Commuter buses

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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UTA Offers Free Fare in February, Sparks Conversation About Free Public Transportation – The Daily Utah Chronicle

During the month of February 2022, all UTA services are available for everyone and can be used free of charge for Free Fare February. This includes all UTA bus and train services. The initiative is led by Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and made possible by sponsors that include …

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University of Montana to lift mask mandate in March

MISSOULA — The University of Montana reports that the mask mandate will become a recommendation on March 3. Masks are currently required in UM classrooms and teaching labs. UM says that on March 3, there will be a few exceptions to the mask mandate, including the following: Masks will continue …

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Feb-22 AT Board Meeting – Greater Auckland

Tomorrow the Auckland Transport Board will hold their first public Board meeting of the year and here are highlights from their reports. You can also watch the open session of the meeting live between 9 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. via this Microsoft Teams link. Closed session Below are the most …

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Sydney commuters tell of utter chaos

Mrs. King thought she would leave the house a little early and find an alternative route. ‘I arrived at Hornsby station and there was absolute pandemonium as there was no replacement bus,’ she said. “The poor guards on the train were abused by everyone for things beyond their control.” Ms …

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Brutalized ‘promdi’ commuters: Let’s find our voice, let’s vote wisely

NO government is perfect. And the government was neither perfect nor free from misguided and misguided policies during the period that Nikki Coseteng served in the Philippine Senate. But the governments of the day, imperfect as they were, had a saving grace. There was no deliberate effort to brutalize the …

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Rabbit Mobility partners with LISNR for contactless onboarding |

CINCINNATI, February 17, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Rabbit Mobility, an Innovative Leader in Sharing Commuter Experiences Nigeria has partnered with LISNR for an industry-leading contactless mobile onboarding experience. The partnership will allow Rabbit Mobility to provide a seamless and secure onboarding experience enabling faster and more automated stops. Rabbit Mobility was …

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See what’s changed in the updated guidelines – NBC Boston

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is updating its face mask guidelines for those who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In an advisory on Tuesday, DPH said it now advises wearing face masks indoors outside your home if you are fully vaccinated and have a weakened immune system, if you …

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Transport leaders on pressing issues for 2022

The region’s transportation leaders, tasked with improving and modernizing the agencies that oversee the most critical components of a vast transportation network, will see an influx of federal funding this year from the $1,000 bipartisan infrastructure package. billion dollars recently signed. Opportunities exist for urgent improvements to New Jersey’s bridges, …

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Will more bus lanes solve traffic problems in New York?

“This is a matter of fundamental fairness,” said Janno Lieber, chairman and CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which runs the bus system. “Bus lanes and bus lanes are the only way we can meet New York’s need for a much faster bus system.” Other cities around the world, including …

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Residents must vote wisely to end urban woes

the herald Dialogue on the development of Lovemore Chikova It has since become clear to even the staunchest opposition supporter that the ambition to develop urban areas to desired levels cannot be achieved with opposition councillors. Harare, with its ambitions to become a world-class city by 2025, is a good …

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Quarrel over routes affects commuters more than taxi operators

LIMPOPO – Protesting drivers from the Tshitale Taxi Association blocked the access road to the area and local businesses to prevent Phadziri buses from operating. Commuters, who have become collateral damage in this dispute, had no choice but to travel great distances to catch alternative transport to get to work …

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Unlimited OMNY Metro, bus fares start after 12 rides: MTA

NEW YORK CITY – Farewell, MetroCards – the OMNY contactless payment system will soon offer straphangers unlimited rides after 12 taps. The long-awaited rate cap pilot will begin seven days a week beginning Feb. 28, MTA officials said. The program will eliminate questions from subway and bus riders about whether …

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Electric vehicle sales drive up nickel, cobalt and lithium prices

LONDON — Accelerating sales of electric vehicles have fueled a rush for nickel, cobalt and lithium, pushing battery material prices to multi-year highs. The abandonment of thermal engine cars (ICE) in favor of electric vehicles is part of the energy transition and efforts to reduce carbon emissions. More than 6.36 …

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Disabled Amtrak train stuck in Hudson River tunnels rumbles at rush hour Wednesday

An Amtrak work train was moved out of the Hudson River rail tunnels that broke down earlier Wednesday morning, disrupting the morning commute to New York and causing 60-minute delays on NJ Transit trains. “The track car has been removed from the south tube. Normal train operations have resumed. Expect …

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Santa Barbara County becomes the nation’s third district with an electric commuter bus

There it was, hovering above the crowd in orange capitals: “GO GREEN.” That was the theme for Friday, Jan. 28, the unveiling of Santa Barbara County’s first-ever electric commuter bus on the Avenue of Flags in Buellton. The “45-foot beauty,” as supervisor Das Williams dubbed it, makes SB Transit the …

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What people in West Yorkshire are saying about the big bus cuts hitting this weekend

Wakefield bus passengers have spoken out against operator Arriva as sweeping changes to their services come into play. The company recently announced major changes to routes across West Yorkshire – including key services in Wakefield, Batley and Leeds. Although the bus company says the changes will allow it to run …

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New Zero-Emission Long-Haul Electric Commuter Bus Launched in Santa Barbara County

For the thousands of people who make the 150-mile round trip from Santa Maria to Goleta and Santa Barbara, the only difference they will notice is the quieter ride. A new Clean Air Express bus replaces the old diesel bus on the commuter route on weekdays, eliminating more than 50 …

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Rapid Redistricting Redesign | press day

daily item Redraw quickly, the old fashioned way Now that the state’s first-ever Independent Constituency Redistribution Commission has ceased operations without sending a unified 10-year map plan to lawmakers, the vague old acronym LATFOR — long familiar to Albany insiders — is reverberating. in a hurry to finish redrawing in …

