Jane Williams Appointed Deputy FTA Administrator
K. Jane Williams has been appointed Deputy Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). Williams will help lead the agency within the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) that funds public transportation systems across the country and oversees their safety.
VIA Provides Free Service to Hurricane Evacuees
VIA Metropolitan Transit announced Tuesday it will continue to provide free public transportation to Hurricane Harvey evacuees who are in emergency shelters in San Antonio and Bexar County. Passengers are asked to show their shelter-issued wrist band in order to access the free service and may travel anywhere within VIA’s service area.
VIA Jeff Arndt - Selected Top CEO
VIA President and CEO Jeffrey C. Arndt was recently named one of the best CEOs in the region by the San Antonio Business Journal.
NTSB Releases Full Report on Speeding-Related Crash Study
For the first time in its 50-year history, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released a landmark study on speeding aimed at reducing speeding-related injuries and fatalities. The report acknowledges that speed is a deadly problem on our streets and roads, and that other federal agencies and states can do more to address it.
SWTA Spotlight Award Winners for Transit Marketing Excellence
South West Transit Association Announces 30th Anniversary Spotlight Award Winners for Transit Marketing Excellence
New Regional Fixed Route Bus Service In The Works for North Central Kansas
Salina, Kansas – A new regional fixed route bus service will be in operation in early September 2017 for north central Kansas.
The Kansas Rides 81 Connection will serve Highway 81 locations from Belleville to Salina with a tentative start date of September 5, 2017.
Valley Metro Receives Recognition for GIS, Rail Northwest Extension and Commuter Campaign
PHOENIX, AZ — Valley Metro continues to receive recognition for its leadership in the transit industry as it grows to connect more communities and people to opportunities. Valley Metro received three prestigious awards over the summer.