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Angry commuters call Bristol’s first bus a ‘cancer’ at council meeting

Residents who depend on buses expressed their anger at a meeting of the West of England Combined Authority (Weca), First Bus is a ‘cancer’ in the Bristol area and should be stripped of the right to operate its ‘extremely poor’ service, furious passengers have told advisers. Bristol West Labor MP …

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Portugal to launch new high-speed railway

The Portuguese government plans to introduce high-speed trains, a new railway bridge over the Tagus, as well as connecting Lisbon and Porto in three hours by train from Madrid, projects that should be completed by 2050. According to Portugal News, the national railway plan, which has already been approved by …

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Hornby Island residents demand bigger ferry all year round as problems mount

A growing petition with 2,600 signatures, more than double Hornby Island’s population, is making the rounds as local residents appeal to BC Ferries for increased ferry service. “We are watching, with frustration, other islands getting brand new, larger capacity ferries, some of them two new ferries, but we are not …

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South China city locks down district in ‘zero-COVID’ fight

By HUIZHONG WU, Associated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Southern China’s metropolis Guangzhou locked down its largest district on Monday as it attempts to quell a major COVID-19 outbreak, suspending public transportation and requiring residents to show a negative test if they want to leave their homes. The outbreak is …

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Shetland supermarket shelves are bare after four days of ferry cancellations

Supermarket shelves in Shetland have been left bare after bad weather caused ferries to and from the islands to be canceled for four days. The fruit, vegetable and bread aisles in supermarkets in Lerwick are empty, while other refrigerated items are also running out. The NorthLink ferry service, which connects …

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A new fleet of all-electric, dollar-dollar vans will provide greener trips to Brooklyn’s ‘transportation wastelands’

An all-new clean energy program has been announced for Brooklyn that will replace current New York gas-powered van models with an all-electric fleet. The program, called the Clean Transit Access Program, received a $10 million award from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority to electrify the fleet …

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GoTriangle seeks $10 million for downtown Raleigh warehouse

The view of downtown Raleigh from the North Hills. Travis Long News & Observer Folder Photo RALEIGH More than 15 years ago, people planning a commuter rail system for the Triangle thought the site of a former warehouse in downtown Raleigh would be a good place for a station for …

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BC Ferries holding community of Sechelt on November 23

Who will be there? What will it be about? Here’s everything we know. Would you like BC Ferries (BCF) to address your concerns at its November 23 event at Sechelt’s Seaside Centre? Submit them in writing, beforehand, on the BCF website Sunshine South Coast Community Pagerecommends BCF’s director of corporate …

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WA/OR: World of Rail: MAX Brings Fast, Cheap Rides to Clark County and Portland Residents

Nov. 13 – PORTLAND – As Joseph Fowler boarded the MAX light rail on his way to work one October morning, he found a seat near an exit door. There were about 30 people on board, mostly commuters and weary travelers heading to downtown Portland from the airport. You might …

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Union Station in line for a $10 billion facelift, but questions remain

Comment this story Comment Union Station is in line for its first major facelift in more than three decades, an investment that railroad and city officials say will help move more passenger trains through the busy Northeast Corridor while modernizing a vital gateway to the nation’s capital. Plans for the …

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Travel green Ecologically | Shehr

“The future belongs to electric vehicles.” In August last year, the Punjab government announced that eco-friendly electric buses would be launched in Lahore, Faisalabad and Rawalpindi. On November 6, Chief Minister Parvez Elahi said that Lahore would soon have electric buses. Although such announcements and soundbites have been heard several …

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Plans for Coney Island ferry unknown after ‘exhaustive search’

A city agency says it is still committed to bringing ferry service to Coney Island, dismissing an advocacy group’s claim that funding for a beachfront landing has run out. Coney Islanders for an Ocean Side Ferry, a pro-ferry group of Coney Island residents and stakeholders, doesn’t think the city has …

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Inflation in Argentina reaches 100% creating poverty and unrest

Inflation in Argentina heading towards 100% is fueling government woes as real wages lag, increasing social distress and leading to a record level of protests so far this year. Government data released on Thursday showed overall paychecks in September were up 78% from a year ago, lagging annual inflation of …

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Army halts work on Pune-Nashik high-speed railway at Khed

November 11, 2022 C.W. Team While work on the Pune-Nashik high-speed rail project is progressing at full speed elsewhere in the district, work at Khed taluka has been halted by the Ministry of Defence. The project passed through the army premises in the taluka and was suddenly challenged. So the …

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Commuters should expect Friday morning misery due to impact of RMT walkout

Commuters have been warned they face a miserable Friday morning rush hour due to the impact of the Tube strike. London Underground services are not expected to return to ‘normal’ until mid-morning, with fewer early morning trains meaning services will be busier than usual. Transport for London said: “The disruption …

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Why are there so few ferry services on the Black Sea?

