If you aren’t registered to vote in the State of Washington, you can still register in person this Monday, October 27, at the King County Voter Registration Annex, Room 440 in the King County Administration Building (4th & James, downtown), 8:30 am – 1 pm, and 2 pm – 4:30 pm. Want to do some […]
About two months ago, I visited Spokane, to research a post about the controversy then churning around Spokane’s central transit station, the STA Plaza, and while there, I met Karl Otterstrom, head planner of the Spokane Transit Authority. Subsequently, I have felt rather sad that the only piece on STB about transit in Spokane should be one focused on […]
PSU Transportation Seminar: Impact of Route-Level Features on Decisions to Walk or Bike Speaker: Joseph Broach, Portland State University Topic: Impact of Route-Level Features on Decisions to Walk or Bike When: Friday, October 31, 2014,...Show More Summary
Humans have been divided by capitalism into two groups, the haves and the have-nots.The degrowth movement is dominated by the haves, and the message is "we have to live with less."This message falls on deaf ears with the have-nots -- the only group with the power to implement degrowth.Fatal flaw.
It's the night of the Uiver again in bordertown Albury tonight, commemorating one of the great historic rescue stories of early civil aviation
If the scoop in Der Spiegel is correct, and there have been no official denials, then Russian separatists did shoot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 with a BUK missile, but one stolen from a Ukraine military base, rather than supplied by Russia. The first English language reports appeared on the Reuters wire service, then Today [...]
Mitsubishi has broken new ground for Japan’s long established aerospace industry in Saturday’s ‘roll in’ ceremony for the 70-90 passenger regional jet design. The guests at the ceremony in Nagoya assembled inside the hanger and the star attraction was wheeled in to meet them. This could work rather well in Seattle. That of course was [...]
Friday’s soon to be formally accepted offer by Virgin Australia to buy 40 per cent of Tigerair for $1 isn’t the first time such a gold coin has been the price for all or part an Australian domestic airline. On 4 September 2001, Singapore Airlines declined an offer by the acting chairman of Air New [...]
The mail from Singapore sources this morning was correct. Singapore Airlines has disposed of Tigerair Australia as part of a process aimed at driving Jetstar Asia out of contention and taking control of the low cost carrier action in the Lion City. The $1 Virgin Australia will symbolically pay for taking the residual 40 percent [...]
The good, better, but also bad news points about Virgin Australia came in a rush today when it began filing quarterly financial results with the ASX to align it with quarterly equity accounting by its 22 percent shareholder Singapore Airlines. The good news for Virgin Australia’s owners was the full take over, for a mere [...]
Australia’s second largest airline Virgin Australia made a bold move this morning to end the losses in its 60 percent owned Tigerair domestic subsidiary by redirecting excess capacity to a set of international routes on which it is currently wasting its own full service product. But wait, there’s more, much more. This is what is [...]
I start the engines the next day to do some VFR work. As the engines fire up, the engine start checklist directs my eyes to the tachometer, then the oil pressure, and to the suction gauge. The suction gauge indicates that the right vacuum pump has died. Show More Summary
The most recent episode of the Strong Towns podcast is particularly thought-provoking. It presents a panel discussion held off-site during the recent Railvolution conference. The panel includes some well-know transportation bloggers: Jeff Wood (The Overhead Wire) and Jonah Freemark (The Transport Politic). Show More Summary
Almost 75 percent of respondents think expanded transit is needed.
A KLM MD-11 coming in for a landing at Montreal – Photo: Doug | Flickr CC The MD-11 was probably a bad idea. McAir came up with the aircraft because it was a bigger, meaner, DC-10. So much DC-10 that there originally was not going to be an MD-11, but a DC-10 stretch. There [...]Show More Summary
Vanderbilt Industries, a subsidiary of ACRE LLC creates state-of-the-art security systems.
While Capital Area Transit's costs has been given a critical look by Dauphin and Cumberland counties recently, the bus service says it has made major strides in recent years.
A deal between Mayor Bill Peduto's administration and a city councilwoman will allow a transit-oriented development study for Uptown to go forward amicably while preserving funding for a North Side community center.
An MTA bus jumped the curb in Red Hook after getting hit by a car, injuring several passengers and the driver Wednesday evening, an MTA spokeswoman said.