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Connecticut Department of Transportation Seeks to Improve I-95

Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) looking for a way to improve I-95 between Rhode Island and Branford. CTDOT started a new study of I-95 which will help identify the short and long term solutions needed to deal with the increase in traffic since the construction of the freeway and the increase expected in the years […]

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Vendors pay more for transport after Vallah crossing closed: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Neeraj Amritsar, November 11 Commuters and vendors, especially those selling vegetables and fruits, were forced to travel long roads after the Vallah crossing was closed to traffic due to the ongoing construction of an upper railway bridge (ROB). Shamsher Singh, a vegetable vendor, said, “Traders use the road to reach […]

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PA transport agency sued over death of motorcyclist after road crew left ditch without warning

​ Pennsylvania Transportation Agency dug a ditch and didn’t tell anyone, and it cost the life of a motorcyclist, the victim’s family has said in a new civil lawsuit. Leslie Gingrich, a mother of three who was training for her commercial driver’s license, was riding her Harley to class along a narrow, winding state road […]

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How non-included public transport is alienating Indonesians with disabilities – Community

Yohana Belinda (The Jakarta Post) Jakarta ● Mon 7 November 2022 2022-11-07 11:26 1 c5899ceba9df082b5eba6392e51279ef 1 Community disabled-community,Transportation,wheelchair,wheelchair-accessible,disability,disability-equality Free Non-inclusive public transport excludes Indonesians with disabilities, forcing them to isolate themselves from social life and professional opportunities. Hari Kurniawan, 44, was born with a congenital disability that prevented him from walking. The Jakarta native frequently […]

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Minnesota Department of Transportation Hosts Meet and Greet for Highway 10 Project

(KNSI) – The Minnesota Department of Transportation is hosting a meeting for possible solution concepts and providing input on future safety and access needs along the Highway 10 corridor from 15th Avenue South- east to St. Cloud and Hwy 24 to Clear Lake. The appointment is set for The town hall of Havre Wednesday, November […]

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MISOURI DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT EXTENDS BIDTH TRANSPORT PERMIT TO ASSIST HAY MOVEMENT | KMMO

Persistent drought conditions across much of the state prompted the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDot) to extend the special overwidth haul permit for hay at no charge through December 1, 2022. Loads must have legal height, length and weight. Permits can be requested online using the MoDot Carrier Express service. To get the fee waived, […]

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Transportation Technology Center Celebrates 50th Anniversary, New Operator

The main test loop at the Transportation Technology Center, seen aboard a Stadler FLIRT trainset, includes overhead electrification, while a transit loop visible to the right has third rail electrification. Tyler Trahan PUEBLO, Colo. — For 50 years, the Transportation Technology Center, owned by the Federal Railroad Administration, has been North America’s proving ground for […]

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Free and Efficient Election Day Transportation – FBC News

[Photo: Supplied] Free, safe and efficient transport will be available to all Fijians on election day. This was made possible as the Fiji Elections Office, Land Transport Authority, Ministry of Rural and Maritime Affairs and Disaster Management and Ministry of Trade, Commerce and Transport signed a memorandum of understanding. agreement to help achieve this in […]

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Local haulage company says spill cleanup nearly complete | Local News

An officer with a Roswell-based materials trucking company expects cleanup of an asphalt emulsion spill in Jaybird Canyon in the Gila National Forest to be completed this week. Dane Marley, CEO of R. Marley LLC, said the company estimates approximately 1,700 gallons of non-toxic material was spilled when one of its trailers delivering road materials […]

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Hillsborough County Court Appeal Means Residents Can Continue to Vote on Transit Tax | Tampa Bay News | Tampa

Click to enlarge HillsboroughTransit/Facebook The Hillsborough County Board of Commissioners said that despite a county court’s ruling earlier this month, residents can vote on a transport tax which appears on the ballot prior to November 8. The county appealed the court’s decision against the wording of the ballot, which means that for now, voters are […]

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County of Peterborough passes transportation plan

The option of widening Ward Street in Bridgenorth into a five-lane road was removed from Peterborough County’s updated transport plan when it was adopted by the county council at its meeting on Wednesday. The plan, which will guide the county as a long-term strategy for its operational and capital transportation network policies to meet the […]

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Transportation Barriers Increase Risk of ER Visits and Death in Cancer Patients

According to a new study, cancer patients facing transportation barriers have an increased risk of emergency room visits, cancer-specific mortality and all-cause mortality. The study findings were presented at ASCO’s 2022 Quality Care Symposium by Changchuan Jiang, MD, of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, New York. For this study, Dr. Jiang and his […]

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Transit tax vote rejected in Florida County

For the second time in as many years, a Florida county’s lawsuit for additional transportation funding has been thwarted. A Florida judge has struck down the inclusion of a transportation referendum in next month’s poll in Hillsborough County. Voters in the county that includes the city of Tampa are set to decide Nov. 8 whether […]

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Hillsborough County Commission to hold emergency meeting after judge invalidates transport tax referendum

Judge rejects transport tax referendum Aaron Mesmer reports TAMPA, Florida. – The Hillsborough County Commission will hold an emergency meeting on Thursday to discuss what to do after a judge invalidated a transit tax referendum that should have been voted on next month. Proceeds from one-cent sales tax referendum reportedly used for transportation projects, but […]

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Careers on Wheels shows students job opportunities in transportation

