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2013-09-05 23:23:20

Cubic Transportation Systems, designer and integrator of San Diego County’s regional Compass smart card system, won a $1.5 million contract to provide maintenance services for Compass partner North County Transit District’s (NCTD) electronic ticketing equipment for the Coaster commuter rail and Sprinter light rail. SAN DIEGO, Calif. (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Cubic Transportation Systems, designer and integrator of San Diego County’s regional Compass smart card system, won a $1.5...

2010-10-13 11:53:00

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenRoad, a leader in driver-centric safety and fuel efficiency, today announced that First Transit, which operates San Diego's North County Transit District (NCTD), has employed the GreenRoad 360(TM) service - including the leading real-time feedback technology that improves driving decisions and performance - in its fleet of "BREEZE" buses. While traditional driving safety tools such as regulation and life-saving features like air bags...

2009-07-19 23:12:41

Residents of California between Oceanside and Escondido have a problem with a new train horn, a spokeswoman for the North County Transit District said. We're getting a lot of push-back from the community, Sarah Benson said. The light-rail system known as The Sprinter is ready for its fourth set of horns. The first was too loud, the second wore out and the third is both too loud and too long, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported Sunday. U.S. and California regulations require trains to sound...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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