Volume 06 | January, 2019
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Leading Age 2019
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New report examines if 'See Something, Say Something' is working
Posted on December 12, 2018
On-site police, security personnel, transportation employees, train and bus passengers, and ordinary citizens have prevented 10.6% of the 5,372 terrorist attacks on train, bus, track, and road targets in public surface transportation systems since 1970, according to a new Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) report, “Does ‘See Something, Say Something’ Work?”
Will the federal shutdown impact senior services?
By Patti Cullen, CAE | January 4, 2019
As we noted in the last issue of ACTION for 2018, the federal shutdown will have limited direct implications on regulatory oversight and payment for long-term care services. The ongoing government shutdown that began on December 21, 2018, doesn't affect mandatory, entitlement, non-discretionary spending including all tax breaks, Medicaid, Medicare, Veterans Administration payments and Social Security, however there is a potential “ripple effect.”
Mobility Meets Sustainability: The Push to Integrate Smart City Tech into North America’s Transit Systems
Transit agencies across North America are exploring a plethora of ways to incorporate new technology into smart cities.
On the quest to provide more effective and environmentally sound transportation service options, we’ve seen transit agencies in North America explore a plethora of ways to incorporate new technology into smart cities. Over the past two years specifically, these agencies have integrated the ‘Internet of Things’ into their networks, services, and overall operations.
Cities and governmental agencies, both in the United States. and Canada, are collaborating with global organizations and forward-thinking companies like Keolis to maximize existing operations while incorporating newer options for safe, streamlined services.
In this piece, we’ll explore some of the major ways Keolis, a global leader in public transportation, and smart city technology have contributed to the way we move from day to day. 
Time Magazine & ‘Ellen’ Show Recognize MCTS Driver for Remarkable Compassion
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today a
Time Magazine and the hit television show ‘Ellen’ are each recognizing Milwaukee County Transit System Driver Natalie Barnes for her kindness and remarkable compassion
Time Magazine and the hit television show ‘Ellen’ are each recognizing Milwaukee County Transit System Driver Natalie Barnes for her kindness and remarkable compassion. Barnes made international headlines in November when a MCTS Excellence video went viral, showing her taking extraordinary steps to help a homeless man.
Barnes bought the man food, let him stay warm on her bus, offered to go shopping for him, and ultimately connected him with a safe place to live. Time Magazine is honoring Barnes as an ‘Everyday Hero of 2018’ in its annual ‘Person of the Year’ edition, which will be available in stores later this week. 
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