Public transit

A health official in the Saint-Louis region denounces the “lunatic fringe”

CLAYTON, Mo. Email in which suburban St. Louis public health official urged staff to ignore “whimsical fringe” as they work to fight COVID-19 sparks outrage from some elected officials . The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Dr. Faisal Khan, acting director of health for St. Louis County, also used Tuesday’s …

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Port Authority Announces Housing and Pedestrian Accessibility Plans for South Hills Junction Station | News | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge CP photo: Jared Wickerham The Potomac light metro station in Dormont Pittsburgh doesn’t have a lot of underground subway stations, but the city has plenty of surface transit stations for its streetcar and bus lines. And with some of the larger stations, the Allegheny County Port Authority …

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Meeting of the Commission on Human Rights on 23 November 2021 | Calendar | Human Rights Commission

Agenda First district: Howard Sapper (general officer), Kathleen Finigan, Omar Paz Jr. Second district: Elizabeth Escalante (vice-president), Isai Garcia, Iliana Madrigal Third district: Katrina Phillips (President), Isabel Lopez Fourth district: Paulina Lopez, Rosa Reynoza Fifth district: Lyndsey Burcina Staff: Meira Bowcut, administrative assistant The Human Rights Commission meeting on November …

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Don’t give up on the regional climate plan

Connecticut’s transportation system takes a toll on our health, climate, and economy. Today, most of us travel in gasoline-powered cars that emit air pollutants that harm public health and warm the planet. And we’re spending a lot of money doing it: Americans now owe a combined total of over $ …

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Public hearing is December 1, 2021 on proposed changes to WCCE transit schedules | By Joy Neilson

Washington County, WI – Changes are proposed for the 2022 transit schedule with Washington County Commuter Express (WCCE). Public comment on the proposed 2022 Washington County Commuter Express (WCCE) transit service reductions are welcome and will be heard at the Public Works Committee meeting on December 1, 2021 at 5:30 …

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MATA launches new curb-to-curb transit program – FOX13 News Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – If you don’t have a car, getting to places like work or a doctor’s appointment can be almost impossible in Memphis. If you live in an area where public transportation is scarce, this can make things even more difficult. That’s why the Memphis Area Transit Authority has …

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What the infrastructure bill means for North Carolina

RALEIGH, North Carolina – The $ 1,000 billion infrastructure bill that passed the House on Friday could mean billions in investment for North Carolina. This money will go to highways and bridges, public transit, broadband internet and improved water systems. What would you like to know Newly passed infrastructure bill …

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Johnson County Approves $ 15 Million Public Transit Improvements

OLATHE, Kan. – Johnson County bus lines will soon be upgraded. Johnson County Transit (JCT) received approximately $ 18.2 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds through the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security), the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act ( CRRSAA) and the American Rescue Plan. …

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Newark obtains transit village designation

October 22, 2021 Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti today announced that the city of Newark has been designated as a transit village, making it the 34e municipality to be recognized since the start of the program in 1999. The state’s Transit Village initiative …

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California bills: Newsom lacks time to sign

Hello, California. It’s Thursday October 7th. Big decisions await Governor Gavin Newsom signs legislation at CSU Northridge to improve college affordability and increase access to higher education. Photo courtesy of the Governor’s Press Office T-minus three days. This is how much time Gov. Gavin Newsom has left to decide the …

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The wrong mask could prevent you from flying abroad

International travel has increased throughout 2021, and many countries have opened their borders to vaccinated travelers. But the coronavirus pandemic is still ongoing, so you’ll need more than just travel rewards if you’re planning to travel overseas anytime soon. From the second you arrive at the airport, until you exit, …

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Gottheimer accuses Pelosi, “far left” faction of House Democrats, of reneging on infrastructure deal

Representative Josh Gottheimer (D-Wyckoff) slammed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday night after siding with the progressive wing of the Democratic Party and postponing the vote on a bipartisan Billion Bill infrastructure dollars which included funding for the Gateway Tunnel project.“It is deeply regrettable that President Pelosi has failed to …

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RapidRide bus service expands to Seattle

RapidRide bus service expands to Seattle The Sound Transit Link light rail will open three new stations on Saturday morning, expanding service from Husky Stadium to Northgate. SEATTLE – This weekend marks huge milestones for transit in Seattle and beyond: the Sound Transit Link light rail opens three new stations …

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How To Fix Express Transit Vulnerability On Your iPhone

Photo: LightField Studios (Shutterstock) I love pay with my iPhone. I use Apple Pay in grocery stores, vending machines, and really nowhere else it is compatible. However, IIf you also use Apple Pay, be warned—a recently discovered security hole could allow hackers to steal straight into your mobile wallet, especially …

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Asheville City Council adopts urban core zoning initiative

At its September 28 meeting, Asheville City Council adopted a new Location Urban Form Code District. The city center rezoning initiative was managed by the Asheville Planning and Urban Design Department and was developed as a recommendation of the Comprehensive City Plan, Living Asheville. Urban centers aim to foster higher …

