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USDOT announces $11 million
in grant awards to help
communities plan for TOD
▶ The Federal Transit Administration
(FTA) has awarded approximately $11
million to 20 projects in 12 states to
support comprehensive planning efforts
to improve access to public transportation.
Funding through FTA's Pilot
Program for Transit-Oriented Development
(TOD) Planning grants will help
organizations plan for transportation
projects that connect communities and
improve access to transit and affordable
housing. FTA's Pilot Program for TOD
Planning supports local planning and
strategies to increase transit access and
encourage ridership through mixed-use
and mixed-income development near
public transportation projects. This
year's selected projects support President
Joe Biden's call to combat climate
change, advance environmental justice
People in the News
and promote equitable delivery of benefits
to underserved communities.
MassTransitmag.com/21254020
STM pilots system combining
camera and high-def screens
to replace rear-view mirrors
▶ The Société de transport de Montréal
(STM) launched a one-year pilot program
to evaluate the effectiveness of new
rear-view bus safety system that ditches
the familiar mirrors and replaces them
with a combination of rear-view cameras
and high-definition screens. STM says
the pilot of this " cutting-edge system "
is one of the first of its kind in North
America with the technology expected
to benefit all road users. Two buses have
been equipped with the system and will
operate in service, with STM Executive
Director of Bus and Métro Operations
Marie-Claude Léonard saying the drivers
participating in the test were enthusiastic
Credit
Julien Perron-Gagné/STM
A REAR-VIEW camera is mounted on
the outside of an STM bus.
and offering her gratitude toward union
representatives for their involvement.
As part of the pilot project, the STM will
assess the system in terms of performance
in various conditions, robustness,
reliability and driver satisfaction. The
results of these tests will help the STM
decide whether to equip the rest of its
current and future vehicles with this type
of system.
MassTransitmag.com/21253835
Continued ▶
Lieber
Barth
Metropolitan
Transportation
Authority (MTA)
Janno Lieber was
confirmed by the New
York Senate to be
chairman and CEO of
the MTA. Lieber had
been acting MTA
CEO and board chair
since July 2021. He
joined MTA in 2017
as chief development
officer where
he led and provided
oversight of strategic
capital initiatives. He
also led MTA Capital
Construction Company
and managed
capacity expansion
capital projects,
including East Side
Access and Phase
2 of the Second
Avenue Subway.
MassTransitmag.
com/21253907
Stanislaus Regional
Transit Authority
(StanRTA)
StanRTA has named
Adam Barth to serve
as the first permanent
CEO of the authority
effective Jan. 1,
2022. Barth will plan,
organize, manage,
supervise and
administer the activities,
operations and
services of StanRTA
in addition to ensuring
that the service
provided effectively
meets the needs of
users. He previously
served as director of
operations and planning
since July 2021.
His selection was
the culmination of a
nationwide search to
fill the position.
MassTransitmag.
com/21250905
Wilson
TriMet
Andrew Wilson has
been promoted to be
TriMet's executive
director of the Safety
and Security Division.
He will oversee
four departments
including safety,
security, transit
police and environmental
services.
He will lead all
safety and security
practices and activities,
including the
agency's reimagining
public safety
initiatives. He'll also
be tasked with advancing
workplace
safety efforts and
will direct the safe
delivery of TriMet's
services and construction
projects.
MassTransitmag.
com/21251216
Andoh
Hele-On
John Andoh was
named mass transit
administrator of the
county of Hawai'i's
agency, Hele-On.
Andoh will be responsible
for leading
the day-to-day
operations of the
agency and be the
chief administrative
officer, implementing
elements of the
Master Plan, supporting
the Transportation
Commission,
pursing grant
funds, transforming
the fleet to zero
emissions, lead policy
development for
the agency and plan
for a balanced, safe
and efficient transportation
system.
MassTransitmag.
com/21251921
Erickson
Ventura County
Transportation
Commission (VCTC)
Martin Erickson has
been promoted to
executive director.
He oversees all
VCTC programs
related to public
transit, including
intercity bus
service, regional
transit technology
and rideshare,
as well as VCTC's
partnerships with
regional bus and
passenger rail
operators. Erickson
has more than 25
years of experience,
including as manager
of government
affairs at Santa Barbara
Metropolitan
Transit District.
MassTransitmag.
com/21252020
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of February_2022

Editor’s Notebook
People & Places
SkyTrain
Bolstering the Mobility Toolbox
2022 Mobility Outlook
Outfitting Networks with Improved Connectivity to Create a Better Rider Experience
Products
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