Public transit

Orange Line BRT debuts along Interstate 35W, connecting Burnsville and Minneapolis

The section of Interstate 35W between Minneapolis and the southern suburbs of the subway has long been the busiest suburban corridor in the state. Improving the bus service along the artery has been the subject of discussion for decades, with little interest. But on Saturday, service began on the Orange …

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Genoa makes part of its public transport free

Genoa makes part of its public transport free With the aim of reducing car traffic, it becomes the first Italian city to try it Since December 1, all vertical transport and the Genoa metro are free. This is the first time that a large Italian city has tested such a …

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NTSB issues subway safety alert, defective wheel-to-wheel

The National Transportation Safety Board issued a safety alert to subway systems and commuter railways on Wednesday over an axle problem that led to a derailment in the nation’s capital, saying the fault is difficult to detect and potentially devastating. The investigative agency released a preliminary report of its ongoing …

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Lompoc Calls for Public Proposals on Transport Studies | Local News

Posted on November 29, 2021 | 7:57 p.m. The Town of Lompoc is soliciting ideas from community members on its plan to conduct grant-funded transportation studies and planning work along the North H Street (Hwy 1) and Ocean Avenue (Hwy 1) corridors ( highway 246). The city’s planning division and …

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Ben Edgerly Walsh: Regarding the Vermont Climate Council | Opinion

Global climate negotiations in Glasgow recently ended and the US Congress is negotiating the Build Back Better Act, which currently includes the largest investment in climate action in US history. Meanwhile, the Vermont Climate Council is working to implement Vermont’s first-ever climate action plan by December 1. As a global …

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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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