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Over 100 cases of COVID in GAPS since September 7, high school students may have to use public transport to get to school | Local

Positive cases do reflect community transmission figures, however, as Linn County reports around 500 positive cases per 100,000 people. While many quarantines have been implicated in these positive cases, contact tracing efforts with seating charts and timesheets have been used to keep quarantines as low as possible. Students and staff …

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San José city councilor Matt Mahan runs for mayor

San Jose council member Matt Mahan announced on Saturday that he is officially embarking on the race to become the city’s next mayor, on a platform he described as “a common sense revolution.” . San Jose council member Matt Mahan represents District 10, which represents the Almaden Valley region. He …

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WRTA bus lines returning to Warren and Lordstown, Ohio

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

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

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

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Connect Transit to reduce service due to driver shortage

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

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How car rentals explain the 2021 economy

Few markets better crystallize the upside-down nature of the US economy during the pandemic than the rental car industry. The industry shows how the economic decisions made in 2020 continue to have serious implications in 2021. While most other industries have experienced less severe fluctuations, the same basic dynamics apply. …

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So many things to do, how to choose?

September 19 – Monte Imming easily maneuvered Murphy, Cooper and Boji through Peace Plaza on Saturday morning. The three golden retrievers enthusiastically mingled with the other dogs on a leash at the Rochester Downtown Alliance’s Dogs Downtown event, but it wasn’t Imming’s first stop of the day. “I’ve done the …

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People News: Indiana Rail Road; Caltrax; WSP United States

Written by Marybeth Luczak, Editor-in-Chief INRD is Railway Age’s 2012 and 2018 regional railway of the year. (INRD photo from the 2018 film Award) The Indiana Rail Road Co. (INRD) has elevated three employees to assistant vice president positions. In addition, Caltrax, an independent railcar repairer, has hired a sales …

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Pioneering Md. Center takes legal aid on the go

The Mobile Library Law Center, a new project of Maryland Legal Aid and the Baltimore County Public Library System, is a Ford Transit mobile legal aid office that meets with underfunded residents of Baltimore County where they are located. with free legal services and a library. services. At first glance, …

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Senate GOP could cancel plan

Republicans are set to reject a motion tabled by the Senate Majority Leader on Wednesday Charles SchumerChuck Schumer Democrats present vision for Civilian Climate Corps The Hill 12:30 p.m. report – Presented by Goldman Sachs – Key week for Biden infrastructure targets Democratic majority depends on drug price cuts MORE …

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Carbondale Transit Center City Authorities and Design Firms Seek Public Opinion Local News

“We’re very limited on our available space, it’s a narrow hallway, it’s very narrow,” Bollman said. Amtrak users, Carbondale residents, and the general public can also have input into the aesthetics, layout, overall appearance and design. Support local journalism Your membership makes our reporting possible. {{featured_button_text}} This public hearing is …

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Rail News – Sound Transit light rail projects get federal funding. For railway professionals

Railway news Passenger train 7/13/2021 Railway news: Passenger railways Sound Transit inaugurated the Federal Way link extension in July 2020. Photo – soundtransit.com U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Senior member of the Senate Credit Committee, and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Chair of the Senate Trade Committee, announced two new capital investment …

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Traffic growth highlights transit needs | Regional news

BOSTON – Traffic congestion has returned to Greater Boston as pandemic restrictions are lifted, rekindling the debate over transportation funding. Before the pandemic, Beacon Hill Democrats were pushing a slew of proposals that relied on higher taxes and fees – like a 5-cent-per-gallon gasoline tax hike, congestion pricing for major …

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EDITORIAL: Taking the Bus to Durango, Part Four

Read the first part I had two pleasant experiences yesterday. At around 4 p.m., the San Juan Water Conservation District Board of Directors voted to approve resolution 2021-03, stating that the SJWCD will not continue the “due diligence” on the water rights of the reservoir. West Fork and the West …

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Inauguration of the Airport Metro Connector project

Demolition begins this morning on an old building on the site of the future Airport Metro Connector project. In the background is the LAX Automated People Mover, which is under construction. This render and the three below show the new Airport Metro Connector station which will have light rail platforms, …

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SFMTA street changes improve safety in the net

Due to the high rate of people struck by vehicles on the Tenderloin stretch of Golden Gate Avenue and Leavenworth Street, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has initiated two rapid construction projects, with preliminary design phases in February 2020 . The Tenderloin is a densely populated and diverse …

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Colorado transportation finance bill enacted

Colorado lawmakers have been promising for years to fix the state’s underfunded transportation system, and on Thursday Gov. Jared Polis signed a law that he and state Democrats say finally does the trick. . The bill “will fix the bloody roads of Colorado!” Polis said during a bill signing event …

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Save New York’s last wilderness

For every New Yorker who fled the city during the pandemic, many more have never left the five boroughs. For months, like people across the country, we curled up in our apartments and our worlds got much smaller. During the first wave of the pandemic, the city parks became my …

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