U.S., American Public Transportation Association: Transit agencies, railroads need $12.9 billion in federal help to offset coronavirus costs

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; March 18, 2020 As Congress works on coronavirus response legislation, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA)…

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Considering the Rail Passenger Purview

By Mischa Wanek-Libman, Mass Transit Magazine; November 11, 2019 There are many reasons why people should choose public transit; from…

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Progressive Railroading’s Passenger Rail at a Glance 2019: Preface

By Julie Sneider, Senior Associate Editor, Progressive Railroading Magazine; October 2019 Americans took more commuter-rail trips last year than they…

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Further Investment In Public Transit Can Meet Growing Needs Of Late-Shift Workers

A press release from American Public Transportation Association/APTA; September 4, 2019: WASHINGTON (September 4, 2019) – The “Supporting Late-Shift Workers:…

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9.9 billion trips taken on public transit in 2018, report says

By Erik Bascome, SILive.com; April 18,2019 STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — While Americans took nearly 10 billion trips on public transportation…

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American Public Transportation Association Transit News – California High-Speed Rail Project is Critical to Creating Economic Opportunities

A press release from APTA/American Public Transportation Association; February 13, 2019: Washington, DC  Statement by APTA President and CEO Paul…

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American Public Transportation Association: Transit ridership fell, commuter-rail ridership rose in Q3

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 11, 2019 Americans took 2.5 billion trips on public transportation systems in third-quarter 2018, down…

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US economy loses $340bn in revenue due to years of transport underinvestment – APTA.

By Dave Songer, SMART RAIL WORLD; May 22, 2018 Our failure as a nation to address America’s public transit modernisation…

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APTA names new board members, honors transit agencies’ marketing efforts

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; October 16, 2017 The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has announced additions to its board and…

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New Study Provides Framework for Determining ROI in High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Corridors

From The American Public Transportation Association, Mass Transit Magazine; October 5, 2017 A new report released by the American Public…

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