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It was difficult to find a charter bus service to serve Plainview ISD. Becca Dunlap, purchasing manager for the district, told school board members Thursday night that bus drivers are in short supply. It’s not that they don’t want to serve the district. They just don’t have the resources. Many charter bus service providers have …

Bayfield – Bustang Outrider adds Bayfield to its Durango – Grand Junction route, providing another transit option for residents of the Pine River Valley area. Outrider’s new stop is at Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Dr. Bus departs Bayfield daily at 6:10 a.m. and arrives in Durango at 6:32 a.m. Round trips depart Durango …

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SANTA CRUZ COUNTY—The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved the 2022 Active Transportation Plan, a 200-page document that outlines dozens of projects to increase the county’s bike and walking path system. “The vision is to create a network of cycling and walking routes that connect major destinations in the county and are …

The Southwest Pennsylvania Commission (SPC) is seeking input on a regional transportation improvement plan and is holding public meetings in May and June. By visiting www.spcregion.org, residents will be able to review a draft Transportation Improvement Plan 2023-2026, which identifies priority road, transit and multimodal transportation improvements planned for the next four years. There are …

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The executive vice president and chief financial officer of CSX Corp. (NASDAQ: CSX) Sean Pelkey ​​will address the Bank of America Securities 2022 29th Annual Transportation, Airlines and Industrials Conference in Boston on Tuesday, May 17 at 8:00 a.m. EST. The address will be broadcast live via …

A lobby group hopes the nonprofit that runs the Vancouver Island rail line will change its mind about track use. Friends of Rails to Trails Vancouver Island envisions a continuous active transportation trail on the rail corridor, which covers nearly 290 kilometers from Victoria to Courtenay, with additional sections in Parksville, Nanaimo and Port Alberni. …

DENVER (CBS4)– Take a drive around Denver, and you might think the city is under construction. (credit: CBS) “Fences are pretty unsightly, but so is a tent block,” said Chris Nielsen, who lives downtown. The tents he refers to housed Denver’s homeless population, now they’ve been replaced with bright orange fences, giant boulders, jagged rocks …

Fastening your seat belt is one of the most important things every driver and passenger can do to stay safe in the event of an accident. Former Packers star Donald Driver is once again partnering with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to raise awareness of this simple safety measure, launching the annual Click It or …

As our Connecticut legislators wrap up their “short session” this week, it’s time to assess their work: the things done, the mixed messages sent, and the issues unresolved. Photo added jim cameron Transportation is responsible for almost 30% of all air pollution in the United States, more than half of which comes from cars and …

Construction of Ala Moana Boulevard Elevated Pedestrian Walkway Begins May 2 Posted on April 29, 2022 in Highway News, Main, News HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is advising the public that construction of the Ala Moana Boulevard Pedestrian Overpass, located between Ward Avenue and Kamakeʻe Street, begins Monday, May 2, 2022. This …

Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst is urging the Justice Department to drop its appeal of a ruling that overturned the mask requirement for public transportation. “The decision of Americans to wear masks should be theirs,” Ernst says. “…Americans are tired of masks. They are ready to move on and move on with their lives. Last week, …

The Monday Duo (25and April) said they wanted to provide service to transmitters in the industrial corridors from the greater Houston area to the Beaumont/Port Arthur areas. According to the plans for the project, Enterprise has announced that it will develop the CO2 aggregation and transportation network through the use of new and existing pipelines …

Wall Street brokers expect Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KNX – Get Rating) to post earnings per share of $1.34 for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Ten analysts have released earnings estimates for Knight-Swift Transportation, with estimates ranging from $1.27 to $1.45. Knight-Swift Transportation reported earnings of $0.98 per share in the same …

According to the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the deadline for drastically reducing climate-warming pollutants is fast approaching, and cities and transportation agencies will both need to transform drastically over the next decade to avoid the worst effects of a hot climate. Earlier this month, the IPCC released the third …

West Broad Street (Citizen file photo) The Central Virginia Transportation Authority is seeking public comment on the funding it plans to allocate to 30 transportation projects in Henrico and its other member communities (Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, New Kent and Powhatan counties, as well as the City of Richmond and the Town of Ashland). …

NORRISTOWN — Municipalities in Montgomery County may soon find financial assistance for needed infrastructure with funding through the county’s transportation program. “In a nutshell, this is a competitive program for our 62 municipalities to improve their own locally owned transportation infrastructure,” said Matt Popek, deputy chief of Montgomery County’s transportation planning section. Popek addressed county …

Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, Minister of State for Shipping in the Government of Bangladesh, said about 8,480 kilometers of the Bangladesh Waterway could be used for transporting and distributing goods between Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Bhutan. Speaking at the inaugural session of the Inland Waterways Conclave 2022, a two-day event organized by the Ministry of Ports, …

Mountain Metropolitan Transit and the City of Colorado Springs received approximately $2 million more in federal transit dollars this fiscal year than the prior year, allowing them to allocate more funds to operate or improve public transport in the region. Together, the transit agency and the city received about $10.6 million in federal funding this …

State environmental officials say seven new heavy-duty trucks purchased by the Arkansas Department of Transportation under a special program will emit 17.3 tons less smog-forming pollutant than vehicles that they replace. The $1.1 million the cleaner-burning trucks will cost will come from the $14.7 million that was awarded to the state following two partial consent …

Newport’s ongoing transportation masterplan hopes to bring a quaint, village-like town, with many of its most popular thoroughfares being the narrowest, into the 21st century. “I’m sure the report and findings won’t surprise anyone, but the Existing Conditions Report now captures much of what has people’s frustrations, connects it to hard data, and gives us …

The P-1 shuttle is said to have no steering wheel, no pedals and no human driver. WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – Could autonomous vehicles be coming to the city of Winter Haven? While nothing is set in stone yet, the idea is at least being tested in “Florida’s coolest little town.” COAST Autonomous collaborated with the …

Fleet electrification provider Zeem Solutions has opened its first commercial electric vehicle transportation depot as a service in Inglewood, California near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The depot, a hub for zero-emission vehicle services, is the largest commercial electric vehicle charging facility in the United States that supports medium and heavy-duty electric vehicle fleets. The …

Emilie Heidemann | Wisconsin State Journal Gas prices have always factored into the cost estimates a Madison-based moving company gives customers before employees help move boxes and furniture to a new home. But before 2020, gas prices were only a fleeting consideration for Busy B’s Moving, said office manager Andrea Cation. Now Busy B’s with …

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 more than 300 submissions from …

Amid rising gas prices, South Bay residents are selling vehicles and opting for alternative transportation Gas prices in California are the highest in the country, and in the Bay Area, residents are choosing other means of transportation to save money. Some are totally overpriced for driving. KTVU’s Emma Goss reports. SAN JOSE, CA. – Gas …

Washington state plans to ban most non-electric vehicles by 2030, according to a bill recently signed by Governor Jay Inslee. The bill states that all 2030 or later model year vehicles that are sold, purchased, or registered in the state must be electric. “By December 31, 2023, the electric vehicle interagency coordination board … shall …

Tokyo, March 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The world last mile delivery transportation market size was worth US$179.96 billion in 2021. The primary last mile delivery service includes the timely delivery of goods and services at an affordable rate and in good condition. Last mile delivery activity has improved and is expected to reach highs …

Taxi, ambulance and bus drivers will demonstrate in Madrid city center on Sunday to demand the implementation of urgent measures to reduce soaring energy prices, EURACTIV partner EFE reported. Representatives of the Spanish National Road Transport Committee (Comité Nacional de Transporte por Carretera, CNTC) will meet on Wednesday, March 23, the Minister of Transport, Raquel …

New York, USA, March 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to the report published by Research Dive, the global transport battery recycling market should collect a revenues of $10,299.8 million by 2030rapidly growing at a 9.0% CAGR during the forecast period 2021-2030. The inclusive report provides a brief overview of the current market scenario including …

The mask mandate was set to end March 18, but the TSA extended the March 10 requirement for masks on planes and public transportation through April 18. WASHINGTON, DC, USA – A letter sent to the US Department of Transportation asking President Joe Biden’s administration to end the mask mandate on public transportation has been …

Benjamin Bernhart, director of transportation for the Exeter Township School District, has been approved for initial Pennsylvania Certified School Transportation Professional status by the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO) Board of Directors. Bernhart has been employed by the district since 2018, initially as assistant transportation supervisor and then as transportation director in August …

Stock analysts expect Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KNX – Get Rating) to post earnings of $1.25 per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Nine analysts have made estimates of Knight-Swift Transportation’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $1.16 to $1.32. Knight-Swift Transportation posted earnings per share of $0.83 in the same quarter last year, indicating …

