Telecommuting trumps returning to the office

The most credible estimates indicate that at least 20% of workers will continue to work from home on any given day after the pandemic, compared to less than 6% before the pandemic. The share of remote workers is likely to be much higher in Silicon Valley, where many workers have …

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The Steamship Authority cancels two return ferries scheduled for Monday evening

The Steamship Authority canceled the last two round trips aboard the M/V Governor on Monday night due to a crew shortage, the ferry service said. All passengers who had been booked on ferries from Woods Hole to Martha’s Vineyard have been booked, according to a tweet from the Steamship Authority …

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The zip code with the longest route in each state – 24/7 Wall St.

The share of Americans working from home has soared during the pandemic. A recent Gallup study found that 45% of full-time workers in the United States — and two-thirds of white-collar workers — do their work remotely at least some of the time. The change is proving to be a …

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Railway Bureau struggles to recruit safety inspectors

Taipei, May 29 (CNA) Taiwan’s railway bureau is struggling to recruit rail safety inspectors due to unattractive salary offers amid the government’s efforts to improve rail travel safety after two fatal accidents in the last three years. The office, which was set up by the Ministry of Transport and Communications …

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Despite New Cars, Shore Line East’s Future Isn’t Bright

There’s been a lot of buzz over the past week about Shore Line East finally adding M8 cars to its service. Although this is good news, the future of the railroad is not bright. When started in May 1990, Shore Line East trains from Old Saybrook to New Haven began …

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I took BC Ferries to camp on Vancouver Island and woke up to the sound of the waves

This essay article is part of a Narcity Media series. The opinions expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Narcity Media. Sailing across the ocean on BC ferries to an island, then falling asleep under the stars, lulled to the sound of the …

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Chicago police unveil Memorial Day weekend safety plans – NBC Chicago

Closures, increased police presence, increased patrols, a new curfew and more are expected in Chicago for Memorial Day weekend, police and city officials said Friday. The holiday weekend will see major events like Coldplay at Soldier Field, the new Sueños Music Festival, the opening of the city beaches, and the …

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California youth face bleak future without high-speed rail – Capitol Weekly | weekly capitol

Opinion Artist’s rendering of California’s proposed high-speed rail. (Image: California High Speed ​​Rail Authority) by JENN ENGSTROM job 27.05.2022 I was a sophomore at UC Berkeley in 2008 when voters were asked to decide whether to pass Proposition 1A, the ballot measure to fund the launch of California’s high-speed rail …

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This type of public transport has increased by more than 220% in 2022

Ridership at all levels is increasing but has yet to return to pre-pandemic levels. (Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) A Utah Transit Authority bus travels west on 6th Avenue, Friday, May 13, 2022. | May 27, 2022, 12:05 p.m. The Utah Transit Authority’s smallest form of public transportation …

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Crossings from Dover to Calais P&O, Irish Ferries and DFDS for May 27

Ferry services via DFDS Seaways, Irish Ferries and P&O continue to operate today, while the Brock operation remains in place on the M20. P&O recently restarted its services between Dover and Calais after an ensuing hiatus earlier in the year after nearly 800 of their staff were suddenly sacked. In …

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Union Station operator blasts Amtrak bid to take over eminent domain

Placeholder while loading article actions The company that holds the sublease rights to Washington’s Union Station slammed Amtrak’s bid to take over the property via eminent domain, saying the passenger railroad was attempting an “unlawful condemnation” and making a “grossly inadequate” offer of $250 million. In a court filing last …

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Channel ferries could be electric within five years

Following calls from COP26 for six green maritime corridors, the Dover-Calais routes have been singled out as obvious places to start the switch to electric ferries. Plans to create the world’s first zero-carbon ferry routes between Dover and Calais and Dunkirk have been unveiled, with a new generation of electric …

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Traffic and transit concerns emerge as commanders potentially move

Placeholder while loading article actions A move by Washington commanders to Prince William County could intensify transportation barriers in an area of ​​northern Virginia that suffers from chronic traffic congestion and is largely underserved by public transportation. News that Commanders recently won the rights to buy land in Woodbridge as …

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High Speed ​​Train Market Size and Forecast

New Jersey, USA – High Speed ​​Rail Market The 2022-2029 report has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with input from industry experts. The High Speed ​​​​Train Market study sheds light on the significant growth momentum that is expected to prevail during the assessment period 2022-2029. The study …

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City announces start of beach season, summer ferries and Greenwich Pool at Byram Park

