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Expanding transit and taxis

I wrote recently that by making taxi service more convenient and flexible, electronic taxi hailing services like Uber and Lyft have the potential to replace private car trips and even some car ownership. But some argue (or worry) that they can go further and replace public transit. Show More Summary

Dear County Council: About Those Paper Transfers

At a recent county council meeting where the proposed Metro route restructure was discussed, Councilmember Larry Gossett suggested that Sound Transit accept Metro paper transfers, due to the hardship current Metro cash payers would suffer having to pay twice when they transfer to Link. This would be a huge step backwards in the efforts of […]

Boeing leaks more teaser details of a seven seats across 7M7 airliner

Those who miss the civilized seven across main cabin seating on the once widely used Boeing 767 jets might take some encouragement from a graphic  circulated by ‘wealth managers’ Merrill Lynch and Flightglobal this last week. It shows an apparent return of  that popular seating plan. It seems like, and may even be, a sign [...]

Service Diversions 10-02-15

Get a start on your weekend travel 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 to follow @IndMusicReview & […]

The Hangar Hang-Up: Why It’s Crucial Where You Keep Your Wings

It makes sense to store unused aircraft in an enclosed space safe from the elements — after all, you would never park a multi-million-dollar car at the curb, where rain, wind, and hot, dry sunshine can cause untold damage. Many pilots...Show More Summary

Link is in a League of Its Own

Following up on yesterday’s ridership report, here are three charts to file in the back of your head the next time you hear an ostensibly pro-transit voice arguing that scalable transit investments “could be done better and more cheaply with buses.” The first chart shows that if Link were its own transit agency, it would […]

9 Reasons Why I Loved Growing Up As An Airline Brat

I’m an unabashedly proud airline brat. My father was an airline pilot for all of my childhood and continued into some of my adulthood. Even though he was the employee, my parents raised me and my siblings to feel pride in our membership in the airline family. Show More Summary

Rajant Corporation Exhibit at the ITS World Congress

Pioneer of Kinetic Mesh™ networks and provider of pervasive, multi-frequency wireless solutions, the Rajant Corporation offers fully mobile wireless broadband connectivity that is simple, scalable and easy to deploy.

Sepura sponsor Erebus Motorsport V8 Supercar

Erebus Motorsport is entering its number 9 Mercedes V8 Supercar for the Bathurst 1000, a 1,000m touring car endurance race, held annually on the Mount Panorama Circuit in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia. This year's event is being held over the …

Canadian Pacific Extends Licensing of Prover iLock for Interlocking System Development

Prover Technology has announced that Canadian Pacific (CP), a Class 1 railway company, has extended licensing of the Prover iLock for American Railroads solution until 2025.

Prover Technology Releases Prover iLock 4.0

Prover Technology, a leading supplier of rail control development software, has announced the release of Prover iLock 4.0.

Argenia to Exhibit Solar+Wireless Axle Counters at Railway Interchange, Minneapolis.

Argenia Railway Technologies will be exhibiting their solar+wireless axle counter and crossing controller systems at the Railway Interchange show in Minneapolis MN from 4th October until 7th October.

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