The initiative, called Miles of Smiles, began in mid-February to meet the needs of Santa Barbara County adults ages 62 and older who lack reliable transportation for necessary commitments like sightseeing. at the doctor. “Dependent elderly people confined to their homes have always faced challenges maintaining their daily lives,” said Community Partners in Caring Executive …

Frequent heavy traffic on State Route 347 is a major problem for Maricopa. Tuesday’s state Supreme Court ruling on Propositions 416 and 417 could open the door to funding for freeway expansion and improvements. The Arizona Supreme Court today upheld Propositions 416 and 417, allowing Pinal County to levy a …

Jack Kane PADUCAH, KY – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 1 has the following Water Over Road report: Crittenden County The Cave-in-Rock ferry is CLOSED due to Ohio River flood waters covering KY 91 at Kentucky Landing – Estimated time is March 8 or 9. KY 91 is CLOSED due to 15mm to 15.7mm river …

Borough of Quarryville officials are asking for the public’s opinion in order to develop an “active transportation plan”. Forms of active transportation are those that require human energy, such as walking, running, and cycling. The effort to form such a plan aims to identify infrastructure improvements for active means of getting around and to identify …

MV Transportation, Inc., has been awarded a contract to provide on-demand microtransit and trailhead shuttle services for the city of Sedona, Arizona, starting this spring. Faced with the balance between population growth and increased tourism, the City of Sedona has developed a Transportation Master Plan (TMP) to address traffic congestion and the mobility needs of …

State Rep. Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) was named to the Illinois House Transportation and Security Committee last week by House Republican Leader Jim Durkin. “I am grateful for the trust Chief Durkin has placed in me to provide proper verification of vehicle and safety laws on Illinois highways,” Swanson said in a press release. “Over the …

EAST WINDSOR, NJ – Built in 2001, this custom colonial has an open floor plan and has been kept in pristine condition by its original owners, says Redfin. The house has a huge basement and is located near the main shops and transport. See photos : Address: 37 Rembrandt Way, East Windsor, NJ Price: $679,999 …

Hexagon Agility has received an order for Mobile Pipeline® TITAN® modules from RenewGas Transportation, a leading provider of complete turnkey transportation solutions for renewable natural gas (RNG). These modules will be used to transport and deliver RNG derived from agricultural waste. The order represents an estimated value of 5.5 million USD (approximately NOK 49.5 million) …

Rail News passenger railway 02/23/2022 Rail News: Passenger Rail The Northern Virginia Transportation Commission (NVTC) is advising the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to find ways to reduce spending in the agency’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2023 to fill a projected budget gap for the financial year 2024. The NVTC, which represents local …

RALEIGH — Now anyone can vote online for the best multimodal transportation project in the state. People are invited to visit the North Carolina Department of Transportation website to vote for the most voted project in this year’s NCDOT Mobi Awards. The deadline to vote in the Most Voted Project category is March 4 at …

DENVER (KDVR) – Anyone who’s driven snow days in Colorado understands the dynamics of maneuvering the roads with different driver personalities. A video series called “Winter Driving in the Wild” from the Colorado Department of Transportation combines education and humor to provide safe and efficient winter driving resources to Coloradoans. Snow hits mountains Monday, 3 …

…FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 845 AM EST FRIDAY… * WHAT…Flooding of streams and poor drainage areas caused by excessive runoff from heavy rainfall and rapid snowmelt is expected. * WHERE…A portion of western New York, including the following counties, Allegany, Cattaraugus, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario and Wyoming. * WHEN…Until 845 AM EST Friday. * …

WISCONSIN RAPIDS — City leaders are focusing on the final details needed to create a new utility that would reform parts of the city’s road funding. The Wisconsin Rapids Common Council voted 4 to 3 on Tuesday for the goal of raising $500,000 through a proposed ride service. The vote sets the stage for a …

The Rockville and Shady Grove subway stations have been closed by the WMATA (Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority) since September, and remained closed until mid-January, in order to renovate their canopies. They closed two vital metro stations for four months to add aesthetic details to them. Tearing away the public transportation people depend on is …

Capitol Dispatch is a weekly political report focusing on the actions of our local representatives during the 2022 legislative session. It will run every Sunday during A major new piece of politics landed in the state Legislature on Tuesday. Democratic Party leaders from both chambers introduced the Move Ahead Washington Bill, a 16-year, $16 billion …

