Costa Rica launches electronic payment pilot project in public bus service

QCOSTARICA – Starting this Friday, April 29, users of the Sabana-Estadio and Sabana-Cementerio bus lines can pay by electronic payment instead of cash only, a pilot program that will be extended to more than 200 buses by third quarter of the year. For the implementation of electronic payment in buses, …

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Auckland introduces its first two all-electric fast ferries

Written by Nick Blenkey Auckland’s first two all-electric ferries are due for delivery in 2024. Auckland, New Zealand aims to operate an all-electric ferry fleet by 2040, which is expected to save one million tonnes of CO2 per year. Initially, Auckland Transport will operate its first two electric fast ferries …

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The Interstate Bridge Committee will vote on the design of the bridge; the proposal includes light rail and more tracks

Planning officials are finalizing a proposal for a new interstate bridge that includes both light rail and more car lanes. They will present the proposal to a committee of elected leaders and transportation officials from Oregon and Washington next week. With the approval of this group, program planners will then …

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K-Rail Hosts SilverLine Project Roundtable Amid Protests

The discussion brought together three panelists supporting the ambitious plan of the FDL-led government and one expert opposing its implementation. The Kerala Rail Development Corporation, on behalf of the state government, on Thursday, April 28, organized a roundtable in Thiruvananthapuram on the proposed SilverLine Semi-High Speed ​​Rail Corridor. The debate …

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Dear governments, carpooling is not a panacea for public transport in poor condition

“Everyone wants free public transport, but no one wants to pay for it” is a statement I often hear written about mobility. But an equally pressing challenge is often left out of the conversation: equal access to public transport. This is a difficult problem for transport providers. They have to …

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Ferries from Shenzhen to Macau, Zhuhai and Zhongshan adjusted for upcoming holidays

*By NewsGD From April 27, river ferry services provided by Shenzhen Oceanus Group have been adjusted to meet the travel needs of residents and passengers during the upcoming Labor Day holiday. From April 28 to May 4, the number of round-trip ferries from Shekou to Shenzhen to Macau Outer Port …

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Charles Stewart named executive director of St. Louis Metro Transit

Charles Stewart has been named by Bi-State Development (BSD) to the position of executive director of St. Louis Metro Transit, effective April 26. Steward has served as interim executive director of St. Louis Metro since January 26, 2022. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day transit operations …

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Ocala residents discuss commercial flights and the high-speed rail system

Several Ocala residents wrote in recently to share their thoughts on the city’s transportation needs. “I lived in San Diego, California from 1977 to 2015. I witnessed the growth, the urban sprawl and the explosion of traffic on the roads. I think it would be much more efficient and much …

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Labor struggles: the Americas – World Socialist Web Site

Latin America the World Socialist Website invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular column. Protests continue in Peru over onerous living cost hikes Protests in Peru against spiraling inflation continued last week. In Cusco, members of various unions and social organizations went on strike for 48 hours …

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Unions call for boycott of P&O Ferries for allegedly paying below minimum wage | P&O Ferries

Unions have called for a trade and consumer boycott of P&O Ferries, which faces a fresh row over crew pay even as its crossings are set to resume on the Dover-Calais route. The TUC has urged freight businesses and holidaymakers not to book on P&O Ferries, which broke the law …

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Cities want to return to pre-pandemic life. An obstacle: transit crime

CHICAGO — For months, Anna Balla, 47, tolerated the unruly behavior she says has become commonplace when driving downtown in an “L” shape: smoking, harassment and even the uninvited use of his shoulder by a stranger to jump himself into a spot on a crowded Chicago train. But it was …

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hubballi: Iisc Moots Corridor From Yeshwantpur to Hubballi | Bangalore News

Bengaluru: The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has proposed a high-speed rail corridor from Bengaluru to Hubballi. According to IISc, the HSR route could be taken with the current/proposed railway network with a journey length of 400 km and stations at Yeshwantpur, Tumakuru, Chitradurga, Davanagere and Hubballi. IISc also conducted …

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Transport mask mandate lifted as COVID case count remains low

Local COVID test, vaccine options Outer Cape Health Services in Provincetown, Wellfleet and Harwich Port offers vaccines and testing. Call 508-905-2888 to receive a vaccine or test. Info: https://www.outercape.org/services/covid-information/ CVS Pharmacy offers vaccines, boosters, home testing, according to the company’s website. Info: https://www.cvs.com/ After:State government mask rules, from April 22 …

