Commuter buses

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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Don’t like thugs blasting their music? So get off the train, says Transport for London

Don’t like thugs blasting their music? So get off the train! Transport chiefs dismiss commuter’s complaint about anti-social passengers Loud phones are often the biggest complaint after rate increases and cancellations TfL said if passengers are annoyed by loud music they should get off the train They also replied “People …

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On-campus parking leaves students frustrated • The Duquesne Duke

Alicia Dye | News Editor | A line of cars forms every morning to enter the Locust Garage. Alicia Dye | news editor September 1, 2022 South Side commuter Tyler Johns has never had such trouble finding parking with his friends, who he carpools with. “I lived on campus for …

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UTA will offer free public transport to improve air quality

As temperatures soar and ozone levels rise, Utah officials say parking the car and taking the UTA will help clear the air. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) UTA is offering free rides on all of its transit options this week in an effort to improve air quality. | …

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Commuter alert: Reported delays on MTA express buses

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Some trips for MTA express buses have been canceled for the Monday morning rush hour. The scheduled 07:16 SIM4 trip from Drumgoole Road West to Annadale Road will not operate. The SIM6 7:06 am scheduled trip from Eltingville Transit Center will not operate. Additional trips canceled …

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Mumbai is obsessed with building expensive metros to alleviate travel problems

The best alternative would be to invest in upgrading BEST and the commuter train system. MUCH before the metro craze hit India, Mumbai boasted two of the best public transport systems in the world: the Commuter Rail System (STS), aptly called the Mumbai’s lifeline, and the bus transport system, aptly …

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Transit in Grand Teton National Park ‘far into the future’ | Local

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MBTA now adds Chinatown shuttle stop during Orange Line shutdown – Boston 25 News

BOSTON — Few spoke openly at a meeting in Chinatown about the lack of shuttles to serve the neighborhood when the Orange Line was closed Friday night. “When you were composing this information and these flyers, you didn’t even have Chinatown in mind,” said Cecelia Cordova, a Chinatown resident. Cordova …

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DBM releases funds of 1.4 billion pesos to extend EDSA Busway free rides

Philstar.com August 16, 2022 | 10:34 am MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Budget and Management has released the funds to allow the Libreng Sakay program along the EDSA bus carousel to continue until December this year, it revealed on Tuesday. In a statement sent to reporters, DBM Secretary Amenah …

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Direct comparison: Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (NYSE: WAB) and Rail Vision (NASDAQ: RVSN)

Rail Vision (NASDAQ:RVSN – Get Rating) and Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (NYSE:WAB – Get Rating) are both transportation companies, but which is the better action? We’ll compare the two companies based on earnings strength, risk, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, and analyst recommendations. Profitability This table compares the net margins, …

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Wicklow’s 133 bus service will undergo a massive overhaul in early 2023.

Commuters along the East Coast will see new timetables and schedules on Route 133. Bus commuters along the East Coast will see significant service improvements early next year with new timetables and schedules to be introduced on Route 133. Route 133 was one of two routes put out to tender …

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MCT improves ‘Logistics Valley’ services

PONTOON BEACH – A recent $4.2 million grant for Rebuild Illinois will allow Madison County Transit to acquire land and develop a new Logistics Valley transfer station. “The new MCT Logistics Valley station will create a place where buses from across the region will arrive at a central location, like …

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Transit troubles rise for Boston’s beleaguered subway riders

BOSTON — For Boston subway riders, it seems like every week brings a new story of transit woe. Runaway trains. Subway cars belching smoke and fire. Fatal accidents. Defective station escalators. Rush-hour trains running at weekends. Brand new subway cars removed from service. Derailed construction vehicles. The repeated chaos of …

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Parents and principals react to police inspection of school buses

By Jacob Mosenda Dar es Salaam. Parents and school principals yesterday suggested ways to prevent accidents involving school buses. Their suggestions come as police have launched a nationwide inspection to prevent crashes that have claimed the lives of students while injuring others. The Department of Road Traffic yesterday announced the …

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The orange line is closed for 30 days

Local “We recognize this will be disruptive.” The Orange Line train which caught fire last month is seen at Wellington Station in Medford, where inspectors examined the damage. David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe, File By STEVE LeBLANC, Associated Press August 3, 2022 | 2:34 p.m. BOSTON (AP) — Transit officials …

