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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East Coast express train speeds will increase

AMBITIOUS PLANS: The government’s plans to increase operational speeds and expand the high-speed system along the east coast have not come without criticism By Shelley Shan / Journalist The Ministry of Transport and Communications will increase the speed of express trains on the east coast rail system until a high-speed …

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Why are cities hostile to strollers?

Basic safety improvements that would benefit all pedestrians, such as building sidewalks further from the street and adding lighting, crosswalks and signage intersections, could make shopping with toddlers and strollers is safer and less complicated. “Day light”—Which involves removing parking spaces near crosswalks to increase visibility — would eliminate the …

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Closure of troubled Idaho 55 project to extend through December

Idaho Highway 55, near Smiths Ferry, was closed during the busy Thanksgiving vacation – and will remain closed for a week to ten days. A landslide forced the project to close on November 18, in an area involved in a multi-year project to rebuild the main road through a rocky …

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Laos hopes for economic revival of Chinese railway

A new $ 6 billion Chinese-built railway line opens in Laos this week, bringing hopes of an economic boost to the reclusive nation, but experts question the benefits of a project that has seen thousands of farmers evicted from their land. The 414-kilometer (260-mile) highway, due to open on Dec. …

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How has UTA’s ridership changed during the pandemic and to what extent has it recovered?

There is nothing better than spending an afternoon with an interesting data set. Granted, it can be a case of different traits for different people, but I really like digging into a big pile of numbers and seeing what I can find. My brain has always had this digital curiosity. …

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Chloe Ferry urges fans to ‘be careful’ after her patio furniture was ‘smashed’ by Storm Arwen

“Everything’s Shattered!”: Chloe Ferry urges fans to “be careful” after her patio furniture is knocked over and destroyed by Storm Arwen By Milly Veitch For Mailonline Posted: 05:38 EST, November 27, 2021 | Update: 05:51 EST, November 27, 2021 Chloe Ferry admitted she was “devastated” after her patio furniture was …

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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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Delhi’s smothered roads exacerbate India’s toxic smog crisis

Published on: 11/26/2021 – 03:24Amended: 11/26/2021 – 03:23 New Delhi (AFP) – After decades of commuting on the perilous roads of New Delhi, office worker Ashok Kumar is spending more time than ever in the traffic jams that clog the arteries of the Indian capital and pollute the city. The …

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BC Ferries cancels Comox-Powell River, Powell River-Texada Island morning crossings due to wind

The ferries from Comox to Powell River and from Powell River to Texada Island have been canceled and “inclement weather” is to blame. BC Ferries announced Thursday morning that the 8:05 am ferry leaving Powell River, the 9:55 am ferry leaving Comox and the 11:50 am ferry leaving Powell River …

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