First Transit to begin shuttle service in July.
Lots of interesting things have been announced at Google I/O this week, including a major update to Google Maps, a Google product that’s familiar to almost everyone, and used by many on a daily basis. Most of the news coverage has revolved around visual, social or privacy aspects of the Maps experience, but I want [...]
Transit Patterns: San Francisco from Schema Design on Vimeo. Zurich and Geneva here.
seattlepi.com: "DAMASCUS, Va. (AP) — Witnesses described a frantic scene and close calls after an elderly driver plowed into dozens of hikers marching in a small Virginia mountain town's parade. Investigators were looking into whether the motorist had suffered a medical emergency before the accident."
The big news this weekend is the major derailment and crash on the New Haven line between Fairfield and Bridgeport yesterday. The National Transportation Safety Board is shutting down that entire stretch of track for several days while they do a thorough investigation, and only after that can the repairs begin. Show More Summary
Garuda Indonesia’s First Boeing 777-300ER (PK-GIA) at Paine Field. This photograph shows Garuda Indonesia’s first Boeing 777-300ER (PK-GIA) at Paine Field in full livery, which was taken earlier today. The airline has 10 on order and the first is expected to be delivered in June 2013. Tweet [...]
Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG)Photo: Gerry Kopelow Dear YWG, Somehow, AirlineReporter.com missed the opening of your new terminal in October, 2011. We must have been busy with the 787, A380, airline mergers and stuff like that. But we still want to talk about you. And by the way, we do know [...]
Bruce Gray at Sound Transit was kind enough to send us the newest station level data report for Link. These reports are a treasure trove of information, too much in fact for one post. Some things I found interesting: During the week the Rainier Valley (Beacon Hill Station to Rainier Beach Station) accounts for 28% of all boardings and [...]
It had been a long time since I'd seen a Canadian on the road, so on Thursday I decided to catch it at noon. As luck would have it, I was delayed a few minutes leaving work and ended up sitting at the traffic light by IKEA and watching VIA 1 roll by in the distance. Show More Summary
One of the frequent comments in discussions about the Qantas-Emirates partnership is the ‘invisibility’ of the Qantas brand for those who get punted on to Emirates airliners to Europe out of Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth, the capitals abandoned by the Australian flag carrier in favor of code shared reservations. These are passengers who, if [...]
Commenter Pete Templin broke the news here first: the remarkable author, athlete and rights advocate Dr. Elizabeth McClung passed away at the end of April, after spending years defying doctors' prognoses and anyone's expectations of what or who she was or could do. Show More Summary
Portland State University Spring 2013 Friday Transportation Seminar Series Speaker: Tara Goddard, PhD Student in Urban Studies, PSU Topic: Are Bicycling and Walking "Cool?": Adolescent Attitudes about Active Travel The declining rates...Show More Summary
Two trains collided in Connecticut during the Friday evening rush. Sixty are injured, including five with critical injuries, reports the NY Times. An eastbound train derailed around 6:10 p.m., colliding with a westbound one just east of Fairfield Metro Station, … Continue reading ?
I have just updated the Service Diversions with the latest planned work for this weekend, next week & beyond in some cases. Follow @TransitBlogger on Twitter by clicking the button in the sidebar as I am using it more often. Also if you are into indie music make sure to follow @SurgeFM as well. Have [...]
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which oversees all transportation in the city, today announced that the first phase of the regional bicycle sharing program, led by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) and...
I waited…and waited…and waited for the 6 train at 28th yesterday. It was lunchtime, and I was heading down to the East Village to drop off flyers for a book party I’m having next week. See, after the wild success … Continue reading ...
Two times in two days last week I was asked to fly to an east coast city for a half-day meeting. The meeting organizers offered to pay my travel expenses. I asked to save the travel money and tele-conference in...
I was at a public forum in Hinckley, Minnesota last night (home of the world-famous Grand Casino), giving a talk on the Northern Lights Express (NLX). The crowd was, in the immortal words of Grampa Simpson "Agin' it". My...
The first Copper River salmon comes of the Alaska Airlines 737 Combi. Photo by Shannon Leigh Kehoe / AirlineReporter.com I love my sleep and it takes quite a bit to get me up before the sun. The first Copper River Salmon brought in by Alaska Air Cargo is good enough reason as any. This [...]
The American Heart Association is bringing its HeartChase event an Amazing Race meets Minute to Win It challenge to downtown Holland on June 22, and the community is invited to join in the fun to raise funds and awareness to fight.....