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Valley News – Forum, July 20: Don’t Log the National Forest

Don’t Cut the National Forest The Green Mountain National Forest Service (GMNFS) plans to harvest over 10,000 acres, with 85% of those trees likely over 80 years old and 55% over 100 years old. The GMNF is an important carbon sink, with carbon stocks increasing by 48% between 1990 and …

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Rochester’s Park and Ride Lots See Mixed Use – Post Bulletin

answer man, Just wondering if the north side of the IBM property was used for parking by Mayo Clinic employees, but the south side has so many open parking spaces that are not being used. Why is this not an option? curious commuter commuter, I’m glad you asked the question, …

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Accelerated bus driver and I fell – do I have a case?

Sponsored content Most bus services operate on a timetable, which means they spend as little time as possible at one stop and get to the next stop as quickly as possible. Typically, the passenger has the opportunity to find a seat and sit down on the bus before the bus …

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Why Melbourne’s free tram zone must be scrapped

Overall, Yarra Trams said dwell times at stops increased by up to 38% during peak periods, resulting in a more congested and slower journey for paying passengers. Loading Overcrowding has forced authorities to direct additional light rail services to the CBD and cancel plans to redeploy some routes to improve …

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Tired of high gas prices? Take the bus, Huntsville leaders point out

“This story first appeared in the Lede, a digital news publication delivered to our subscribers every morning. Go here register.” Tired of paying nearly $4 for a gallon of gas? Huntsville city officials want you to ride the bus for pump pain relief. The city’s transit department has launched a …

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Weymouth’s £1m station redevelopment nears completion

WORK on the £1million redevelopment of Weymouth station is nearing completion, but some commuters and councilors have raised concerns about its value for money. The project, which began last November, was originally due to be completed in March, but the “main construction phase” is now expected to wrap up next …

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UK paralyzed by historic heatwave

The UK is in the midst of a historic heat wave that few Britons have experienced. Most public transport, especially the railways, have significantly reduced their services. Authorities have asked people to limit their activities to a minimum, avoid travel, stay indoors during the hottest hours of the day and …

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ART HOBSON: America’s love affair with auto ownership is a crushing burden

Americans are famous for driving everywhere and, indeed, we have one of the highest per capita vehicle ownership rates in the world. Yet few drivers are aware of the enormous lifetime financial burden of car ownership. A recent article by Stefan Goessling, published in the journal “Ecological Economics” and reviewed …

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A beginner’s guide to public transport

Knowing how to navigate Boston’s public transportation system is always the hardest part of visiting the city, especially for the first time. The Metropolitan Boston Transit Authority’s subway and bus system, or the “T” as locals call it, is the most common way to get around Boston, so it’s essential …

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Wellington.Scoop » Rail workers back Greens campaign for better regional rail services

RMTU NewsThe union representing railway workers is backing a Green Party call for more government investment in regional passenger rail, especially between Wellington and Palmerston North. Rail and Maritime Union general secretary Wayne Butson said continued underfunding was causing problems for regional passenger rail services. Butson says the union supports …

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DATTCO Announces Acquisition of Flagship Trailways

Two well-known New England coach companies have become one. DATTCO Motor Coach, a Connecticut-based coach and charter bus company, has acquired Rhode Island-based Flagship Trailways for an undisclosed amount in a July 1 deal. Flagship Trailways’ coach service will operate under the DATTCO brand and company staff will remain in …

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Public transport disappears from Abbottabad despite double fare

Sumaira FH Posted on July 09, 2022 | 5:40 p.m. ABBOTTABAD, (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News – July 9, 2022): Like every year on the eve of the Eid-ul-Adha holiday, Eid transport fares have doubled and public transport has also disappeared from the terminals bus stop in Abbottabad, stranded passengers were wandering …

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2023: how to distinguish the candidates | The Guardian Nigeria News

Once upon a time, the state was an “urban jungle”. If you wander through the noise-polluted streets, crowded with rickety commuter buses, cars, push carts and wheelbarrows, and teeming with screaming street vendors, ubiquitous market stalls around heaps of rubbish At pole height and rotting gutter seeps, you might find …

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Fewer TSRTC buses to other states irritate commuters

Hyderabad: Commuters have faced problems traveling in and out of the state as Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) uses low frequency buses to other states especially Maharashtra and Karnataka. Commuters said that despite a 100% increase in passenger occupancy on private buses, the TSRTC has not restored Garuda services …

