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HART Overhauls Website — The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority, Tampa, FL, recently completed a thorough overhaul of its website to enhance ease of use for customers. The redesigned website allows access to more direct information with fewer clicks and new tools from a search function to a translator.

CTC Inc. Moves to New Headquarters — CTC Inc., a rail communications and signaling engineering firm in Fort Worth, TX, has moved into its new corporate headquarters approximately nine miles from its previous location. The new facility accommodates personnel growth and increasing demand, with 12,000 square feet of office and warehouse space.

Sacramento Adds Refurbished Siemens Railcars to Blue Line Extension — The Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT) has introduced the first newly refurbished light rail vehicles to the recently opened Blue Line extension. Siemens is refurbishing 21 vehicles, originally built by Urban Transportation Development Corp. and operated by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority from 1987 to 2003, when RT acquired them and placed them in storage. The vehicles will increase capacity on the Blue Line and throughout the RT light rail system to maintain service levels.

NJ Transit Selects Apollo Video Technology — New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) has selected Apollo Video Technology to provide video recording systems with inward-facing cameras for the agency’s fleet of locomotives and railcar cabs. This contract provides for installation of 1,200 cameras and recording equipment across 230 locomotives, cab cars and electric railcars.
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