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P&O Ferries charged again low after ‘attempting to CUT’ lower crew wages

Exclusive: P&O sparked an uproar last month by firing staff without notice and then replacing them with cheaper overseas staff and the sackings were condemned as illegal by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Video loading Video unavailable The video will start automatically soon8Cancel play now Angela Rayner criticizes the government during …

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Governor Newsom Joins Dedication of World’s Largest Wildlife Crossing as State Launches Nature-Based Strategies to Combat Climate Change and Protect Biodiversity

Governor Newsom is proposing an additional $50 million for wildlife crossings, including $10 million in new funding for the Wallis Annenberg Wildlife Crossing State Releases 30×30 and Climate Smart Lands Strategies to Combat Climate Change, Protect Biodiversity, and Expand Access to Nature SACRAMENTO – Today, Earth Day, Governor Gavin Newsom …

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Afton Express Update Calendar, Offering Passenger Promotions, Discounts

Posted on Friday, April 22, 2022 at 9:49 a.m. Join the 100,000 AFP subscribers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Pandora News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising inquiries: [email protected] Photo courtesy of Shenandoah District Central Planning Commission. The …

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Electric ferries finally arrive in Auckland

Policy April 22, 2022 04:003 minute read Energy Minister Megan Woods is expected to announce on Tuesday that funding for electric ferries to Auckland has been approved. Photo / Mark Tantrum Electric ferries finally arrive in Auckland. The Herald has learned from several sources that the government has approved funding …

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Zetwerk pockets Rs 126 cr order from L&T for high-speed train project

Contract manufacturing startup Zetwerk Manufacturing Businesses has placed an order worth Rs 126.55 crore of L&T for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed ​​Rail (MAHSR) project, the company announced on Thursday. The startup will supply 10,000 metric ton (MT) fabricated beams to support the bearing capacity of the steel bridges that Larsen …

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Monterey County COVID-19 count stable as mask mandate evaporates – Monterey Herald

SALINAS – Monterey County’s COVID-19 case rate remains low and stable, along with its hospitalizations, but test positivity has increased as mask requirements evolve after a federal court ruling handed down on Monday nullified the national mandate. “We hope to hear from the California Department of Public Health whether or …

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BC Ferries recognizes CAF volunteer from qathet area

Kim Barton-Bridges devotes countless hours to listening to people and bringing their ideas to BC Ferries When Kim Barton-Bridges moved to the qathet region in 1998, the ferries had an almost magical appeal to her whole family. After taking the ships that connect Horseshoe Bay to Langdale and Earls Cove …

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Superpedestrian and Cities Today publish a roadmap for

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today Superpedestrian, the MIT spin-off engineering company behind the world’s safest and smartest electric scooters, in partnership with Cities Today Institute, a peer-to-peer network for leaders in urban mobility and innovation, has released a report on how electric scooters can better integrate …

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Ministry prepares to disrupt holiday travel

EMERGENCY PLAN: Ministry turns to rail and high-speed bus services to facilitate travel when TRA workers do not report for work on May 1 By Shelley Shan / Staff Reporter The Ministry of Transport and Communications is due to announce a contingency plan on Friday to facilitate passenger transportation during …

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Commuters face hardship as car and taxi unions go on strike against rising fuel prices | Latest Delhi News

Commuters have had a tough time as various rickshaw, taxi and taxi unions in the capital staged a two-day strike on Monday demanding a CNG subsidy and a fare review following the rise in prices fuel price. Passengers complained about having to wait long for Ola and Uber taxis, and …

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A lack of imagination could sink Hong Kong’s decrepit Star Ferry – here’s how to fix it

What was delightfully anachronistic ten years ago now looks more like poverty porn. Rotting piers, rotting spools of rope littered with cigarette butts, clouds of black smoke from diesel smokestacks and, unlikely in 2022, all-male crews: dozens of old codgers below decks filling cup noodles from oddly large kettles. The …

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Strickland improves access to public transit – The Suburban Times

Announcement from the office of Rep. Marilyn Strickland. Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) secured $3,000,000 in federal funding for the Pierce Transit hub and completion of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) station (at the southern terminus of the Pacific Avenue / SR 7 BRT) for the federal fiscal year ending September …

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Chandigarh collects data to avoid route bus overlap: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Dushyant Singh Pundir Chandigarh, April 15 In an effort to avoid the overlapping of buses on various routes across tricity, which often leads to buses carrying few people, and to build an easily usable network, the UT Department of Transportation began collecting bus frequency and …

