May 02--Suburban commuters will get some relief from crowded buses starting this fall, as King County Metro Transit adds bus trips on 50 routes. Surging regional sales-tax income, low diesel prices, internal belt-tightening and state...Show More Summary
May 03--First-quarter ridership figures released Friday by the Fort Smith Transit Department indicate a continued recovery since raising fares in 2014, according to the director. In his quarterly report, Transit Director Ken Savage stated...Show More Summary
May 03--Improvements wrought by the Americans with Disabilities Act are all around us -- sidewalk ramps on street corners, buses with wheelchair lifts, Braille on elevator keypads and transit signage, audible traffic signals, accessible...Show More Summary
May 02--PALO ALTO -- Plans are moving forward to test out an autonomous camera system that would alert authorities when a person is on the Caltrain tracks, according to a city spokeswoman. The technology, which city spokeswoman Claudia...Show More Summary
May 02--The future of bus routes in Kittanning may depend on whether council is willing to reverse a recent decision to cut funding to Town and Country Transit -- the agency that operates the service. Council voted 4-3 recently not to contribute $13,000 to TACT for the fiscal year that begins in July. Show More Summary
May 02--Preparations for commuter rail in the North Bay are sparking discontent in Penngrove, where some residents say new safety barriers at rail crossings instead pose safety hazards. The low-slung concrete barriers, which are less...Show More Summary
May 03--Paul Mears III is president of Mears Transportation Group and grandson of the founder of Mears Taxi. The companies have provided transportation to Orlando's tourism economy for generations. Reporter Paul Brinkmann recently talked...Show More Summary
May 03--REDLANDS -- The Redlands Passenger Rail Project has been brought up by residents during the public comment portion of several City Council meetings. On Tuesday evening, an official from San Bernardino Associated Governments will...Show More Summary
May 03--A Spotsylvania County resident representing the Rappahannock Area Community Services Board took first place at the recent Virginia Paratransit Driving Roadeo competition in Harrisonburg, according to a news release from RACSB. Van...Show More Summary
May 02--Transit in Chattanooga encompasses everything from modern, quiet electric buses to a 120-year-old railway up the side of Lookout Mountain, with taxis, diesel buses and bike racks for the masses in the mix. The city's transportation...Show More Summary
May 02--The SunRail commuter train celebrated its first birthday Friday with officials handing out trinkets such as pins and foam trains to riders, along with cupcakes, doughnuts and a big thank you. "Love the swag. You know kids," said...Show More Summary
May 01--PORT ORCHARD -- Extended hours of service on the foot ferry between Bremerton and Port Orchard will once again be offered this summer, but with scaled-back hours. Since 2009, the Port of Bremerton, city of Bremerton and city of Port Orchard have subsidized foot ferry service on weekends and holidays between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Show More Summary
Bus operators and technicians from across North America compete in the annual Bus Roadeo May 3 in Fort Worth, Texas. Contestants are challenged with different driving and mechanical tests to see who are the most skilled in the indus...
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FT.com: "Air strikes by the US-led coalition in Syria killed more than 50 civilians, activists said, in what they believe to be the deadliest non-combatant toll since the international force began its campaign against jihadi militants in the country."
A previous Wine, Wings & More – Photo: Future of Flight If you are into indulging yourself, going to be around the Seattle area on June 19th, and like aviation, then the Future of Flight’s Wine, Wings & More might be plane (yes, cheesy spelling on purpose) fun for you! The details: WHEN: Friday, [...]Show More Summary
It’s more than likely that by mid century the tiny Airbus E-Fan electric plane will be seen as a bigger force for change than its giant A380s or brand new A350 line. Last Friday Airbus Group committed to putting its E-Fan 2.0 into production, announcing an assembly line in Pau, in France’s Aquitaine region. Airbus [...]
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