Phoenix, Arizona: Celebrating a WIN for Transportation
Phoenix voters cast a vote for their city’s future today by saying yes to a transportation plan that will expand their light rail system and bus service, improve streets, create more bike lanes, decrease congestion and pollution and boost economic development.
FTA: Announces Proposed Rule to Establish New Safety Program for Transit Industry
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a proposed rule to establish a Public Transportation Safety Program under FTA’s new safety oversight authority established by the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21). The proposed rule would create an overall framework for FTA to monitor, oversee and enforce safety in the public transit industry, and is based on the principles and practices of Safety Management Systems (SMS).
VIA: Touchable art displayed in celebration of the ADA
As a public transportation company, VIA Metropolitan Transit’s business is all about providing the community with an efficient, reliable, and cost-effective service. In July and August 2015, VIA also provided connections to a new world of art appreciation by focusing on a multi-sensory experience unlike any other. Enter “The Color of Blind.”
VIA: Donates Fans to Project Cool
With temperatures anticipated to hit 100 degrees next week, the heat shows no signs of subsiding. In order to help ensure our residents stay cool, employees of VIA Metropolitan Transit are contributing 20” box fans to support the City’s San Antonio Fire Department’s (SAFD) Project Cool.
Valley Metro CEO Named to International Public Transportation Policy Board
Stephen Banta, chief executive officer of Valley Metro, has been selected to represent the United States and North America in a leadership position for a prominent international public transportation association.
Bus Shelters at No Charge from The City of Santa Fe
The City of Santa Fe - Transit Division has some shelters available at no charge for anyone interested. Pictures of Shelters below.
Celebrated the 25th Anniversary of the ADA
See how the SWTA Nation celebrated.