The Emergency Responder Safety Institute (ERSI) has just launched a new national platform that collects detailed information directly from first responders about incidents on the road where responders or their equipment have been struck by a vehicle while operating on places. By improving first responder reporting, this new tool will help ERSI track and analyze …

H-1 Eastbound Highway Restriction Project Update Posted on February 9, 2022 in Highway News, Main, News HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) provides an update on the eastbound H-1 Freeway restriction work as daytime closure times have been reduced to minimize impacts on the public. Road works are expected to be completed by …

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You’ve probably seen it gliding over Disneyland and you’ve probably felt the sound of the near-silent machine as it sped past you at 30 mph. Perhaps you turned your back, forgetting that there was an elevated railway track nearby, only to jump at the sound of the monorail horn. But unless you’re staying at a …

Universal free lunch and preschool have been major political talking points at the federal and state levels in recent years. Now add free transportation from preschool to high school to the conversation, says California State Senator Nancy Skinner. That’s the goal, then part of the SB 878, dubbed Road to Success, that Skinner showed off …

Iowa has plans for a high-speed rail line to Chicago, but it’s running into funding shortfalls. Every Thanksgiving, from when I was a kid until 2016, I used to travel from Iowa City to Chicago to visit my grandparents in the city. It was a three and a half hour trip, not including stops, which …

Committed to active transportation in the Greater Cincinnati area, the Devou Good Foundation is pledging $50,000 for the region’s first e-bike incentive program. Rebates of $500 are available for residents of the five northern Kentucky River towns and nine Cincinnati ZIP codes. To qualify for the program, e-bikes can be purchased online or at local …

Public works and transportation officials are urging people to stay off the roads of New Hampshire on Saturday as a northeast rolls in. Public works crews spent Friday loading trucks with salt and preparing plows. Meteorologists said snow could fall at rates of 2 to 3 inches per hour at the height of the storm, …

Knight-Swift Transportation is hammering a bottom Knight-Swift Transportation (NYSE: KNX) delivered a very solid report and we are not surprised. Not only is the industry supported by strong tailwinds, but the company is working on growth and its competitors have also made strong reports. The findings of the report are that revenue is increasing across …

Annapolis, MD (January 25, 2022) Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman and the Bureau of Transportation have released a new interactive web map that will allow residents to submit feedback for the Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan (PBMP) County, Walk & Roll Anne Arundel! This first opportunity to give your opinion on Walk & Roll …

Advertising On January 18, China’s State Council released the 14th five-year plan to improve its transportation system. The document lays out the means to build and strengthen roads, railways, ports and waterways, as well as the technology and human capital involved in the transport industry. After the COVID-19 pandemic ends, supply chain bottlenecks will ease …

Housing, homelessness and transportation dominated the conversation on the first night of the Boulder City Council’s annual retreat. City council members were put in pairs, tasked with whittling down the list of 45 suggested priorities into several more manageable ones. One of Boulder’s homeless encampments near Broadway and Boulder Creek on Friday. (Cliff Grassmick/staff photographer) …

The story has often been told of an intellectually deprived Pennsylvania legislature forcing the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission into deep debt to help fund public transit in that commonwealth. The result was toll increases from year to year to cover this debt. And although the annual obligation has been reduced in recent times – from $450 …

Delta Airlines (Quick quote DALDAL – Free Report) kicked off the fourth quarter 2021 earnings season for the transportation sector on January 13, 2022. The airline giant performed well, reporting earnings per share and revenue above expectations. Buoyant passenger traffic during the holiday season contributed to the results. Although Delta management expects the carrier to …

Heavy wet snow still carries the potential for downing trees and power lines FRANKFURT, Ky. (WTVQ) (OUT)– Winter Storm Izzy brought heavy snow and hazardous driving conditions to many areas of Kentucky, particularly central Kentucky and the southern corridors of Interstate 75 and eastern I- 64. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) snow and ice crews worked …

PHOENIX — Parents across the state are fighting to send their children to Arizona Autism Charter School, but one thing is missing and that is student transportation. And spokesman Dan McCarty says the daily parent drop-off line can be a challenge, to say the least. “The current situation with parent withdrawals is brutal as we …