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Suspect in custody after confrontation with LA County Sheriff’s deputies at rail yard

A man suspected of driving a stolen SUV was arrested Friday after a confrontation with Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies at a rail yard in Boyle Heights. The incident began around 2:25 p.m. after a deputy received a report from LoJack, a stolen vehicle recovery system, of a stolen vehicle …

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Op-Ed: Father of 2014 ferry crash victim still wants answers

On April 16, 2014, my son Su-hyeon Park died in the Sewol ferry disaster, along with 249 of his high school classmates. They were on an overnight trip. The world watched as the ship capsized, trapping and drowning children who moments before had been seen laughing on their mobile phones. …

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State Bill Could Unify Silicon Valley, Bay Area Transit

A campaign to unify the Bay Area’s 27 different transit agencies into one seamless system is gaining momentum, but the journey to full integration will be a long and difficult journey. Ian Griffiths, co-founder and director of Seamless Bay Area, said in a webinar Wednesday that recent legislation could pave …

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HS2: Disruption as Easter trains are canceled due to work on a controversial high-speed train project

Trains in Buckinghamshire over Easter have been canceled due to ongoing work on the controversial HS2 rail project. Those hoping to travel over the Easter weekend will see their services disrupted. HS2 workers will install a bridge over the rail line between Wendover and Great Missenden on the London to …

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Governor Hochul Announces Progress of New York State’s Electric Vehicle Programs and Encourages New Yorkers to Visit the Indoor Electric Vehicle Test Track at the New York International Auto Show

Kevin O’Toole, Chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, said: “By providing 10 new fast chargers at LaGuardia Airport, we hope to provide more drivers with convenient charging options at the airport. The Port Authority continues to find ways for us as an agency to reduce …

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Le Parfait opens at The Ferry Landing

Photo: Courtesy of Le Parfait Paris San Diego-born patisserie and bakery Le Parfait Paris is thrilled to announce its newest outpost, located in Coronado, which will open today, April 12th. Known for its desserts, macaroons, croissants, pancakes and much more, Le Parfait Paris is a bakery family run by Parisian …

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Transgender woman verbally assaulted on Metro Green Line train – NBC4 Washington

A transgender woman was verbally assaulted while driving a Metro Green Line train on Saturday in an incident she filmed. Saoirse Gowan captured how a commute to meet friends turned into a nightmare in a video now seen over half a million times on Twitter. It also made her a …

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World’s first remote-controlled tunnel inspection robot deployed on high-speed train project

Italian company Webuild and its Swiss subsidiary CSC Costruzioni have successfully used a specially designed robot to inspect its new tunnel, which could greatly improve the safety of tunnel workers in the future. The world’s first robot is called Axel, partly for the acronym Autonomous Exploration Electrified Vehicle and partly …

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NSW bus drivers’ strike causes commuter chaos

Hundreds of furious drivers over a ‘ridiculous’ toilet break loophole have walked off the job, sparking chaos for commuters in Sydney. Hundreds of NSW bus drivers have rallied to demand fair pay and better working conditions. Commuters in NSW faced altered bus times on Monday during the 24-hour strike by …

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BC Ferries departures canceled due to lack of crew

Noon and 4 p.m. departures are canceled from Swartz Bay; 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. from Tsawwassen A continued crew shortage has once again forced BC Ferries to cancel sailings. Four departures between Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen were canceled Sunday afternoon. The noon and 4 p.m. departures from Swartz Bay …

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The I-70 Coalition says gas price increases are making public transit the most affordable option to and from Front Range

A Summit Stage bus stops on Main Street in Frisco on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. The I-70 coalition is pushing more passengers to take advantage of regional transportation options like the Bustang and Pegasus and local transportation options such as the Summit Stage as gasoline prices continue to rise.Grace Coomaraswamy/For …

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What to Know About Abandoned Railroads in the United States

There are an unknown number of abandoned railroad tracks in the United States and they can be found everywhere. Railroads played a very important role in the expansion and development of the United States. They paved the way for the West and for a more meaningful integration of the West …

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MBTA rail service returns to the drawbridge on May 23 | News

NEWBURYPORT – It will become both a little easier and a little more complicated for passengers on the Newburyport / Rockport Commuter Line to commute with the service changes from Monday. The changes will take place over the next two months to accommodate signage, track and bridge work, the MBTA …

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Easter chaos continues with customs disruptions, canceled flights and ferries

