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Trucking Industry Sees More Pay Increases for Drivers

December 1, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

KLLM Transport Services and Pride Transport joined the surge of trucking companies set to raise driver pay. Pride Transport increased driver pay by 4 cents per mile Dec. 1. KLLM announced the same day that it is rolling out one […]


Vehicles

E-Smart Targets Better Tractor-Trailer Connectivity

November 30, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Trucking technology supplier E-Smart, which offers capabilities such as adaptive speed control and load-based power management, also is pursuing opportunities to connect truck and trailer data. E-Smart’s advanced driver assistance system uses GPS to actively cap a truck’s maximum speed […]


Travel & Public Transit

MBTA releases proposed services changes after ridership drops due to pandemic

November 11, 2020

Via: Transportation Today

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority this week released a series of proposed changes to its transit service intended to match new ridership patterns that have emerged as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has resulted in a decline […]


Travel & Public Transit

CDC: US cruise ships can resume sailing with phased approach

November 2, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

This follows a No Sail Order for cruise ships originally issued by CDC earlier in March this year in an effort to minimise the spread of COVID-19 on cruise ships. CDC wanted to extend the No Sail Order until February, […]


Travel & Public Transit

L.A. Metro Opens New Transit Pavilion Bus Stop

October 20, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has completed the agency’s Cesar Chavez Bus Stop Improvements Project that creates a new state-of-the-art transit pavilion as part of the near-term recommendations of Metro’s Union Station Master Plan. The Cesar Chavez […]


Travel & Public Transit

Vaccine Cargo Cavalry Sizes Up Readiness of Historic Airlift

October 14, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

The medical industry’s dash to produce the world’s first coronavirus vaccines in just a few months is heightening the urgency for the workhorses of global trade to be ready for the historic charge to defeat the disease. Only 28% of […]


Travel & Public Transit

FTA Makes $10M to Deploy Innovations that Help Transit Industry During COVID-19 Recovery

October 5, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is making $10 million in grant funding available through a new Public Transportation COVID-19 Research Demonstration Grant Program that will identify ways to make transit operations more efficient and improve mobility nationwide. “During this time […]


Travel & Public Transit

San Diego’s MTS Approves Electric Bus Transition Plan

September 18, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

San Diego’s Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) made a commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, with its board unanimously approving a transition plan to convert all the agency’s 800 buses to zero emissions by 2040. The transition plan will now be […]


Shipping

Port of Hamburg’s cargo volumes hit by COVID-19

August 26, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

In the first six months of 2020, seaborne cargoes loaded/discharged at its terminals totalled just 61.2 million tonnes, representing a 12 per cent downturn compared to 69.6 million tonnes reported last year. Both the main elements of throughput were hit, […]


Travel & Public Transit

Statewide procurement: Simplifying zero-emission bus purchasing

June 24, 2020

Via: Metro Magazine

Contract development for the purchase of new vehicles is time and resource demanding, and with advances in zero-emission bus technology, these new technologies further attenuate resources. Couple this with the incremental costs for the asset over conventional technologies and the […]