Public transit

DC Reinstates Indoor Mask Mandate – NBC4 Washington

Washington, DC, has reinstated a mandate that masks must be worn in indoor public places amid a troubling increase in COVID-19 cases. The mask’s mandate went into effect at 6 a.m. on Tuesday and is expected to remain so at least until 6 a.m. on January 31, 2022, according to …

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Famous British architect Richard Rogers has died at 88

Richard Rogers, the British architect who helped change the look of modern cities by installing items such as elevators and air ducts on the outside of his buildings, has died at the age of 88. Rogers burst into the public eye in 1972 when work began on the Center Pompidou …

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Orchids and onions | News, Sports, Jobs

• ORCHID: to our first responders who see a continuous increase in the services they need to provide, but still manage to do it well. The Girard Fire Department, for example, said it handled 2,000 calls this year for the first time. Ten years ago, it handled half of that …

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CEO of SouthWest Transit to retire next year | Chanhassen Affairs

Len Simich, CEO of SouthWest Transit, has led the company since 1997. He is expected to retire early next year. Photo by Lydia Christianson Len Simich, who has run SouthWest Transit since 1997, plans to leave the public transport agency early next year. The agency, founded in 1986 by the …

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City and County Leaders Discuss $ 7 Extra Fee to Fund WAVE Transit

WILMINGTON, North Carolina (WECT) – For years WAVE Transit struggled with funding and in 2019 New Hanover County voted to terminate its contract with the bus system due to financial issues. Following this decision, city and county leaders came together to restructure WAVE, however funding remains an issue. Today, city …

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Construction of I-15 Las Vegas, California: When will I-15 be widened?

As travelers and truckers experience congestion on the I-15 between Las Vegas and Southern California during the holidays, they may or may not find relief in knowing that to get to family reunions and bowling alley. next year will be less frustrating. That’s when a temporary solution to widening a …

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Uber, Lyft too expensive at LAX? Taxi, bus and other options

Bomani Mintz walked out of baggage claim at LAX over Thanksgiving weekend and was greeted with sticker shock. Its five-mile Uber ride to Marina del Rey would cost $ 50. Then he noticed the unusually long lines for taxis. “The taxi market is making a comeback as Uber / Lyft …

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Maryland lawmakers pass bills approved in last session – CBS Baltimore

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland (AP) – The Maryland General Assembly voted to overturn more than 20 of Gov. Larry Hogan’s vetoes in a special session this week during its special session on redistribution. As lawmakers overturned Hogan’s veto on a redesigned map of Congress, here are some of the measures approved by …

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LACCD and LA Metro announce Fareless Transit GoPass for students

GoPass addresses transportation equity and increases access to higher education The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) this week launched the groundbreaking GoPass program for LACCD students, including those at West Los Angeles College in Culver City. All LACCD students will …

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Main Streets Pilot Project Results Show Public Transit Subsidies for Employees Increase Ridership and Reduce Financial Burden

The program offered up to $ 60 in credit for MBTA and Bluebikes passes to the first 1,000 enrolled employees who worked in five Main Street districts. The Boston Department of Transportation, in partnership with ideas42, released a report on the results of the Main Streets Free Transportation Pilot Project, …

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