On Friday, middle school students have fun at Careers on Wheels in Troutman. On any trip, it helps to know where you are going and how you will get there. For the Careers on Wheels event at the Iredell County Fairgrounds in Troutman on Friday, the goal was to guide high school […]

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Rising prices at the source, transport problems are the main causes of rising prices of basic necessities in the NE | MorungExpress

Kolkata: Vendors sell vegetables at Kole Market without observing social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata on Monday, January 24, 2022. (Photo: IANS/Subir Haldar) Guwahati/Agartala, October 8 (IANS) Rising source prices, transport bottlenecks and insufficient storage facilities are major causes of rising prices for vegetables and other staples in the mountainous northeastern states . […]

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Automotive and transportation – SAFETY 3.0

Every year, millions of people unfortunately die in road accidents and millions more are seriously injured. According to the latest report from the World Health Organization, the global death rate is 1.34 million per year. This number seems very scary when you realize that it is equivalent to wiping out cities like Dallas (US), Birmingham […]

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Los Alamos Public Schools Transportation Department staff spin the wheels of the bus

LAPS Superintendent Jose Delfin speaks with LAPS Transportation Department employees, left to right, Delfin, Transportation Manager Keith Rosenbaum, Frank Marshall (School Bus Assistant), and Drivers Rosalie Hammo and Malia Goddard. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com Superintendent José Delfin, left, chats with Transportation Director Keith Rosenbaum. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com By BONNIE J. GORDONLos Alamos Daily [email protected] […]

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What would you change to transportation around Farmville?

What would you change to transportation around Farmville? Posted at 5:24 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 FARMVILLE – How would you change the roads in this region? Do we need more public transport? What about sidewalks and pedestrian areas? Transport affects everyone’s daily life, whether they use it or not. Now residents have the […]

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Department of Transportation approves electric vehicle charging plans for all 50 states

An essential part of the transition to electric vehicles is ensuring that the charging infrastructure is up to date. The five-year bipartisan Infrastructure Act to help states install charging stations along highways, and that process just hit a milestone. The Department of Transportation has approved electric vehicle charging plans for all 50 states, as well […]

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State Street construction reveals deeper transportation dilemma

If you’ve been on Central Campus since the start of the semester, you know it’s impossible to miss the construction on State Street. The project, which began in early June closed the section of street between William Street and North University Avenue. The project is designed to remove the border from this space, making it […]

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Property west of NCSD Transportation Facility to become 7-lot subdivision – Newton Daily News

Eight months after the city rezoned the vacant property next to the Newton School District Transportation Facility, council members on Sept. 19 approved the preliminary plan to add a seven-lot subdivision to the land. But one citizen who raised questions about the rezoning was quick to return to share his concerns. Craig Decker of Newton […]

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Department of Transportation, Partners to Boost Small Business Participation in Infrastructure Projects

The Department of Transportation has partnered with the Small Business Administration and the Minority Business Development Agency to help small businesses and disadvantaged businesses in the transportation industry continue work on government infrastructure programs. Through these partnerships, USDOT aims to provide small and minority-owned businesses with better access to resources and capital and to connect […]

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Richards Transportation moves oversized wind turbine in Idaho: CEG

Tue September 20, 2022 – West Edition #20ITD.idaho. government Richards Transportation is delivering wind turbine blades from Idaho to Canada, with the largest loads measuring up to 325 feet long and weighing 137,000 pounds. (Photo by Idaho Department of Transportation) More than 80 oversized loads have left the port of Lewiston bound for Canada, a […]

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Transport officials provide information on the study of the second level crossing

“We want to hear from everyone.” Stations set up Saturday at Eaglecrest Ski Resort and Safeway offered residents more insight into a long gestation proposed second crossing connecting the northern end of Douglas Island and mainland Juneau. Marie Heidemann, project manager for the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, said potential locations are […]

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Transportation officials will share locations for a possible second Juneau-Douglas crossing

A map of the project area for a possible second crossing between Juneau and Douglas Island. (Image courtesy of Alaska Department of Transportation and DOWL) There has been talk for decades of a possible second crossing between Juneau and Douglas Island. Now, local and national transportation officials are ready to share their first ideas of […]

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Northern Virginia Transportation Authority Proposes Regionwide Rapid Transit System – Greater Washington

Map of the rapid bus network proposed by NVTA’s TransAction proposal. Image by author using data from NVTA’s TransAction plan. The regional transportation authority for Northern Virginia has posted a proposal which includes 370 miles of high-capacity public transit across the region. This network would transform Greater Washington: it would make everyday travel more sustainable, […]

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Expanded Access to Golf Carts Considered in New Market | Transportation

Jgetting around by golf cart is a way of life for many in the Linganore Lake community. Some New Market area residents are hoping to see another attempt to pass a bill to expand golf cart access to certain county roads. On September 8, the New Market Town Council voted 3-0 to be included in […]

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Maryland transportation officials seek public input on potential transit routes from Towson to Baltimore – Baltimore Sun

State transportation officials are asking the public’s input on seven proposed transit routes that would connect Towson to downtown Baltimore. The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration has unveiled seven options for a new north-south transit line connecting Baltimore County to Baltimore City by light rail, bus or subway. The seven proposed “alternatives” were […]

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A $50 gift card for your thoughts on housing and sustainable transportation | Local News

