Florida's Hillsborough Transit Authority Enhances Public Transit System Security
- Questionable staffing moves toss transit CEO from driver's seat. // HR Specialist: Florida Employment Law;Jun2011, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p5
The article reports on the dismissal of David Armijo as the chief executive officer (CEO) at the Hillsborough Area Regional Transtit Authority (HART) in Hillsborough, Florida due to questionable staffing.
- Cable Cars Provide Cross-Thames Link. // British Heritage;Nov2012, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p8
The article discusses the Emirates Air Line, an urban cable car system in Great Britain which carries passengers across the Thames river.
- San Diego MTS adds PCC. // Railway Age;Sep2011, Vol. 212 Issue 9, p35
The article announces that San Diego, California's Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) put into regular service the 1949-built PCC streetcar 529, one of five MTS holds, which was restored at a cost of 850,000 U.S. dollars for state use on August 27, 2011.
- THE CARROLLTON SPUR. Laborde, Errol // New Orleans Magazine;Apr2005, Vol. 39 Issue 7, p144
Argues in favor of the redevelopment of the Canal streetcar line in New Orleans, Louisiana. Preparations made for the redevelopment of the streetcar line; Benefits of cities from streetcars; Routes of the streetcar.
- Riding in Style. // Governing;Jan2003, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p46
Provides information on the electric streetcar project by the Tampa and the Hillsborough County, Florida, transit system.
- It's a small world, after all. Craghead, Alexander B. // Trains;Jun2006, Vol. 66 Issue 6, p24
The article focuses on the restoration and construction of rail transit lines in the U.S. According to the American Public Transportation Association, more than 5,000 track-miles of rail transit lines have been restored or constructed since 1984. Commuter rail, light rail, and streetcar projects...
- GT2 Study Is Wrapping Up. Emrich, Anne Bond // Grand Rapids Business Journal;10/11/2004, Vol. 22 Issue 42, p3
Presents information on the status of a study on the preferred high-capacity transit system project of the Public Transportation Tomorrow Task Force in West Michigan, as of October 2004. Significance of public meetings that involve area residents to the transit project; Background on corridor...
- Which Came First? Will, Sandra // Transportation Inventions: From Subways to Submarines;2006, p9
The article presents information on cable cars and subways. The invention of a cable car began when long cables were placed under city streets to pull the cable car. These cable cars replaced the vehicles pulled by horses. Many people who live in large cities travel below the ground using the...
- A trolley car tradition. Hart, Deanna // American City & County;May2006, Vol. 121 Issue 5, p62
The article reports on how Portland, Oregon has maintained its trolley transit tradition through streetcar operation under the city's transit agency, TriMet. The streetcars carry passengers each day to 40 stops on a six-mile loop through the downtown area. On weekends, people may also ride...