NJ.com reports that July 27 started out as a busy day for PANYNJ police officers. A New Jersey woman went into labor in a toll lane on the George Washington Bridge at 7:40 a.m. “Only an hour earlier,” the site reports, “police stopped a man who climbed a railing on the bridge and threatened to […] The post A Rough Morning for PANYNJ Police appeared first on Toll Roads News.
Virgin Australia has posted a set of numbers that reinforce the view that the best investment in air travel is an airport car parking franchise The post Virgin Australia lost $224.7 million in full year to June 30 appeared first on Plane Talking.
WWLP-TV News (Springfield, MA) reports receiving “dozens” of complaints about E-ZPass transponder misreads at the Massachusetts Turnpike’s Interchange 6 (the Springfield/I-291 exit). The station talks to one motorist who says she has been overcharged several times over the past two months. Show More Summary
NJ.com reports that New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney is publicly supporting infrastructure project investment as a means of boosting state employee pension system returns. The chairman of the State Investment Council agrees the idea is worth considering, but “[a]s always, it depends on the details. Show More Summary
MassLive.com has been trying unsuccessfully to get MassDOT to explain why it monitors speed as vehicles pass beneath the gantries of its new AET system. Finally, an enterprising reporter finds a department engineer who explains thatShow More Summary
MassLive.com also reports, “The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has finally revealed the name of the tollpayer advocate, an ombudsman of sorts for drivers who will soon be paying tolls at highway speeds. His name is Leonard Fournier, but not much else is known about him. Show More Summary
The Capital Times (Madison) reports that Wisconsin faces a major 2017-19 transportation funding gap, and the governor, Scott Walker, “says he will not raise taxes or fees to fund transportation projects, despite calls from Republican...Show More Summary
While Boeing keeps talking about a better MAX or an all new MoM jet, Airbus is keeping quiet and winning the orders for its alternatives The post Boeing under financial and airline pressure to ‘fix’ 737 MAX family appeared first on Plane Talking.
David Rolf righteously demolishes the record of neighborhood councils ($). Yonah Freemark reviews the transportation platforms of the federal parties and candidates. Spoiler alert: the Democrats are better. Sammamish Council split on ST3; comments narrowly focus on Sammamish, not thinking as a subarea, much less a region. Show More Summary
Statement from Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) TPD Superintendent Richard Sullivan in regards to Facebook posting.
As the lull of late summer transforms to the buzz of back-to-school, BART ridership increases and with it, comes the annual ritual of National Night Out - a community crime prevention and safety event that has been going strong for 32 years.
Milwaukee aldermen gave planners their blessing to seek a $36 million federal grant to build an east-west bus rapid transit line linking Milwaukee and Wauwatosa.
British Transport Police will be carrying out high visibility patrols to reassure the travelling public at peak times over the weekend.
New Jersey Transit Police have arrested a Dover, NJ man accused of tampering with a ticket vending machine and selling NJ Transit rail tickets and passes.
July 26--Looking to goose lagging ridership on its two rapid bus lines, the Capital Metro board this week decided to spend $10.2 million to buy 15 more special buses and thus have buses come by every 10 minutes much of the time, instead of the
A Mumbai to Delhi train journey within 13 hours could come true in the first week of August. As part of the final phase of trials, the nine-coach Talgo will undertake three trips between Mumbai and Delhi between August 1 and 5.
Mercedes has already demonstrated the Future Bus with CityPilot in the Netherlands, running it twelve miles from Schiphol airport to the town of Haarlem.
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority has invited convention-goers to stop by its downtown Philadelphia headquarters and ride a zero-emission, battery-powered bus made in Greenville by Proterra Inc.