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MSRTC cracks down on errant drivers, welcome

It is good to hear that the service has taken note of the complaints. Now warnings have already been issued so this is a pointer that merit was found in these complaints An MSRTC bus at its Kurla depot. File Picture The …

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Renovations to close trains on the Hartford line for most of the summer, but buses will be available – Hartford Courant

Hartford – Commuters using the Hartford line will soon have to make adjustments for much of the summer, as CTrail announced this week that renovations at Hartford and Windsor stations will close train service on the line from July 18 until July 11. september. Replacement bus service will be made …

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NSW Transport: Commuter chaos as state braces for week of rail strikes

Commuters are urged to prepare for massive delays as railway workers decree four days of industrial action that will cut train services. Thousands of commuters will be stranded across New South Wales this week as rail services are cut by up to 75% in a week of chaotic industrial action. …

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Greater Anglia: Buses replace trains on the Hertford East to Stratford line for 17 consecutive days this summer

Buses will replace trains on some Greater Anglia routes over the summer, including for 17 consecutive days on the Hertford East line. The company is carrying out work to create platforms long enough for its new 10-car trains. Platforms at Hertford East, Ware, Broxbourne and Stratford stations are to be …

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MBTA stairs stop at JFK/UMass, fixes are a “priority”

Longer waiting times for subway trains and shiny new decommissioned train cars. These are two of the main issues facing the MBTA as the transit agency faces demands from state lawmakers and federal officials. Add another thing that affects passengers to the list: the stairs were recently closed at JFK/UMass …

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MBTA fare changes aimed at increasing ridership, fairness begins July 1

Five fare changes will take effect on July 1, which the MBTA says are aimed at increasing fairness for low-income passengers, increasing ridership that has been reduced since the pandemic and simplifying commuters’ ability to perform journey transfers throughout the system. Changes include lowering the price of the one-day link …

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Commuters demand changes with buses and transport police

DENVER — The Regional Transportation District could see thousands of new passengers this week as fans head to Mile High City. Once the single commuter is gone, those who regularly rely on the service hope their concerns will be heard. “It’s a real problem when every year you use the …

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9.45% increase in the use of the UTS app for the purchase of commuter rail tickets

Mumbai is going digital for travel. The contribution of mobile ticketing is increasing day by day as people prefer using the digital mode rather than queuing. Sources have indicated that an increase of around 9.45% is seen in the use of the UTS app for purchasing commuter train tickets. Since …

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Union Station will have no weekend service for lines A, B, G and N

Taking the train from downtown Denver to the airport this weekend? Please note that the A line will not enter or leave Union Station on Saturday and Sunday, nor will three other commuter train lines. The Regional Transportation District says the two-day service shutdown will allow for required signal test …

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Lower fares for low-income people are coming to Sound Transit

by Lizz Giordano More than five years after launching a subsidized fare on light rail, the transit agency says the $1.50 fare may still be too high for some. This follows a decision last month by the Sound Transit board to reinstate fines for non-payment this fall after a two-year …

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Planned works at Papakura – OurAuckland intersection

Improvements are underway for a notorious Papakura crash black spot. More than 30 serious accidents have occurred at the intersection of Cosgrave Road and Old Wairoa Road between 2016 and 2020. “The situation hasn’t improved since then,” Papakura local council chairman Brent Catchpole said. “We witness a …

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Rising public transport fares irritate passengers

Rawalpindi: There have been heated arguments and even scuffles between carriers and passengers in various parts of the city over an increase in fares without any sort of official announcement. According to the details, the government raised the oil prices to an unprecedented high, but the concerned authorities did not …

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The BNPL ranking sees two applications far ahead of the others

In this month’s edition of PYMNTS’ Ranking of Buy Now, Pay Later app providers, the leaders seem to be saying “Goodbye now, see you later” to the rest of the pack, as they have a 14 point lead over second place. For the most part, the apps are ranked in …

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Telecommuting trumps returning to the office

The most credible estimates indicate that at least 20% of workers will continue to work from home on any given day after the pandemic, compared to less than 6% before the pandemic. The share of remote workers is likely to be much higher in Silicon Valley, where many workers have …

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Despite New Cars, Shore Line East’s Future Isn’t Bright

