Winnipeg-based New Flyer Industries Inc. has announced plans to develop the first North American designed and built zero-emission, 60-foot battery-electric/fuel cell bus. Read more...
Cleveland State University has purchased naming rights to a Greater Regional Transit Authority bus-rapid line that extends from downtown to West Side communities. Read more...
Plans for Kinkisharyo plant in Palmdale, Calif., derailed by labor dispute Kinkisharyo International says it is forfeiting its decision to construct a 400,000-square-foot rail car manufacturing plant in Palmdale, Calif. Announced in June 2014, the proposed $60 million manufacturing and assembly facility raised expectations toward creating hundreds of construction jobs, along with 150 to 200 permanent high-paying jobs once completed.
Antelope Valley Times, Oct. 14
PRT could help brand Raleigh, N.C. Imagine brightly colored personal rapid transit (PRT) vehicles roller-coastering around Raleigh, N.C., connecting Centennial Campus to downtown. If all goes to plan, the technology could debut in Raleigh in as little as two years.
Triangle Business Journal, Oct. 14
University of Minnesota now on board with the Green Line Once seen as a wild card in the University of Minnesota's campus safety plans, the Green Line so far is turning out to be a non-issue. In the first weeks of the semester, the light rail has enjoyed a clean safety record around its three campus stations. University officials say it has not contributed to crime on campus.
MPR, Oct. 8