After failing to pass a comprehensive transportation funding program in 2021, Washington state lawmakers are now considering how they can resume their efforts this year to make major investments in highways, ferries, and transportation. in common with the state. As elected officials enter a short 60-day session, negotiating a multibillion-dollar deal could be a tightrope …

LONG BEACH (CNS) – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg will visit the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Tuesday to discuss progress on supply chain disruptions and the backlog container ships off the coast in recent months. Buttigieg will start the day with a 9:15 a.m. boat trip with elected officials …

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – As temperatures drop well below zero, the risk of flash frost in the region is likely. “If you can stay home and work that would be better. If you can’t, please leave very early for your destination, ”said Natasha Lacy, public information officer for the Kentucky Department of Transportation Cabinet. His …

Guilford County School uses public transportation to get students to schools Update: 8:09 p.m. EST January 7, 2022 Unprecedented school bus driver shortages mean some students will have to take city buses to get to schools, officials said. Guilford County schools had several start time delays on Friday due to the bus driver shortage caused …

According to a Forbes article from Alain Ohnsman, U.S. safety investigators are calling for stricter Tesla regulation after the publication of several investigative reports detailing several Tesla crashes due to the car’s faulty autopilot mode. In March 2018 in Mountain View, California, Walter huang was playing a game on his phone as his Tesla Model …

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (WWBT) – The Virginia Department of Transportation said it was working to reach drivers stranded on I-95 in northern Virginia on Monday evening. Motorists are urged to avoid the area as additional resources are being sent to clear down felled trees and broken down vehicles. Earlier today, all southbound lanes of I-95 in …

Marcus and Jeanna Brewington are raising nine children, aged 4 to 19, with a disability income that is barely more than the salary of a minimum-wage job. The couple receive food stamp assistance, but after paying rent and basic living expenses, they usually only have about $ 25 per month in disposable income. When their …

Motorized vehicle travel may be one of the fastest ways to get from point A to point B in Wyoming, but some people want ways to get around either on their own or with another. means of transport. Wyoming Pathways released a report from a 2021 Wyoming Active Transportation Community Needs Survey. In his conclusion, …

BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) – As Buffalo Police and Arson detectives continue to investigate an attempted arson attack on Christmas Eve, the owner of the targeted business is hoping the public can help catch the responsible person. “The hope of the video is to make sure we catch the bad guy,” said Christine Uwimbabazi, owner of …

The old Thomas Grocery building on N. 4th St. will be WMPO’s new home. (Port City Daily / Amy Passaretti) WILMINGTON – The old Thomas Grocery building doesn’t seem like much now, with its deteriorated floors, molded ceilings and massive structural damage, but the Wilmington Urban Metropolitan Area Planning Committee (WMPO) has a vision for …

Sue Ellen Bordwell rarely saw another cyclist on her route on Route 1 from Yarmouth to the University of Southern Maine in the 1990s. “Then one day there was this small layer of snow. I was cycling across the bridge (from Martin’s Point) and saw other bike paths, ”Bordwell said. “I was so excited to …

Following a previous request in October to receive an update from county staff on the status of transportation projects, the Supervisory Board’s Transportation Committee held a meeting on December 14, during which officials discussed transportation priorities and funding for current and future projects. The meeting began with a presentation on pedestrian and bicycle improvements by …

18-Dec 11-Dec 4-Dec 27-Nov 20-Nov 13-Nov Active cases by community Nyack 71 39 36 23 17 12 Valley Chalet 70 53 29 28 27 16 Nyack West 23 24 26 19 18 18 Piermont 5 3 3 3 3 4 Rockland County 7-day positivity rate 3.2% 2.9% 2.5% 2.0% 1.5% 1.5% Active cases 1,669 1,306 …

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Starting Thursday, the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide) is reducing bus services on some routes and suspending Route 68. Temporary changes are the result of a labor shortage in the organization. “While the service reductions are limited, we apologize for any inconvenience they may cause,” TheRide CEO Matt Carpenter said …

San Marcos City Council voted unanimously to approve the city’s transportation master plan as well as amendments recommended by the Planning and Zoning Commission at its regular meeting on Tuesday. The approval of the transport master plan also entails the approval of the traffic plan and the bicycle plan. Before voting, board members received a …

As the Christmas holiday season approaches, it is worrying that the number of road deaths and injuries is on the rise. According to the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, more than 20,000 Americans died on US roads in the first six months of 2021, an increase of 18.4% from the same period …