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NY: Man Who Jumped Turnstile Punched Cop, Police Say

A police officer was attacked when he tried to stop a man from jumping the turnstile in a Crown Heights train station over the weekend. The man skipped the fare at the Utica Avenue No. 4 and No. 3 station at about 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, police said. Show More Summary

MN: A Few Face Prosecution Among Hundreds in St. Patrick's Melee on Nicollet Mall

Criminal cases are being pursued against a handful of people stemming from the mayhem that erupted on the night of St. Patrick's Day along Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis, the Hennepin County attorney's office has announced. Several...Show More Summary

Mexcio: Bus Drivers Block Highway to Protest Crime

About 40 buses blocked one of the main highways leading north out of Mexico City in a protest over the latest killing aboard a bus by thieves. Bus routes around Mexico City have become a favored hunting ground for bands of thieves who board buses, draw weapons and rob passengers before fleeing. Show More Summary

MEET-UP: Learn About ST3 Next Wednesday

As Martin noted yesterday, ST3 is getting a hearing in Olympia today.  This is an important moment for the future of light rail in the city.  If you don’t like the idea that a lone fish truck can bring the city to its knees, come to an STB meet-up this Wednesday and learn more about […]

“Living in the Age of Airplanes” Is a Visually-Stunning Aviation Film for All Ages

  I recently had the opportunity to attend a pre-release screening of National Geographic’s new IMAX film, “Living in the Age of Airplanes.” I first saw the trailer last fall and was immediately excited to see it. Being the aviation geek that I am, I held high expectations, and I’m happy to be able to [...]Show More Summary

Cermak-McCormick Place Station, Chicago, Illinois

The Cermak-McCormick Place station on the Green Line of Chicago ‘L’ rapid transit system was officially opened in February 2015.

CT: Malloy Meets With Transportation Investors

March 26--HARTFORD -- Public-private partnerships with large investors might be one of the ways that the state could pay for his 30-year, $100 billion transportation-infrastructure plan, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said. Malloy attended aShow More Summary

FL: Tri-Rail's Miami Airport Station to Open April 5

March 26--Tri-Rail's much-anticipated new Miami Airport Station will finally open to passengers on April 5. The opening will end nearly four years of construction and delays for passengers traveling to and from the airport. The station is part of the giant Miami Intermodal Center east of the airport. Show More Summary

CA: Alameda: Planning Board Backs New Ferry Maintenance Facility

March 25--ALAMEDA -- A ferry maintenance facility proposed for Alameda Point garnered broad support from the Planning Board on Monday, when members said the $50 million project would bring jobs and investment to the city. Along withShow More Summary

WA: Transit Expenses Catching Up to Revenues

March 25--BREMERTON -- Kitsap Transit officials have begun mapping their way past a cliff where they'd fall into the red. Expenses are rising faster than revenues by $700,000 a year and, if left unchecked, will overtake them in 2019. Local sales taxes, which make up 75 percent of the agency's funding, are growing at about a 3.5 percent annual clip. Show More Summary

NC: DATA Buses Get New Name: GoDurham

March 25--RALEIGH -- GoTransit, a new family comprising bus services formerly known as DATA (Durham), CAT (Raleigh) and Triangle Transit (Triangle-wide), unveiled its new GoDurham bus Wednesday, and will be gradually switching over its...Show More Summary

Jacobs Engineering to support proposed Western Rail Access to Heathrow

US-based Jacobs Engineering has been contracted by the UK's Network Rail to support its proposed new rail link from the west of England to London Heathrow Airport.

Brookville Equipment delivers first streetcar for DART

Brookville Equipment has delivered the first of two off-wire capable Liberty Modern Streetcars for Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) in the US.

Russia unveils plan for new high-speed transport corridor

Russia has unveiled plans for a new high-speed transport corridor, which includes a construction of a high-speed rail network to connect Asia with Europe and a mega road.

Germaman wings co-pilot deliberately crashed jet

The public prosecutor in Marseilles has confirmed that the young and comparatively inexperienced co-pilot  of the Germanwings A320 that crashed in the southern French alps on Tuesday took control of the jet after the captain left the cockpit and then flew it into a mountain killing all 150 people on board. The prosecutor M Brice [...]

Daily News Briefs for March 26, 2015

CDOT Issues RFQ for $1.2 Billion I-70 East Project CT Gov Huddles with Potential P3 Investors Two Investigators "Separated" from NY Thruway MTA Eyes New Tolls to Close Deficit HOV Lanes Coming to...

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