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SCANDINAVIAN “TRAMBUS” CONTROL HIGHLIGHTS “E-TECH POWER”

Through: Fabien CotterPhotography by: courtesy Van Hool (Europe) Date: 25.01.2022 Belgian bus manufacturer Van Hool has secured an order to build 21 fully “zero-emission” electric trambuses – i.e. a sensible alternative to light rail – for Swedish operator Nobina, Europe’s biggest company. passenger transport in Scandinavia, he reports. The Exqui.City …

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North County bus and train ridership reduced by pandemic, report says

The number of passengers boarding North County Transit District buses and trains fell 46% systemwide in fiscal year 2020-21, according to a new report. COVID-19 caused most of the decline, according to the NCTD’s annual operations performance report released Thursday. Statewide stay-at-home orders were initiated in March 2020 and in …

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Zupco bus crashes rock government

By Silisiwe MabalekaLOCAL Government Minister July Moyo has expressed concern over the increase in the number of road accidents involving buses operated under the Zupco franchise. Moyo’s comments came after two Zupco buses were recently involved in separate fatal crashes in Bulawayo, killing two pedestrians and injuring several others. Both …

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Operators hope for commuters to return when Plan B ends

Transport operators have welcomed the end of Plan B restrictions in England, but London Mayor Sadiq Khan has complained that removing the legal requirement to wear face coverings would create inconsistency. Prime Minister Boris Johnson told MPs on Wednesday that his government is no longer asking people to work from …

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TDSB cancels in-person and remote learning on Tuesday

Breadcrumb Links Toronto and the GTA Publication date : January 18, 2022 • 45 minutes ago • 2 minute read • 23 comments A collision on the highway. 400 southbound as you approach the freeway. 401 on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 left a seriously injured driver, according to the Ontario …

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Debate over returning Christchurch bus schedules to normal

JOHN KIRK-ANDERSON/Stuff Environment Canterbury believes that the shortage of drivers, and therefore reduced hours, could continue for several months. Christchurch’s main bus operator Go Bus is confident it can overcome the city’s driver shortage and return to normal hours from February, but the man in charge of the network isn’t …

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New York City Transit Relief: MTA to Receive $ 6 Billion in Federal Aid

An MTA employee wears a mask in a subway train (AP Photo / Frank Franklin II, File) NEW YORK (AP) – New York City subways and commuter trains receive a large chunk of federal COVID-19 relief funds. Senator Chuck Schumer announced on Wednesday that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority had received …

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Suburban alerts: some MTA express buses canceled; trains run every 20 minutes

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Commuters will have to wait longer than usual for certain express buses and Staten Island Railway trains during Tuesday’s frigid rush hour. Due to understaffing, some trips have been canceled for various MTA express buses. Affected routes include SIM1, SIM2, SIM4, SIM8, SIM8X, SIM9, SIM10, SIM11, …

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Editorial | Safety, reliability, efficiency: the MTA’s New Year’s resolutions

It’s a new year, but the main mission of the MTA remains the same: to move New York forward with safe, reliable and profitable service. Each of these points is of equal importance. I’ll start with safety, which is the number one concern for current and returning riders according to …

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BJP protest leads to massive traffic jam outside Ludhiana DC office

Protests by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers from the Ludhiana DC office housed in the mini secretariat resulted in massive traffic jam, causing problems for local commuters Ludhiana Protests by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers outside the Ludhiana-Ferozepur mini secretariat on Friday caused a traffic jam, causing problems for local …

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What does Kathy Hochul’s proposal contain on housing, the economy and the climate?

A plan to add tens of thousands of affordable housing units Ms Hochul said the state would pursue a $ 25 billion plan to build or preserve 100,000 affordable homes, including 10,000 homes that would include services for those at risk of homelessness. Ms. Hochul also wants to allow taller …

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COVID Surge Impacts MTA Subway Staff, Train Schedules – NBC New York

What there is to know Regular metro users have already noticed something about their journeys recently: changes in train schedules. The problem appears to be that the MTA does not have enough healthy crews to operate its entire fleet of trains. While currently dealing with personnel issues, MTA officials believe …

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A Rendezvous with the Trains – The New Indian Express

Express news service KOTTAYAM: October 16, 1956. The relaxed countryside from Kuruppanthara to Kottayam has seen hectic activity. The Ernakulam-Kottayam railway line was being commissioned. A huge crowd had gathered to watch the first train move forward. And among them was a seven year old boy holding his father’s hand. …

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Yes, tolls go up in New Jersey on January 1. Here is where.

Unless you hear that there’s a lump of coal in your Christmas stocking, the next most hated sentence from Jersey drivers is that your tolls go up. January 1 is the day of the toll increases on the state’s three largest toll roads. Some smaller toll agencies are also increasing …

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Street vendors continue to occupy the roads and create chaos in Batamaloo

Through Syed burhan SRINAGAR- Street vendors continue to obstruct pedestrian and vehicle traffic in the Batamaloo neighborhood of Srinagar city, with authorities doing little to free the roads from occupation. Commuters heading to Lal Chowk town center via Batamaloo face frequent traffic jams due to roadside and pavement space suffocation …

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Senegal’s new commuter train makes its first trip from the capital Dakar

DAKAR, December 27 (Reuters) – A new $ 1.3 billion suburban railway in Senegal, intended to ease traffic congestion and modernize a crumbling public transport system, carried out its first on Monday trip from Dakar, the capital. The Regional Express will connect Dakar to Diamniadio, an industrial city under construction …

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