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Albuquerque and Former ART Electric Bus Company Reach Settlement

The city of Albuquerque is off the hook for paying more than $20 million to the maker of the flawed buses for its rapid transit route.

A year and a half since electric ART buses were supposed to start rolling on Central Avenue, federal court records show China-based electric bus company BYD and the city of Albuquerque have reached a settlement.

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June 6, 2019 | Tags:

Beginning Monday, June 3, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) customers in Rowlett can book an UberPool shared ride in addition to GoLink trips using GoPass®, DART’s all-in-one travel tool.

May 13, 2019 | Tags:

The bill, a model for bipartisanship, addressed hideous discrimination faced by people with disabilities.



In January 1987, I sat down at a word processor in my small office at the National Council on Disability and began writing the first draft of a bill. NCD published my draft of the Americans with Disabilities Act bill in 1988; it was introduced in Congress with a few changes that same year, and provided the basis for the revised version that was signed into law July 26, 1990. On the ADA’s 25th anniversary, I want to tell the unlikely story of how this historic federal law came to be, and to reflect on what the law has accomplished.

April 30, 2019 | Tags:

On April 25, 2019, the North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD) joined with other public transportation systems nationwide to participate in Get on Board for Public Transit Day.To help celebrate, Town of Taos’ Mayor and NCRTD Chair Daniel Barrone got behind the wheel and drove the RTD 340 Chile Line Red route through Taos greeting and surprising riders on the Blue Bus. “We want to encourage people from throughout the District to come out and ride public transit, today and every day,” commented Barrone. “Public transit builds community and often people find that once they try it, they see the benefits and continue to do so.”

March 19, 2019 | Tags: transit, poverty, economic development, economic

After being contracted by RTA in the summer of 2018, CSU researchers were tasked to quantify the annual economic impact that the RTA has on Cuyahoga County, in addition to measuring the economic benefit that RTA-related expenditures have on the local economy.

According to the study, the impact of public transit on Cuyahoga County property values is $2.2 billion with an estimated annual economic impact of $322 million.

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