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Extra BTP Officers Out Across England, Scotland and Wales

In light of recent events, riders will have seen the UK threat level in relation to international terrorism increased to critical overnight. This means that the UK could experience some form of attack imminently.

Governor Cuomo Challenges MTA to Modernize Subway System with Launch of "The MTA Genius Transit Challenge"

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has challenged the MTA to launch "The MTA Genius Transit Challenge," an international competition seeking groundbreaking and innovative solutions to increase the capacity and improve reliability

GLX Releases Final Request for Proposal for MBTA Design-Build Contract

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Green Line Extension (GLX) Project Team has released the Final Request for Proposal (RFP) for the GLX Design Build (DB) contract to the three shortlisted DB teams

NC: A 'New Era' of Transit? GoRaleigh Bus Station Renovation Wraps Up

Steven Goldsmith wasn't keen at first on riding the bus from North Raleigh to his job downtown, but he liked the traffic on Capital Boulevard even less.

FL: Bus Driver Shortage Causing Workforce Stress at MCAT

Currently, MCAT has 89 transit operators for its fixed-route service, island trolleys and the Handy Bus service for the disabled.

Better transit on the hundred foot avenues

We’ve got them all over New York City: avenues that are a hundred feet wide from property line to property line. Some of them are dangerous speedways like Gun Hill Road in the Bronx, and some are congested urban business corridors like Atlantic Avenue in Boerum Hill. Show More Summary

NC: GTA Tosses Out Contract, Starts Over

The city will tear up a $55 million contract it signed in March to run its bus service and start the bidding process all over again.

FL: He Snatched Her Phone When the Bus Came to a Stop. He Ran. She Followed.

A student was listening to music on her iPhone as she rode in a Miami-Dade Transit bus on her way to school when a fellow passenger reached from behind, grabbed it out of her hand and took off.

PA: Port Authority Still Seeking Erie Water Taxi Operator

The Erie-Western Pennsylvania Port Authority wants to find an experienced, certified, personable captain to operate the Erie-Western Pennsylvania Port Authority's water taxi service.

MD: Metro Safe Track Work to Affect Red Line in June

Frederick commuters who use Metro will have to adjust their plans in June as the transit system shuts down part of the Red Line for the last stage of its Safe Track maintenance program.

India: DTC Buses New Priority as Delhi Govt Shifts Focus from Last Mile to Wider Reach

Staring at a public bus system on the verge of a collapse, the Delhi government has decided to put the focus back on streamlining the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) operations.

News Roundup: Gathering Comment

djw has some theories about the latest Republican attack on Sound Transit. I endorse the latest Dan Savage gentrification screed 100%. PSRC gathering comment on their next round of transportation grants. Rob Johnson says HALA is working. Data here. Madison BRT work begins. Metro to increase park-and-ride enforcement. All the lawmakers that claimed to not […]

Caltrain to receive $647m federal funding for electrification project

The US Federal Transit Administration is set to approve full funding grant of $647m for Caltrain's Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project (PCEP) following several months of delay.

Network Rail to refurbish Cutty Sark rail bridge in Scotland

UK's Network Rail is set to carry out repair and refurbishment works on the Cutty Sark railway bridge, in order to extend its lifespan and ensure safe operations.

Manchester's Victoria station remains closed following terrorist attack

Manchester's Victoria railway station remains closed following a terrorist attack at the adjacent Manchester Arena, which killed 22 people and injured 64 others.

Storm Damage Forces Week-Long Closure of Major US-Mexico Border Toll Bridge

San Antonio Express-News reports, “The busiest commercial bridge on the border with Mexico will be closed to most cargo traffic until [May 29], forcing billions of dollars of international trade to be rerouted. Damage caused to Laredo’s...Show More Summary

FDOT to Open New I-295 Toll Express Lanes in Jacksonville by Year’s End

WJCT reports, “Paying to avoid traffic congestion will be an option for Jacksonville area motorists by the end of this year. The Florida Department of Transportation is adding toll express lanes to Interstate 295, from the Buckman Bridge to the I-95 merger.” The post FDOT to Open New I-295 Toll Express Lanes in Jacksonville by Year’s End appeared first on Toll Roads News.

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