There’s been a lot of buzz over the past week about Shore Line East finally adding M8 cars to its service. Although this is good news, the future of the railroad is not bright. When started in May 1990, Shore Line East trains from Old Saybrook to New Haven began …

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This type of public transport has increased by more than 220% in 2022

Ridership at all levels is increasing but has yet to return to pre-pandemic levels. (Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) A Utah Transit Authority bus travels west on 6th Avenue, Friday, May 13, 2022. | May 27, 2022, 12:05 p.m. The Utah Transit Authority’s smallest form of public transportation …

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Union Station operator blasts Amtrak bid to take over eminent domain

Placeholder while loading article actions The company that holds the sublease rights to Washington’s Union Station slammed Amtrak’s bid to take over the property via eminent domain, saying the passenger railroad was attempting an “unlawful condemnation” and making a “grossly inadequate” offer of $250 million. In a court filing last …

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Cardiff roads that will be closed this week

It’s a big week for music fans in Cardiff as Ed Sheeran comes to town for three nights, along with emo-rockers My Chemical Romance performing on Saturday 28 May. But that means much of the city center will be restricted for much of the week. Sheeran, playing his first Welsh …

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MTA ridership continues to rebound amid pandemic, agency launches DineAWAY campaign to help restaurants

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — While still not at pre-pandemic levels, subway ridership continues to set new highs in the push to get back to normal. Metro ridership exceeded 3.6 million on Wednesday, beating a previous record set the day before May 17, of 3.535 million. Additionally, on Tuesday, May …

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Here are companies that assemble vehicles in Nigeria

For several decades, Nigeria was almost entirely dependent on the importation of vehicles; however, the automobile industry has gradually been able to boast of having local car assemblers, some of whom are even indigenous. There was a time (about 50 years ago) when local assembly was known with certain brands, …

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The Path to Safety – The Hindu

The responsibility for disciplining traffic on the roads lies as much with the citizens as with the government The responsibility for disciplining traffic on the roads lies as much with the citizens as with the government Road safety is a universal concern. We are all road users. Yet he barely …

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Nelson Area Community Trust establishes own transportation service

The lack of public buses between Nelson and Motueka led a community trust to establish its own minibus service to transport people between the two centres. Nelson Tasman Community Transport Trust Services Coordinator Rachel Mason, right, with the Māpua Willing Wheels car, which people can book to access transport. Photo: …

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Union Station overhaul removes parking bays and adds underground facility

Placeholder while loading article actions The Federal Railroad Administration overhauled major aspects of Washington’s Union Station redevelopment project, eliminating a parking garage as part of the redesign. Revised plan for multibillion-dollar station expansion eliminates six-story garage, drastically reducing parking and moving parking area to new underground facility that would also …

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Metra Benefits, Pace Program to Help Southland Commuters Hired After First Year – Chicago Tribune

When the COVID-19 pandemic kept most workers at home except for essential employees in jobs such as health care, Cook County agencies launched an effort to make transportation more affordable pools for those living in South Chicago and in the South and Southwest. suburb. The South Cook Fair Transit pilot …

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pmpml: commuters are sweating because only 13% of Pmpml bus stops have hangars | Pune News

PUNE: Just over 13% of Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMMPL) bus stops have sheds, requiring passengers to wait for their transport in the sun and rain. According to figures provided by the Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMMPL), out of a total of 9,460 bus stops, only 1,250 have …

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Challenges Persist Despite Adding More Buses to Zupco’s Fleet

the herald Africa Moyo and BKudzaishe Muhamba TRANSPORTERS continue to face transport challenges, particularly in Harare, despite the injection of 65 additional buses into the urban transport system by Zupco over the past nine days. Zupco’s acting chief executive, Mr Everisto Madangwa, told the Herald that 40 buses were injected …

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ED declares war on private carriers

President Emmerson Mnangagwa BY MASAU PROBLEMPRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has declared war on unlicensed private passenger carriers, a stance that many believe will deepen the transport crisis in the country. Mnangagwa’s May Day speech, which reinforced days of sustained police crackdowns on private carriers, only made matters worse for commuters in …

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Costa Rica launches electronic payment pilot project in public bus service

QCOSTARICA – Starting this Friday, April 29, users of the Sabana-Estadio and Sabana-Cementerio bus lines can pay by electronic payment instead of cash only, a pilot program that will be extended to more than 200 buses by third quarter of the year. For the implementation of electronic payment in buses, …

