NAPTA and CFTE Hosting Webinars
The National Alliance of Public Transportation Advocates and the Center for Transportation Excellence will host a series of free webinars
on ways to win public transportation ballot measures. Topics will include campaign fundraising, election campaign monitoring, and coalition building.
BART Resolves Labor Dispute
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) resumed work on Oct. 22 after it came to an agreement with the agency's union. The agreement
is still subject to ratification by the unions' members and BART's
board of directors.
SAVE THE DATE
APTA to Host December Committee Meetings
Many APTA members will gather in Washington, DC, from Dec. 4-7 for
committee meetings. At a meeting of the Legislative Committee, members
will discuss APTA's recommendations for the next authorization bill.
IN THE MEDIA
Public transit and TRAX, the light rail line in Salt Lake Valley, UT, have become vital, popular assets to the region. Utah Transit Authority added 70 miles in seven years to its system, most recently completing a five-track expansion in August.
Rapper Jay-Z made international headlines for bringing his entourage on a London subway.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is offering a set of four
limited-edition Vincent van Gogh commemorative SmarTrip cards.