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#Transportation

Welcome to the abnormalization of transportation.
Even without hover-sleds and flying cars, the Los Angeles megalopolis is in the midst of a transformation in mobility. Neighborhoods from downtown to Silicon Beach have been carpeted in scooters ...
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Transportation service giving free rides
RACINE — It’s often said that there is no free lunch, but there is a free ride. For 30 days, anyway, from a local company called #1 Transportation. Amy Hamilton and her daughter, Kim Williams ...
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For 250,000 Daily Riders on the L Train, Transportation Purgatory
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo seemingly rescued New York City from the L train shutdown on Jan. 3 by offering a last-minute solution. But two weeks later, no one knows what exactly is going to happen to the subway line. Critics have pilloried the new repair plan ...
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Crestwood solicitor: Transportation contract still an open matter
WRIGHT TWP. — Despite a decision last week that extended the busing contract with Rinehimer Bus Lines from Feb. 1 to June 30, Crestwood school board solicitor Jack Dean said the matter is still very much open to negotiation. “We’re still talking with ...
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OP-ED: Chaos ahead for Pa. transportation funding?
A nasty storm could be brewing for Pennsylvania’s transportation funding regimen, says a scholar at the Allegheny Institute for Public Policy. And it’s all been fueled by dubious state legislation that long has milked the Pennsylvania Turnpike ...
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Northeast states target transportation emissions
WASHINGTON — As power plant emissions decline in the Northeast, a group of East Coast states is targeting another source of greenhouse gases: cars, trucks and mass transit. Governors from Virginia to New Jersey jointly committed last month to develop a ...
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Bay Area policy leaders want big money for new transportation projects
Hold onto your wallets, the folks who brought you the recent $1 toll hike on Bay Area bridges are already testing the waters for a new “mega” transportation measure, somewhere in the neighborhood of $50 billion to $100 billion. And it could go before ...
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Oregon transportation leader Matt Garrett will resign after 13-year tenure
Matt Garrett has been Oregon’s top transportation official since George W. Bush was president. That makes the former staffer for U.S. Sen. Mark Hatfield the longest tenured transportation director in the country. On Friday, the 60-year-old submitted a ...
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Shutdown puts dozens of federal transportation safety probes on hold
Dozens of investigations conducted by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are reportedly on hold due to the ongoing partial government shutdown. CBS News reported Friday that the ...
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Deschutes County seeks transportation fund advisory panel members
BEND, Ore. - Deschutes County residents are invited to apply to serve on the county’s new Statewide Transportation Improvement Fund Advisory Committee. Advisory committee members will help the county prioritize state funds that are intended to enhance ...
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