Even before Russia invaded Ukraine, passenger ferry services between the five Black Sea countries were few and far between. A possible new service from Constanța to Istanbul could be about to change that. The Greek port of Piraeus is a bewildering place for the uninitiated. At any time of the …

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The Race for Raleigh Mayor and City Council

RALEIGH, North Carolina — Local elections at the city and county level can have a major and direct impact on our daily lives. Will Raleigh make room for more affordable housing? Will developers be allowed to build 40-story buildings in Midtown? Will the Triangle have access to a commuter train …

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Rail Baltica Latvia sign for the design of the construction of regional stations

RERE INECO, a Latvian-Spanish business association, will develop the construction plans for the Latvian stations of the new Rail Baltica high-speed railway. Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas, the national implementing body of Rail Baltica in Latvia, and RERE INECO signed the 3.6 million cooperation agreement on November 4. Rail Baltica is a …

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Technology makes getting around town smart and hassle-free

The Delhi government has introduced an all-in-one public transport app called One Delhi for the convenience of frequent travelers using public transport and electric vehicles. On this app, a commuter can buy a bus ticket or pass, find live tracking of over 7300 buses, locate nearest bus stop or get …

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Ferry scandal: Residents of Arran call for Scottish Government action over delays and cancellations

Shops, businesses and residents of an island community are facing ‘massive losses’ due to ongoing ferry issues, a prominent campaigner has warned. Barb Toab, of the Arran Ferry Action Group, said islanders felt “ignored and disappointed” as she claimed nearly 27 per cent of crossings had been cancelled, while new …

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Larkspur cinema is closing and housing could replace it

Marin County lost another movie theater at Century Larkspur Landing, but city officials are eyeing the property as a potential residential redevelopment opportunity. Cinemark, the parent company of the Texas-based theater chain, confirmed this week that the four-screen venue at 500 Larkspur Landing Circle has closed permanently when its lease …

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Opening of the Jakarta – Bandung high-speed line in mid-2023

The high-speed line between Jakarta and Bandung will open in mid-2023, says Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment, Mr. Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan. According to Pandjaitan, dynamic testing on the new line is scheduled to begin on November 16. The date is the second day of the G20 leaders’ …

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New bus service from Mansfield to Logan to begin Saturday | Local News

MANSFIELD — A new bus service between the city’s commuter rail station and Boston’s Logan International Airport kicks off Saturday, and officials say it will ease traffic congestion and provide cost-effective, stress-free travel at a time when gasoline prices are high. Randolph-based Blue Apple Bus Co. will take people on …

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The ferry service will be improved after a successful season

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VA: New bus line serves Chesapeake, Suffolk Amazon warehouses

Amazon’s rapid development in Hampton Roads led to the launch of a new bus service to connect workers to warehouses in Chesapeake and Suffolk. The e-commerce giant opened a new facility in Chesapeake in August and another even bigger center in Suffolk in October, employing a combined total of around …

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Ankara İzmir high-speed rail project approved by State Council

Ankara İzmir high-speed rail project approved by State Council The Ankara-İzmir high-speed train project, which was awarded to ERG İnşaat for 2 billion 163 million euros and whose bid was challenged for “irregularity” and “illegality”, has been approved by the Council of ‘State. The giant tender has been described as …

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The La Fontaine tunnel is half closed, so here are your options

Breadcrumb Links Local News Your guide to navigating – and hopefully avoiding – three years of commuter traffic chaos. Traffic is blocked approaching the La Fontaine tunnel in Montreal on October 13, 2022. Photo by Allen McInnis /Montreal Gazette Content of the article If the works of the La Fontaine …

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Covid-19: Eating and drinking will remain banned on Hong Kong ferries