Easter chaos continues with customs disruptions, canceled flights and ferries Source: Operation Brock The chaos at the start of the Easter holidays continues with customs disruptions at ports and airports, canceled flights due to staff illnesses and continued fallout with P&O ferries still suspended following the dismissal of their staff. …

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UTA’s “Free Fare February” reduced air pollution and increased transit ridership

“About 68 tons of pollution was kept out of the air,” according to UTA Board Trustee Jeff Acerson. (Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) People wear masks while waiting for the Trax train on Main Street in downtown Salt Lake City, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. | April 8, 2022, …

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France bans shorter domestic flights to reduce emissions

SSome of France’s domestic flights will cease operations this month due to the ban on short-haul routes where travelers could alternatively catch a train in less than 2.5 hours. The ban aims to reduce carbon emissions caused by aircraft in France and is part of the country’s overall effort to …

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Reviews | Ideas for traffic management around Riverhead

Before the 2019 municipal election, I met Bob Kern, then president of the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce, and his colleagues. During the hours-long discussion, we shared many of our ideas for Riverhead Town (like my pitch for changing the town’s flag). I also discovered, to my pleasant surprise, that we …

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Large fire seen near downtown Friday Harbor

A massive response was seen near Herb’s Tavern in the city center. FRIDAY HARBOUR, Wash. – A large fire was seen in downtown Friday Harbor early Thursday morning. It seems to have started a little before 5am The city’s Facebook page warned residents to avoid downtown if possible, as firefighters …

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“Attractive option when gas prices rise”

CLINTON — Seeking sanctuary in Clinton Station, the governor and other public officials discussed how station improvements — and doubling the number of trains each day — reflect a greater commitment to station infrastructure. the state. The state Department of Transportation announced on Friday the opening of a second platform …

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Could short-haul flights soon be banned in Europe?

Flying, to put it lightly, is damn awful for the environment. Airplanes produce more carbon emissions per passenger than trains, buses and even passenger cars. Reducing air travel will be crucial to reaching net zero, slowing global warming and avoiding the worst of climate change. While some flights (long distance …

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£14m for bus upgrades

DEVON will receive £14m for bus upgrades, less than half the amount originally requested by the county council. A £34million bus improvement plan, described as “ambitious”, was tabled at the end of October. It aimed to make buses cheaper to use, greener, more frequent and more reliable. Developed in partnership …

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Ex-P&O Ferries chief sues for unfair dismissal

A former P&O Ferries chief is suing the company and its chief executive for wrongful termination, alleged racial discrimination and harassment. John Lansdown is the only sailor to take legal action after 800 workers were furloughed without notice last month. In his application to the court, he accuses P&O of …

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City of Norfolk expands public transit

NORFOLK, Nebraska (KCAU) — George Welsh has lived in Norfolk for 50 years. At a time when transportation is so expensive, he said the service would be crucial for himself as well as for low-income people. “Well, I think with the price of fuel the way it is, and I’m …

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Garcia Supports ‘Valley’s Edge Corridor Preservation Plan’, Land Protection LegislationGarcia Supports ‘Valley’s Edge Corridor Preservation Plan’, Land Protection Legislation — Hometown Station | KHTS FM 98.1 & AM 1220 — Santa Clarita Radio

On Monday, Congressman Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, released a statement in support of the “Rim of the Valley Preservation” plan to add approximately 200,000 acres of land to the Santa Mountains National Recreation Area. Monica. This week, a statement was made by Congressman Garcia in support of the “Valley’s Edge …

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Leadership Lessons from Tom Ferry — RISMedia

This week my travels found me in Napa, California at the Tom Ferry Team Legacy Retreat. From Sunday to Wednesday, attendees networked, challenged, learned and were inspired by Tom’s words of wisdom and by collaborating and sharing stories with each other. Tom has been a great friend, mentor and coach …

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As lawmakers debate free, passengers have mixed opinions on the service they want

Bowie Bouchard frequently uses the #6 bus, one of the routes on which Green Mountain Transit has reduced service. He prepared to board the bus at the Burlington Transit Center on Thursday, March 31, 2022. Photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger BURLINGTON — Before the bus was free, Bowie Bouchard was more …

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K-Rail loses 350 survey stones out of 5,100 laid so far, K-Rail lost survey stones, Silverline rail project protests, social impact survey, Kerala latest news

Kottayam: K-Rail, the joint venture of the union and state governments, has lost around 350 survey stones so far due to the protest against the SilverLine semi-high speed rail corridor. The stones laid for the social impact study were removed by the opposition parties and the families concerned. Since most …

