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Common Aviation Questions — Answered by Cool People

There are certain questions I get asked over and over (and over) again from doing this gig. There seem to four that I get asked way more than others: #1 What’s your favorite airline? #2 What’s your favorite aircraft? #3 What airlineShow More Summary

CTDOT Awards MCI a 5-Year Contract for up to 112 Commuter Coaches

Motor Coach Industries (MCI) has announced that Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) has awarded MCI a five-year contract for up to 112 MCI Commuter Coaches.

Should Small Cities Grow Faster?

For over a year, regional planners have wrestled over growth plans with six small cities that are planning to ‘grow too fast’. Last month, the PSRC Executive Board tabled a decision on reclassification that could have eased the way for faster growth in Covington and Bonney Lake. The region’s growth management strategy, VISION 2040, focuses […]

Voith Generates Just Under $1.06B from KUKA Transaction

Voith GmbH informed KUKA AG that it no longer has any voting rights in KUKA AG. Independently, Dr. Hubert Lienhard has informed the Chairman of the Board of Management of KUKA AG that he has stepped down from his seat

Brightline Reveals First Completed Trainset, Full Of Innovations Set To Reinvent Train Travel In The US

Brightline recently showcased its first trainset, BrightBlue. Comprised of two locomotives and four coaches, the trainset is housed at its new railroad operations facility, Workshop b, in West Palm Beach, Florida.

DelDOT/DART Announce Innovative Approach to Construct New Transit Center

DelDOT and DART are currently working to finalize a Public-Private Partnership to construct the Wilmington Transit Center on State-owned land just east of Walnut Street and north of Front Street, adjacent to the train station.

New Buses for Growing Communities: BC Transit Adds 104 Vehicles to Provincial Fleet

BC Transit is introducing 104 new buses to deliver a robust response to growing transportation demands in communities across the province.

L.A. Metro Welcomes New Board Members

At the start of the new year, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transpiration Authority (Metro) welcomed three new members and notes the re-election of an existing member to the Metro Board of Directors.

Zero Emission New Flyer Bus Deliveries Increase by 48% in 2016

New Flyer of America Inc. has announced that deliveries of zero emission buses (ZEBs) in 2016 reached their highest level in company history, delivering 213 equivalent units (EUs) in 2016.

NY: Cuomo's Backing Signals 'Reality' of Metro Rail's Extension to Amherst

Metro Rail extension to Amherst is more likely today than at any time since first proposed back in the 1970s now that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the state's backing of the project.

FL: West Palm Mayor Vetoes $114M Subsidy for Transit Village

West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio vetoed a vote by city commissioners -- the first time she has done so -- that would have given $114 million in future tax revenue to a private developer.

OH: Dayton Named a Top City for STEM Jobs

Dayton is one of the best U.S. cities for STEM careers and experts say its because of a growing tech industry, local partnerships and a history of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base attracting engineers to the area.

NC: UNC Charlotte Gets $7.7M Federal Grant to Lead Transportation Research

UNC Charlotte has been awarded a $7.7 million grant by the U.S. Department of Transportation to lead a study aimed at finding innovative ways to improve the nation's transportation systems.

OH: Bus Passes Sell Quickly When COTA Discounts Them on Groupon

The Central Ohio Transit Authority saved hundreds of its riders almost $17,000 by offering passes on Groupon.

Washington Metro Releases Schedule Information for 2017 SafeTrack Surges

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) has released schedule information for the remaining SafeTrack surges between February and June 2017. Surges will resume February 11 with an 18-day surge on the Blue Line.

MV Transportation Inc. Names New Interim CEO

MV Transportation Inc. recently announced that board member John Rogers has been named MV's interim chief executive officer, effective immediately, while the board conducts a CEO search process.

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