Eating and drinking are to remain banned on public transport in Hong Kong as other Covid-19 measures are relaxed, the Health Bureau confirmed to HKFP. Last Thursday, Hong Kong moved to reopen barbecue pits and scrap restrictions on the opening hours of restaurants, clubs and bars. Yung Shue Wan ferry …

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The Future in Motion Since 1998™

October 29, 2022 23:48:46 UTC EDITORS CHOICE New electric car research suggests charging shouldn’t be a concern October 27, 2022 | Synopsis “…research based on the charging behavior and daily driving habits of electric vehicle owners suggests that these concerns need not be the primary deciding factor before deciding whether …

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A huge construction project closes the streets of the city center. Here are the road closures in Toronto this weekend

The start of a huge construction project in Toronto will close more downtown streets over the next six weekends, leaving Torontonians increasingly frustrated with ongoing closures and the resulting traffic jam in the city. town. “There are buildings everywhere. It’s so hard to get around this city and it’s hard …

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Democrat Mike Franken opposes plan to merge 2 railroads

Mexico-Canada line would triple rail traffic in Iowa’s Mississippi River towns By Sarah Watson, – Quad-City Times October 28, 2022 3:17 p.m. Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mike Franken speaks during a Thursday stop at the Crane & Pelican Cafe in LeClaire with Iowa Democratic candidates (left to right) Monica Kurth, …

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Joy because the two new ferries could be bound for Arran

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New public transit is coming to Mesa

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Hold on tight! – The age of the railway

Written by Carolina Worrell, Editor-in-Chief The Track Attachment Monitor from Kawasaki Track Technologies uses cameras and global positioning sensors to identify potential faults in track attachment systems. RAILWAY AGE, OCTOBER 2022 ISSUE: Rail fastening system suppliers continue to find new ways to provide tight retention and longer track life, …

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PA: Westmoreland transit halts drug testing of administrative staff

Oct. 22—The Westmoreland County Transit Authority board of directors eliminated the requirement for members of the agency’s administrative team to submit to random drug testing. The council approved a request after officials said the requirement was unnecessary. Eliminating it could also save money, officials said. “No one has ever tested …

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All aboard: Families traveling by ferry can enjoy games AsmodeeToy World Magazine

A selection of Asmodee’s most popular games will be available to play on board Wightlink ferries from this semester. Ferry passengers can choose from a carefully curated selection of some of Asmodee’s most popular family games. Dobble, one of At Asmodeus the most popular games and link of light join …

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Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky appoints Gina Douthat as new CEO

The Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (TANK) has announced the selection of Gina Douthat as the organization’s new executive director. Douthat, who assumes his new role immediately, has held various positions at TANK since 1997, most recently as Deputy Managing Director and Director of Communications and Development. Gina Douthat (Photo …

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IN FOCUS: They have curious looks and are called ‘uncle’, but young bus drivers say the job has moved on

Mr Naz said the “key takeaway” from working with older, long-serving drivers at SMRT was to see how the industry has progressed over the years. “Bus drivers were paid below ‘minimum wage’ back then, and knowing how times have changed for the better for most of us, it clearly shows …

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Could the catamaran project change the face of Clyde ferries?

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China Successfully Tests Hyperloop-Type Train Inside Vacuum Tube

Suck it, Elon Musk. Vactrain China claims to have become the first country in the world to successfully test a Hyperloop-style magnetic levitation train inside a vacuum tube – or “vactrain” for short – according to a report from the newspaper. State China Daily. Researchers tested the train on a …

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City of Pullman Announces New Canal Transit System – The Daily Evergreen

City Council issues statement that it has nothing to do with burst pipes JARED GRACE Boat and float sales skyrocketed after the announcement. The Pullman City Council has announced the opening of a new public transportation system, the Pullman Canal Transit. Every street in Pullman was flooded in order to …

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Railways halt work on Pune-Nashik high-speed train

A day after the railways questioned the feasibility of the ‘at-grade’ high-speed railway between Pune and Nashik, to which deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said the government of State was now proposing a railroad with road to link the two towns, there was widespread shock and criticism among politicians and …

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Closure of all Auckland train lines over Labor weekend

All Auckland train lines will be closed for maintenance over Labor Day weekend, AT said. Photo/NZME All Auckland train lines will be closed for maintenance over Labor Day weekend, AT said, while KiwiRail issued an apology to commuters in the city. Work will start late Friday night and won’t finish …