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Hull rally over cost of living and P&O Ferries staff layoffs – in pictures

A number of people spoke at the rally in Queen Victoria Square this afternoon, including a member of the RMT union, the union that represents British crew members made redundant by P&O Ferries last month without notice. A rally has been held in Hull city center by trade unions and …

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Triangle leaders visit Florida in hopes of improving public transportation back home :: WRAL.com

By Byran Mims, WRAL journalist West Palm Beach, Florida. – More than 75 Triangle leaders, including dozens of government officials, traveled to West Palm Beach, Fla., this week to learn about the city’s public transportation. WRAL’s Bryan Mims accompanied the Regional Transportation Alliance to see what plans local leaders were …

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The Hop will extend its route to Chicago by 2026

It’s been years since former Gov. Scott Walker rejected federal funds for high-speed rail to connect Milwaukee to Minneapolis and Chicago, but officials in Wisconsin and Illinois have come up with a creative solution. It won’t be cheap, though. Starting this summer, a partnership between neighboring states will build a …

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Welcome the Mumbai Metro but consider the questions it raises, writes Smruti Koppikar

The inauguration of the first metro line in Mumbai during the monsoon of 2014 was an event filled with great excitement and a sense of the new, much like that of April 1853 when the first line of railway iron was unveiled by the British to the “natives”. ‘ For …

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Ferry operator at Desaru Coast Ferry Terminal awaiting a final nod from Singapore | Malaysia

Desaru Coast Ferry Terminal, which will be the 16th international entry point in Johor, will have a passenger ferry service connecting the terminal directly to Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal in Singapore. — photo by Bernama BANDAR PENAWAR, March 31 – The ferry service operator at Desaru Coast Ferry Terminal is …

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Colorado proposal would fund free public transit in the summer

A proposed bill in the Colorado state legislature would allocate funds for free public transit rides in a bid to reduce air pollution in the state and encourage greater transit ridership in common, writes Sam Brasch for Colorado Public Radio. State Sen. Faith Winter (D) said, “One way to combat …

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China’s ‘Nuclear Train’ – As US flexes muscle in Asia, Beijing plans to launch its ICBMs via high-speed railways

The Chinese government is exploring options for deploying rail-based intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) and the high-speed train is seen as a potential launch platform for nuclear strikes after a new study by Chinese researchers has suggested that it was more appropriate than previously thought. Yin Zihong, an associate professor of …

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Rush hour will never be the same

Source: Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, 3rd Quarter 2021 Report by James A. Bacon In fiscal year 2018, the Commonwealth of Virginia budgeted $582 million for the Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT). Spending on trains, buses and other forms of public transit has soared to $935 million in the …

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Cook Strait ferries are well booked until Easter

Scott Hammond / Stuff The Interislander and Bluebridge ferries are seeing high demand for travelers with vehicles. (File photo) Travelers hoping to bring their vehicles north are out of luck, with the Interislander and Bluebridge ferries solidly booked until Easter, April 15-18. Wellington resident Iain MacLeod is trapped in the …

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Tesla to suspend production at Shanghai ‘Gigafactory’ during COVID lockdown: report

According to a new report, Tesla Inc. will pause production at its Shanghai “Gigafactory” this week amid a COVID-19 lockdown in the city. Bloomberg News reported Sunday that Tesla’s factory will suspend production for at least a day, starting Monday. The report says it’s unclear whether the break will extend …

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K-Rail to increase non-fare revenue by 15-20% by acquiring more land

Although the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the SilverLine Semi-High Speed ​​Railway project reveals the generation of 5% non-ticketing revenue through other means, the Kerala Rail Development Corporation Ltd (K- Rail), a joint venture implementing the project, expects to generate around 15-20% of non-ticketing revenue by acquiring more land beyond …

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Could high gas prices increase bus fares? | WDVM25 and DCW50

(WDVM) — Gas prices are still higher than many people are used to paying… but will that impact how people take public transport. WDVM spoke to Public Transits in Frederick and Montgomery Counties to find out… And the short answer – is no – gas prices won’t affect the fare …

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Portsmouth fireworks: display planned to mark Brittany Ferries’ Salamanca departure from the port on Sunday evening

The five-minute display is due to take place around 9 p.m. and will depart from the Uncle Bill barge near Flathouse Quay in the harbour. A notice from the Queen’s Harbor Master says an exclusion zone will be in place between 8pm and 9.30pm, in which no unauthorized vessels are …

