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  1. Tangee Mobley Named General Manager of Bus Operations at CATSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Mass Transit

    Charlotte Area Transit System has selected Tangee Mobley to be the general manager of bus operations. She is responsible for managing all aspects of bus operations including fixed route service, Special Transportation Service , bus maintenance and vanpool.

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  2. FL: Orlando Hopes to Stay Ahead of Transit Issues with New DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | Mass Transit

    Aug. 01--From SunRail to I-4 Ultimate, Orlando is the epicenter for major projects that are changing the way Central Florida residents will get around town in the years to come. That's why the city is launching a new transportation department that's expected to debut next fiscal year with a $45 million budget.

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  3. OR: Lynx Bus Ridership Falls: SunRail, Cheap Gas to BlameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Mass Transit

    July 29--Lynx ridership has fallen dramatically after peaking in 2014, and officials say SunRail, which opened the same year, and lower gasoline prices are to blame. A similar trend is playing out nationwide, with public bus rides dropping as commuter and light rail rides increase, the American Public Transportation Association says.

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  4. FL: All Aboard Florida Unveils Brightline Trains at Siemens Plant in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Mass Transit

    The $3.1 billion passenger railroad, which is to begin limited service between Miami and West Palm Beach in mid-2017 -- and expand service through the Treasure Coast and Space Coast to Orlando International Airport by late 2017 -- revealed its progress during an event this week at Siemens' rail-manufacturing plant in Sacramento, California. "With Brightline, we are re-imagining what it means to travel by train in America, and have taken a thoughtful and innovative approach to how we designed our trains," Reininger said in a news release.

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  5. FL: Brightline Pins Passenger Hopes on Millennials, Aging BoomersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Mass Transit

    June 11--SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Michael Reininger, president of the soon-to-be-launched Brightline rail service, will need thousands of passengers a day to buy tickets to ride his shiny new trains from Miami to Orlando.

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  6. FL: Train Station Construction at Orlando Airport on TrackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Mass Transit

    June 02--The construction of nearly $3 billion in new transportation projects south of the Orlando International Airport is moving forward, with the first impact to traffic flow occurring in the middle of next week. The $1.3 billion train station and 2,500-space parking garage just a couple miles from the airport are on schedule and within budget, expected to be finished late next year.

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  7. FL: Martin County's Lobbyist Also Works for All Aboard FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Mass Transit

    So why isn't his firm lobbying against All Aboard Florida, which Martin County vowed to spend $2 million to fight in court? This Treasure Coast Newspapers investigation reveals the predicament at a crucial time when the passenger train project needs 17 permits from six state agencies. Brian Ballard, who County Commissioner Sarah Heard said is "arguably the most powerful man in Tallahassee," helped pass a law to expedite the state permitting process for the Miami-Orlando passenger train, which the county has committed $2 million to fight in court.

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  8. FL: Cheap Gas Prices Impact SunRail RidershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Mass Transit

    Feb. 04--As tracks and ties begin arriving in Central Florida for SunRail's expansion into Osceola County, ridership dipped 12 percent last month as the commuter line competes with low gas prices. SunRail's rare decline in ridership from a year earlier comes at a time when gas prices are less than half what they were when the region was planning for the commuter rail line, which now runs from south Orlando to Debary.

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  9. Keynote Speakers Announced for 2016 Smart Card Alliance Payments SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Mass Transit

    Coming to Orlando, FL, in April, the newly located and expanded version of the 2016 Smart Card Alliance Payments Summit will bring together executives from EMV payments, mobile payments, transportation payments, and FinTech to answer some of the leading questions in the industry: What's next for the U.S. EMV chip migration post-fraud liability shift? Where are mobile payments heading? Can transit leverage advances in contactless and mobile payments? What role does FinTech play in the future of payments? The 9th Annual Payments Summit will be held April 5-7, 2016 at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando in Orlando, Florida with a pre-conference workshop on April 4. The event will be co-located with the ICMA Card Manufacturing and Personalization EXPO, and will include a joint exhibit hall and opening general session, as well as multiple educational tracks open to attendees ... (more)

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  10. FL: Orlando, Winter Park Unveil New Car-Share ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Mass Transit

    Mayor Buddy Dyer, along with officials for Winter Park and the Florida Department of Transportation, on Wednesday hailed the opening of several Zipcar car-share stations, which are now open for short-term rentals. Dyer called Zipcar the latest in an expanding array of options for people to get around town without needing to own a car.

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  11. TranSystems Names Chief Strategy and Marketing OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Mass Transit

    John T. Grow, PE, has been promoted to executive vice president and chief strategy and marketing officer of TranSystems Corp. He has more than 30 years of experience in the planning, design and management of a wide variety of transportation projects and programs encompassing both the public and private sector. In this role, Grow will be responsible for the expansion and success of the firm's business development and marketing efforts and of the company's top line and various transportation market sectors.

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  12. FL: Federal Gov Endorses SunRail Link to Orlando International AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | Mass Transit

    Oct. 26--SunRail has won the endorsement of the federal government for a spur that would link the commuter train to Orlando International Airport. The decision, announced Monday by U.S. Reps.

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