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Nautilus asks for TUC support for its Fair Ferries campaign

Shipping union, Nautilus International, is due to present a composite motion to the TUC Congress this week (18-20 October), seeking support for its Fair Ferries campaign in light of the P&O Ferries sacking scandal earlier this year . P&O Ferries unfairly and unlawfully terminated the employment of 786 British seafarers …

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RTD 2022 District O Board of Directors: Lynn Guissinger

District O represents the most northwestern portion of the RTD area, including the city of Boulder, Jamestown, Louisville, Lyons, Nederland, and Ward. Lynn Guissinger has represented the district since 2019. Richard O’Keefe is running against her in the district. Find your neighborhood here. Lynn Guissinger (incumbent) Lynn4RTD.com What is your …

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How the 2 high-speed trains are different

The fourth Vande Bharat Express, India’s native train, has recently started plying between New Delhi and Una, Himachal Pradesh. And while the Vande Bharat Express is generating steam, the country’s first high-speed train service will soon begin between Mumbai and Ahmedabad. Let’s see how the two trains differ: The speed …

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Ferguson Marine Ferries: ‘Confidence in project higher than for a long time, if ever’

Chief executive Kevin Hobbs told Scotland on Sunday he also agreed with the yard’s decision to postpone some work on the ferry’s sister ship, still known only as Hull 802, to minimize additional delays to Glen Sannox. He said it was “essential” to put the ship, already five years behind …

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RPT invites the Rochester community to participate in Try Transit Week

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) – Rochester Public Transit (RPT) is hosting Try Transit Week October 17-21. According to RPT, it will be a week of activities and promotions to encourage people to try transit for the first time, invite former riders to return to RPT and recognize loyal customers for their …

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Criticism justified after warning California high-speed train won’t run

California’s infamous $113 billion high-speed rail line between San Francisco and Los Angeles, set to be completed by 2020 at a cost of $33 billion, has only begun to cobble together on one stretch of 171 miles in the Central Valley, is not really “an existing project”, says Quentin Kopp, …

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A rail drill prepares responders for a real disaster

Although a disaster involving a derailed commuter train and injured passengers in South Lowell on Sunday morning is fiction, the experience gained could prove to be the difference between life and death, should the unthinkable actually happen. Indeed, for the participating public safety personnel, this mock exercise provided the kind …

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Knights Ferry News 10-12-22 – Oakdale Chief

Do not forget ! The Knights Ferry School Colors Run will take place on October 14 with opening ceremonies beginning at 8:30 a.m. Children are excited to wear their white shirts and race through the colorful clouds around the track while raising funds for their school activities. ***** Calling teens …

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One-of-a-kind vehicle-to-building resilience center powered by transit buses

OAKLAND, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A new project funded by the California Energy Commission (CEC) will demonstrate the value of bi-directional electric vehicle charging to support a one-of-a-kind vehicle-to-building (V2B) resiliency hub. This groundbreaking project will leverage stored energy from zero-emission electric buses, owned and operated by AC Transit, to provide filtered air …

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This is why we don’t have a bullet train in the United States

Fresno Trench construction workers build part of the high-speed rail line that will run under CA Hwy 180 in Fresno, California on May 8, 2019 Photo: Frederic J. BROWN / AFP (Getty Images) Fourteen years ago, California had a dream: to connect the two largest urban centers in the state …

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Researchers call on entrepreneurs to sue social welfare services

The call was made over the weekend at the Stakeholder Dissemination Workshop in Dar es Salaam where a team of researchers from Mzumbe University led by Dr Godbertha Kinyondo met with a group of over 70 micro-entrepreneurs from Magomeni, Mburahati, Ndugombi, Tandale and Manzese. neighborhoods. The recommendation is the result …

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McKinlay wins back-to-back tournaments and earns Korn Ferry Tour exemption

UVU’s Brady McKinlay finished first in the Mark Simpson Colorado Invitational hosted by the University of Colorado with his 7-under performance throughout the tournament. McKinlay continued to improve his game after each round recording scores of 69, 68 and 66 with each round going under par. With this victory, McKinlay …

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With no public transport system, Abuja residents groan under worsening traffic jams and transport difficulties