Posted on September 12, 2022 | 2:36 p.m. Source: Lauren Bianchi Klemann for the Association of Santa Barbara County Governments The Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG) is asking the public to complete an online community survey about housing and sustainable transportation. The five-minute survey is available in Spanish and English and is part […]

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Hillsborough County Transportation Tax, Explained

When Hillsborough voters step into the voting booth in November, they will be asked whether the county should implement a 1% sales tax for 30 years to fund transportation needs. But how, when and if Hillsborough County’s rutted roads, dangerous intersections and skeletal bus routes will be improved is once again embroiled in a legal […]

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Transport Justice | The Manila Times

TRANSPORT is one sector where there has been minimal recognition of the government’s obligation to ensure that all Filipinos have adequate and dignified mobility. There is little recognition in our policies, laws, budgets or practices that mobility is a basic human need and that government has a duty to make travel accessible to everyone, regardless […]

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North Bay train provides a glimpse into the state’s transportation future

If this train is so SMART, why can’t I find it? That’s the question I asked myself in Larkspur, Marin County, after arriving on the ferry from San Francisco one recent morning. I was on my way to Petaluma and was eager to experience California’s newest and most spectacular ferry-to-train connection: the Golden Gate Ferry […]

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Belmont bridge NC to be replaced by NC. transport department

The 89-year-old Wilkinson Boulevard Bridge connecting Gaston to Mecklenburg County is to be replaced as part of a $56 million project slated to begin next summer. The bridge, which currently has four lanes, will be replaced with a six-lane bridge that will have multi-use paths for cyclists and walkers on either side. The new bridge […]

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Florida county transit tax vote contested

A new lawsuit filed in Florida seeks to halt a transportation referendum scheduled for the fall ballot in the state’s fourth-largest county. Hillsborough County voters are expected to vote in November on whether to raise the local sales tax by 1% for transportation purposes. Karen Jaroch, a Tampa resident who is the coordinator of a […]

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Central 70 Project Reaches Final Major Milestone on I-70 | Traffic

Traffic on I-70 between Brighton and Colorado Boulevards now runs in its permanent alignment in both directions, allowing the Colorado Department of Transportation to focus on completing the 4-acre covered park on the freeway . Swansea Primary School’s new play area which forms part of the indoor park opened to pupils on their first day […]

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What if all your shared transport trips were free for a year? – Streetsblog USA

An innovative new pilot will give Pittsburgh residents free rides on all the shared transportation networks their city has to offer — and, perhaps for the first time in the history of “universal basic mobility pilots,” they will be able to access almost all of them on a single, simple platform. Earlier this month, the […]

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Hillsborough transport tax vote challenged in court

A new lawsuit aims to derail the Hillsborough County transportation sales tax referendum in November. Northdale’s Karen Jaroch, who came to national attention a decade ago as a Tea Party advocate, is the plaintiff in a lawsuit filed this week against Hillsborough County and Election Supervisor Craig Latimer. The lawsuit seeks to prevent voters from […]

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Hillsborough County sued by right-wing group to block transit tax vote | Tampa Bay News | Tampa

Click to enlarge HART/Twitter A HART bus travels away from downtown Tampa. A lawsuit was filed in Hillsborough County Court yesterday that seeks to stop the public from voting on a tax that could help fund local public transport. The county aims to ask voters in November if they approve of a 1% sales tax […]

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US Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg Travels to Tulsa to Hook Up Federal Funding for Local Project | Policy

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg traveled to Tulsa on Tuesday to highlight $10 million in federal funding recently awarded for a project to reconnect West 51st Street under US 75. The project is one of six state infrastructure projects to receive federal funding as part of the 2021 passage of the bipartisan Infrastructure […]

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GSS USA hires Bill Wakefield

ORLANDO, Fl. – Bill Wakefield joins GSS USA, LLC as director of sales and marketing.Bill Wakefield joined GSS in August 2022 and adds extensive business and entrepreneurial experience. Bill has 27 years of leadership experience in the automotive and commercial vehicle supply base. Most recently, he was Director of Sales and Marketing for Opti-Luxx, Inc., […]

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Driving the transport change in the city where the president lives

While its status as the city where the president lives has been a source of pride for Bogor in West Java, it has also placed a great responsibility on the shoulders of the local government, especially in terms of traffic management. Indeed, downtown Bogor is home to both the Bogor Presidential Palace and the Bogor […]

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DTNA Applauds Cut Inflation Act Support for Zero-Emission Trucks

PORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) applauds the inclusion of tax credits in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) that aim to accelerate the adoption of carbon-neutral technologies in medium and heavy-duty vehicles. The IRA contains programs that should benefit both buyers of zero-emission commercial vehicles and the builders of electric vehicle […]

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The Harrisonburg Department of Public Transportation presents Passio Go! application

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) – “Even if you try to explore our system a bit, it will give you an idea if you’ve never used our buses before,” said Elliot Menge. Earlier this month, the Harrisonburg Department of Public Transportation introduced the Passio GO to cyclists in the Friendly City. Recently, HDPT has been working on […]

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Department of Transportation: Launch of Drive Sober or Get Arrested Enforcement Campaign

Law enforcement will focus on impaired driving on Labor Day Reinforced patrols begin this week to prevent tragedies caused by impaired driving on our roads. Wisconsin State Patrol officers and law enforcement agencies across the state will work together to arrest impaired drivers throughout the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign. This critical app […]

