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Uber to Roll Our Self-Driving Cars this Month in Pittsburgh

Bloomberg reports, “Starting later this month, Uber will allow customers in downtown Pittsburgh to summon self-driving cars from their phones, crossing an important milestone that no automotive or technology company has yet achieved.” The post Uber to Roll Our Self-Driving Cars this Month in Pittsburgh appeared first on Toll Roads News.

Study Touts Economic Impact of PA Pike’s $1.7 Billion Mon-Fayette Project

Observer-Reporter reports, “A transportation research group projected in a report it issued Tuesday that a proposed 13-mile extension of the Mon-Fayette Expressway will cut down on travel times in the Mon Valley corridor while boosting...Show More Summary

Moroun Family Eyeing “Legal Hail Marys” to Block or Delay Gordie Howe Bridge

Detroit Free Press reports, “The Moroun family that owns the Ambassador Bridge could soon launch a few legal Hail Marys to try to block or delay the rival Gordie Howe International Bridge — including possibly arguing that the Michigan...Show More Summary

East End Crossing Construction in Homestretch

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MTA Completes Some LIRR Track Laying

One of the big LIRR projects that will help a multitude of riders is the addition of an extra track on the Ronkonkoma line between Farmingdale & Ronkonkoma. When the project is completed fully, the agency will be able to provide every half hour service on the line compared to the hourly service provided now. […]

MTA eTix Debuts System Wide On LIRR

Two words can describe this next story, “ABOUT TIME” as the MTA has debuted its eTix mobile platform system wide on the LIRR. The platform enables customers on all LIRR lines to buy tickets on their phone & validate them for use before boarding the train. This will be a huge benefit when rushing for […]

MH370 search to look closely ASAP at unresolved sonar contacts

The nightmare scenario is that fragments of MH370 are found, on the sea floor, but are parts of it that have floated from somewhere else and then sunk The post MH370 search to look closely ASAP at unresolved sonar contacts appeared first on Plane Talking.

Arkansas Considering Tolls for I-49 Project

KFSM reports that the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department has set aside $300,000 for a tolling study for the next phase of the I-49 project. The repport adds that ASHT spokesman Danny Straessle said, “”The issue is whether...Show More Summary

OTA Delays Vote on Toll Hikes,

Tulsa World reports, “The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority on Tuesday voted to table a proposal to increase tolls to pay for a system expansion. Member Carl Gibson said a decision on the measure should be delayed due to a recently filed lawsuit...Show More Summary

PA Pike’s CEO Makes Case for Toll Enforcement Legislation

Central Penn Business Journal staffs a presentation by PA Turnpike CEO Mark Compton, leading with the Commission’s push for broader toll enforcement legislation (Senate Bill 1086). The one percent of the motorists who don’t pay their...Show More Summary

Qantas makes record $1.53 billion profits, pays dividend, staff bonus

Dividend drought ends with 7 cents share payout, staff get $3000 bonuses, group makes record profits across major operating segments The post Qantas makes record $1.53 billion profits, pays dividend, staff bonus appeared first on Plane Talking.

Tunnel Cell Service (Sort of) Starts Today

If you commute on Link between Westlake and UW, you may notice something a little different beginning this afternoon: cell service. Sound Transit has announced that the long-awaited addition begins today and will be rolled out over the coming months in (many) phases. For various administrative reasons and because each carrier has to sign a […]

Shaw Report: inside the biggest shake up of Network Rail since privatisation

A new report by HS1 chief executive Nicola Shaw recommends decentralisation and greater regional devolution for the UK’s railways. Julian Turner speaks to Charles Johnson-Ferguson, transport partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, about what this means fo…

Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of New Track Laying for LIRR Double Track

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced the completion of new track laying between Central Islip and Ronkonkoma for the LIRR Double Track project, and work on the final phase between Farmingdale and Central Islip

SORTA to Offer Metro Bus Circulator For Streetcar Grand Opening Weekend

The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority has announced it will operate free Metro bus circulator service during the grand opening weekend for the Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar, Sept. 9-11.

TX: Cap Metro Mulls Bus System Overhaul Offered by Consultant

Capital Metro, beset by ebbing ridership in an evolving Austin, is considering a significant overhaul of its bus system.

I-405 Tolls Fund More Highway Capacity

While they remain controversial politically, the HOT lanes on I-405 between Bellevue and Lynnwood are increasingly popular with transit users and the drivers who use the lanes. Higher than forecast driver demand has led to higher toll revenues, and those revenues are being put to work to benefit drivers in the corridor. The first improvement is […]

New York's MTA Joins NACTO, Expanding the Network of City Transportation Officials

By joining NACTO, MTA demonstrates the role of street design in making urban transit more reliable and its vital importance for the next generation of transportation leaders.

Big Blue Bus Director Appoints Four New Hires

Collectively, their expertise will play a vital role in equipping Big Blue Bus to meet the rapidly changing mobility demands of the Southern California transit landscape to provide greater connectivity and access to numerous transportation modes.

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