In a cooperative effort with the Greenwich Department of Health, the Department of Parks and Recreation will begin the summer beach season with the official opening of Greenwich Point and Byram Beach on Saturday 28th May 2022 and run until September 5, 2022. Greenwich Point Beach. Island Beach Ferry to …

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5 things you (probably) didn’t know about public transit in Vancouver

For over 120 years, public transit has helped people get around Vancouver. Before cars were commonplace on the roads, when horses and buggies still dominated the streets, streetcars arrived in Vancouver. Since those early coins helped people move, the system has transformed and grown to help people move. There have …

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Cardiff roads that will be closed this week

It’s a big week for music fans in Cardiff as Ed Sheeran comes to town for three nights, along with emo-rockers My Chemical Romance performing on Saturday 28 May. But that means much of the city center will be restricted for much of the week. Sheeran, playing his first Welsh …

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The 2nd edition of InnoMetro will be held at the Lalit hotel on May 23 and 24, 2022

InnoMetro speakers Advertisement Symbroj Media is organizing its annual conclave on MRTS, Metro and tech events at Lalit Hotel, New Delhi on 23-24and May. The Delhi-based media group that already publishes a highly rated and popular monthly magazine Rail Metro News dedicated to Metro, Railway, RRTS, High Speed ​​Rail, MRTS …

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Sasha Borissenko: How the first electric ferry contract in New Zealand came about

EV Maritime artist’s impression of an electric ferry. Picture / Provided OPINION: Last month a deal was announced which will see the introduction of two all-electric ferries for commuters and tourists to the Port of Auckland. This is the first time that a government entity has purchased a ship it …

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As Covid cases rise, LA County extends mask mandate for public transit

With a steady rise in the number of COVID-19 cases — enough to push Los Angeles County to the “medium” virus risk level — the requirement to wear a mask on public transportation and in transportation hubs has was officially extended on Friday in the county. The county issued a …

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Former IRJ editor Mike Knutton dies

Written by David Briginshaw, Consulting Editor, International Railway Journal It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Mike Knutton, former editor of the International Railway Journal, following a short illness. Mike worked at the IRJ for 29 years and served as editor for 19 years. He …

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MTA ridership continues to rebound amid pandemic, agency launches DineAWAY campaign to help restaurants

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — While still not at pre-pandemic levels, subway ridership continues to set new highs in the push to get back to normal. Metro ridership exceeded 3.6 million on Wednesday, beating a previous record set the day before May 17, of 3.535 million. Additionally, on Tuesday, May …

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Day Trips: Texas Ferry Rides: Texas Ferries Are the Best Free Rides in the State – Columns

Port Aransas Ferry (Photos by Gerald E. McLeod) The Best Free Rides in Texas are the three state ferries: the Lynchburg Ferry, the Port Aransas Ferry and the Galveston-Bolivar Ferry. the Lynchburg Ferry is the oldest free ferry operating in Texas. Dating back to pre-Republic of Texas, it was launched …

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Washington DC transit union calls off 3-day strike and agrees to below inflation wages for 150 DC transit workers

DC Circulator workers on the picket line (Twitter/ATU Local 689) [Photo] On May 5, Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 689 announced the end of a three-day strike by 150 DC Circulator bus operators after agreeing to a new three-year contract with private operator RATP Dev. Circulator drivers, who serve similar …

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AMICUS LETTER: Brady warns of Texas Central Railroad’s lack of progress and funding for high-speed rail project | texasinsider

“If the Court allows TCR to seize private property for a doomed project, miles and miles of rural Texas will be permanently scarred by the taxpayers who will have to foot the bill.” Texas Insider Report WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressmen Kevin Brady (TX-08), Jake Ellzey (TX-06) and Michael McCaul …

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Here are companies that assemble vehicles in Nigeria

For several decades, Nigeria was almost entirely dependent on the importation of vehicles; however, the automobile industry has gradually been able to boast of having local car assemblers, some of whom are even indigenous. There was a time (about 50 years ago) when local assembly was known with certain brands, …

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BC Ferries adds sailings for the May long weekend, with the help of additional staff

Breadcrumb Links News Local trips Local News BC Ferries is adding up to 110 additional crossings to handle increased traffic over the May long weekend. During the May long weekend, BC Ferries will make approximately 2,400 crossings, or the equivalent of 19,200 nautical miles, or the distance traveled from Vancouver …

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Buttigieg sends $5 billion to cities for safety as road deaths soar

WASHINGTON (AP) — As upcoming data shows road deaths soar, the Biden administration is directing $5 billion in federal aid to cities and towns to address the growing crisis by slowing cars , digging wider bike lanes and sidewalks and pushing commuters to public transport. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on …

