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MN: Tri-County Transit System Needs Survey Answers

VINE Faith in Action is still working to understand what regional residents need from the new tri-county transit system the organization will operate in Nicollet, Blue Earth and Le Sueur counties.

IN: Munster, Dyer Residents Talk Transit-Oriented Development

A public workshop Tuesday on transit-oriented development around the South Shore stations proposed for Munster and Dyer allowed participants to envision the development that could come with the railroad's West Lake Corridor.

Bangkok: Railway Missing Link Bridged in August

The cabinet on Tuesday endorsed the Mass Rapid Transit Authority's plan to hire Bangkok Expressway and Metro (BEM) Plc for 918 million baht to deploy and operate electric trains on the Bang Sue-Tao Pun railway missing link.

Next Evolution of TransitVision and TransitVoice Deployed in December, 2016

A passenger information display system (PIDS) provides real-time information to passengers who are utilizing ground transportation, specifically bus or rail.

CTE Joined by New Flyer, AC Transit, OCTA, Ballard, and Linde to Deploy 20 Zero-Emission Fuel Cell Electric Buses

The Center for Transportation and the Enviroment (CTE) has announced that it is in the beginning stages of implementing the Fuel Cell Electric Bus Commercialization Consortium (FCEBCC)

McDonald Transit/RATP Dev Selected to Operate Lake County Transit Service

McDonald Transit has announced it has been awarded the contract to operate transit services for Lake County, Florida.

AC Transit Becomes the Only Bay Area Transit Awarded a CCI Grant for 10 Zero-Emission Buses

The Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) has announced its participation in the Fuel Cell Electric Bus Commercialization Consortium (FCEBCC).

NetModule Delivers Cost-Effective Scalable Wi-Fi Solutions for Transport Company in Stuttgart

Passengers on two suburban railway ('S-Bahn') lines in the Stuttgart region can now enjoy free WLAN and a dedicated S-Bahn portal. This testing phase was launched in January for a period of six months, after which a decision will be taken as to wheth…

Bolaños Rail Tunnel

The Bolaños twin-tube rail tunnel is being built on the Madrid-Galicia high-speed line in Spain. The 6.7km-long tunnel is located in the municipality of Castrelo Do Val, approximately 70km away from Orense.

Flying on Bubbles — Upper Class on a Virgin Atlantic Airbus A340

Recently, I used my Delta Skymiles for a trip to London. However, rather than flying the genteel Southern airline (aka Delta), I used my miles to book an Upper Class ticket with their joint venture partner, Virgin Atlantic (recently named the fifth-best international airline by Travel + Leisure). Show More Summary

Podcast #34: Not a Conspiracy

More on One Center City Should ST have an elected board? (17:30) Tolling freeways (29:11) High-speed rail to Vancouver (34:55) http://traffic.libsyn.com/seattletransitblog/STB_podcast_034.mp3

Network Rail starts work on North Wales Railway Upgrade Project

UK Network Rail has started work on the £50m North Wales Railway Upgrade Project in a bid to strengthen and increase reliability of the region's train services.

Kenya Railways takes delivery of 60 wagons

Kenya Railways has received its first batch of 1620-type wagons at the Port of Mombasa.

Norfolk Southern opens locomotive maintenance facility in Chicago, US

US-based Norfolk Southern (NS) has opened a new locomotive maintenance and repair facility in Chicago, intended to improve operational efficiency of trains that move through the country’s largest rail hub.

Traffic Volume, Accidents on Brent Spence Bridge Reaching Record Levels

Cincinnati.com reports, “Data obtained by The Enquirer shows that the number of vehicles on the 53-year-old span is reaching record numbers as of late. And, on average, you can count on two crashes or more per week.” The report adds,...Show More Summary

OK Lawmakers Kill Bill to Give Lawmakers Oversight of OTA Tolls

Tulsa World reports, “A Senate panel on Tuesday killed a bill that would put the Legislature in charge of toll rate increases instead of the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority. The Senate Transportation Committee killed Senate Bill 201, by Sen. Show More Summary

TxDOT Pushes Ahead with Highway 281 Expansion Project (No Longer a Toll Road)

KSAT reports, “An expansion of Highway 281, north of Loop 1604, should provide relief when it’s done, but is expected to create headaches for at least the next four years.” The report adds, “The project started off in 2005 as a toll road. Show More Summary

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