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Scunthorpe steel rails could be used in 500km Turkish high-speed train project

Scunthorpe’s steel rails could form part of the UK government’s biggest-ever sustainable civil infrastructure deal, which will help fund a high-speed electric railway line in Turkey, with major contracts awarded to British and Turkish companies. The €2.1 billion green financing will be guaranteed by UK Export Finance, through its Buyer …

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Rising gas prices worry students

Ally Formaller Casey’s General Store, 1001 N Annie Glidden Rd, sells regular unleaded gasoline for $4.68 on March 24. DeKALB― Students and professors have mixed reactions to rising gas prices. Rising gas prices have increased the need for public transit and have particularly affected student commuters. The last week of …

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P&O Ferries CEO admits ignoring UK rules by sacking 786

LONDON (AP) — The head of a ferry operator at the center of a bitter labor dispute stunned British lawmakers on Thursday when he admitted the company chose to ignore the law and employment contracts when she had laid off 786 workers without consulting them in advance. P&O Ferries chief …

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Newsom announces $400 payments to vehicle owners

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians who bear the nation’s highest gas prices could soon get a tax break, free rides on public transit and up to $800 on debit cards to help pay for fuel under a proposal revealed by Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday Gas prices have soared …

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California High Speed ​​Rail releases final environmental studies to connect Silicon Valley and Central Valley

On February 25, the California High-Speed ​​Rail Authority (Authority) released the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIR/EIS) for the San Jose to Merced section of the project. about 90 miles in northern California. The Authority’s Board of Directors will consider the final document for approval at its two-day …

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When Paris eliminates cars, will other cities follow?

When Paris eliminates cars, will other cities follow? Arc de Triomphe roundabout. Image © Rodrigo Kugnharski via Unsplash To share To share Facebook Twitter pinterest WhatsApp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/978811/when-paris-eliminates-cars-will-other-cities-follow-suit Paris has been making headlines for years with its aggressive anti-car and pro-pedestrian urban improvement measures. Faced with growing air pollution …

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California and Japan Partner to Strengthen Economic and Trade Relations and Fight Climate Change

Partnership will bring more investment from Japan to California, increase information sharing on critical technologies and clean energy priorities, and strengthen business relationships SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today met with Japanese Ambassador to the United States Koji Tomita to strengthen economic cooperation and investment between California and Japan, and …

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Former Uber Pool chief leads public ridesharing

The Routing Company, a Seattle-based software startup that makes on-demand routing technology for transit agencies, raised $15 million in Series A funding. Why is this important: Reducing single-use vehicle trips remains an easy way for individuals to reduce carbon emissions, but public transit is an impractical and often inaccessible alternative …

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Unsolved Dundee murder suspect found searching Ferry garage

Unsolved Dundee murder suspect found searching Ferry garage Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of Facebook’s “f” mark. google An …

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More commuters are driving on their way back to the office, experts say

A prolonged shift to driving would undermine years of effort in the DC region to reduce traffic congestion and fight climate change by promoting public transit, carpooling and, ironically, telecommuting. Even if a sustained increase in telecommuting removes overall rush-hour traffic in the short term, experts say the adverse effects …

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Highway. 99 upgrades aim to ease congestion, but even fans see gaps

Breadcrumb Links Local News Work aims to support later construction of new Fraser River tunnel, but Liberals promise to pivot to bridge Work has begun on dedicated bus lanes to connect Bridgeport Station to Highway 99. Photo by Herman Thind/BuzzMachine Media/f Content of the article A project to ease congestion …

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Sony’s high-speed train pushes back release date

sony High-speed train arrives at the station a little later. Sony Pictures today announced the high-speed action thriller starring Brad Pitt with Deadpool 2 director David Leitch moves from July 15 to July 29, taking the recently released date from Dwayne Johnson’s DC film black adam. Moving up High-speed trainthe …

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Andrew Marr: What was P&O Ferries thinking laying off 800 employees like this in the modern era?

