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500VA, IP66-Rated Pure Sine Wave Inverter

ABSOPULSE Electronics' CSI 500-2XD3-IP66 series provides a water, dust, sand, fire and explosion-proof pure sine wave AC-output solution for transportation and other heavy-duty applications.

7 Steps to Write a Meaningless, Yet Viral, Aviation Story

Are you ready to hit the big time (and the big bucks) as an aviation writer? – Photo: D Ramey Logan You may think that it’s easy to come up with great content for AirlineReporter. Go to a new country! Fly on a new aircraft! Attend a media event and report on an advancement [...]

Murray Suggests Regional Funding of Second DSTT

At December’s Sound Transit Board Meeting, Mayor Murray offered an interesting amendment to the “building blocks” section of the long range plan (79:30): T18. In addition, as part of implementing a regional transit system, Sound Transit can explore policy and funding alternatives to address significant regional facilities, such as tunneling for future core system capacity […]

MN: Dayton Budget Threatens Minneapolis Park Board Cuts Over Southwest Light Rail Stand

Gov. Mark Dayton threatened Tuesday to cut state aid for signature Minneapolis parks like the Chain of Lakes in retaliation for the Park and Recreation Board's objections to Southwest light rail. Dayton proposed nixing $3.6 million in...Show More Summary

NY: Cuomo, de Blasio, Defend Strict NYC Storm Regulations

They appeared to be scenes from a frozen apocalypse. Streets across the nation's largest city were empty, the only movement the changing traffic lights signaling to cars that weren't there. The subway system was shuttered, the city's pulse rendered still. Show More Summary

CA: Vandalism Closes Downtown Train Depot in Redding

Joy Yoshioka and her husband have taken several trips on Amtrak's Coastal Starlight, which picks up passengers in Redding in the wee hours of the morning. She is disappointed that the downtown passenger depot is closed. A sign on the door says the building on Yuba Street is closed due to vandalism. Show More Summary

CT: Downtown Living Doesn't Stop for Storms

When planners promote what is known as transit-oriented development, it's situations like Tuesday's winter storm they have in mind. In some Bridgeport neighborhoods, where a growing number of people are able to live a life less dependent...Show More Summary

MN: Carver Hopes New Transit Station Keeps City on the Move

A new park-and-ride facility in the city of Carver has opened up commuting options for area residents and sparked interest in developing the vacant land surrounding the transit station. The new station extends service by SouthWest Transit...Show More Summary

FL: Tri-Rail Making Room for Bicyclists; Adding Special Cars for Bikes

Traveling on a crowded Tri-Rail train with a bike can sometimes be awkward. Griffin Harrington, of Boca Raton, remembers the time his bike's handle bars snagged a woman's purse as he maneuvered through a packed train. The woman thought...Show More Summary

WA: Seattle's Pronto Cycle Share Puts Rental Bikes Around Town at Swipe, Go Stations

Visitors who ride public transit to Seattle have a new option for getting around the city: bike share. The Seattle city government teamed with a non-profit to open Pronto Cycle Share last year, with major corporate support from Alaska Airlines. The program has brought 500 bikes to 50 parking stations in the city. Show More Summary

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