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PA: Erie County Council Discusses New EMTA Charter Dispute Proposal

There's a new compromise on the table aimed at ending the 16-month long dispute over the Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority's operating charter.

PA: Study Touts Extensions of Mon-Fayette Expressway, MLK Busway

The proposed extensions of the Mon-Fayette Expressway and the Martin Luther King Jr. East Busway would reduce travel time and create more than 20,000 permanent jobs, nearly 13,000 of them in the struggling Mon Valley area, a study released this morning.

Thailand: Electric Rail to Open for Business in Under Three Years

A new electric rail linking Hua Lamphong, Tha Phra and Lak Song is set to open in less than three years with four stations on the route to be developed into novel cultural attractions.

WA: Extra Ferry Trip Added for Thursday Seahawks Game

Washington State Ferries, after a fiasco last week, will provide an extra sailing from Seattle to Bremerton Thursday night for fans attending the Seahawks' preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys.

Tolar Manufacturing Company to Supply Transit Shelters and Bus Benches for San Diego MTS

Tolar Manufacturing Company has announced that it has been awarded a multi-year contract to design and supply transit shelters and advertising benches for the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS).

HDR's Schneider Honored by American Public Transportation Association

The award is given to a public transportation business member who has made outstanding lifetime contributions to the public transportation industry.

Changes Coming for Several MCTS Bus Routes Through Downtown

The sale and demolition of the Downtown Milwaukee Transit Center means changes for several Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) routes that run through Downtown Milwaukee.

SMTD Adding Saturday Night Service

The Springfield Mass Transit District (SMTD) has announced that August 27th will be the first night of Saturday night service, extending current Monday through Friday night service to now include Saturday nights.

Blackburg Transit Upgrades BT4U Call and Text Service

Blacksburg Transit has moved their BT4U call and text service to a new and improved platform, the Twilio app.

DC: Metro Challenges Union Lawsuit Over Fired Worker

Washington's Metrorail system is fighting back against a union group that is suing the transit agency for firing a worker who falsified an inspection report.

Singapore: Tower Transit Provides 20 Bus Drivers with a Career Boost

Tower Transit runs 26 bus services that operate from three bus interchanges: Bukit Batok, Clementi and Jurong East. Bus operations started in May.

TN: How Will Busing be Affected in Nashville's Proposed Transit Plan?

The nearly $6 billion N-Motion plan would add extra bus routes and expand when they run along with building as many as four light rail lines.

ON: Federal, Ontario Liberals Sign $1.49B Transit Funding Agreement

The federal treasury is set to crack open its coffers and begin distributing $1.49 billion worth of transit funding among cities in Ontario for track upgrades, new buses, shelters and upgrades to stations.

US: Drivers Log Record-Breaking Number of Miles in 2016

Motorists in the U.S. drove a record-breaking number of miles in the first half of 2016, according to new data from the Department of Transportation.

Hitachi Rail Europe selects ISS Group to provide integrated facility services

ISS Group has been chosen by UK-based Hitachi Rail Europe (HRE) to provide integrated facility services for its train maintenance centres in London, Swansea, Bristol and Doncaster.

Nissan Releases Self-driving Car

Bangkok Post reports, “Nissan Motor Co has released a vehicle that can automatically control its own steering, acceleration and braking when on a single expressway lane, the company said Wednesday, becoming the first Japanese manufacturer to launch a self-driving car.” The post Nissan Releases Self-driving Car appeared first on Toll Roads News.

HS2 shortlists consultants for phase II rail project in UK

High Speed Two (HS2) has announced the shortlisted consultants to bid for two contracts worth more than £500m for phase II of the high-speed rail project in the UK.

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