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Eurostar to launch high-speed trains between London and Germany

Eurostar high-speed rail services linking the UK and Germany will be introduced following the merger of Eurostar International and Belgian rail operator Thalys Group. Now approved by the European Commission, the combination of the two brands will see cities in central north-west Germany, including Cologne, Düsseldorf and Dortmund, added to …

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The Path to Safety – The Hindu

The responsibility for disciplining traffic on the roads lies as much with the citizens as with the government The responsibility for disciplining traffic on the roads lies as much with the citizens as with the government Road safety is a universal concern. We are all road users. Yet he barely …

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Henry Jinep backs call for palm oil companies to use their own ferries to transport FFBs

Henry answering questions from reporters. KUCHING (May 15): Dato Henry Harry Jinep supports the recent proposal that listed palm oil companies use their own ferries to transport fresh fruit bunches (FFBs) across rivers. Sarawak’s deputy transport minister said it would improve the safety of other commuters as the trucks carrying …

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Silence covers the border between Finland and Russia – POLITICO

VAINIKKALA, Finland – At the station in this small village, where the rail link between Finland’s capital Helsinki and Russia’s northern metropolis, St. Petersburg, crosses the border, all was quiet. The high-speed train service, known as the Allegro, which for years passed here four times a day carrying hundreds of …

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The public is invited to view the design plans for the bus rapid transit system

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Members of the public are invited to review design plans for the bus rapid transit system at a series of upcoming meetings. The transit system aims to connect the north and side of Baton Rouge with downtown, according to city-parish officials. Features of the system …

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Nelson Area Community Trust establishes own transportation service

The lack of public buses between Nelson and Motueka led a community trust to establish its own minibus service to transport people between the two centres. Nelson Tasman Community Transport Trust Services Coordinator Rachel Mason, right, with the Māpua Willing Wheels car, which people can book to access transport. Photo: …

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CEO – Vancouver Island Free Daily

BC Ferries CEO Mark Collins speaks to business leaders, politicians and military personnel invited to the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce’s Business Leaders Luncheon on May 12. (Kiernan Green/Press Team) Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce CEO Bruce Williams answers questions during the chamber’s business leaders luncheon on May 12. (Kiernan …

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Modernization of existing railway stations in India positively influences the market

company logo Dublin, May 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The report “Escalators Market by Type, Vertical, and Solution: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2030” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global Escalator Market size was valued at USD 11,782.4 Million in 2020 and is projected to reach …

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Sydney to Newcastle in just 45 minutes? New plan for high-speed trains across NSW

Sydney to Newcastle in just 45 minutes? New push for a massive high-speed rail network across NSW to cut journey times and develop regions High-speed rail strategy document reveals plan for new rail lines in NSW Journey times from Sydney to other parts of NSW would be reduced For example, …

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Union Station overhaul removes parking bays and adds underground facility

Placeholder while loading article actions The Federal Railroad Administration overhauled major aspects of Washington’s Union Station redevelopment project, eliminating a parking garage as part of the redesign. Revised plan for multibillion-dollar station expansion eliminates six-story garage, drastically reducing parking and moving parking area to new underground facility that would also …

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Atienza Interisland Ferries prepares for the return of domestic tourism

Engineer Silverio Atienza, President of Atienza Interisland Ferries Inc. PHOTO BY CIRIEL VICOY MALANOG As the country has eased pandemic-related restrictions, domestic trade player Atienza Interisland Ferries Inc. is optimistic about taking advantage of the expected rebound in the local tourism industry, after unveiling its new ship in RoRo passengers …

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Grand Forks City Council Members Discuss Approval of UND Transit Contract Agreement – Grand Forks Herald

GRAND FORKS — Members of the Grand Forks City Council have considered approving a transit contract agreement with UND to provide transit services on campus. While the city has been providing transit services to the UND campus for a year and billing the university for it, a formal five-year written …

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Scooter driver dies after hitting Brightline train in Florida, 63rd fatality linked to high-speed train

A female scooter driver died when she swerved around lowered crossing barriers and hit a passing Brightline train, the latest in a long string of fatalities involving the high-speed passenger service, officials said on Monday. The Broward Sheriff’s Office said the woman was riding a scooter around 11:20 a.m. Saturday …

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Metra Benefits, Pace Program to Help Southland Commuters Hired After First Year – Chicago Tribune

When the COVID-19 pandemic kept most workers at home except for essential employees in jobs such as health care, Cook County agencies launched an effort to make transportation more affordable pools for those living in South Chicago and in the South and Southwest. suburb. The South Cook Fair Transit pilot …