The collapse of the Federal Capital Territory’s (FCT) urban transit system has forced workers in the territory to drive their cars themselves, exacerbating the one-man-car syndrome. This has led to traffic jams and traffic jams which have resulted in lost working hours, a Daily Trust investigation found on Sunday. Jhe …

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HS2 supporters fear cancellations and delays as austerity looms | Railway industry

AOn the face of it, the scarred earth in central Birmingham where HS2’s future Midlands terminus will stand hasn’t changed much since 2018. Back then, ahead of another Conservative party conference, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling donned a helmet to affirm that the work was in progress, in front of bulldozers …

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9 things that probably won’t be cheaper anytime soon

Pixel-Shot / Shutterstock.com It has been a year of wild inflation, with the best news being that for a brief moment – July – the prices of typical consumer goods did not rise. Then they started to rise again in August, albeit at the slowest rate of the whole year. …

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Alaska Airlines Ferries is hopping to breweries across the US

Alaska Airlines IATA/ICAO code: AS/ASA Airline type: Full service carrier Hub(s): Anchorage International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, Portland International Airport, San Francisco International Airport, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Year of foundation: 1932 Alliance: one world CEO: Ben Minicucci Country: United States Alaska Air Cargo delivered the largest shipment of fresh …

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MTM Transit Expands Mass Partnership in Salem Area

LAKE SAINT LOUIS, Mo., Oct. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MTM Transit is pleased to announce that it is expanding its presence in the Salem, Oregon area under a new contract with the Salem Area Mass Transit District (SAMTD). SAMTD operates a comprehensive transit system called Cherriots which serves the …

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Brightline trains will travel faster on Treasure Coast than in South Florida

JENSEN BEACH, Fla. – Drivers on the Treasure Coast will soon see fast Brightline trains at railroad crossings. The private railway line is ready to start testing bullet trains this month at faster speeds than they are currently traveling in Palm Beach County. Testing will take place in Martin and …

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Poverty: Nigeria’s biggest loan shark

What I mostly remember is how completely exposed I felt the night it happened. One night in 2019, I was going from Ikoyi to my office in Ogba, before an evening work session after spending the day battling deadlines and presenting my radio show. In my mind, the fact that …

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Seastreak ferry raises fares for trips to New York, blames rising costs

Commuters who ride Seastreak Ferries started the new month by digging a little deeper into their wallets, after a rate increase went into effect on Monday. Seastreak officials blamed Monday’s rate increase on the need to cover higher costs, including the price of diesel fuel, which has hit record highs …

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Residents want answers after Eglinton Crosstown line delay

After more than a decade of dusty and noisy construction, the people who live and operate businesses along Eglinton Avenue in Toronto have been eagerly awaiting the opening of the new Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) line this fall. . However, just over a week ago, Metrolinx, the provincial agency …

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Which first-class high-speed train service between Milan and Paris is the best?

If you watch our YouTube channel, you’re probably used to seeing us jumping on planes and taking the occasional ride on rails. However, we have never pitted two train services against each other – and the most luxurious ones at that. This week at TPG, however, we dove into the …

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Aventon improves performance, comfort and utility with the Level.2 e-bike

Aventon calls this color “Clay” and it’s prettier than it looks. Aventon I’m always on the lookout for cool new designs and ideas for e-bikes, and to be honest, the new Aventon Level.2 is…pretty stuffy. Radical frame design? Not really. Exotic materials? No. Crazy engine power? Not here. But Aventon …

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VIDEO: Potential waterspouts form in the village of Hatteras

Video by Brian McArthur A wind funnel that appeared to be a loosely shaped waterspout was spotted in the village of Hatteras on Friday afternoon September 30. According to a Hatteras Village Ferry Terminal representative, the formation made contact with the main ferry terminal building, causing minor damage to the …

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Emmet County Commissioners Evaluate Transit Options

After years of deliberation, Emmet County commissioners met Thursday night to discuss the possibility of adding public transit to the county. Public comments went back and forth Thursday night, lasting more than an hour. Some have said that public transit is a must, while those against it worry about higher …

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The global rail system market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.2%, from USD 25.1 billion in 2022 to USD 30.9 billion by 2027

ReportLinker High-speed trains are high-end trains equipped with advanced features and connectivity solutions such as advanced electronic train control systems, CCTV, passenger information display and network video recorders. New York, Sept. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the publication of the report “Railway System Market by System Type, Transit …

