FTA to Hold Webinars on MAP-21
FTA is holding two webinars on its recently published Final Policy Guidance on the New Starts and Small Starts Evaluation Rating Process under MAP-21. The sessions will be held on Sept. 5 and 10. Space is limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis.
SAVE THE DATE
APTA's Annual Meeting, taking place in Chicago, is just around the corner. Make sure to attend the always popular Products & Services Showcase, which opens Sept. 29. You'll be able to see first-hand the most cutting-edge technologies. There is still time to register for the meeting!
IN THE MEDIA
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority launched a new app that allows its riders to directly report non-emergency incidents to local law enforcement officials. The Apple- and Android-accessible app allows passengers to submit information through the
"Report it" option.
Two kittens were rescued by a New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority employee and policemen in Brooklyn. Officials cut power on the tracks when they caught sight of the felines, who were safely sent to a care shelter.
A masked superhero is walking the halls of a Tokyo subway station helping passengers carry luggage, walk up and down stairs, and get on and off cars. The masked crusader was initially thought to be a strange sight but has become accepted and even admired by subway-goers.