Public transit

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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CommonWealth Magazine

A NEW SURVEY says three in four voters in Greater Boston believe traffic will return to previous levels or worsen as the state reopens, and most are in favor of reducing or eliminating bus and transit fares for remove more drivers from the roads. The survey of 670 voters was …

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Newport launches its first transportation master plan

June 3, 2021 NEWPORT, RI (Thursday, June 3, 2021) – As another busy summer season begins, the City of Newport officially launches its first full program Transport master plan. Since the last study on transportation issues was undertaken for the City in 2001, there have been significant changes in population, …

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Alstom’s Chinese joint venture will maintain

Alstom‘s Chinese cut venture to maintain Innovia system for Wuhu The first monorail lines in the city The PBTS joint venture will maintain 240 cars monorail fleet Provided for enter service in late 2021, the fleet will operate on Wuhu’s first monorail 3 June 2021 – Alstom’s Chinese joint venture, …

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MBTA, Keolis, Transit Police, Massachusetts Operation Lifesaver raise awareness about crossing safety during National Security Month

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) kicked off National Safety Month with an event highlighting efforts to raise awareness of the risks associated with railway crossings. MBTA has partnered with Operation Lifesaver, Inc. for this month’s Rail Crossing Safety Messages campaign, which runs through the end of June. The campaign …

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Huntsville Transit Manager Retires After 40 Years

After 40 years of work, Huntsville Parking and Transit Manager Tommy Brown is retiring. It was 1980 when Brown was hired to work in the city. At the time, Rocket City’s public transportation did not exist. “Transportation was a bit of a misnomer because we actually didn’t have any public …

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Jefferson Transit seeks feedback on new route

PORT TOWNSEND – Commuters, and anyone looking to take a ride to Seattle, are invited to comment on Jefferson Transit’s latest proposal. This is the twice-daily express route to the Kingston Ferry Terminal, a 72-minute ride from Port Townsend in the morning and evening. Jefferson Transit conducted a survey last …

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Updated Milwaukee Mask Rules for Places of Worship

With the new direction from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that fully vaccinated people do not need to wear a mask in most settings, municipalities, schools and companies are changing their face coverage requirements. But what about places of worship, closed at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic …

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Possible summer launch for Statesboro city buses

What price? As city officials heard during the initial feasibility study, passenger fares typically only cover a portion of the costs of operating an urban bus system. The grant program only requires that rates cover at least 10%, according to Statesboro’s implementation plan. The proposed base fare is $ 1 …

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Buttigieg touts Atlanta infrastructure plan | Ga Fl News

ATLANTA – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg visited Atlanta on a trip on Friday to tout President Joe Biden’s substantial plan to revitalize the country’s infrastructure. The U.S. Jobs Plan would allocate funds to projects ranging from repairing old roads and bridges and upgrading transit stations to investing …

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Benton County Transit gets new name, phone and website

The Benton County Transit Program has launched its new brand. Formally known as the Special / Rural Transit Program, and often referred to as the county contractor, Dial-a-Bus, the name change brings a new name: Benton Area Transit (affectionately known as BAT), logo and color scheme. In the coming weeks, …

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Students should be allowed to buy cars with financial aid

As lawmakers focus attention on infrastructure, much of the conversation centers on reducing dependence on cars. But what about people with no choice? Today 99% of community college students go to campus – and a significant number of community colleges are not accessible by public transport. The Biden administration calls …

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La Crosse region stakeholders continue their conversation on regional EMS, fires and transit | Government and Politics

Stakeholders in the La Crosse region are continuing the conversation about regionalizing certain services such as EMS, fire, and transit as different municipalities reassess the effectiveness of doing it themselves. Members of the La Crosse area planning committee, which is a group of officials from various municipalities in the county, …

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California’s new standard that turns passenger car fleets into zero-emission vehicles is winning for public health, the climate and business drivers, science group says

SACRAMENTO, Calif .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – The California Air Resources Board (CARB) voted today to endorse the country’s first standard to move fleets of vehicles to zero emissions by 2030. The Clean Miles standard will ensure that 90% of kilometers driven at across California are taking place in zero-emission vehicles …

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First free ORCA card for young people aged 6 to 18

Young people in the Puget Sound area can get their first ORCA card for free starting June 1. ORCA Cards (which stands for One Regional Card for All) are a transit pass accepted by Community Transit, Everett Transit, King County Metro, Kitsap Transit, Pierce Transit, Sound Transit and Washington State …

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Public transport route decided for Thurlow

Thurlow Route 9. (Photo: Belleville Transit) It’s full speed ahead for Belleville Transit as it prepares for the launch of an all-new bus service in the Thurlow neighborhood the day after Labor Day. On Wednesday evening, the Transit Advisory Committee approved Thurlow Route, known as Route 9. It will provide …

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Help plan Okaloosa County transit

CRESTVIEW – The local bus service is looking for experts to help plan the future of public transportation in Okaloosa County: its passengers. As the county continues to develop its 10-year transit development plan, it invites users – and would be users – of the Emerald Coast (EC) Rider bus …

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