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PA Pike Capital Plan Review Continues

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports, “The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission’s decision last week to review all construction projects came two months after the majority of the five-member board approved a $5.7 billion, 10-year capital plan...Show More Summary

Mass Pike to Offer Some Motorists Toll Relief with New AET System

Boston Globe reports, “Drivers in the Worcester and Springfield areas will gain some relief from Massachusetts Turnpike tolls under an all electronic [tolling] system being tested and set to go live in October.” The report adds, “Jacquelyn...Show More Summary

Both parties claim support for investing in infrastructure. But how will they do it?

» The Republican Party, despite its claims about the importance of infrastructure—and big promises from Donald Trump—pushes a more limited federal role. Democrats, in line with Hillary Clinton, advocate large new investments. DuringShow More Summary

OXplus supporting Siemens in the Riyadh Metro Rail project

The Riyadh Metro Rail project will have a total length of 176 kilometers with six different metro lines operating on the network and a total of 85 stations.

Sounding the alarm on violence against women transport workers

In May, 75 women from the International Transport Workers Federation and urban transport unions met in Bali as part of a ’ground-breaking’ action forum on violence against women working in public transport. The forum explored the hardship transport w…

Etihad claims top equity stake in Virgin Australia

Etihad is staying the course at Virgin Australia as speculation continues about a future contest for control of Australia's second largest airline The post Etihad claims top equity stake in Virgin Australia appeared first on Plane Talking.

Federal Grant for Proposed I-25 North Express Lanes

This content is for TRN Subscribers Only. Not a Subscriber? Subscribe today to get immediate access! Username or E-mail Password Remember Me     Reset Password The post Federal Grant for Proposed I-25 North Express Lanes appeared first on Toll Roads News.

New Toll Collection Scam Reported in Arkansas

KFSM-TV News (Ft. Smith, AR) reports on a local couple who received several letters purportedly from the Illinois Tollway demanding payment for unpaid tolls and fines. “The letters look authentic with an Illinois Tollway graphic, photo...Show More Summary

Tolling Proposed to Keep CA Tourist Route Open in Winter

Visalia Times-Delta reports that Porterville, CA, officials and local business owners are looking for ways to keep a segment of Tulare County Road M90 (the Great Western Divide Highway) open to tourists during winter, and one proposal...Show More Summary

MTA Board Will Tackle Its Financial Plan and ORT Procurement Procedures Today

Times Herald-Record (Middletown, NY) looks ahead to this morning’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority board meeting at which directors are scheduled to review an update of the authority’s long-range financial plan and preview its 2017 budget. Show More Summary

CT: Malloy Proposes Fare Hikes for Metro-North, Buses, as of Dec. 1

July 26--Metro-North's Connecticut commuters and Shore Line East riders would see a 5 percent increase in fares, according to a proposal put out late Friday by Gov. Dannel Malloy's office. The governor also proposed a 25-cent increase in C

TX: Cap Metro Draws Nearer to $85M MetroRail Expansion

July 26--Big changes for the downtown MetroRail station and East Fourth Street drew an important step closer Monday when the Capital Metro board approved a $2.5 million contract for the final design of a much larger depot for the commuter line.

TX: Plan Aims to Improve Biking, Walking Options in Woodlands Township

July 25--The Woodlands Township Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan, which offers short and long-term improvements for walking and biking around town, is nearing completion. The creation of the plan has been a topic of discussion among resi

NY: L Train Shutdown Explained: Facts, Figures, Proposals and More

July 25--The L train plays an integral role in getting hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers between Manhattan and Brooklyn every day. In 2012, superstorm Sandy's storm surge flooded the 100-year-old Canarsie Tunnel under the East River wit

PA: BCTA Bus Catches Fire with Passengers on Board in Chippewa Twp.

July 23--CHIPPEWA TWP. -- A Beaver County Transit Authority bus caught fire while passengers were on board Saturday just after 3 p.m. outside the Wal-Mart in Chippewa Town Centre, according to a 911 dispatcher. The bus was evacuated and th

CA: Study: Car-Sharing Reduces Pollution, Cars

July 25--A new study of car sharing networks in San Diego and four other cities shows they've reduced pollution and taken thousands of cars off the street in recent years by filling in the small gaps faced by those who commute using mass transi

Inside the Oculus: A Look at the World Trade Center Transportation Hub

The World Trade Center Transportation Hub is set to open by the end of 2016. At 800,000 square feet, it is the third largest transportation center in New York City, rivaling Grand Central Station in size.

New Support for THEA’s Selmon Extension Project

Tampa Bay Business Journal reports, “More groups are signing up to support the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority’s Selmon Extension project. The Brandon Chamber of Commerce has endorsed the 1.6-mile elevated toll road.” THEA’sShow More Summary

Fitch Expects Continued Growth of Australian Toll Roads Traffic

Fitch Ratings has released a report on the outlook for the Australian transportation sector (stable) that concludes, among other things, “Toll roads will benefit from continuing healthy economic growth....” In a news release, Fitch notes,...Show More Summary

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