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2014-07-09 12:20:34

Association Calls On Congress to Address Funding Shortfall as Highway Trust Fund Empties WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) marks the 50(th) anniversary of the Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964. In celebrating the achievements of public transportation over the last five decades, APTA called on Congress to take action now to address the urgency of the Highway Trust Fund shortfall and provide a solution...

2014-05-22 08:21:32

Millennials and adults under 45 continue to lead the way with 67 percent opting to utilize public transportation on vacation WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the summer travel season kicks off, 124 million Americans are planning to vacation in a U.S. city, continuing a trend from recent years. The American Public Transportation Association's (APTA) annual "Travel Like a Local" Summer Travel Survey reports that public transportation will be highly utilized by these...

2014-04-10 12:20:52

DUBLIN, Apr. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ggfd6c/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Rail Vehicle Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The Global and Chinese Rail Vehicle Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global rail vehicle industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The...

2014-03-11 08:21:34

APTA Launches New Nationwide Outreach Campaign Focused on Public Transit's Impact in Helping Communities Grow WASHINGTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today at its Legislative Conference, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) released its recommendations for authorization of the transportation bill that is set to expire at the end of September. The APTA plan calls on Congress to authorize a $100.4 billion federal transit program over six years, which would grow...

2014-02-12 12:21:44

LONDON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Strategic Analysis of Light Rail Transit in North America Increased Passenger Ridership Drives Demand The aim of this research service is to evaluate the revenue growth opportunities available for light rail transit rolling stock manufacturers in North America. The research offers analysis of key trends and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) preferences as well as strategic market...

2014-02-12 08:20:29

Perkins+Will is appointed to design eight new stations for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global architecture and design firm, Perkins+Will was recently selected by the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) to design eight stations for the fourth and final phase of the Honolulu Rail Transit project. The elevated rail will span 20 miles and is expected to carry more than 115,000 passengers per weekday,...

2014-01-21 12:21:33

DUBLIN, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7zlbjx/strategic) has announced the addition of the "Strategic Analysis of Light Rail Transit in North America" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7zlbjx/strategic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The aim of this research service is to evaluate the revenue growth opportunities available for...

2014-01-14 12:20:14

Ace Parking has announced that they have begun operation of the Balboa Park Free Tram System. The tram should serve to meet the transportation needs of the many visitors to the park. MESA, Ark., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- San Diego based company Ace Parking has announced that they have begun operation of the Balboa Park Free Tram System. The company is employing the use of new Metro Tram vehicles and is operating the system for the City of San Diego. (Photo:...


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