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Shofur: The App Redesigning Bus Transportation

A company determined to disrupt the antiquated transportation industry, Shofur LLC is on track to earn well over $10 million in revenue this year alone.

RNL Completes Work On Innovative, Sustainable Metro Division 13 Bus Operations & Maintenance Facility in Los Angeles

RNL has completed work on the $120 million Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Division 13 Bus Operations & Maintenance Facility in Los Angeles.

ND: Senator Calls Obama's Federal Oil Tax Proposal 'Dead on Arrival'

Feb. 05--Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., called President Barack Obama's upcoming budget proposal to impose a $10 per barrel tax on crude oil "dead on arrival" in Congress. "It makes no sense to put a $10 per barrel tax on oil at a time when Ame

CA: Big Game Train Ride Offers Big Memories

Feb. 07--ABOARD THE SUPER BOWL-BOUND ACE TRAIN -- Richard Wallace is living his bucket list. The 68-year-old cancer patient from Lewiston, Idaho, was among 360 football fans from around the nation who boarded the Altamont Corridor Express

MN: Washington County Busway Gets OK With Some Dissent

Feb. 06--Plans for a new transitway crossing south Washington County are moving ahead amid misgivings over the details. The commission creating a new Red Rock Corridor busway, offering all-day service from Hastings to St. Paul's Union Depo

KS: Uber-Driving City Council Member Gets Unfiltered Opinions About Wichita From Riders

Feb. 07--If you use Uber in Wichita, there's a chance you'll have the vice mayor as your driver. "I started just to learn about Uber and how they operate, and it turned into a social experiment," says James Clendenin, who has represented s

NM: Rapid Transit Debate Nears Final Stop

Feb. 08--The signs are hard to miss. Marquees and storefronts in the heart of Nob Hill and other neighborhoods along Central Avenue blare out their opposition to "Albuquerque Rapid Transit." They reflect the fear of some business ow...

NM: City Council to Discuss Land-Use Processes, Bus Stops

Feb. 06--LAS CRUCES -- Las Cruces city councilors will discuss land-use planning, zoning and appeals during a meeting on Monday. The council also will discuss proposed bus stops that will be in place under the South Central Regional Transi

IL: Pullman Porter Museum Launches Online Registry of Black Railroad Laborers

Feb. 08--Theodore Berrien worked as a Pullman porter from about 1940 to 1969, during which time he was chosen to accompany President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's funeral train on its route between Georgia and Washington, D.C. "He spoke of h

SC: Richland Councilman Washington Removed From COMET Transit Board

Feb. 04--RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. -- Richland County Councilman Kelvin Washington, who faces tax charges stemming from a state investigation into the county's transportation penny tax program, has been removed from the board of directors of the Mi

Community Transit Opens Its Final Swift Station, at Edmonds Community College

On Wednesday morning, a small ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the intersection of Highway 99 and 204th Street SW in Lynnwood to open the newest—and final—Swift bus rapid transit station, located two blocks downhill from Edmonds Community College. Community Transit CEO Emmett Heath was joined by Edmonds Community College President Dr. Jean Hernandez and Lynnwood Mayor […]

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US: Obama's $10 Oil Tax to Fund Transportation Projects

Feb. 05--WASHINGTON -- President Obama will propose a $10-per-barrel tax on oil in next year's budget to modernize the U.S. transportation system, using the fossil fuels tax to pay for a transition to clean energy, administration officials said

TX: Objecting to New Rules, Uber Pulls Out of Galveston

Feb. 05--Uber has jumped ship from Galveston after city officials passed regulations treating the ridesharing service virtually the same as cab companies, charting a different course than Uber traveled in Houston and potentially inconveniencing

TX: Smarter Way to Ride Houston Metro a Tap Away

Feb. 04--For someone accustomed to using conventional payment methods, using Metro's new mobile ticketing system for the first time is a little strange. Gone is the need to slide dollar bills or drop coins into the farebox. There isn't even a f

CA: Ventura County Transportation Commission Names New Public Transit Director

Feb. 04--The Ventura County Transportation Commission on Thursday named its new public transit director, Martin Erickson, a former Oxnard deputy city manager and Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District manager. "Martin's knowledge of l

WA: Powerful Backers Pushing Fast Ferry Plan

Feb. 04--BREMERTON -- A group of influential developers, real estate agents, property owners and business people has crafted recommendations it believes can improve Kitsap Transit's chances of operating a successful fast ferry program. The

CA: Will Protesting Uber Drivers Disrupt Super Bowl Transit?

Feb. 05--A price-cut war between Uber and Lyft has sparked Uber driver protests and highlighted differences in how some drivers view the two ride-hailing companies. Uber slashed prices for its service in January and February in various mar

FL: Bay Link Project Connecting Miami Beach to Mainland Takes Major Step Forward

Feb. 05--The long-delayed rail connection between Miami and Miami Beach won a key approval Thursday when a board of local officials agreed to pursue the massive project in two parallel plans. It represents a significant step toward making

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