WMATAWashington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Washington, DC)
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A WMATA spokesperson told CNN, "The ad in question was declined because it is prohibited by WMATA's current advertising guidelines." The guidelines, which were adopted in 2015, prohibit issue-oriented advertising, including political, religious and advocacy ads, on the authority's buses, subway trains and stations.
Selecting a dedicated funding source for WMATA involves consideration of the funding source's year-to-year stability and its longer-run adequacy.
Alstom, Hornell, N.Y., is a global business active in the power and transport industry and a producer of cars for urban light rail and commuter trains, including trains for WMATA. The company utilized AmeriCast Technologies, a metal casting sourcing company that incorporates four casting facilities in the U.S.
WMATA is expecting MV Transportation to make major changes to the current system, including implementing technology that would let passengers make reservations and check on a vehicle's location either by phone or by using the Internet.
Specifically, WMATA said it plans to purchase 250 CNG buses and 455 clean diesel and hybrid buses by fiscal year 2011.
Funding for the new system, which will apparently cost $4 million, comes from the Bush administration, which recently gave WMATA $10 million for security improvements after the Sept.
In 1994, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) received an extension on the installation of truncated domes at key stations.
WMATA transports a substantial share of the federal workforce and provides an important means of transportation to special events that occur in Washington, D.C., as the nation's capital.