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Global Air Cargo Container Market Report 2022: Rising Demand for Transportation of Various Cargoes at Reduced Times Fuels Growth – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Air Cargo Container Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size and Forecast to 2027” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The Global Air Cargo Container Market report provides qualitative and quantitative analysis for the period 2019 to 2027. The report forecasts the Global Air Cargo Container Market to grow with a […]

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US transportation officials are allocating $2.2 billion in infrastructure bill funds to roads, bridges and bike paths from Alaska to Arizona to Indiana to New Jersey to the Virgin Islands

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. transportation officials on Thursday announced $2.2 billion for local infrastructure projects, paving the way for new bridges, roads, bike lanes, railroads and harbors in many communities across the country. Competitive grants are more than double the amount awarded the previous year under the same program. The influx comes from a $1 […]

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Transportation Agency Receives $25 Million Grant to Replace Burlington-Winooski Bridge

The Main Street Bridge connecting Winooski and Burlington will be replaced thanks to a federal grant of nearly $25 million from the US Department of Transportation. The new bridge will have wider lanes and dedicated cycle and pedestrian lanes on both sides. The current bridge is 93 years old. The AOT said it had narrow […]

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Atlantic City Evacuation Route Elevation Includes $2 Billion Federal Transportation Funding |

DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press U.S. transportation officials on Thursday announced $2.2 billion for local infrastructure projects, paving the way for new bridges, roads, bike paths, railroads and harbors in dozens of communities across the country. Competitive grants are more than double the amount awarded the previous year under the same program. The influx comes […]

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Maritime lawyers bemoan Nigeria’s bad attitude towards the transport sector

Stakeholders have expressed concern over the current state of the transport sector in Nigeria, even as indications have emerged that the trade deficit will reach $2.43 billion in 2022. Stakeholders who said this at the Nigerian Maritime Law Association (NMLA) breakfast series recently held in Lagos, lamented the poor attitude of the government towards the […]

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HRDC needs 10,000 signatures for Urban Transportation District petition | National

BOZEMAN, Mont. – Gallatin County recently approved HRDC’s Streamline Urban Transportation District petition to track growth in the area. “Sixteen years ago when we started the Streamline bus system, we had this idea that eventually we were going to have to become an urban transit district,” said HRDC Associate Director Tracy Menuez. UTD allows Streamline […]

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Why We Need a Transportation Safety Board

ONE of the recent presidential vetoes was over a bill that would have created the Philippine Transportation Safety Board (PTSB). The proposed agency was to have the power to carry out independent investigations into transport accidents and accidents, whether on land, in the air or at sea, and to make recommendations for the prevention of […]

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Council of Governments awards $7.5 million for local transportation projects

Funding will go to two projects in Paso Robles – This week, the San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG) has awarded $7.5 million to local communities for transportation projects that improve safety, mobility, access and public health. This money was made available through the agency’s new Competitive Community Improvement Grants program, designed to provide […]

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Nigeria’s Transport Services Trade Deficit Will Hit $2.43 Billion | The Guardian Nigeria News

• Water movement contributes 0.01% to GDP The current state of the transport sector in Nigeria raises concerns, although indications have emerged that the trade deficit will reach $2.43 billion in 2022. Stakeholders of the Nigerian Maritime Law Association (NMLA) Breakfast Series held in Lagos, lamented the poor attitude of the government towards the development […]

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First impressions of the Nimbus 3-wheeled urban transport module – TechCrunch

It describes itself as “the future of urban mobility”. With a range of 93 miles and a top speed of 50 mph, the futuristic-looking electric three-wheeler from Nimbus costs $10,000 and wants to position itself as a green alternative to cars, safer than motorcycles and with a high degree of ease of ownership. We tested […]

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KCPS Wins National Green Transportation Award

Dan Weakley, KCPS Executive Director of Operations, accepted the Medium Public Fleet Green Bus Summit Fleet Award on behalf of the district during the School Transportation News Expo in Reno, Nevada on July 17, 2022. Weakley is pictured here with STN President Tony Corpin. Vincent Rios Creative/STN Kansas City Public Schools’ efforts to reduce emissions […]

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Is transportation technology taking us on a “road to nowhere”? | New

The streets of San Francisco were once famous for car chases. But these days, they’re better known as a high-tech lab where the latest app-based transport services and mobility gadgets are tested before being exported around the world. Over the past decade, the city has been at the forefront of successive waves of transportation disruption, […]

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Michigan Department of Transportation Projects in Lenawee County

A Michigan Department of Transportation project in Lenawee County has been completed, one has just begun, and another will begin next Monday. All three projects are funded by MDOT. One is already finished and the other started last week. The M-50 paving project in Tipton was completed at a cost of $1.6 million. It goes […]

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Transport crew members saddle up to compete: CEG

Twelve equipment operators from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) will advance to represent Kentucky at the Southeast Regional Equipment Operator Safety and Training Conference after earning high marks in the competition at the L-level. held last month in Lexington, Ky. The annual State Equipment Operator Safety and Training Conference, also known as the Statewide Equipment […]

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If you need some extra cash, consider these small personal loans at GadCapital

You may require a small amount of money to cover an unforeseen bill or take advantage of a nice deal on occasion. If you don’t have the funds, a small personal loan ranging from a few hundred dollars to thousands of dollars may be able to help you finish the deal. Personal loans are often […]

