27 Jan '17, 3pm

Excellent feature on WTS member and supporter, Nuria Fernandez! in Metro Magazine! She's a true #inspiration!...

Excellent feature on WTS member and supporter, Nuria Fernandez! in Metro Magazine! She's a true #inspiration!...

After college, Nuria took jobs at Chicago Transit Authority, moving to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, the U.S. Department of Transportation before eventually working in the private sector as a consultant in an Englewood, Colo. (Denver-area) engineering firm. In 2010, an assignment brought her home to Panama, to provide program management support to the Panama Canal Authority. Additionally, the firm ended up working to help Panama update its public transportation system, and by the time Nuria returned to the U.S., Panama had a transit plan for the country. Nuria emphasizes, however, that implementation of a new system has to be introduced sensitively. “When you have individuals that for generations have been running buses — you can’t just turn that spigot off,” she says, because, “their livelihood is put in jeopardy.” Two years ago, Nuria is happy to re...

Full article: http://www.metro-magazine.com/management-operations/news/...

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Pittsburgh's Port Authority adding Wi-Fi to light rail station - Management & Operations

Pittsburgh's Port Authority adding Wi-Fi to lig...

metro-magazine.com 29 Jan '17, 1pm

Pittsburgh's Port Authority of Allegheny County light rail riders will soon be able to access the internet from smartphone...