March 17, 2022, 6:08 PM | Updated: March 17, 2022, 6:12 PM Andrew Marr wondered what P&O Ferries was thinking when they announced the layoff of 800 staff. Speaking in a monologue on Thursday night with Andrew Marr, he also questioned whether Vladimir Putin’s “bizarre, even fascist” rant raises the …

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Minot Public Transit sees its ridership increase in February

MINOT, ND — February saw the highest number of passengers Minot’s public buses have seen since the start of the pandemic with more than 6,000 trips that month. Transit staff expect the increase in ridership to continue in March. They said there is usually a slight uptick when gasoline prices …

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Indian Railways is preparing a ‘National Railway Plan’ for India – 2030

Indian Railways has prepared a National Railway Plan (NRP) for India – 2030. The plan is to create a “future ready” railway system by 2030. The NRP aims to formulate strategies based on both on operational capacities and commercial policy initiatives to increase the modal share of Rail in freight …

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List of areas in Nairobi set to get new railway stations

The Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) has started constructing new stations in a number of areas in Nairobi and other satellite towns with the aim of increasing the number of commuters and strengthening the country’s transport system. The new project is being developed within existing rail corridors to improve commuter rail …

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Washington State Ferry System Delays Reopening of Service to Sidney, BC | News

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Angelenos cite travel time, safety concerns in reluctance to use public transport despite rising gas prices

Metro lowers prices to attract more passengers While soaring gas prices have prompted some people to consider taking public transportation, many other Angelenos, however, seem reluctant to the idea. LOS ANGELES – Public transport is definitely an option for anyone who is tired of spending their hard-earned cash on high …

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‘Billions in savings’ thanks to high-speed rail deal

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) said it would now be able to save billions of baht in additional costs in running a high-speed train project linking Don Mueang, Suvarnabhumi and U airports. -tapao. SRT said this was possible thanks to the concessionaire, Asia Era One, agreeing to modify the …

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CATA routes should run more frequently, free parking ends March 14

As students return to East Lansing after spring break, CATA has announced that there will be service changes to on- and off-campus routes starting March 14. The affected routes are listed as follows: 1 – Downtown Lansing – Meridian Mall 20 – South Harrison–Jolly–Dunckel 26 – Abbot – Chandler 30 …

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Public buses put into service to transport people in Amritsar : The Tribune India

Tribune press service Neeraj Bagga Amritsar, March 13 Much to the annoyance of ordinary passengers, state-run buses were put into service to transport Aam Aadmi party supporters from other districts for the roadshow held here on Sunday. MP Gurjeet Singh Aujla wasted no time in fraying the AAP. …

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‘I can’t move my car’: Americans struggle to cope with rising vehicle spending | American News

At the Lehigh Valley Mall on the outskirts of Allentown, Pennsylvania, Tony Saba is already feeling the impact of rising gas prices. “The price is skyrocketing,” he said. “I can’t move like before. My car is in my garage. I can’t move it because I don’t have any money. Saba, …

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Mumbai-Nagpur High Speed ​​Rail project report submitted to Board of Railways

The National High-Speed ​​Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has submitted a Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the proposed 700 kilometer high-speed rail corridor between Mumbai and Nagpur to the Board of Railways. This would be alongside the 700 km Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi Mahamarg being built by the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation …

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NTSB investigators uncover cause of Fiery Caltrain crash that injured 13 people – CBS San Francisco

SAN BRUNO (CBS SF) — Federal investigators meticulously combed through debris Saturday following a violent crash between a Caltrain engine and construction equipment that injured 13 people and disrupted rail service between stations of South San Francisco and Millbrae. A team of six National Transportation Safety Board investigators arrived at …

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Ferry Pass Test – Northern Beaches Advocate

The new Emerald Class ferries have successfully passed a key seaworthiness test for port passage. Although the new Emerald class ferries were commissioned last October (2021), questions remained about their ability to withstand the same 4.5m swell conditions as the previous Freshwater class ferries. Recent weather and harsh conditions have …

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Rochester awarded $4.3 million grant to improve bus facilities

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that the City of Rochester has received $4,339,344 through the Bus and Bus Facility Grant Program. According to Rochester Public Transit (RPT), the grant will be used to fund projects beginning in 2022 and spanning the next three to …

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High-Speed ​​Rail Authority releases EIR for San Jose-Merced section

The document will be reviewed on April 20 and 21. California high speed Rail Authority released the final environmental impact report (EIR) for the San Jose-Merced stage of the project on February 25. This section of the railroad will connect Silicon Valley and the Central Valley with a route that …

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As Gas Prices Rise, Transit Agencies Brace for More Riders – CBS Dallas/Fort Worth

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Transit agencies are monitoring ridership, as high gas prices could cause more people to turn to trains and buses as an alternative to the car. The change is not expected to be immediate, but rather over the next few months as drivers begin to notice the cumulative …

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The ferry is still burning after 20 days; 3 missing