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Dear governments, carpooling is not a panacea for public transport in poor condition

“Everyone wants free public transport, but no one wants to pay for it” is a statement I often hear written about mobility. But an equally pressing challenge is often left out of the conversation: equal access to public transport. This is a difficult problem for transport providers. They have to …

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Labor struggles: the Americas – World Socialist Web Site

Latin America the World Socialist Website invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular column. Protests continue in Peru over onerous living cost hikes Protests in Peru against spiraling inflation continued last week. In Cusco, members of various unions and social organizations went on strike for 48 hours …

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Transport mask mandate lifted as COVID case count remains low

Local COVID test, vaccine options Outer Cape Health Services in Provincetown, Wellfleet and Harwich Port offers vaccines and testing. Call 508-905-2888 to receive a vaccine or test. Info: https://www.outercape.org/services/covid-information/ CVS Pharmacy offers vaccines, boosters, home testing, according to the company’s website. Info: https://www.cvs.com/ After:State government mask rules, from April 22 …

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Afton Express Update Calendar, Offering Passenger Promotions, Discounts

Posted on Friday, April 22, 2022 at 9:49 a.m. Join the 100,000 AFP subscribers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Pandora News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising inquiries: [email protected] Photo courtesy of Shenandoah District Central Planning Commission. The …

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Monterey County COVID-19 count stable as mask mandate evaporates – Monterey Herald

SALINAS – Monterey County’s COVID-19 case rate remains low and stable, along with its hospitalizations, but test positivity has increased as mask requirements evolve after a federal court ruling handed down on Monday nullified the national mandate. “We hope to hear from the California Department of Public Health whether or …

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Commuters face hardship as car and taxi unions go on strike against rising fuel prices | Latest Delhi News

Commuters have had a tough time as various rickshaw, taxi and taxi unions in the capital staged a two-day strike on Monday demanding a CNG subsidy and a fare review following the rise in prices fuel price. Passengers complained about having to wait long for Ola and Uber taxis, and …

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Chandigarh collects data to avoid route bus overlap: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Dushyant Singh Pundir Chandigarh, April 15 In an effort to avoid the overlapping of buses on various routes across tricity, which often leads to buses carrying few people, and to build an easily usable network, the UT Department of Transportation began collecting bus frequency and …

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Governor Hochul Announces Progress of New York State’s Electric Vehicle Programs and Encourages New Yorkers to Visit the Indoor Electric Vehicle Test Track at the New York International Auto Show

Kevin O’Toole, Chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, said: “By providing 10 new fast chargers at LaGuardia Airport, we hope to provide more drivers with convenient charging options at the airport. The Port Authority continues to find ways for us as an agency to reduce …

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NSW bus drivers’ strike causes commuter chaos

Hundreds of furious drivers over a ‘ridiculous’ toilet break loophole have walked off the job, sparking chaos for commuters in Sydney. Hundreds of NSW bus drivers have rallied to demand fair pay and better working conditions. Commuters in NSW faced altered bus times on Monday during the 24-hour strike by …

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MBTA rail service returns to the drawbridge on May 23 | News

NEWBURYPORT – It will become both a little easier and a little more complicated for passengers on the Newburyport / Rockport Commuter Line to commute with the service changes from Monday. The changes will take place over the next two months to accommodate signage, track and bridge work, the MBTA …

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Reviews | Ideas for traffic management around Riverhead

Before the 2019 municipal election, I met Bob Kern, then president of the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce, and his colleagues. During the hours-long discussion, we shared many of our ideas for Riverhead Town (like my pitch for changing the town’s flag). I also discovered, to my pleasant surprise, that we …

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£14m for bus upgrades

DEVON will receive £14m for bus upgrades, less than half the amount originally requested by the county council. A £34million bus improvement plan, described as “ambitious”, was tabled at the end of October. It aimed to make buses cheaper to use, greener, more frequent and more reliable. Developed in partnership …

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Welcome the Mumbai Metro but consider the questions it raises, writes Smruti Koppikar

The inauguration of the first metro line in Mumbai during the monsoon of 2014 was an event filled with great excitement and a sense of the new, much like that of April 1853 when the first line of railway iron was unveiled by the British to the “natives”. ‘ For …

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Rush hour will never be the same

