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Growth is Centralizing in Seattle and the Eastside

Recently, Matthew shared some 2014 population statistics that once again showed the City of Seattle leading King County growth. Looking at more detailed city data across the region, the news is more complex and yet more encouraging. Not only is Seattle leading King County, but much of the growth elsewhere in the County is coming from […]

OR: Questions Linger After First Senate Hearing on Transportation Package

June 24--SALEM -- Hours after Senate leaders unveiled a $343.5 million plan to pay for transportation improvements statewide, lawmakers, lobbyists and others met for the first time Wednesday to try to make sense of it all. But afterShow More Summary

SF: Bay Area Commuters Say They'd Pay to Improve Public Transit

June 26--Local residents seem a bit conflicted and perhaps even illogical when it comes to transportation issues, according to a new poll done for the business-oriented Bay Area Council, but sitting in creeping traffic or standing on...Show More Summary

NJ: 7 Things to Know About the NJ Transit Fare Hike

June 25--TRENTON -- Train and bus riders will be doomed to a 9 percent fare hike if the annual budget state lawmakers will vote on Thursday isn't tweaked. The budget bill has nothing in terms of increased funding for NJ Transit and that component is unlikely to be modified by Republican Gov. Show More Summary

OH: Free Bus Rides on Fridays in July and August in Summit

June 25--Metro RTA, Summit County's bus system, will waive bus fares every Friday in July and August. Normally, passengers pay $1.25 per ride. A one-day pass costs $2.50. The "free fares" are available only on regular routes. Free fares...Show More Summary

OR: New Package on Carbon Emissions and Road Taxes Hits Bumps in Legislature

June 25--SALEM -- A complex package of transportation funding and policies to reduce carbon emissions, formally unveiled late Tuesday night, is already running out of gas. Doubts about the deal, which was crafted primarily by a small group of Democratic and Republican legislators and Gov. Show More Summary

FL: Bradenton Police Investigating Bomb Threat on Manatee County Area Transit Bus

June 26--BRADENTON -- Detectives are investigating after Manatee County Area Transit officials reported receiving an anonymous telephone call from someone claiming there was a bomb on a bus, according Bradenton police. The call was received about 10:47 a.m. Show More Summary

NC: Durham INC Opposes N.C. 54 Rail Route

June 25--DURHAM -- The InterNeighborhood Council has gone on the record against a light-rail line past the Downing Creek neighborhood and in favor of more consideration of a terminal east of Alston Avenue. In a resolution adopted atShow More Summary

IL: Madison County Transit Approves 50-Cent Fare Increase

June 25--GRANITE CITY -- Fare-payers on Madison County Transit District bus system will be paying a little more beginning Aug. 16. The district board on Thursday increased fares for the first time since 2009. The MCT shuttle, cross county...Show More Summary

CA: East Bay BART Service Resumes After Tree Branch Knocks Out Power

June 26--BART passengers experienced a severely disrupted commute Thursday evening as service was halted in parts of the East Bay for more than two hours after a falling tree limb knocked down power lines and forced the agency to shut off power, officials said. The problems began just before 6:30 p.m. Show More Summary

Daily News Brief, June 26, 2015

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