Japan-based SkyDrive has completed its first public manned flying car test on Aug. 25. The SD-03 successfully cruised around the test field for four minutes with a pilot. Three days after the test flight, SkyDrive announced that the company raised around $36.6 million in a Series B round of funding. […]

The Office of Transportation Services is responsible for providing the safe and efficient transportation of all eligible students to and from schools and school activities each day. To accomplish this monumental task, a team of dedicated routing, safety, and administrative specialists combined with a host of drivers and attendants work […]

(clockwise from top) Chris Herrick, Division Director, KDOT; Anne Smith, Executive Director, Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency and Chair of the Kansas Public Transit Association; Sen. Mike Petersen, Chair of Senate Transportation Committee; and Rep. Richard Proehl, Chair of House Transportation Committee were all speakers at this year’s Transit Day […]

CLOSE Some are hesitant to use public transportation during the coronavirus outbreak. Here’s what transportation officials are doing to help reduce risk. USA TODAY DENVER – Sisters Trinity and Kiki Williams looked around the crowded bus stop as the #15 bus rumbled down Colfax Avenue toward them.  The bus looked to be about half full, […]

Overview On July 19, 2018, FTA published the Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP) Final Rule, which requires certain operators of public transportation systems that receive federal funds under FTA’s Urbanized Area Formula Grants to develop safety plans that include the processes and procedures to implement Safety Management Systems (SMS).   The PTASP rule became effective […]

Vehicle-borne threats range from vandalism to sophisticated or aggressive attack by determined criminals or terrorists. The mobility and payload capacity of a vehicle offers a convenient delivery mechanism for a large explosive device, although the vehicle itself may be used as a weapon. This section contains guidance that will help […]

From the archives: Updated September 20, 2019 Public transportation eases congestion, reduces emissions, and gives you plenty of quality time to people watch, as well as get to know your “neighbors.” In addition, public transportation allows you to relax, read or nap during that commute instead of fighting and stressing […]

Unlimited use of Amsterdam public transport with the OV chip card If you’re using public transport in Amsterdam and beyond, the public transport chip card (OV-chipkaart) is used for travel on trams, buses and metros. The most convenient option for visitors is a disposable one-hour card or day card (valid for one to seven […]

Public transportation transforms communities and the lives of the people living in them by spurring economic development, promoting sustainable lifestyles and providing a higher quality of life. Every segment of American society—-individuals, families, communities, and businesses—benefits from public transportation. Public Transportation Consists of a Variety of Modes Buses Light rail […]