Latest Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Stories

2014-07-28 23:02:04

Project part of agency’s plan to eliminate paper ticketing SAN DIEGO, Calif. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Cubic Transportation Systems, a leading integrator of information technology and payment systems and services for public transportation, has been awarded a contract for more than $8 million to convert existing paper magnetic farecard vending machines to sales and reload devices for SmarTrip®, the contactless smart card for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)....

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...

2013-12-30 12:20:25

Mineta National Transit Research Consortium report offers performance criteria for Washington and other cities SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Could transit reliability help to reduce congestion and pollution in urban districts by stimulating more ridership? A new peer-reviewed research report, Reliability of Bus Transit Schedules in Washington DC, proposes that greater reliability of transit schedules could motivate more people to leave their vehicles at...

2013-07-12 23:36:21

Bode & Grenier, LLP announces negligence suit against the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority upheld. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Bode & Grenier is pleased to announce another victory for a client today, as the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld a $675,000 jury verdict in a negligence suit against the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). (Sibert-Dean v. WMATA, D.C. Cir. 2013) According to court...

2013-01-16 23:02:42

Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) will use MIS Sciences Corporation´s eAlert® notification system to provide commuters attending the 57th Presidential Inauguration with traffic updates and news. Burbank, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2013 MIS Sciences Corporation´s eAlert® notification system, used by transportation authorities throughout the country, including Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) in Washington, D.C., will be an integral part of the...

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