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Cabotage – National point-to-point movements for the international commercial transport of goods – International law

When importing goods into Canada by trucks, trailers, semi-trailers and containers, businesses may have the option of picking up and delivering domestic goods to Canada during their trip. While these additional domestic deliveries may make logistical sense, they are governed by Canadian cabotage laws which are technical and often poorly understood. Penalties for violating cabotage […]

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Portland’s “Transportation Wallet,” a grant designed to free up parking, extended to help low-income city residents

A program born out of a plan to reduce parking needs in some of Portland’s most populous central neighborhoods is now being used to help residents in some of its more remote neighborhoods. As Portland became more expensive, it pushed low-income residents to areas further away from employment centers and fast, reliable transportation. The city’s […]

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Eric Doherty: Big Auto fails to put transport transformation off COP26 agenda

The COP26 climate talks were a fiasco, with industry lobbyists nearly destroying anything worth it. Big Auto tried to keep the transport statement’s focus exclusively on electric cars, but ultimately failed, or at least did not succeed completely. The guidance document titled “COP26 Declaration on Accelerating the Transition to 100% Zero Emission Cars and Vans” […]

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Paying attention to the access gap: tackling both the digital divide and transport to improve outcomes

Driven by concerns that some in-person care was too dangerous during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020, the U.S. healthcare industry has accelerated the expansion of telehealth. While telehealth has improved access to many outpatient services, marginalized patients (rural, poor, elderly and minority) may not have benefited in the same way from the expansion of telehealth. […]

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Public transport status-Affaires Grovesande

s-Gravenzande 04.11.2021 – On May 3, B&W received questions about public transport issues in Julianneve, Koning. According to article 42 of the internal regulations, they inform you as follows. introduction From January 4, 2021, the temporary bus stop in ‘s-Gravenzande’ on both sides of the Koningin Julianalaan was accessible to residents of the WV ‘s-Gravenzande […]

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The AASHTO expresses its disappointment at the extension of the transport bill

© Shutterstock The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has expressed disappointment with Congress’ failure to pass a long-term reauthorization of surface transportation. In a statement, the organization said the short-term extension of the FAST law until December 3 would leave transportation services on hold. “For the second time in a month, […]

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New York and New Jersey Port Authority announces climate policies

© Shutterstock The New York and New Jersey Port Authority recently released two environmental policies. The first policy commits the agency to achieving the goal of achieving zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, while the second policy sets the goal of halving direct greenhouse gas emissions. greenhouse by 2030. The policies will be presented […]

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FAA seeks new designs for control towers

© Shutterstock The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is looking for control tower designs that can be built and operated in a sustainable manner at regional and municipal airports. The agency is looking for solicitations that will meet operational and financial requirements, maximize energy efficiency, be easy to modify to meet height requirements, and can be […]

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USDOT and California Announce Partnership on Supply Chain Infrastructure Program

© Shutterstock California Governor Gavin Newsom and the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced Thursday that they have formed a strategic partnership to identify billions of dollars in funding for infrastructure improvement projects in that state. The announcement would allow California to accelerate work on a network of related projects that will collectively help grow […]