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City of Alexandria Receives $10M for Two Transportation Projects | ALXnow

S. Van Dorn Street Bridge (photo via Google Maps) Two projects in Alexandria will each receive $5 million from the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA). NVTA awarded the amounts as part of its six-year budget Adopted Thursday July 14. The two projects are: to make S. Van Dorn Street and its bridge more transit and […]

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Transport problems worsen with the rainy season

Commuters wear face masks against the coronavirus while waiting for transport in Mandaluyong, the Philippines, July 15, 2022. REUTERS/Lisa Marie David Long queues during rush hours, insufficient number of public utility vehicles (PUVs), heavy rains and flooding are just some of the many transportation problems faced by commuters in Metro Manila. In a survey by […]

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Transport Secretary says concourse expansion will save money in the long run – WSB-TV Channel 2

US Transportation Secretary says concourse expansion will save money in the long run Transport Secretary Pete Buttigeig said the funds were part of a national effort to make airports more efficient. ATLANTA — One of the busiest concourses at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is about to undergo a $40 million makeover thanks to new federal infrastructure […]

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Strathcona Regional District | Active Transportation Planning Project on the Island of Cortes

The Strathcona Regional District (SRD) is pleased to share the results of the Cortes Island Active Transportation Planning Project, carried out by Urban Systems Ltd on behalf of the SRD. This information will be incorporated into the updated Official Community Plan and zoning regulations for Cortes Island, with work expected to begin in 2023. This […]

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Transport Secretary says concourse expansion will save money in the long run

One of the busiest concourses at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is about to undergo a $40 million makeover thanks to the new federal infrastructure law. Channel 2’s Richard Elliot spoke exclusively with US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigeig on Friday about what travelers can expect to see. Buttigeig said the funds were part of a national effort […]

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Glenwood Canyon Bypass Safety Improvements | Transportation

An often treacherous and muddy network of county roads on Cottonwood Pass between Glenwood Springs and Gypsum where deaths have occurred is the subject of a coalition between state and county authorities to improve safety. The Unofficial Bypass is a series of unpaved county roads that connect cities and have been used for decades by […]

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Barcelona is Transforming Transportation—What It Means for Chicago – Streetsblog Chicago

For personal reasons, I have taken up residence in two cities. During the fall and spring university semesters, I live and work in Chicago, while I spend most of my summer in Barcelona, ​​Catalonia (Spain). I’ve been on this ride since 2001 but have lived in Chicago since 1992. Being born in the Netherlands, bikes […]

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Forget the Jetsons. The transport of the future will be more like ‘

Before the pandemic, a typical commute might involve choosing between walking, driving, or taking public transportation. Carpooling apps have also allowed us to request shared car, bike or even scooter rides. Walking can involve a journey that begins on a residential street and passes through bustling commercial strips, cyclists and delivery drivers who would have […]

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Airline Industry: June Results: Demand Recovery Continues, But Anxiety Factors Rise

The author is an analyst at NH Investment & Securities. He can be contacted at [email protected] — Ed. The recovery in passenger demand continued in June. Despite the rebound in near-term demand, fears of a medium/long-term slowdown in demand are putting downward pressure on equity prices. With demand recovery appearing to be slower than expected, […]

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Impact of judges on transport: mid-year review

By Linda Chiem (July 8, 2022, 5:47 p.m. EDT) – The U.S. Supreme Court has narrowed the scope of a federal arbitration law exclusion for interstate transportation workers, but ignored demands from commercial trucking and airline industries to clarify what they contend are conflicting state and federal regulations governing their operations on the West Coast. […]

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Active transport | Training the next generation of cycling professionals in Ontario

In 2021, the Ontario Traffic Council (OTC) and the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has released its highly anticipated update for Ontario Traffic Manual Book 18: Cycling Facilities (commonly referred to as “Book 18”). Although the first version of this guide, published in 2013, played a key role in the growth of cycling infrastructure in […]

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Road to Nowhere shows how Silicon Valley gets the wrong city or transportation

Title: road to nowhere Author: Paris-Marx Topic: Documentaries, Technology, Cities Editor: Back Books Publication date: July 2022 Number of pages: 272 Ten years ago, the consensus was that self-driving cars or self-driving vehicles (AV) were going to change our cities. The idea was that “the self-driving car will probably be shared, smaller, lighter, slower, and […]

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members of the transport crew in the saddle to take part in the “Roadeo” regional safety competition | New

Twelve equipment operators from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) will advance to represent Kentucky at the Southeast Regional Equipment Operator Safety and Training Conference after earning high marks in the competition at the L-level. held last Tuesday and Wednesday in Lexington. The annual State Equipment Operator Safety and Training Conference, also known as the Statewide […]

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Meghalaya HC To State Government

In order to address the challenge of traffic congestion across Shillong, the Meghalaya High Court (HC) has requested the state government to introduce cable cars and other modes of transport. The two-member bench in its order, hearing a public information (PIL) dispute on Friday, noted that “the State may explore the construction of cable cars […]

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Clear skies or stormy weather? The FAA transportation worker exception after Southwest Airlines v. Saxon— | Barry Winograd | Verdict

Editor’s note: This article is divided into two parts. In the first part, the recent decision of the Supreme Court in Southwest Airlines vs. Saxon is reviewed and summarized. In the second part, which will appear tomorrow, the problems posed by the decision will be examined. 1. Introduction Looking out the aircraft window at the […]

