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MA: Green Line Project Could Go $1B Over Budget

Aug. 25--The head of the newly formed MBTA control board said he has "deep reservations" about the survival of the state's suddenly beleaguered Green Line expansion after officials revealed it could soar to $1 billion over budget. The news

WA: Sheriff Fires Second Deputy Over Incident with Metro Driver Who Wore Body Camera

Aug. 25--King County Sheriff John Urquhart has fired a second deputy over an incident in which a bus driver produced a video recorded on his personal body camera to refute allegations he used a profanity during an argument over bus security.

MN: Metro Transit Bus Surveillance Footage is Public, Court Rules

Aug. 25--The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Monday that bus surveillance footage is public, supporting a claim by KSTP-TV that denial of its request for videos violated the state's Data Practices Act. The Metropolitan Council, which over

FL: Public Can Weigh in on Hillsborough Transportation Improvement Plans

Aug. 24--TAMPA -- Hillsborough County government continues its Go Hillsborough public meetings this week, gathering public comments on proposed transportation improvement projects. On display are road, bridge, trail and transit projects th

CA: Novato Bus Stop Design Opposed by Group of Transit Drivers

Aug. 25--As plans for a new Novato bus facility head to the City Council for approval Tuesday, aspects of the design are being challenged by some, including a group of local bus drivers. The Redwood and Grant Transit Improvement Project --

Alstom JV completes Nottingham tram extension project

Alstom and joint venture (JV) partner Taylor Woodrow have completed work on the Nottingham Express Transit (NET) extension in the UK, which more than doubled the existing tram line.

Riding on the Upper Deck of an EVA Air Boeing 747 – In Economy Class

My EVA Air 747-400 in Seattle, after I landed Typically, flying on the upper deck of a Boeing 747 is an exclusive affair. When the jumbo jet was first introduced, the upper section was a lounge for premium passengers. More recently, most airlines put premium seats up top. This means that most don’t have [...]Show More Summary

Daily News Brief, August 26, 2015

Judge Guts Lawsuit Challenging Use of OH Turnpike Tolls More on the I-66 Widening Project P3 Option NY & NJ Dominate Most Expensive Toll Crossings List CA Freeway Tunnel Dropped from Priority...

Sacramento Regional Transit in US opens Blue Line light rail extension

The US Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that the Sacramento Regional Transit District (RT) has opened the Blue Line light rail extension to Cosumnes River College (CRC) in Sacramento County, California, US.

Toshiba to deliver propulsion equipment for Seibu Railway's new trains in Tokyo

Toshiba has secured a contract from Tokyo’s private firm Seibu Railway to provide high-performance propulsion systems for new Series 40,000 trains, which will enter into service on lines serving Tokyo, Japan, and its suburbs in early 2017.

3 NYC Subway Train Operators Attacked

Saturday night was not a good one for 3 NYC Subway train operators who were attacked in separate incidents that occurred within a short time frame. The unfortunate events first began in Manhattan where a train operator was punched by a lowlife who opened his cab door at the Essex Street station. Dan Rivoli of […]

Metro Sends Final U-Link Plan to Council

Late yesterday afternoon, Metro transmitted to the King County Council a proposed ordinance including a final U-Link restructure proposal, along with a few other changes also scheduled for March 2016.  Executive Constantine issued a press release summarizing the proposed changes. Show More Summary

Isis in Gaza: 100 Hamas Members Pledge Allegiance to Islamic State

ibtimes : "In a development that could have a far-reaching consequence for the entire Middle East, a new report says that 100 Hamas members have joined the Islamic State (Isis) in Gaza..."The US war on the Islamic State is a waste of money. Show More Summary

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