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Oakland County, MI Approves Countywide Transit

Oakland County, MI Approves Countywide Transit

Pontiac, MI – On August 10, 2022, Oakland County commissioners have approved a resolution to place a countywide public transit millage tax on ballots throughout the county in the November general election 13-7, Oakland Press reporter Mark Cavitt reported on Twitter. This development marks a dramatic shift in transit attitudes in the county from earlier…

SEPTA’s New Multi-Level Cars Revealed
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SEPTA’s New Multi-Level Cars Revealed

Philadelphia, PA: Progress on SEPTA‘s new multi-level regional rail cars from CRRC was finally revealed to the public. For years, fans and riders have been left in the dark about these new cars. Rumors even circulated that this order was cancelled due to declining ridership on the regional rail. However, after years of delays from…

Port Authority becomes Pittsburgh Regional Transit

Port Authority becomes Pittsburgh Regional Transit

Pittsburgh, PA The Port Authority of Allegheny County has officially changed its name to Pittsburgh Regional Transit. This name change, while purely cosmetic, is not meant to affect service in the Pittsburgh Area. It is purely meant to reflect that Port Authority or rather PRT is keeping up with the modern times. “Our new name…

Auburn Hills, MI to Quit Detroit SMART System

Auburn Hills, MI to Quit Detroit SMART System

Auburn Hills, MI – Despite massive public opposition, on February 21, 2022, Auburn Hills, Michigan City Council members gave the green light for a plan to opt out Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART), making it the first Detroit suburb in over 15 years to do so. Virtual Transit Center reported Friday that the…