Source: Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, 3rd Quarter 2021 Report by James A. Bacon In fiscal year 2018, the Commonwealth of Virginia budgeted $582 million for the Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT). Spending on trains, buses and other forms of public transit has soared to $935 million in the …

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Could high gas prices increase bus fares? | WDVM25 and DCW50

(WDVM) — Gas prices are still higher than many people are used to paying… but will that impact how people take public transport. WDVM spoke to Public Transits in Frederick and Montgomery Counties to find out… And the short answer – is no – gas prices won’t affect the fare …

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Rising gas prices worry students

Ally Formaller Casey’s General Store, 1001 N Annie Glidden Rd, sells regular unleaded gasoline for $4.68 on March 24. DeKALB― Students and professors have mixed reactions to rising gas prices. Rising gas prices have increased the need for public transit and have particularly affected student commuters. The last week of …

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Former Uber Pool chief leads public ridesharing

The Routing Company, a Seattle-based software startup that makes on-demand routing technology for transit agencies, raised $15 million in Series A funding. Why is this important: Reducing single-use vehicle trips remains an easy way for individuals to reduce carbon emissions, but public transit is an impractical and often inaccessible alternative …

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Highway. 99 upgrades aim to ease congestion, but even fans see gaps

Breadcrumb Links Local News Work aims to support later construction of new Fraser River tunnel, but Liberals promise to pivot to bridge Work has begun on dedicated bus lanes to connect Bridgeport Station to Highway 99. Photo by Herman Thind/BuzzMachine Media/f Content of the article A project to ease congestion …

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List of areas in Nairobi set to get new railway stations

The Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) has started constructing new stations in a number of areas in Nairobi and other satellite towns with the aim of increasing the number of commuters and strengthening the country’s transport system. The new project is being developed within existing rail corridors to improve commuter rail …

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CATA routes should run more frequently, free parking ends March 14

As students return to East Lansing after spring break, CATA has announced that there will be service changes to on- and off-campus routes starting March 14. The affected routes are listed as follows: 1 – Downtown Lansing – Meridian Mall 20 – South Harrison–Jolly–Dunckel 26 – Abbot – Chandler 30 …

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NTSB investigators uncover cause of Fiery Caltrain crash that injured 13 people – CBS San Francisco

SAN BRUNO (CBS SF) — Federal investigators meticulously combed through debris Saturday following a violent crash between a Caltrain engine and construction equipment that injured 13 people and disrupted rail service between stations of South San Francisco and Millbrae. A team of six National Transportation Safety Board investigators arrived at …

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As Gas Prices Rise, Transit Agencies Brace for More Riders – CBS Dallas/Fort Worth

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Transit agencies are monitoring ridership, as high gas prices could cause more people to turn to trains and buses as an alternative to the car. The change is not expected to be immediate, but rather over the next few months as drivers begin to notice the cumulative …

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Residents demand that all buses stop at Kannamangalam town

Only one government municipal bus service is operated between Kannamangalam city and Polur Only one government municipal bus service is operated between Kannamangalam city and Polur Frustrated with the lack of public transport, commuters demand that all buses operated by the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) stop at Gandhi …

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Actress named Dar company ambassador

Speaking at the press conference to introduce her to the public, which took place in Dar es Salaam recently, Jacqueline who was accompanied by her husband Richard Samwel, said it is a great opportunity in her life to be nominated among all national artists. She said she will be at …

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Government workers demonstrate in Shimla and demand the reinstatement of the old pension scheme

Demanding the reinstatement of the old pension plan (OPS), thousands of state government workers besieged the city’s main ring road, causing great inconvenience to commuters. The police had to use water cannons to disperse them. Various employee unions had launched a call to demonstrate in Shimla. Union members started gathering …

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Diesel Trains Could Survive Quebec’s Green Transit Push, In The Short Term – Montreal

Quebec Transportation Minister Chantale Rouleau is helping lead her government’s efforts to electrify public transportation in the province. On Tuesday, she announced an $18 million grant to bus company Transco to help purchase electric school buses. “One hundred and twenty new buses, electric buses, will be on the island of …

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Nigerian students in Ukraine can enter Poland, Romania and Hungary

Nigerian students in Ukraine have found themselves trapped in the middle of a fiery war zone. Public transport like buses, trains and planes stopped working after Ukraine imposed a state of emergency. Following Russia’s invasion on Thursday, Nigerian citizens in the country have been urged to ‘remain calm but be …

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