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Some French unions call for strike to test Macron’s mettle on pension reform

PARIS (Reuters) – Several far-left unions in France are calling for a nationwide strike on Thursday to demand wage increases to tackle soaring inflation, threatening to disrupt transport, schools and the healthcare sector. energy. The one-day walkout is seen as a test of unions’ ability to muster support and a …

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Passenger Ship News Roundup | September 28 – US and Norwegian cruise ships, large Danish Ro-Pax and UK-designed electric hydrofoil commuter ferry concept

A Norwegian cruise ship is returning to service after being fitted with a new propulsion system while construction nears completion on a US-operated polar expedition ship and a Danish-owned fast catamaran ferry. Design and build work is also underway on an electric hydrofoil ferry for UK operation and a cruise …

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What’s behind the increased use of Kendra’s Law in New York?

Mayor Adams takes the subway (photo: mayor’s office) When Mayor Eric Adams was on the campaign trail last year, he repeatedly called on city and state officials to step up the use of Kendra’s Law – a state law that allows court-ordered outpatient mental health treatment for those deemed dangerous …

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Supporters push for Montreal-Boston passenger rail

Travel The 14-hour trip would cross Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Quebec. A St. Lawrence & Atlantic freight train travels Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, through Auburn, Maine. A proposed passenger train between Boston and Montreal would cross Maine on tracks north of Portland currently used only by freight trains. …

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Ember month: have you swallowed this nonsense?

Churches have dusted off reliable old homiletics for their congregation. Special vigils are convened by the pastors to avoid the murderous revenge of the ember months. By Taju Tijani The last quarter of the year has arrived and a thick layer of myths has fallen over the country, causing terrible …

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Wightlink responds as NFDC hopes for increased Lymington-Yarmouth ferries

FERRY operator Wightlink has poured cold water on hopes of increasing ferries between Lymington and Yarmouth to boost the region’s economy. More regular crossings have been listed as part of a transport plan for the south east, alongside previously announced multi-million pound road projects such as the A326 expansion on …

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NJ Gov. Murphy calls on the feds to slow down their plan

Governor Phil Murphy has asked the Federal Highway Administration to slow down the congestion pricing program, according to a letter obtained by NorthJersey.com and The Record, a move that could add strain to relations between states on either side of the Hudson River. “While New Jersey is conceptually open to …

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The high-speed train project will include the country’s first undersea tunnel

The country’s first undersea tunnel is set to be built as part of the high-speed rail project. The National High Speed ​​Rail Corporation Ltd (NHSRCL) has launched a tender for the digging works of a 21 km long tunnel, including a 7 km undersea tunnel for the high speed rail …

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WA ferry system collapse hits San Juan Islands hardest

Delayed departures for Washington state ferries hit an all-time high this year, as the Seattle Times recently reported, part of a steady decline in performance over the past decade. [“WA ferry delays hit highest mark in past decade,” Aug. 24, Northwest]. The fleet is smaller than ever, with hardly any …

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LA Community College District Gets $1 Million Free Student Transportation Grant | KFI AM 640

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The Los Angeles Community College District has received a $1 million grant that will allow its students to ride subway buses and trains for free, subway officials announced Wednesday. The funds were secured by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California, as part of the Congress-led funding process to …

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This is how Chinese provinces compete to bring in new projects. This is called localized negotiation

A popular cliche among opinion writers writing about China is that everything works through guanxi – personal ties. While valid, the bargaining between provincial officials and central bureaucrats is much more complex. Xiao Ma, an assistant professor of political science at Peking University, argues that the Chinese Communist Party does …

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County Encourages Alternative Modes of Transportation for Car-Free Day

Montgomery County is encouraging residents to ditch their cars and use “greener” modes of transportation in recognition of “Car Free Day” on Thursday, September 22. The county encourages residents to walk, bike or use public transportation instead of driving their cars through free giveaways and raffles for gift cards. Prizes …

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Isle of Wight ferry company announces new commercial director

He’s worked with trains and airplanes…now Phil Delaney is adding boats to his transportation portfolio. Former professional rugby player Phil joined link of light as commercial director, following the retirement of Clive Tilley. Previously, he was Commercial Director at Great Western Railway (GWR) and held leadership positions at flybe and …

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TOK Transit’s 2015 lawsuit against RMWB results in ‘amicable settlement’

