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What to Do When Your Britannia 314 Only Has Three Working Engines in Libya?

Caledonian Airways’ Bristol Britannia taken in February 1969 at Sabha Airport – Photo: Ken Fielding Just after joining Caledonian Airways in February, 1969, I went to Tripoli, Libya, to help handle Caledonian’s Hajj contract, taking passengers to Saudi Arabia for the annual Hajj Pilgrimage, sub-contracted by KLA Kingdom of Libya Airlines. The contract was [...]Show More Summary

Proposal for Brent Spence Financing to Be Announced Tomorrow

Cincinnati Business Journal has an exclusive today on the Brent Spence Bridge replacement project. The newspaper reports, "In a major announcement on Wednesday [January 28], Ohio Gov. John Kasich......

Daily News Briefs for February 27, 2015

Rep. Paul Ryan: Let the States Toll I-270 Reversible Toll Lanes on Table $1.3 Billion Texas Project Spurs Debate CT Border Toll Push Sparks Opposition More on MoPac South Proposal San Antonio Mayoral...

East Side Access, New York

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) East Side Access project is the biggest transportation infrastructure project being implemented in North America.

Sanef, Verizon and Azuga Tapped for Oregon's Pioneering Road Usage Charge Program

PORTLAND -- (January 27th, 2015) -- Oregon’s Department of Transportation (ODOT) has preliminarily chosen Sanef, Verizon and telematics company Azuga as vendors in the nation’s first......

Op-Ed: NE 130th Street Station will Provide Access to Underserved Communities

by JANINE BLAELOCH (Coordinator, Lake City Greenways and Vice-Chair, Lake City Neighborhood Alliance), SANDY MOTZER (Chair, Lake City Neighborhood Alliance and Chair, Lake City Emergency Communication Hub) with support from STB EDITORIAL...Show More Summary

CA: Metro Trains Ran 83 Red Lights in Four Years, Study Finds

Los Angeles County light-rail and subway trains ran 83 red lights in the last four years, according to agency data. The Blue Line, which connects Long Beach with downtown Los Angeles, recorded two-thirds of the violations, and averaged more than one per month from 2012 through last year. Show More Summary

CA: RT Investigating Runaway Light Rail Train

A Sacramento Regional Transit investigation has found that a runaway light-rail train last week was caused by a maintenance technician who mistakenly disabled a safety feature on the train, setting it in motion. The train quickly sped...Show More Summary

CA: 2nd Commuter With Measles Prompts California Transit Warning

Officials in Northern California are warning Bay Area Rapid Transit commuters for a second time this month that they may have been exposed to measles on trains. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1Evn7HD ) that an infected...Show More Summary

WA: No. 2 in Ferries System Stepping Down

George Capacci, the No. 2 man at Washington State Ferries, announced Thursday that he's leaving the agency March 31. Capacci, director of operations and construction, joined the ferries system as north region port captain in August 2009...Show More Summary

CA: La Selva Beach Rail Trestle Completion Celebrated

A celebratory crowd burst into applause as a vintage train crossed the newly rebuilt trestle at La Selva Beach for the first time Thursday morning. The passage celebrated the completion of the massive steel span and the rehabilitation...Show More Summary

MI: Prop 1 Ballot Language for Road Funds Approved

When voters go to the polls on May 5 to consider a proposal to raise billions of dollars to fix Michigan's roads, they'll encounter a 100-word, boiled down version of a complex series of bills passed in the wee hours of the last dayShow More Summary

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