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AI patent filings in the field of traffic and transport engineering

Our main conclusions: Artificial intelligence (AI) patents in traffic and transportation engineering have increased in recent years and have been accelerating since 2014. More than 5,000 new patent families were published in 2021, compared to around 2,000 in 2016. Interestingly, while one would expect transportation and traffic engineering companies (e.g. Siemens Mobility) to feature in […]

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Bowers Hill ‘mixing bowl’ plan receives mixed reviews from Transport Secretary – The Suffolk News-Herald

Area and state transportation officials have been hotly questioned by the state’s transportation secretary about the proposed $2 billion interchange project at Bowers Hill and his choice of plan to improve it. Virginia Department of Transportation officials speaking at the Commonwealth Transportation Council meeting on Tuesday outlined their recommendation to add an additional toll lane […]

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Transport plan puts pedestrians first – Newport this week

City officials have been gathering comment on a proposal to seasonally remove some on-street parking and close some streets in parts of the city to accommodate pedestrians. This is part of an ongoing effort to survey public opinion on multiple transportation issues, including the possibility of establishing pedestrian priority zones in denser areas of Newport. […]

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Using an ECV at Disney? Let’s rank the transport options available!

1. Ferry-boat – Lagoon of the Seven Seas Seven Seas Lagoon Ferry It was by far the easiest mode of transportation. The access ramp to the ferry is very wide. It’s not very steep. Once on the ferry, the main deck is easy to navigate. You can easily park towards the center of the boat […]

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Tahoe Transportation District Relaunches East Shore Express for Summer 2022 Season | South of Lake Tahoe

LAKE TAHOE, Nev. — The popular East Shoe Express shuttle service returns this summer, starting June 25. The free transit line provides beachgoers and trail users with recreational access from Incline Village, along SR28 to Sand Harbor Lake Tahoe State Park, and back. Last year, TTD had to suspend the East Shore Express due to […]

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Fight transportation inflation with active transportation

HIGH inflation is impoverishing millions of Filipinos and one of its main sources is transportation. Rising oil prices as well as the severe shortage of public transport are driving up transportation costs for most households. Transportation costs increased by 15% from May 2020 to May 2021, well above headline inflation of 5.4%. In urban areas, […]

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Regional governments receive subsidies for multimodal transport | Western Colorado

Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic ofBahrain, Kingdom ofBangladesh, People’s Republic […]

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Women in transport talk about family pressures and industry challenges

Heather Mathiesen, vice president and general manager of Caneda Transport, remembers the day she was told that women don’t run trucking companies. His uncle told him. That didn’t scare her away from the transportation industry, however. While Mathiesen joined the family business later in her career, initially focusing on customs issues, she quickly proved herself. […]

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Consultants review transportation options | Government and politics

A transportation consulting firm has been exploring ideas that could make Military Avenue safer for motorists, cyclists and walkers, as well as ways to help trucks avoid downtown Fremont. Jason Carbee, senior transportation planner for HDR in Omaha, spoke with attendees at an open house Monday night to learn about a draft of Fremont’s comprehensive […]

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City official: State transit agencies block progress on street safety

The leader of the National League of Cities’ transportation efforts told a congressional panel that state transportation policies often prevent local governments from producing safer streets. Elaine Clegg, president of the Boise, Idaho City Council, said Wednesday that rigid state and local policies were designed to ensure cars and trucks can go fast, not to […]

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WalMart expands transportation partnerships with electric and hydrogen vehicle pilots

By Tina Bellon and Siddharth Cavale (Reuters) – Retail giant Walmart Inc said on Wednesday it was expanding its transportation pilot projects with makers of electric, hydrogen and natural gas vehicles, including Cummins Inc and Daimler Truck’s Freightliner. The partnerships, which add to previously announced transportation ties, are part of Walmart’s 2040 goal to achieve […]

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FAA Transportation Worker Exception Covers Airline Ramp Agents, US Supreme Court Rules | Jackson Lewis CP

People employed as ramp workers who frequently handle cargo for an airline are “transportation workers” exempt from federal arbitration law (FAA), the US Supreme Court has ruled. Southwest Airlines Co. vs. Saxon, n° 21-309 (June 6, 2022). Therefore, employees are not required to arbitrate their wage hour claims under the FAA, but may still be […]

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FAA transportation worker exception covers airline ramp agents, U.S. Supreme Court has ruled

People employed as ramp workers who frequently handle cargo for an airline are “transportation workers” exempt from federal arbitration law (FAA), the US Supreme Court has ruled. Southwest Airlines Co. vs. Saxon, n° 21-309 (June 6, 2022). Therefore, employees are not required to arbitrate their wage hour claims under the FAA, but may still be […]

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Citizens bring transportation concerns to Henrico supervisors

Henrico County Administrative Building at West Henrico Government Center. (Photo by Analise Beres for the Henrico Citizen) Several residents of Henrico raised concerns about public safety and transportation with Henrico’s Board of Supervisors at its May 24 meeting. Lakeside resident Lori Valente Coffey spoke about road safety and drainage issues in the neighborhood. She read […]

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The CDC defends its authority to issue a transport mask warrant in brief arguing for the reversal of the decision that blocked it

