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UK’s National Training Academy for Rail on track to boost engineering skills

Construction on the UK's new training facility National Training Academy for Rail (NTAR) is on track to boost rail engineering skills in the country when it opens in late 2015.

Alstom to supply new train sets for Kochi Metro Rail in India

India's Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has awarded a €85m contract to Alstom for the delivery of 25 metro trains to Kochi Metro Rail.

NSW shortlists four corridors for Western Sydney light rail project

Australia's New South Wales (NSW) Government has announced the shortlisted four corridors for the Western Sydney light rail network that connects Parramatta with other centres in the region.

#Freetransit "costs too much," but US spends $8.3M/day to drop bombs on muslims

Arab News: "WASHINGTON: The Pentagon said in updated figures on Monday the average daily cost of the fight against Islamic State (IS) militants has risen to $8.3 million, or a total of $580 million between Aug. 8 and Oct. 16."

Rolls-Royce’s big play for the future of jet engines takes wing

It could be the next big thing, flying on the last big thing. The new thing is a composite carbon titanium jet engine fan blade mounted inside a Rolls-Royce  Trent 1000 ALPS (Advanced Low Pressure System technology) engine on the wing of the old thing, a much loved Boeing 747,  which if the buzz is [...]

Axiomtek Announced Intel® IoT Gateway Solution - ICO300

Axiomtek, one of the world's leading designers and manufacturers of innovative, high-performance and reliable PC-based industrial computers is pleased to introduce ICO300, an industrial gateway for internet of things (IoT) solution.

Automation and the future of Britain's underground network

London mayor Boris Johnson announced in 2013 that all ticket offices on the London Underground are to close, leading to a loss of approximately 1,000 jobs. After exploring the views of the government, the transport union and the man in the street, Fu…

Dreamliner goes to new length with United’s 787-9 MEL debut

The arrival this morning of the inaugural United Airlines 787-9 service to Melbourne from Los Angeles sets a new distance record for Boeing’s Dreamliners. It also signals the rising importance of the 787 in international flights in the Australia market, and underscores the importance airlines put on bypassing connections at Sydney’s very inconvenient airport when [...]

Caltrain Celebrates 10 Years of Baby Bullet Service

Caltrain looks to future growth and meeting commuter needs; announces formation of Caltrain Commuter Coalition.

PA: SEPTA's Unionized Workers Approve Strike

The big gap between pensions for management and for Local 234's 4,700 bus, subway and trolley operators and maintenance workers is what packed a union hall on South Columbus Boulevard for the strike vote.

MD: City Council to Hear From Public on Fawcett Site, Vote on Transit Cuts

The Annapolis City Council may vote on cutting transit services to save money.

SF Bay Ferry Will Accept Clipper Cards on the Vallejo Ferry and Route 200 Buses

With the advent of Clipper on the Vallejo/SF route, San Francisco Bay Ferry now accepts Clipper on all service routes.

Bombardier Presents Innovia Metro 300 Design for Riyadh Metro

ArRiyadh New Mobility consortium will deliver the highly reliable driverless urban metro solution for the new Line 3 to attract citizens from road to rail in the kingdom's capital.

Periklis Papadopoulos Joins Parsons Brinckerhoff

Periklis Papadopoulos has been named a supervising communications systems engineer in the New York City office of Parsons Brinckerhoff.

The Policy Folly of Park and Rides

Over at Human Transit, Jarrett has an excellent post detailing why dedicated park & ride facilities (as opposed to shared use of existing parking lots that have another principal function – like church lots) make no sense from either a transportation or land use point of view, especially when there is no charge for parking. Show More Summary

My Dinner with Audrey – The Last Commercial MD-11 Flight

PH-KCE (Audrey Hepburn) arriving at gate A55 after a water cannon salute – Photo: Bernie Leighton | AirlineReporter In October of 1934, KLM (Royal Dutch Airlines) took delivery of their first Douglas aircraft: a DC-2. This DC-2 was entered into an air race from London to Melbourne. It placed second. Not only did it [...]Show More Summary

Parking and Downtown Operations Manager (Division Manager)

This position offers a unique opportunity for an experienced parking operations professional with exceptional communication and management skills to showcase their talents overseeing the Parking Division of the third largest city in California.

The Revolution of the "Internet of Transit"

Network connectivity provides powerful analytic tools utilizing visualization approaches which will help transport agency make public transportation more efficient to operate and more convenient to utilize.

FL: All Aboard Florida Spends Millions on Florida Political Process, Newspaper Investigation Finds

All Aboard Florida-related companies and officials spent more than $3.5 million on campaign contributions and lobbying fees at the state and national level in the last five years, a Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers investigation fo...

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