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Indonesia sets high tourism target as Australia loses the plot

You don’t have to dig all that deeply to uncover unease in Australian inbound tourism stakeholders as to the calibre of the Coalition’s understanding and support for promoting travel to this country. Or for that matter, the benign neglect with which inbound tourism was treated by its Labor predecessor. Which makes the ambitions of the Indonesian [...]

Freshly Painted Qatar Airways Airbus A350

Qatar Airways’ freshly painted Airbus A350 on the factory floor in Toulouse, France – Photo: Airbus Qatar Airways and Airbus have released photos of their newly-painted Airbus A350-900XWB. The aircraft has just been released from the paint hangar in Toulouse and is the first to feature the full Qatar Airways livery. Unlike other aircraft, [...]Show More Summary

A call to end the hegemony of the private auto in Quebec

Campaign for Free Public Transit: "While the goals of the City of Quebec are to double attendance public transit, it is necessary to remember that any pricing hinders the use of the public service. That is why it is necessary to implant free RTC and a comparable increase in the network coverage for a transition to the end of oil and automotive hegemony."

Carmageddon, Again

Another week, another congestion debacle during this Thursday’s rushhour: With both gameday crowds (5:30 kickoff) and those coming for the free Pharrell Williams and Soundgarden concert (3:10-4:45), expect large crowds downtown… Regular Riders: If possible, try to flex your schedule to avoid traveling during the afternoon of Thursday, Sept. Show More Summary

Malaysia Airlines restructure plan hits raw nerves in Australia

Opinion  The arguments, mainly promoted by organised labour and political figures in Australia, that government intervention is necessary in Qantas, took hits this week from two sources.  The first came from Qantas on Thursday, when it went for a balance sheet restructure with a $2.6 billion write down of fleet assets, which might, in a [...]

Service Diversions 08-29-14

Get a head start on the unofficial last weekend of summer plans as I have just updated the Service Diversions through all of next week. Make sure to 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 […]

Changes to Light Rail Fare Vending Machines Help Veterans, Disabled

With the lowering of 62 fare vending machines over the next three years, Valley Metro and the city of Phoenix are helping improve accessibility for everyone.

Third Time Lucky – Flight Review of Etihad Airways Pearl Business Class

Having experienced both first and economy class on Etihad, it was now time to try business Photo: Jacob Pfleger | AirlineReporter ETIHAD AIRWAYS PEARL BUSINESS CLASS REVIEW BASICS: Airline: Etihad Airways Aircraft: Airbus A330-200 Departed: Abu Dhabi (AUH) Arrived: Amsterdam (AMS) Stops: Non-stop flight Class: Business class Seat: 7A Length: About 7.5 hours Cheers: [...]Show More Summary

Infotec to Showcase Latest Passenger Information Displays at Innotrans 2014

The very latest LED and TFT passenger information displays by Infotec, the leading supplier to the UK rail industry, will be featured at Innotrans 2014.

MN: Man Arrested After Bus Driver Was Punched

A 68-year-old man was arrested in St. Cloud Monday after police say he punched a Metro Bus driver in the face.

CA: GET Board Members: We Won't Quit

Two longtime Golden Empire Transit board members refused to resign Thursday despite mounting pressure to do so, setting up a potential fight between them and the Bakersfield City Council.

MO: Metro Workers Picket Outside Transit Agency's Headquarters, Demand New Contract

Dozens of Metro workers picketed outside Metro headquarters Thursday afternoon to demand the agency finalize a new contract with their union, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 788.

CO: Mountain Metro Transit Wants to Make Improvements, but Funding is an Issue

Transit officials and the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments unveiled six areas of need they may address in the coming decades as part of a 2040 Regional Transportation Plan, which remains under development.

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