By Tierney Sneed, CNN The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defended its authority to issue a mask mandate for domestic travelers, in a brief filed Tuesday asking an appeals court to overturn a district court ruling in April to rescind the mandate. “It is hard to imagine a more direct means of controlling […]

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The Ministry of Transport asks drivers to monitor work zones

(KNSI) – The Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds drivers before they load up the Queen Family Truckster Wagon and head into the hills for travel season, they will most likely encounter our other season: road construction. “While daily traffic volumes in the metro area are still slightly down, we expect Memorial Day travel across the […]

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FG instructs States to get involved in the development of inland waterway transport

Transport is an important factor in national economic prosperity because it facilitates international and local trade, supports food security and creates jobs. By Uzor Odigbo The Federal Ministry of Transport on Thursday instructed the states of the country to get involved in the evolution of transport by waterway. Dr. Ajani Magdalene Nwanwuche, Permanent Secretary of […]

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The Ministry of Transport is committed to providing Nigerians with a world-class transport system

The Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Transport, Dr Magdalene Ajani, said the ministry remains resolute and determined in its vision to revolutionize the transport sector into a world-class system. The Permanent Secretary, who made this known today in Abuja at the 9th Annual Nigeria Transport Conference, titled: “Nigeria Transportation for Development, Sectional Achievement, […]

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Los Angeles Department of Transportation Unveils Universal Mobility Pilot – OpenGov Asia

The Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) has launched its groundbreaking Universal Basic Mobility pilot project in South Los Angeles, one of the largest in the nation. initiatives of its kind, giving thousands of Angelenos more transportation options. The pilot will include e-bikes, shared electric vehicles and on-demand EV shuttle service, as well as a […]

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South Bend headteachers optimistic about transportation changes

SOUTH CURVE — South Bend neighborhood Leaders say they are pleased with progress in getting students to school on time after society passed sweeping changes to transportation this year. Last fall, district leaders restructured school start times by giving elementary, middle and high schools separate pick-up and drop-off times. Administrators say moving from a two-tier […]

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Bypass, key to active transportation to eliminate congestion in Bradford West Gwillimbury

The completion of the Bradford Bypass is largely dependent on the completion of the Bradford Bypass, but the planned provincial road is only one piece of the municipality’s transport puzzle. Two public information sessions were held on April 25 on the City’s Transportation Master Plan. The goal of the plan is to transform a problem […]

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Why Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings (KNX) is a great long-term value stock

For new and old investors, taking full advantage of the stock market and investing with confidence are common goals. Zacks Premium offers plenty of ways to do both. With daily Zacks Ranking and Zacks Industry Ranking updates, full access to the Zacks #1 Ranking List, Stock Research Reports, and Premium Stock Screens, the Research Service […]

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No more masks on public transport (for now) – Is government regulation of COVID-19 ending? | Foley & Lardner LLP

Following a decision by a federal judge decision last week reversing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) mask mandate at airports and other places of public transportation nationwide, the agency’s ability to impose future restrictions is in doubt. In her ruling, U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle found that the mask mandate exceeded […]

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No more masks on public transport (for now) – Is government regulation of COVID-19 ending? | Blogs | Labor and Employment Law Perspectives

Following a decision by a federal judge decision last week reversing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) mask mandate at airports and other places of public transportation nationwide, the agency’s ability to impose future restrictions is in doubt. In her ruling, U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle found that the mask mandate exceeded […]

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Masking Mayhem: Federal judge strikes down mask mandate for airlines and public transportation

Crowds of masked and unmasked people broke through the security line at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, where the airport issued a statement Tuesday morning saying masks are now “optional for employees, passengers and visitors” at the airport. “Although a mask mandate is no longer enforced, employees, passengers and visitors are reminded […]

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Delayed Department of Transport decision delays Connect Airlines

The company behind the Massachusetts-based company start Connect Airlines is pushing the Department of Transportation (DOT) to issue a show cause order. The order is needed before the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) allows Connect Airlines to begin testing and complete its certification process. Connect Airlines wants to operate scheduled passenger flights between Billy Bishop Toronto […]

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The decision filled with risks on the mandate of the transport mask

“At first glance,” Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle wrote in his order, Monday, throwing out the federal mask mandate for people using public transportation — planes, trains, Ubers — it might seem that the mandate was instead “closely tied to the powers granted” to federal health authorities by law. Indeed, it blushingly seems to be intertwined, […]

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Mask mandates dropped on all public transport | Richmond Free Press

GRTC users no longer have to wear a mask when boarding a bus. Nor do travelers who take planes, trains, or other forms of public transportation. The mask’s mandate ended abruptly on Monday when a federal judge in Florida issued an injunction barring the app. U.S. District Court Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle has ruled that […]

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The Biden administration says it could appeal a decision that overturned a mask mandate on public transportation.

