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Travel and Public transit

L.A. Metro breaks ground on improvements project

October 15, 2018

Via: Metro Magazine

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) broke ground on the Metro Orange Line Improvements Project, which will improve bus speeds and safety, and prepare the bus rapid transit line in the San Fernando Valley for a future conversion […]


Travel and Public transit

The MTA seeks high-tech solutions for its bus and subway crisis

October 10, 2018

Via: The Verge

New York’s subways and buses are in crisis. As it copes with cascading delays, traffic congestion, and declines in ridership, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is seeking salvation from an unlikely source: the tech sector. On Wednesday, the MTA announced […]


Shipping

Ulstein: SunStone Orders One More Expedition Cruise Vessel

October 5, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The ship is scheduled for delivery in August 2020, according to Norway-based Ulstein. This is the first of nine options under the design and equipment contract for X-BOW ship signed between Ulstein Design & Solutions AS and SunStone in 2017. […]


Travel and Public transit

Public-Private coalition to launch AV pilot in Grand Rapids

October 1, 2018

Via: Metro Magazine

Nine Michigan companies and the City of Grand Rapids have come together to form a unique coalition that will place autonomous vehicles on city streets in March 2019. The Grand Rapids Autonomous Mobility Initiative is the next big step to […]


Travel and Public transit

2018 Top 100 Transit Bus Fleets Survey

September 25, 2018

Via: Metro Magazine

With ridership dipping across the nation, METRO’s Top 100 Bus Fleets are looking at new technologies and ways to make bus transit the backbone of a larger multimodal system that also includes bike-share, TNCs, ride-share, and autonomous shuttles as first-, […]


Travel and Public transit

Lyft’s Bid to Rule the Streets Now Includes Public Transit

September 13, 2018

Via: Wired

In today’s transportation landscape, opening the Lyft app on your phone is a sing of intent. It means that wherever you’re going, you’ve decided you won’t biking, or walking, or taking the bus. Maybe you’ll share the ride with a […]


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

L.A. Metro launches pilot program for SBE, DBE, and DVBE firms

March 20, 2018

Via: Metro Magazine

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) implemented a one-year pilot program to assist Metro-certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, (DBE) and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) firms secure sufficient bonding to work on Metro construction projects. […]


Infrastructure, Travel and Public transit

Public transportation industry responds to President’s infrastructure plan

February 14, 2018

Via: Metro Magazine

In the wake of the Trump Administration’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan, several in the transportation industry came out to voice their displeasure for the plan and to urge Congress to keep the door open for further discussion and input from […]