[INTIME] Nearly three weeks after the Italian-owned ‘Euroferry Olympia’ caught fire off the coast of Greece, firefighters are still battling local blazes and searching for three missing people. The ferry is in the central western port of Astakos where it was towed from its original position near the island of …

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How to Find Public Transportation in Sacramento and NorCal

EDIE: NOW LOOK AT THE SOARING GASOLINE PRICES. OIL PRICES HAVE DECLINED TODAY. BUT THE PRICES WE SEE AT GAS STATIONS CONTINUE TO RISE AS PER AAA, THE AVERAGE PRICE IS NOW $5.57 PER GALN. THAT’S $0.13 MORE THAN YESTERY.DA AND $0.83 MORE THAN LAST MONTH. DIESEL PRICES HAVE TRIMMED …

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Tri-state passenger rail gets $31.8 million federal grant

item In October 2021, the Midwest Regional Rail Plan proposed a “40-year vision” to create a high-speed rail system that would run from Chicago, Milwaukee, Madison to the Twin Cities, as well as other Midwestern branches and cities. (FOX 9) – Rail lines that currently serve commuters in Minnesota, Wisconsin …

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Residents demand that all buses stop at Kannamangalam town

Only one government municipal bus service is operated between Kannamangalam city and Polur Only one government municipal bus service is operated between Kannamangalam city and Polur Frustrated with the lack of public transport, commuters demand that all buses operated by the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) stop at Gandhi …

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Spring sailings canceled between Sidney and Anacortes, summer sailings unlikely – Saanich News

Washington State Ferries confirmed on Monday what many were already expecting: the route from Sidney to Anacortes will not sail this spring, with summer sailings also unlikely. John Vezina, director of government relations at Washington State Ferries (WSF), said in a statement that this was due to a lack of …

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Public transit obtains $3.7 billion to attract users | News

WASHINGTON (AP) — As cities seek to fully reopen, transit systems scramble to win back ridership after being crushed by the COVID-19 pandemic are getting a big financial boost to stay afloat and invest in new fleets of electric buses. The Biden administration said Monday it was giving $2.2 billion …

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Virgin Hyperloop will not provide passenger transportation. Here’s why it matters

The second prototype, a larger pod with an interior dubbed XP-2, finally completed a manned test in November 2020 with two passengers on board in a real vacuum environment. The pod traveled for approximately 17 seconds at a top speed of 107 mph and came to a stop. At this …

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Buses and trains nearly back to normal but flooding leaves ferries suspended

Mr Dick said the economic impact was lower than previous weather events as the resource industry was not badly affected this time around. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said resuming a full bus schedule on Tuesday was a “huge step forward”. “Our city’s transport network is heavily dependent on the bus …

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How Seattle plans to become the next 15-minute city

Seattle is looking to follow other cities around the world in becoming healthier and greener and reducing the number of cars in the city. Cities around the world are looking to transform. They are on a quest to become healthier, greener and more vibrant. The collapse of the Rust Belt …

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bkc: Bullet Train’s Bkc tender canceled as land not given | Bombay News

Mumbai: The National High Speed ​​Rail Corporation Ltd (NHSRCL) has canceled the tenders launched in November 2019 for the construction of the underground terminus at BKC for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail project, the government of State not having ceded the land. After the tenders were launched, NHSRCL had given nearly …

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Russia will improve its transport and logistics infrastructure and build ferries for the Far East – Vladimir Putin

Image source: official website of the Kremlin According to the President, Russian companies are power to fill these Tasks Russia will continue to develop transport and logistics infrastructure and build ferries to Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands, Russian President Vladimir Putin said while participating via video conference in the Russian …

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Actress named Dar company ambassador

Speaking at the press conference to introduce her to the public, which took place in Dar es Salaam recently, Jacqueline who was accompanied by her husband Richard Samwel, said it is a great opportunity in her life to be nominated among all national artists. She said she will be at …

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Chicago’s latest index shows lingering concern over public safety and public transportation

Responses were statistically reweighted to account for lower response rates among women, renters, people of color, and youth, as well as higher response rates among downtown and north side residents. the city. For this quarter’s survey, the precision of the survey sample is +/- 3% and for time trends, +/- …

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Two high-speed trains will collide with the Minister of Railways on board to test the Indian-made “Kavach” | Mobility news

On March 4 in Secunderabad, two trains will rush towards each other at full speed, one with the Minister of Railways on board and the other with the Chairman of the Railway Board. But the two trains will not collide, thanks to ‘Kavach’. “Kavach”, which literally means armor, is promoted …

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