News Releases 2014

MTI notifies the news media of all important developments for the institute.

Date Topic
11/18/14 Suicide Bombings Against Trains and Buses Are Lethal but Few in Number
11/17/14 For Returning Military Vets, Transportation Is Key to Reintegration as Civilians
10/28/14 Using Biodiesel in Urban Transit Buses Could Reduce Harmful Emissions
10/21/14How Has Travel Behavior Changed among North American Bikesharing Users? What Makes a Successful Program? Mineta Transportation Institute’s free research report provides insight
10/7/14Rod Diridon, Sr., to Receive Hall of Fame Award from American Public Transportation Association in Houston on Tuesday, October 14
9/23/14Mineta’s new research data can help transit agencies prioritize, schedule railway bridge repairs and rehab
9/16/14Free university report: State of the automated transit networks industry
9/10/14 US-Japan Forum to Discuss Future of High-Speed Rail, Friday, September 19
9/9/14 Rod Diridon retires as president of California Trolley and Railroad Corporation
7/29/14Improved model helps transit agencies predict more accurate staffing for bus routes
7/21/14Free report: Managing taxi markets with GPS data
6/30/14Research says post-vehicle economic value can be reclaimed from li-ion batteries.
6/25/14Research: Careful program design can increase public support for a higher gas tax, new mileage tax.
6/24/14Mineta Transportation Institute Executive Director Rod Diridon Retires
6/23/14Air Passengers Shift to High-Speed Rail, Says New Research Report
6/3/14Deputy Federal Transit Administrator Therese McMillan addresses infrastructure finance at San Francisco’s Commonwealth Club, Friday, June 20
6/3/14Free Research Report: Does Rail Transit Proximity Attract New Businesses?
5/20/14Rod Diridon to Address US High-Speed Rail Association West Coast Conference
5/13/14Security Breach at Mineta San Jose Airport Raises Broader Issues
4/29/14MAP-21 Section 5310 Requirements Can Be Met, Say California Researchers
4/21/14Mineta Transportation Institute Experts Analyze Terrorism Bombing of Nigerian Bus Terminal
4/15/14Can Land Use Plans and Transportation Policies Help Improve Health?
3/25/14Research Investigates How to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Transportation
3/24/14Mineta Transportation Institute Says Subways Are Still in Terrorists’ Sights
3/20/14Free Report Reveals How to Develop Effective Regional Transit
3/10/14The Terrorist Attack in Kunming, China: Does It Indicate a Growing Threat Worldwide?
3/10/14 MTI Co-sponsors Women in Transportation Summit: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - Denver
3/5/14 Companies, Individuals to Be Honored at Green Industry Hall of Fame Conference
2/26/14 Free Emergency Exercise Handbook for Transportation and Transit Agencies
2/17/14 Mineta Transportation Institute Offers Panel on Transit Villages at “Let’s Get Moving Silicon Valley”
1/22/14 Report Recommends Methods to Facilitate Transit Ridership for Bicyclists
1/7/14 By the Numbers: Russia’s Terrorists Increasingly Target Transportation