Coronavirus

In this latest episode of our ongoing series, Senior Managing Editor Brian W. Budzynski speaks with Alison Premo Black, Vice President and Chief…
April 08, 2021
Projected 2020 U.S. pedestrian death rate on pace for record high, report says
Image: Governors Highway Safety Association
A new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) projects that the U.S. pedestrian fatality rate rose 20% in the first six months of…
March 29, 2021
COVID-19 cost Illinois over $1B in transportation revenues, new study shows
Image: Illinois Economic Policy Institute
State transportation and transit agency revenue in Illinois generated $1 billion less than expected over the past year due to pandemic-related…
March 29, 2021
U.S. DOT "Mask Up" campaign launches to ensure transportation worker safety
Image: U.S. DOT
The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) recently announced the agency's “Mask Up” campaign to help ensure the safety of transportation…
March 23, 2021
The Biden Administration is reportedly putting together a new economic spending plan that includes a major infrastructure package. According to The…
March 23, 2021
transit employees cleaning/disinfecting with PPE
Transit employees cleaning/disinfecting with PPE. Image: APTA
One year ago this month, Americans rediscovered the vast importance of public transportation. Transit has served as a lifeline for thousands of…
March 17, 2021
The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) has recently earned a Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR accreditation for the transit agency's…
March 12, 2021
Today, President Biden signed into law H.R. 1319—the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021—which includes funding for the public transportation industry.…
March 11, 2021
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