it incredibly easy for them to telecommute from home and at no cost. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Sqwiggle is making a splash by eliminating the frustration of transit strikes, commuter traffic and painful commute delays. The tech company has created a cloud-based office that allows people from anywhere in the world to work face-to-face all day with their managers and their teams through a live...

2013-10-18 12:20:09

- 3,592 commuters looking for rides though Carma Carpooling app - SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After a number of close shaves, BART trains finally came to a standstill last night, adding 200,000 additional commuters to Bay Area highways. Today's traffic will be unbearable, and rush-hour commutes are predicted to take up to 2.5 hours. "The closest thing there is (to BART's capacity) is the unused seats in people's cars," John Goodwin, MTC spokesman recently advised. "We have...

2013-10-15 12:21:01

Premium Non-Stop Service Expands to the Golden State Offering $1 Fares the First Four Days of Service DALLAS, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BoltBus, a popular bus line offering premium on-board amenities including reserved seats, free Wi-Fi and everyday low prices, announced it will launch service in California on Oct. 31. BoltBus will now connect three major cities, including Los Angeles, San Jose and Oakland. In celebration, the company will offer $1 fares on every seat for travel between...

2013-10-11 16:21:00

- Carpooling identified as "only viable solution" - SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bay Area commuters are once again looking at nightmarish traffic on Monday, as the United States' fifth largest commuter rail network will shut down on Sunday at midnight, according to the strike notice issued by Union leaders early this morning. If the strike continues as planned, hundreds of thousands of BART riders will be desperately seeking alternative methods of getting to their...

2013-09-17 23:26:41

Cubic Transportation Systems, the system integrator and services provider for the regional Clipper® smart card system, and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) announced the launch of a new mobile website for Clipper – https://m.clippercard.com – giving customers an easy, on-the-go way to manage their Clipper Card accounts from a variety of mobile phones. SAN DIEGO, Calif. (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Cubic Transportation Systems, the system integrator and services...

2013-08-02 16:21:33

200,000 riders seeking carpool alternatives for Monday in San Francisco Bay Area SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in its history, BART will be suffering through two strikes within one month if the next BART strike kicks off on August 5th as is currently anticipated. Riders who depend on BART services are being advised to turn to carpooling as their best option because the additional bus, ferry and Caltrain services only add up to serving about 35,000 of...

2013-07-30 23:23:26

Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) today announced that its business unit, Cubic Transportation Systems and San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SMFTA) launched a pilot that will make SFMTA customers the first in the Bay Area to be able to pay for parking at select SFMTA city garages with their Clipper® Card, the same card they use now to pay for bus and rail fares. Cubic Transportation Systems is the system integrator and services provider for the regional Clipper® smart...