San Francisco Municipal Railway (Muni)

Image - San Francisco Municipal Railway (Muni) San Francisco Municipal Railway (Muni) was founded in 1912, the Muni is one of America’s oldest public transit agencies and today carries over 200 million customers per year. Muni provides transit service within the city and county of San Francisco 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Muni operates 80 routes throughout San Francisco with stops within 2 blocks of 90% of all...

UTA

Image - UTA Established in 1970, UTA has become a multi-modal transportation leader that is 100-percent accessible with 69 light rail vehicles, 30 commuter rail cars and more than 600 buses. UTA’s TRAX light rail system is currently averaging more than 58,300 riders a day along its 15-mile Salt Lake-Sandy line and the 4-mile University Line. Today, UTA’s service area is over 1,400 square...

Regional Transit

Image - Regional Transit RT began operations on April 1, 1973, with the acquisition of the Sacramento Transit Authority. Later that year RT completed a new maintenance facility and purchased 103 buses. The Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT) operates 97 bus routes and 37.4 miles of light rail covering a 418 square-mile service area. Buses and light rail run 365 days a year using 76 light rail...

Bay Area Rapid Transit

Image - Bay Area Rapid Transit The BART story began in 1946. It began not by governmental fiat, but as a concept gradually evolving at informal gatherings of business and civic leaders on both sides of the San Francisco Bay. Facing a heavy post-war migration to the area and its consequent automobile boom, these people discussed ways of easing the mounting congestion that was clogging the bridges spanning...

ACE

Image - ACE In 1989, passenger rail service across the Altamont was considered only a pipe dream that might be worth discussing in twenty years. However, that same year, the San Joaquin Council of Governments, the Stockton Chamber of Commerce and the Building Industry Association of the Delta began the development of a 20-year transportation plan for a future sales tax vote in San...

Caltrain

Image - Caltrain Caltrain values bicycle commuters. That's why Caltrain has the most extensive bicycle access program among passenger railroads in the nation. The program has been so successful that Caltrain often receives requests to accommodate more bicycles. Caltrain faces many challenges involved in providing on-board bike capacity still exist. Unfortunately, adding bike capacity to trains...

VTA

Image - VTA The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) began as a County department created by the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on June 6, 1972 to oversee the region’s transportation system. Until 1995, VTA's primary responsibility since its creation was the development, operation and maintenance of the bus and light rail system within the county. VTA separated from...

Tri-MET

Image - Tri-MET TriMet is striving to build a safe, comfortable, reliable and innovative transit system that delivers transportation options to their growing region. A "total transit system" will meet the needs of their current riders and attract new riders. To achieve their goals, they will value the contributions of each employee, engage the public in the decision-making process, expand...

Port Authority of Allegheny County

Image - Port Authority of Allegheny County Port Authority of Allegheny County was created by legislation enacted by the Pennsylvania General Assembly in 1956, giving it responsibility for planning and developing port facilities to serve the Pittsburgh area. In1959, the Act of 1956 was amended to permit Port Authority to acquire privately owned transit facilities and to own and operate a public system of mass transit,...

SEPTA

Image - SEPTA On February 18, 1964, the Pennsylvania General Assembly established the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) to provide public transit services for Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties. Today SEPTA is the nation’s fifth largest public transportation system, with a vast network of fixed route services including bus, subway/...

PATCO

Image - PATCO The PATCO Speedline operation on February 15, 1969, with the first trip from Lindenwold, New Jersey, to Center City Philadelphia. Back then, the 14.2 mile line carried 21,200 people per day. Today, more than 38,000 people rely on the Hi-Speedline to get them to work, school, sporting events, shopping and anywhere else they need to go-quickly, easily and without the hassles of...

NJ TRANSIT

Image - NJ TRANSIT NJ TRANSIT is New Jersey's public transportation corporation. Its mission is to provide safe, reliable, convenient and cost-effective transit service with a skilled team of employees, dedicated to their customers' needs and committed to excellence. Covering a service area of 5,325 square miles, NJ TRANSIT is the nation's third largest provider of bus, rail and light rail...

MTA

Image - MTA The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)takes people in the region wherever they need to go. It opens up countless job opportunities for millions – jobs that are miles from home are easy to get to with our subways, buses, and commuter trains. And after work, the network enables them to get to leisure activities: music, theater, cultural events, sports, and shopping more...

NORTA

Image - NORTA The RTA, created in 1983 by the Louisiana Legislature, is a political subdivision of the state. Operated by New Orleans Public Service (NOPSI) since 1922, it was one of the last urban transit systems in the U.S. to be transferred from private to public operation. NOPSI began to lose money on the system as the prosperous post-war years changed people's travel patterns. Its...

Shore Line East

Image - Shore Line East Shore Line East (SLE) is a commuter rail service operating in southern Connecticut, USA. A fully owned subsidiary of the Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT), SLE provides service seven days a week along the Northeast Corridor from New London west to New Haven, with continuing service to Bridgeport and Stamford, and connecting service to New York, New York via...