Breadcrumb Links New Local News Transit buses roll down Franklin Avenue in downtown Fort McMurray on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016. Vince Mcdermott/Fort McMurray Today/Postmedia Network Photo by Vince Mcdermott /Vince Mcdermott / Today’s Staff Content of the article The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has settled a lawsuit filed in …

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Why Karnataka Is Against Kerala’s Semi-Rapid Rail Corridor Plan

Even as Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan met his Karnataka counterpart Basavaraj Bommai on Sunday seeking cooperation to expand the controversial ‘SilverLine’ project, the Kerala to Karnataka Medium-Speed ​​Rail Corridor project has been halted. net. According to sources from the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) of Karnataka, Vijayan asked for Karnataka’s …

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DC lowers speed limits to 25mph on major roads

The speed limit on some of DC’s major suburban corridors is lowered from 30 mph to 25 mph, in the latest effort by Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) to curb the growing number of serious traffic accidents in the nation’s capital . The speed reduction took effect Friday on Connecticut …

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Demand is strong for a third ro-ro ferry in the Vypeen-Fort Kochi corridor

As demand picks up to introduce a third ro-ro ferry in the busy Vypeen-Fort Kochi corridor, the Kochi Corporation will convene a meeting of stakeholders, including the Kerala Shipping and Inland Navigation Corporation (KSINC ) which operates the two existing Ro-Ro ferries, to come up with an action plan, Mayor …

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How to protect yourself on public transport

MTA ridership hit a new record Friday of more than 5.6 million people on the transit system, the highest on record since the pandemic. Still, there are safety issues with the surge in ridership, experts say. Wellness coach and self-defense expert Jennifer Cassetta joined NY1’s Stef Manisero on Saturday to …

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China is testing a floating car that uses magnets to hover at 143mph

If you’ve ever imagined a future filled with flying cars, your dream might be getting a little closer to reality. Chinese researchers from Southwest Jiaotong University in Chengdu, Sichuan province, conducted road tests last week for modified passenger cars that use magnets to float 35 millimeters above a conductor rail, …

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Overload by stalls is not controlled at the PNBS

Vijayawada (NTR district): Passengers have fallen victim to the whims of food and drink stall owners, who charge exorbitant tariffs on purchases above the Maximum Retail Price (MRP) at Pandit Nehru Bus Terminal (PNBS). Vijayawada Bus Station is one of the largest bus stations in the country with around 3,000 …

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ENW confirms £1m upgrades for Windermere; electric ferry concept floats

Regional network manager North West Electricity next month begins upgrade work worth £1million. A task will expedite the arrival of Lake Windermere’s first electric car ferry. Engineers working in Windermere and Bowness alongside transport engineers in Cumbria will release new supplies, including for public electric vehicle charging points in several …

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Heidi Ganahl’s transportation plan would refocus spending on driving and overturn some laws backed by Jared Polis

The second is a 2021 transportation funding bill that will raise billions of dollars for roads, bridges, infrastructure, and incentives for electric vehicles, mass transit, and other transportation projects through at new costs. This bill, she said, circumvents the state’s tax restraint law and spends too little on roads. “He …

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TGV unveils the high-speed trains of the future

Francesca Street, CNN Welcome to the future of high-speed rail transport in Europe. French rail company SNCF and rail builder Alstom have unveiled the first completed TGV M, a next-generation high-speed double-deck train with a longer, more aerodynamic nose, perfect for traversing the French countryside. Alstom dubbed the new train …

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Commuters on the Camden and Brunswick MARC lines will see disruption if railway workers go on strike on Friday; some long-distance Amtrak trains canceled

A potential strike by CSX railroad workers starting Friday would suspend commuter trains on the Camden and Brunswick lines, the Maryland Transit Administration announced Monday. “Due to an ongoing labor dispute between CSX Transportation and its unions, CSX has notified the MDOT MTA that there is a risk of a …

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Mobile Port welcomes two new rail ferries

And earlier this year, the Port of Mobile launched two ships that will increase the port’s shipping capabilities while helping Alabama businesses internationally. In a joint venture between Genesee & Wyoming and SEACOR Holdings – Central Gulf Railway (CGR) – two rail ferries will enable an expedited sea route connecting …

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Taxi and Uber rides are expected to become more expensive under city proposal