The Biden administration announced on Tuesday that it intends to appeal a Florida judge’s ruling that overturned a federal mask requirement on planes, trains, buses and other public transportation — but only if the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention decides that the extension of the measure is necessary. The Justice Department’s announcement came after […]

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Judge rules federal public transportation mask mandate illegal

Topline A federal judge on Monday rejected the federal government’s mask mandate for airports, airplanes and other public transportation, ruling that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention exceeded his authority by imposing the mask requirement days after the agency extended it for another two weeks. A traveler wearing a face mask is seen at […]

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Judge strikes down national mask mandate for planes and other transport settings

Placeholder while loading article actions (The last: End of federal transport mask mandate greeted with confusion and relief) Federal authorities halted enforcement of a federal mask mandate on Monday in transportation circles after a federal judge overturned the requirement, raising public health concerns and prompting several airlines to announce that face coverings are optional on […]

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Transport trucks in Pernem use village roads instead of the highway

April 16, 2022 | 07:45 IST Transport trucks in Pernem use village roads instead of the highway Team Herald PERNEM: Residents of Fakirpata in Pernem have raised safety concerns regarding the rapid transit trucks that pass through the village throughout the day. The villagers said that these transport trucks go to the Mopa airport site, […]

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Shenzhou-13: A Breakthrough in Crew Transport

Screen image taken at the Beijing Aerospace Control Center showing the return capsule main parachute of the Shenzhou-13 manned spacecraft successfully deployed and its descent speed slowing down, April 16, 2022. /Screen capture via CGTN Screen image taken at the Beijing Aerospace Control Center showing the return capsule main parachute of the Shenzhou-13 manned spacecraft […]

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City of Crookston, Minn., Department of Transportation to Host Open House for Highway 2 Corridor Study – Grand Forks Herald

CROOKSTON, Minnesota – An open house to gather community input on the future of U.S. Highway 2 through downtown Crookston will be held at Crookston City Hall on Thursday, April 28 from 5 p.m. 30 to 7 p.m. The City of Crookston, in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, is conducting the study to […]

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West Side Rag » High frustration at CB7 transportation committee meeting; The DOT representative leaves

Posted on April 13, 2022 at 5:14 p.m. by West Side Rag Dangerous loading and jamming of a fire hydrant on Central Park West. Photographs by Howard Yaruss. By Molly Sugarman Bureaucracy and the problems it creates were the main topics of discussion at the Community Council 7 transportation committee meeting on Tuesday, April 12. […]

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Extension of mask mandate for planes, public transport “on the table”, says the White House

Topline The Biden administration may continue to require Americans to wear masks on public transportation, airplanes and airports after the end of term next week, as the White House’s Covid-19 coordinator said Monday, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention could rule in the coming days that the mask order should not yet be lifted […]

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Safety project to begin next week near St. Maries

Next week, work will impact Goosehaven Road near St. Maries as crews prepare to begin construction on a safety project on State Highway 3. Departure Monday, April 18, the Idaho Department of Transportation will improve Goosehaven Road by adding more materials and then leveling the route so it can serve as a […]

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Transport report prioritizes cycling and walking

A 211-page report by the City of Newport concluded that while the city’s historic streets are ideal for walking and cycling, the transportation system “does not currently provide a safe, convenient, or equitable experience in all parts of town, as a result, “driving is often the only option for people traveling in and around Newport.” […]

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West Kelowna council hears many public comments on transportation master plan – Kelowna Capital News

West Kelowna Council heard an update on the city’s 2040 Transportation Master Plan at this week’s regular meeting (April 5). The first phase of consultation was carried out by HTR Corporation and James Laurence Group. The consultation took place in February and March of this year with partners, stakeholders and the public. “This phase was […]

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1-90 Yellowstone River Project ahead of schedule

If you’ve driven Interstate 90 between Billings and Lockwood recently, you know the orange cones are out. On Tuesday, the Montana Department of Transportation provided an update on the Yellowstone River project during an open house at the Billings Public Library. MDT engineering project manager Shane Johnson said construction was a bit ahead of schedule. […]

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Hillsborough Commissioners to Discuss Proposed Carriage Surcharge to Meet Growing County Needs

Commissioners tackle transport tax Kellie Cowan reports TAMPA, Florida. – Hillsborough Commissioners took a step forward in their bid to get the county’s growing transportation needs back on track on Wednesday. With a 5-2 vote, commissioners agreed to hold a public hearing on April 20 to discuss a proposed one-cent transit system sales surcharge. If […]

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Critical Debate on Snake River Dams – DTN – AgFax

Photo: USACA When Chandler Ghoul When asked at Commodity Classic last month in New Orleans about investing in infrastructure, the CEO of the National Association of Wheat Growers took the time to highlight the value of river transportation. He repeatedly warned of the risks to wheat farmers during a raging debate in the Pacific Northwest […]

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Nebraska Department of Transportation Announces Winners of “Name a Snowplow” Contest | Local News

LINCOLN — The Nebraska Department of Transportation has announced the winners of its inaugural “Name a Snowplow” contest, and the elementary school with the top winning names is Bloomfield. Elementary school students from the northeast Nebraska community of 1,393 people entered eight of the winning names. The DOT contest drew over 300 submissions from Nebraska […]

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First tow reaches upper Mississippi with a little help from a friend – DTN – AgFax

Recovery operations at Emsworth L/D and ice dams on the Allegheny. Photo: District of Pittsburgh, US Army Corps of Engineers We all know the saying: “There is a first time for everything”. It suited me on March 20, when I came down to Pepin, Wis., and saw the motor vessel W. Red Harris pushing nine […]

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21 states, including Alaska, challenge CDC’s masking requirement on public transit

By Curt Anderson, Associated Press Updated: March 29, 2022 Posted: March 29, 2022 Masked passengers, board a Hawaiian Airlines flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Honolulu International Airport Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 over the Pacific Ocean. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times) Twenty-one states with Republican attorneys general filed a lawsuit Tuesday to end the federal […]