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Is the media inventing MH370 stories, or just being gullible?

The lack of verifiable information about MH370 leaves more than enough room for the captain to have 'dunnit'. But not enough room for launching rabid attacks on the ATSB managed search The post Is the media inventing MH370 stories, or just being gullible? appeared first on Plane Talking.

Mediation between Ohio River Bridges Project & eTrans Likely to Continue

WDRB (Louisville, KY) reports, “A lawsuit involving a tolling consultant fired from the Ohio River Bridges Project may be headed to mediation once again.” Attorneys for Kentucky state government and the eTrans Group Inc., agreed in June...Show More Summary

Express Lanes

Orlando Sentinel reports, “In 2008, the state opened 7 miles of express lanes on Interstate 95 near Miami, and drivers paid as little as 25 cents and as much as $7 to use them. But in 2014, the maximum price rose to its current $10.50 because of more traffic on the road. Toll industry experts say any price […] The post Express Lanes appeared first on Toll Roads News.

PA Lawmaker Pushes for Tax Credits for Toll Payers

Bucks County Courier Times reports, “State Rep. and Democratic congressional candidate Steve Santarsiero is pushing state legislation that would lighten the financial impact a little of rapidly rising tolls on Pennsylvania’s highways...Show More Summary

Report: Shared Mobility and the Transformation of Public Transit

This report examines the relationship of public transportation to shared modes, including bikesharing, carsharing, and ridesourcing services provided by companies such as Uber and Lyft.

FL Highway Patrol Releases Audio from Mysterious Deaths

NEWS 6 (Orlando) reports. “The Florida Highway Patrol has released dispatch audio recordings from a mysterious hazmat situation where a woman and her young daughter were found dead.” The Florida Highway Patrol has released dispatch audio...Show More Summary

Mass Highway Administrator Plugs AET reports, “Speaking to fellow transportation officials from across the country and around the world, Massachusetts highway administrator Thomas Tinlin defended the Bay State’s coming switch to all electronic tolling on the...Show More Summary

RI Town Proactively Considers Ordinance to Discourage I-95 Toll Avoidance

The Kent County Daily Times reports that the Town of West Warwick is considering a measure to discourage truck drivers from using the municipality’s streets to avoid future I-95 tolls.  The town council has had its first reading of a revised ordinance that prohibits “heavy trucks” from using town streets as thoroughfares. Show More Summary

Governor Raimondo to Discuss RhodeWorks at Convention Forum

Providence Journal reports that while in Philadelphia for the Democratic Party convention, Governor Gina Raimondo will speak at a July 27 private forum on infrastructure sponsored by Bloomberg News. Topics will include the RhodeWorks truck toll plan. Show More Summary

Tappen Zee Traffic Slowly Returns to Normal after Crane Accident

The Journal News (Westchester County) reports that traffic is slowly returning to normal after last last week’s construction crane collapse on the Tappan Zee Bridge. “Traffic has finally eased.... now that all seven lanes are back in service, but drivers faced heavy delays over the span [Monday morning, July 25]. Show More Summary

HI: FTA Gives Honolulu Until End of Year to Address $1.5B Deficit

July 23--City officials will get nearly five more months to assemble a recovery plan for rail -- enough time to better weigh their options and pursue private dollars but not enough time to secure more funding from state lawmakers. In a let

Design Work Gets Underway on New MetroLink Station

A design team has been selected for a new MetroLink station, which will be built near the Cortex Innovation Community in St. Louis.

NMC Railway Systems, Dealer for Huddig Product

NMC Railway Systems has announced the partnership between Supertrak the master distributor of Huddig and a division of Marden Industries, as the United States and Canada dealer for the Huddig Rail complete system for rail maintenanc...

JTA Recognized for Innovation at 2016 COMTO National Meeting and Conference

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) has been named a winner of the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) Industry Innovation Award.

PA: Westmoreland County Transit Authority Eyes Rate Changes in Response to Complaints

July 23--Westmoreland County Transit Authority officials said an effort to improve community relations by altering how paratransit fares are calculated could cost up to $140,000 a year in revenue. The proposed change would result in the au

FL: MCAT Looks at Changes to Improve Core Network

July 24--As a way to increase frequency on the bus routes that run along Manatee Avenue West and Cortez Road, bus service to Lakewood Ranch could be eliminated. The proposal to end the State Road 70 bus service at the Wal-Mart just east of

TriMet Awarded $3.4 Million Federal Grant to Buy its First Electric Buses

Thanks to a $3.4 million federal grant, TriMet will purchase four battery-electric buses as part of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Low and No Emission Vehicle Deployment program.

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