For the first time in a decade, the city plans to raise yellow cab meter fares and surcharges to help ease the pain caused by inflation and high gas prices eating away at drivers’ incomes. Taxi. “We need more money because everything costs more,” said taxi driver Raymond Germain, an …

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Magnetic levitation: Maglev car tests reach 140 mph

Why is this important: When people discuss maglev technology, it usually relates to rail systems where it is known to enable incredible speeds. Recent tests have explored the potential benefits that maglev rails could bring to cars. The trials are early, but the results are promising. Chinese media recently reported …

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Commuters and motorists groan as rain worsens Lagos traffic jam

Commuters and motorists were stuck in severe traffic jams for hours yesterday following a torrential downpour that lasted for many hours. Places on Lagos Island like Dolphin Estate, Lekki and other areas were flooded following the torrential rains that occurred in major cities in the southwest of the country. Commuters …

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New state manager responds to Utah Dems lawsuit to remove him from ballot

Rep. Joel Ferry, R-Brigham City, speaks in the House Chamber at the State Capitol in Salt Lake City January 27. a state office is an “attempt to silence the voice of the county”. (Desert News) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — The new executive director of Utah’s …

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Here’s how we can pay for clean, free public transit

After reading Don McLean’s comment “Make HSR Frequent and Free” (August 23), I’m sure many readers, like me, thought, “Awesome! But how could we pay for frequent, clean and free public transport service? » Having waited at least 20 minutes for a bus the other night with nowhere to sit, …

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The police are doing a great job in the fentanyl case.

DID YOU KNOW? Bonnie Donovan Did you know would like to thank the Santa Barbara Police Department for their diligence in locating and arresting the man who allegedly sold fentanyl to the man who overdosed in April on the 100 block of State Street . After a 4-month investigation, local …

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La Camisa celebrates its 35th anniversary at the Ferry Landing

Since the inauguration of Ferry Landing on June 1, 1987, La Camisa has been in business. Rob Perales bought the shop in 2020 after running it for John Romero, the original owner for twenty years. Rob talks about John’s decision to open La Camisa, “John was laying tiles in Mrs. …

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Augusta Transit Frustrations

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – When you look at the public transit system in Atlanta, more than 500,000 people use Marta every day. Here in Augusta, that number isn’t as large, but thousands are still rolling in. “It’s aggravating. Because a lot of businesses are hurting because some people can’t get …

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Railways invite tenders for the manufacture of high-speed wheels

In a big effort to ‘Make In India’, the Ministry of Railways has drawn up a roadmap to start domestic production of high-speed wheels and high-strength railway tracks – its two main import products. Speaking to reporters, Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Friday that the Railways had launched a …

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Ukrainian army destroys two Russian ammunition depots and crosses a ferry in the Kherson region

During the last day, the Ukrainian defenders eliminated 59 invaders, also destroying a significant amount of military equipment, as well as a ferry and two ammunition depots in the southern direction. This is according to the operational command Southreports Ukrinform. “The situation in the southern operational zone remains difficult but …

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High-speed train linking Sydney to Newcastle and Brisbane to Melbourne could become a reality

High-speed rail linking major cities on Australia’s east coast could FINALLY become a reality under new government plan Fast trains linking Sydney to Newcastle and Melbourne to Brisbane are planned The national high-speed network could allow driving at more than 250 km/h Link between Sydney and Newcastle supported by an …

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Rammstein will play for the first time at Gilette Stadium on Friday, September 9

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Live music’s most extreme pyrotheatrical spectacle arrives at Gillette Stadium when Rammstein makes his debut at the home of the New England Patriots and the Revolution this Friday, September 9. on this continent for the very first time. The show will start at 7:00 p.m.with car parks …

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Battery-powered fast ferry MS Medstraum named ship of the year

Corvus Energy congratulates Fjellstrand Verft, Kolumbus and all of our Maritime CleanTech cluster partners on their recognition as Skipsrveyen’s Ship of the Year for MS Medstraum, the world’s first zero-emission all-electric fast ferry. “Ship of the Year 2022 goes to a ship that not only offers many technical innovations, but …

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The PEI-NS ferry is authorized to be put into service

A ferry that was stopped on a crossing between Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia on Sunday is ready to resume service, according to the ferry operator. Northumberland Ferries Ltd. issued a statement on Monday saying that an inspection of the MV Confederation carried out by a team of divers …

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