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NY: Buses' Diesel Blasts en Route to Being Relegated to the Past

Aug. 31--Imagine stepping off a Metro bus without being blasted moments later by a heated cloud of dark, noxious diesel exhaust. The experience is coming to Buffalo this fall. The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is changin...

MN: Green Space Coming Down the Tracks Along University

Aug. 31--At first glance, they seem to be unlikely places for parks: a front yard lining University Avenue, a former circus site and a broken-glass-and-concrete patch shadowed by towering grain elevators. But more than a year after the Gre

IN: Blackwell Named Interim Street Commissioner

Aug. 28--ANDERSON -- After two years of leading the Anderson Park Department, Stephon Blackwell has been named the city's interim street commissioner. Roger Clark, a member of the Anderson Board of Public Works, will serve as interim park

MI: Bike Woodward Ride is to Launch Push for Bike Lanes

Aug. 31--The push for more bicycling infrastructure in the Detroit area will get a shot in the arm -- or maybe the leg -- on Sept. 12. That's the day the Woodward Avenue Action Association hosts its 11-mile Bike Woodward ride from Highland

CT: Cyclists in New Haven Get Their Own Bike Lane

Aug. 30--NEW HAVEN -- Do you remember what you learned in driving school? The new bright green painted bicycle lanes in the center of downtown are testing that knowledge all over again. The eye-popping lanes have sprouted up in recent week

PA: PennDOT Project Information Available Online

Aug. 30--Looking for information on state road projects? Now anyone can find more information on the state Department of Transportation's current and future construction projects through the year 2026 online. The state department ha...

Daily News Brief, August 31, 2015

Road Bonds in 2015: North of $8 Billion and Counting Toronto Paper Cheers HOT Lanes FL Toll Hike Referendum: What Are the Odds? The Math behind WSDOT's Tolling System & Mistakes CCRMA Pursues...

CA: Jury Rejects NCTD Discrimination Lawsuit

Aug. 26--A human resources staffer at the North County Transit District was not fired because of age and gender discrimination, a jury found last week. After a trial in Vista Superior Court, the jury found in NCTD's favor by an 11-1 tally.

NH: Commuter Rail Supporters Gather to Back Proposed Bills

Supporters of commuter rail for southern New Hampshire gathered Thursday to acknowledge two bills they believe will help the New Hampshire Capitol Corridor project. One bill reorganizes the NH Rail Transit Authority and the other will...Show More Summary

MO: Kansas City Streetcar Delay is Not as Bad as Originally Feared

Kansas City's streetcar vehicle delivery delay will not be as bad as city officials had feared, but they still can't guarantee the system will be up and running with passengers in time for March Madness at the Sprint Center. The manufacturer,...Show More Summary

MN: Cities Enter Second Round of Southwest Light Rail Talks

A second round of public hearings on the planned Southwest light-rail line began Thursday with a mix of concerns over environmental disruption and safety hazards and praise for the plans to provide rail service to more communities. The...Show More Summary

Podcast: Indexing Livability for All Ages

This week we have Rodney Harrell of the AARP Public Policy Institute to talk about the Institute's new Livability Index. Wire Feed

Service Diversions 08-31-15

I apologize for not having the Service Diversions posted this weekend. However they have been updated for the current 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 to follow @IndMusicReview & @SurgeFM! […]

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