Before it is even placed on the November ballot, a proposed 1-cent sales tax initiative is facing opposition from a new group. The Coalition for a Better Wichita launched Wednesday as about 30 people gathered at Handy Mailing, 3839 W. Dora.
In its first year, the Richland County transportation sales tax generated more than $53 million for projects that, for the most part, have not begun.
An Amtrak Downeaster train packed with commuters as it headed north from Boston to Brunswick struck and killed a pedestrian Wednesday evening in downtown North Berwick.
When trolley service ended in Scranton on Dec. 14, 1954, officers of the Scranton Transit Co. hid Trolley No. 505 in a car barn to prevent it from being ravaged by souvenir hunters.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has failed to meet goals for reducing violent crime on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's sprawling bus and rail system and been unable to adequately track emergency response times and fare evasion rates, according to a new audit.
The US Department of Transportation (DoT) has announced its comprehensive proposed rulemaking to improve the safe transport of large quantities of flammable materials by rail.
Alstom has delivered a new signalling system to be equipped on the Málaga Metro in Spain, under a €15.4m contract that was awarded in 2006.
Singapore's Land Transport Authority (LTA) has taken delivery of the first new metro trains for the Circle Line (CCL) and the North East Line (NEL), which aim to reduce congestion and passenger waiting times.
Commentary The possibility that Qantas is as inept at PR strategy as it is in running its airline activities is underlined by more news reports and proprietary financial analysis anticipating massive losses when it reveals its year to 30 June financials, both underlying and statutory, on 28 August. Five weeks is a very long time [...]
I remember when you could walk or bike over the Brooklyn Bridge at almost any hour and not feel crowded. Those days are long past: walking over the bridge has become a major tourist activity, and commuting by bike has become extremely popular. Show More Summary
I always scribble notes on my OFPs, but I don't always get time to transform them into blog entries. Here are a few. This is an oldie that has come back. Many types of flight require a flight plan, a notification to air traffic control of where and when you want to fly your airplane. Show More Summary
In Singapore, the Tiger Airways Holdings company has flagged shifts away from some elements of the low cost airline model. However as far as Australia is concerned, it has also dropped a cone of silence over losses in Virgin’s 60 percent owned Tigerair franchise. In its first quarter for FY 2015 results, Tiger says it [...]
In Ground and Mobile Car Hoist and Body Stand Systems for Heavy and Light Rail Vehicles
Etihad as 24 percent owner of Jet Airways says the India flag carrier will make routes to Australia one of its focuses in a three year plan to bring the airline to profitability. The Abu Dhabi carrier says in a statement that the plans by Etihad and Jet involve a new senior management team for [...]
» Coupling real estate investment with the construction of new transit lines is the future, but the conditions need to be right. Public development and ownership of the transportation system in the United States provided some broad,Show More Summary
We probably need higher gas taxes in the United States. We desperately need a federal carbon tax. But do we really need higher federal gas taxes? No, we don’t. As Congress debates highway-funding stopgaps and Oregon’s most influential transportation experts get ready for an Aug. Show More Summary
Composite image of an Air Algerie Boeing 737-700C – Image: Boeing The Boeing 737-700C is an interesting aircraft. What makes it unique is its ability to convert from passengers to cargo depending on how the airline wants to use it. If you have heavy passenger flow during the summer, but more cargo during the [...]
Smartphone apps are transforming the way we travel, and the transport app eco-system is more fertile than ever. With web giants like Google rubbing shoulders with tiny start-ups to bring digital conveniences to passengers, a number of key trends have…