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Sixth and seventh parts of MH370 found on Mauritius?

Mauritius is suddenly the scene of multiple discoveries of proven or probable fragments of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 The post Sixth and seventh parts of MH370 found on Mauritius? appeared first on Plane Talking.

Smarter Rules for Backyard Cottages

Backyard cottages are popular in theory, yet few homeowners end up building them.  Just 221 have been built in the nine years that they’ve been legal(far fewer than Vancouver), despite the fact that 75,000 lots in the city are eligible to have one. Councilmember Mike O’Brien, whose been on the cottage beat for several years now., is looking to increase […]

Podcast #17: Playing God, or at Least Robert Moses

Martin and I chat briefly about big ST parties, and then go through the reader mailbag. Topics include alternatives for ST3, the Seattle Process, zoning, improvements to STB, and much much more. As always, you can subscribe in iTunes.  Also, if you like the show, leave us a review.

HNTB America THINKS Survey: Transit Oriented Development

Nearly three in four Americans (73 percent) would support changes in land use or zoning regulations in their community that encourage transit oriented development, according to a new America THINKS national public opinion survey by HNTB Corporation.

Metrom Rail-Railway Sensor Systems

Metrom Rail provides cutting-edge sensor and information technologies, as well as collision avoidance solutions, roadway worker protection, passenger rail control overlays, and wayside monitoring systems.

DGauge-Gauging Analysis Consultancy Services for the Rail Industry

DGauge is a specialist engineering consultancy company that provides gauging analysis services to the rail industry.The company focuses on railway vehicle, infrastructure and electrification gauging...

American Heroes Air Show Seattle: It Was a Good Rainy Time

The traveling American Heroes Air Show visited Seattle's Museum of Flight on May 21 for the first time since 2012. The helicopters-only show, which was held in Austin earlier in May and is scheduled for Los Angeles in June, does not feature traveling aircraft. Show More Summary

TriMet Honors its Top Operators of the Year

TriMet honored its best bus and MAX Light Rail operators today as well as inducted six bus and rail operators into the Million Mile Club for safe driving. Bus and MAX operators qualify for operator of the year awards based on outstanding driving records,

OH: Columbus Public, Private Sectors Pledging $90M to Help 'Smart Cities' Effort

May 25--Columbus could have as much as $140 million to spend on transforming the city into a high-tech hub for transportation advancements if the U.S. Department of Transportation chooses it to be the country's Smart City. Local officials

CA: Possible MTS Transit Work Stoppage Could Affect Service

May 25--People using transit buses should check Wednesday to see if their service is affected by a possible work stoppage by some Metropolitan Transit System, according to officials. Here's what MTS posted on its website: Due to a p...

NY: MTA Plan Approval Could Provide Local Work

May 24--PLATTSBURGH -- New York state has approved the Metropolitan Transit Authority's $27 billion, five-year capital plan, which could mean more contracts for North Country businesses. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday afternoon that this m

DC: Sec. Foxx Creates Special Adviser for Metro Safety

Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx is appointing the agency's general counsel to serve as his special adviser on Washington Metrorail oversight in light of critical safety issues facing the transit agency, according to a DOT spokesm

DC: Metro Transit Police Ordered to Disclose Violent Crimes to Public

After a public outcry and complaints from Congress, there has been a big shakeup in Metro Transit Police policy.

NJ: Transit Engineer With 2 DWIs Still Drives Train, Report Says

A New Jersey Transit engineer is no longer licensed to get behind the wheel of a car, but is permitted to be at the controls of a train with hundreds of people aboard.

MI: Blue Water Area Transit Bus Hub to be Completed in July

Construction of a $9.8 million Blue Water Area Transit bus hub in Port Huron is nearing completion. Work first began for the new bus hub in 2015.

MBTA General Manager DePaola to Retire on June 30

Frank DePaola, P.E., who has served as General Manager of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) since February 2015, announced to staff on May 23, that he plans to retire after his current appointment expires on June...

Lextran to Hold Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening of New Headquarters

Lextran will hold the ribbon cutting and grand opening for their new headquarters at 10 a.m. on Wednesday May 25, 2016.

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