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Police must be independent and investigate ferry paper trails

Ex-FM Jack McConnell: Police must be independent and investigate ferry paper trails Schedule An icon of a desktop calendar. 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” …

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Edmonton and Calgary are grappling with transit safety issues amid efforts to bring passengers back

People board and depart at the Century Park light rail station in Edmonton on February 26, 2021.JASON FRANSON/The Canadian Press After several high-profile assaults at transit stations, Alberta’s two largest cities are scrambling to address security concerns as they work to repopulate trains and buses that have been emptied by …

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pmpml: commuters are sweating because only 13% of Pmpml bus stops have hangars | Pune News

PUNE: Just over 13% of Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMMPL) bus stops have sheds, requiring passengers to wait for their transport in the sun and rain. According to figures provided by the Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMMPL), out of a total of 9,460 bus stops, only 1,250 have …

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Alstom will deliver the first semi-high-speed RRTS train to the NCRTC this week

Savli, India (Urban Transport News): The ground-breaking Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) corridor is becoming the first semi-high-speed section for intercity passenger travel, which would reduce travel time between Delhi and Meerut to 55 minutes. This line is the first in India to adopt the European Train Control System (ETCS) …

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P&O Ferries victim of misinformation, according to its boss

The boss of P&O Ferries has denounced “misinformation” about the company since it laid off nearly 800 sailors. Chief executive Peter Hebblethwaite also told delegates at an industry conference that he hoped he could “survive” in his role. P&O Ferries has been widely condemned after laying off 786 crew without …

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Met Council Chairman Charlie Zelle discusses transit ridership and safety issues – Twin Cities

Ridership on Metro Transit’s light rail, commuter rail and buses is half of what it was before the pandemic, and even some longtime transit advocates have lamented route cuts and a visible increase in harmful activities such as smoking in train cars, as well as some of the higher profile …

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SilverLine Dominates Electoral Debate in Thrikkakara

Semi-high-speed train project is among the buzzwords in the constituency as a station in Ernakulam district has been proposed in Kakkanad Semi-high-speed train project is among the buzzwords in the constituency as a station in Ernakulam district has been proposed in Kakkanad With a war of words already underway between …

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Challenges Persist Despite Adding More Buses to Zupco’s Fleet

the herald Africa Moyo and BKudzaishe Muhamba TRANSPORTERS continue to face transport challenges, particularly in Harare, despite the injection of 65 additional buses into the urban transport system by Zupco over the past nine days. Zupco’s acting chief executive, Mr Everisto Madangwa, told the Herald that 40 buses were injected …

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Cmal west coast ferry woes warning could take until 2030 to fix

Cmal west coast ferry woes warning could take until 2030 to fix Schedule An icon of a desktop calendar. 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” …

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DC Circulator bus drivers plan strike on Tuesday

Placeholder while loading article actions Getting a DC Circulator ride took longer for most passengers on Tuesday when bus drivers began a strike to protest what they say are unfair wages and poor working conditions. Union officials said the bus drivers walked off the job on Tuesday morning due to …

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Plans for the Santiago-Valparaíso high-speed train get a boost

A high-speed rail link between Santiago and the port city of Valparaíso is a priority for President Gabriel Boric’s administration, which will determine the train’s route once passenger demand studies are finalized later this year and submit the project. “This is a project that is a priority for the government, …

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ED declares war on private carriers

President Emmerson Mnangagwa BY MASAU PROBLEMPRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has declared war on unlicensed private passenger carriers, a stance that many believe will deepen the transport crisis in the country. Mnangagwa’s May Day speech, which reinforced days of sustained police crackdowns on private carriers, only made matters worse for commuters in …

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Nicola Sturgeon Calls Jim McColl’s Ferry Comments ‘Deceitful in the Extreme’

In March Mr McColl said he would not have signed the deal had he known Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) had reservations. He claimed the Port Glasgow shipyard failed to agree a price with ferry owner CalMac CMAL when the contract was announced and has since called on Ms Sturgeon …

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Counties where it takes the longest to get to work – 24/7 Wall St.

The share of Americans working from home has soared during the pandemic. A recent Gallup study found that 45% full-in the United States, part-time workers – and two-thirds of white-collar workers – did their work remotely at least some of the time. The change is proving to be a positive …

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Switzerland has the longest and deepest tunnel in the world

It’s only the biggest (or the longest or the deepest) until someone builds an even bigger one. This is true for so many things, the biggest Ferris wheel, the longest suspension bridge, the tallest building, and the list goes on. For now, Switzerland lays claim to the longest and deepest …

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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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