Kevin Strickland

WRTA bus lines returning to Warren and Lordstown, Ohio

WRTA established temporary fixed routes in Warren with a state transit grant, but those routes ended on September 10 when funding ran out. The authority has taken another bite to restore service to the Warren area, but it is making some changes. YOUNGSTOWN – The Western Reserve Transit Authority is …

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Falkner’s bullet train dream | Editorials

For starters, let’s give Bill Falkner some credit. The former mayor and current state representative is not afraid to dream big. He does not limit his vision of the future of Saint-Joseph to filling potholes and building hiking trails. There is a lot more cement needed for what he has …

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Cross Sound Ferry Vessel wins “Ship of the Year” honor

ORIENT POINT, NY — A vessel in the Cross Sound Ferry fleet, the Cape Henlopen, was recently honored by the Steamship Historical Society of America, winning the “Ship of the Year” award. The Ship of the Year award is given in recognition of a milestone or achievement that contributes to …

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Pittsburgh officials unveil ambitious long-term transportation vision plan | News | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge Image: Courtesy City of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and Karina Ricks, director of the city’s mobility and infrastructure department, announced a 50-year mobility vision plan on Thursday, September 23, sharing the ambitious goals of the city ​​of Pittsburgh for public transportation. The long-term transportation plan includes …

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Future Rail issue 92 is now available

This week marks the 40th anniversary of the operation of the TGV in France, and therefore 40 years of high speed rail across the country. The TGV network has grown steadily since its creation in Paris-Lyon route, and there are more plans to expand further. In fact, across Europe – …

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Can the Greyhound bus operator make a comeback?

Shawn Baldwin, producer CNBC.com Intercity bus travel in the United States has long been dominated by an iconic brand. With its fleet of 1,200 buses, Greyhound annually transports nearly 16 million passengers to approximately 2,400 North American destinations. While the company caters to budget-conscious long-distance travelers, it also offers charter …

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Connect Transit to reduce service due to driver shortage

PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) – The Bloomington-Normal transit system is temporarily curtailing service starting next week due to a shortage of qualified bus drivers. Connect Transit announced Thursday that its Blue, Purple, Aqua, Orange and Silver bus lines will run hourly during rush hour instead of every half hour. …

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