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MTA Bus Driver Busted For Being Drunk

This week’s winner of the “I Fucked Up Big Time” Award goes to 40 year old Derrick Sanchez, a MTA Bus driver who was busted for being drunk and sitting in his wrecked car. Adam Shrier of the New York Daily News has more: Cops caught a drunken off-duty MTA bus driver idling behind the […]

Win Allegiant Air Tickets & Fly to Somewhere Warm!

I have always loved Allegiant. How can you dislike an airline that has no qualms with being an ultra-low-cost carrier? They can get you from point A to point B for cheap. Often point B is a pretty sunny place that you want to go to and relax, so it makes it all that much […] The post Win Allegiant Air Tickets & Fly to Somewhere Warm! appeared first on AirlineReporter.

TX: Austin Pedicabs Get Boost with Electric Motors Just in Time for SXSW

Some Austin pedicab drivers are getting a boost just in time for the spring festival season by installing electric motors on their vehicles as part of a new city pilot program.

WA: County Schedules Meeting on Possible Expansion of Transportation Benefit Area

"The discussion is going to be about expanding that to the entire county," Lewis County Commissioner Bobby Jackson said Monday, during the commissioners' regular meeting.

PA: GE's at Work on Hybrid Locomotive

March 06--Thirteen years and six chief executives have come and gone since GE Transportation held a Washington, D.C. news conference to introduce the idea of a hybrid locomotive. A concept model was designed and built here in Erie, and tes

MT: MET Buses Could Get Upgrades, from a Bus Locator App and e-pay to New Vehicles

The future of the city's public transportation system is on the agenda for Monday's Billings City Council work session, which begins at 5:30 p.m. in council chambers at City Hall, 220 N. 27th St.

Brussels to Make Public Transportation Free – On Bad Air Pollution Days

goodnewsnetwork : "The legislators of Brussels have announced that public transportation and bike-sharing systems will be free for use on days when air pollution exceeds quality limitations set by the European Union.On such smoggy days, city authorities also plan on banning the use of wood stoves and cutting automotive speed limits by one third."

CA: 20,000 New Homes by BART Stations? A New California Zoning Bill Aims to Speed Building

Cities reluctant to OK housing on BART's expansive parking lots and other land owned by the rail system would be forced to allow it under a new bill unveiled this week.

CA: Transit-village Housing in Oakland's Fruitvale Gets Going, After Years of Delays

Several hundred people gathered last week under a white tent to celebrate the groundbreaking of Casa Arabella, a 94-unit affordable-housing complex going up on a surface parking lot just south of the Fruitvale BART Station.

NJ: NJ Transit Crewman Suspended after Falsely Announcing ICE Agents Were on Train

A NJ Transit crewman was suspended without pay Monday after announcing that Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Homeland Security agents were on his morning rush-hour train to New York, the transit agency said.

MS: MSU Transit Services Looks at Growth, New Changes

Mississippi State University Parking and Transit Services is taking a look at its continued growth and changes for the coming new year.

TN: Nashville Wants Transit Overhaul, but Unsure about Mayor Barry's Plan, Vandy Poll Says

It's no secret that Nashvillians want a transit overhaul -- but a new poll from Vanderbilt University says some residents are unsure about Mayor Megan Barry's bold plan.

Wayne Swafford Named President of LAN

Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Inc. has announced Wayne Swafford, P.E., SE, as its new president.

Zen in the Art of Bus Driving

The art of keeping operators calm to promote safe driving can come down to the methods that agencies use to train their drivers.

California Gears Up for a Battle Over Single-Family Zoning Near Transit

Taking aim at climate change, highway gridlock and soaring housing costs, a California lawmaker has ignited a red-hot debate with a proposal that would force cities to allow more apartments and condominiums to be built a short walk from train stations and

TN: Chattanooga Pushes Multimodal to Solve Its Transportation Problems

The most progressive transit systems are moving well beyond buses and trains, taking on projects supporting car-sharing and electric-vehicle infrastructure.

MA: Gov. Charlie Baker Vows to Upgrade Core MBTA Infrastructure

When a harsh winter crippled MBTA service in 2015, Gov. Charlie Baker had realized that it was time to bring the entire system into the 21st century.

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