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EMBARK: Modern Streetcar Brand Strategy Revealed


Oklahoma City— EMBARK unveiled Bermuda Green, Clear Sky Blue and Redbud as the colors for the brand identity of the MAPS 3’s Oklahoma City Streetcar. Three color palettes were revealed to show each of the six streetcars painted with a saturated, tonal color palette.

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First Transit Wins First Rail Contract in North America with the Denton County Transportation Author


First Transit announces that it signed its first rail contract in North America to provide operations and maintenance services for the Denton County Transportation Authority’s (DCTA) A-train commuter rail line. First Transit is a division of FirstGroup, one of the most experienced rail operators in the United Kingdom.

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Funding for Tribal Transit Safety Programs


​A Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund (TTPSF) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for was published in the Federal Register on July 18, 2016. Federally recognized tribes may apply to this grant until September 16, 2016.

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Driverless Cars Won’t Make Transit Obsolete


Bryan Mistele, CEO of INRIX, a traffic-information and connected-car company based in Kirkland, has penned a ludicrous non-sequitur in the Seattle Times, arguing that the driverless car of the future will make transit obsolete, and, oh yeah, eliminate traffic congestion.

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EMBARK: Facilities Go Tobacco Free


OKLAHOMA CITY – EMBARK announced that its properties will be tobacco-free beginning August 1. The policy includes all tobacco products: cigarettes, vaping or e-cigarette devices and chewing tobacco. Tobacco will be prohibited at all of EMBARK’s transit stops, shelters, parking facilities, ferry landings, transit facilities and vehicles.

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TriMet Observed a Moment of Silence


​In light of the tragic loss of lives in our nation over the last year and with recent events, TriMet will observed a moment of silence at 12 P.M. today, Friday, July 8. They asked all of their buses and trains to stop for one minute in quiet reflection of these tragic events that unfolded.

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Gov. Malloy Directs Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of the Victims of Last Night’s Attack in Dallas


Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that, in accordance with a proclamation from President Barack Obama, U.S. and state flags in Connecticut should be lowered to half-staff effective immediately to honor the victims of last night’s attack in Dallas, Texas.

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DART Police Officer Killed in the Line of Duty


On Thursday, July 7, 2016, DART police officer, Brent Thompson was shot and killed by snipers during a protest in downtown Dallas. The following was posted on the DART.org website, Friday, July 8.

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VIA’s New VIVA Routes Celebrates the Spirit of San Antonio


Uniquely colorful buses, described as the peacock of the VIA Metropolitan Transit fleet, began rolling on June 6, delivering passengers to some of the most-visited sites in San Antonio, in Texas, and in the world.

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