With no advance warning yesterday and with a perfectly whipped caucus, Senate Republicans brought a sudden confirmation vote on WSDOT Secretary Lynn Peterson. The vote failed 25-21, with all Republicans voting no, effectively removing her from office immediately. Show More Summary
Back in October 2015, I went to Corner Brook, Newfoundland for a short work stint. While there, I spent a bit of time at the railway museum in Corner Brook late one afternoon.It was a pretty blustery day, and the museum was closed, but the grounds are open so I wandered around, enjoying my first second taste of narrow gauge equipment. Show More Summary
Edgar Mitchell, who walked on the moon during the Apollo 14 mission, has died on the 45th anniversary of his landing with Alan Shepard on the the Fra Mauro site on the lunar highlands. His death, after a short illness aged 85, leaves alive seven of the 12 Apollo astronauts to have walked on the […]
Under political pressure from Republicans in the Legislature, WSDOT is paring back the express toll lanes on I-405. The lanes will be open to all drivers without tolls on evenings and weekends. In the Senate, SB 6152 passed out of committee on Wednesday. The bill emphasizes that the imposition of tolls is authorized for a […]
Let's make one thing clear: TSA PreCheck is great. If you've flown anytime in the past few years, you've seen (or perhaps even been the beneficiaries of) the "PreCheck" lanes that some passengers use to zip past the general security lines, or even the premium lanes. Show More Summary
This white paper outlines the advantages of CC-Rail's IRIS consulting services for railway businesses.
This white paper showcases Grau Elektronik's range of power supplies and battery chargers for rail applications.
Feb. 05--Transportation officials will host a series of informational meetings to update the public on its Bus Rapid Transit plan, including the Red Line on Indianapolis' north and south sides. The first open house is from 10 a.m. until 5
Feb. 05--Cheaper fuel helped the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority's budget during 2015 but undercut its ridership, the agency's general manager told its board of trustees Thursday. The impact a mid-year, 25-percent fare increase had
Feb. 04--KARTS -- Kerr Area Transportation Authority -- is on the road to a central hub in Vance County. During the commissioners meeting Monday night, Rob Brink, executive director of KARTS, gave an update on the progress of its facility
Feb. 05--The lead water crisis in Flint has made food a very hot topic. It's important that the diets of lead-exposed individuals include calcium, iron and vitamin C -- found in a plethora of fruits and vegetables. That said, connec...
Feb. 04--BREMERTON -- A group of influential developers, real estate agents, property owners and business people has crafted recommendations it believes can improve Kitsap Transit's chances of operating a successful fast ferry program. The
Feb. 04--As tracks and ties begin arriving in Central Florida for SunRail's expansion into Osceola County, ridership dipped 12 percent last month as the commuter line competes with low gas prices. SunRail's rare decline in ridership from a
Feb. 04--The TAPS Public Transit Board of Directors received an update on the status of the transit organization, including the search for a new management provider, during its meeting Wednesday. Less than two weeks ago, the agency released a r
Ten bills dealing with affordable housing made it out of their original committee by today’s deadline. Since none of the policy committees meeting today have any housing bills before them, this is the whole list of surviving housing bills. Any of these bills that got referred next to a fiscal committee (the House Appropriations Committee, […]
Beginning Sunday, Feb. 7 LTD will make minor changes to 12 routes to ensure buses run on time and minimize passenger wait times.
The 2016 ADOT DBE & Small Business Transportation Expo features over $41B in opportunities, 500+ attendees, and 42 Exhibitors.
Eight transit agencies across Washington are working together on a pilot project to test and analyze a collision avoidance system that could help bus drivers reduce the number and severity of collisions with pedestrian, cyclists and vehicles.
National Express is stepping up a gear this half-term as it announces its top ten most popular city destinations to reach by coach.