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Watch 4,000th Neopanamax Transit through Panama Canal

July 31, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The milestone was achieved on July 29 while the LNG tanker was traveling southbound from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. “The steady increase in Neopanamax transits reflect our customers’ confidence in the expanded canal, particularly with our fastest-growing segment,” […]


Impact & Regulations

Trump to Seek Repeal of California’s Smog-Fighting Power

July 24, 2018

Via: Transport Topics

The Trump administration will seek to revoke California’s authority to regulate automobile greenhouse gas emissions — including its mandate for electric car sales — in a proposed revision of Obama-era standards, according to three people familiar with the plan. The […]


Impact & Regulations

Mexico Is Said to Push for NAFTA Agreement by End of August

July 23, 2018

Via: Transport Topics

Mexico is redoubling its efforts to reach a NAFTA agreement with the U.S. and Canada by the end of August to increase certainty for investors and take the heat off incoming President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, according to three people […]


Travel and Public transit

Truck Stops Respond to Drivers’ Needs

July 6, 2018

Via: Transport Topics

A truck stop is not just a location for drivers to refuel. Across the United States they create a unique “home away from home” for drivers. Known generally as places that offer services for drivers to refuel their vehicles and […]


Travel and Public transit

L.A. Metro board OKs transformative ‘Vision 2028’ plan

July 2, 2018

Via: Metro Magazine

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (Metro) big picture plan, Metro Vision 2028, which explains the strategies the agency plans to use to improve mobility and quality of life across Los Angeles County over the next decade, was approved […]


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Panama Canal Opens Its Locks to More LNG Vessels

June 28, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The changes, which will go into effect from October 1, 2018, would be made in anticipation of LNG transit needs, Panama Canal Authority’s Deputy Administrator Manuel E. Benitez said at the World Gas Conference in Washington, DC. According to the […]


Travel and Public transit

Boston’s MBTA improves real-time information for subway service

April 23, 2018

Via: Metro Magazine

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has improved subway arrival predication times on MBTA.com and select smartphone applications. Following last month’s announcement of improved prediction times and train locations for Commuter Rail, this latest improvement to the MBTA’s real-time information, […]


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Bombardier secures Maryland Transit rail services contract

March 26, 2018

Via: Metro Magazine

Bombardier Transportation signed a five-year extension to its current contract with the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) to provide operations and maintenance services for the Brunswick and Camden Lines of the Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) Rail System. The contract extension […]


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IEA: US to Dominate Global Oil Supply in Next 5 Years

March 6, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The United States is set to take over the throne as the world’s largest oil producer in the next five years, overpowering OPEC countries. Over the next three years, gains from the United States alone will cover 80 pct of […]


Travel and Public transit

Uber and Lyft Might Not Be Ruining the American City

January 31, 2018

Via: Wired

THIS IS HOW quickly transportation has changed in urban America. In July 2010, a service called UberCab went live in San Francisco—that’s fewer than eight years ago. Washington, DC’s Capital Bikeshare, the country’s largest bike-sharing program, really got off the […]