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Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Rail
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RTD considers ticket-slashing experiment amid falling ridership 12.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
RTD may ditch its higher regional fare for the N-Line when the commuter train to Denver's north suburbs opens next year -- part of an experiment aimed at boosting sagging ridership across the eight-county district while also testing the idea of one day charging a flat fare systemwide.
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Northbound I-25 on-ramp near Castle Rock outlet mall to close for upgrades 8.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Starting Friday, some Castle Rock drivers will have to detour to allow crews to improve the on-ramp from westbound Meadows Parkway to northbound Interstate 25, according to a news release from the Department of Transportation. Crews are installing a ramp metering system that will force the shutdown from midnight Friday until 9 a.m. Saturday, the […]
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Opinion: Stop whining about the LAX-it lot and give alternative transportation a shot 7.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Car-crazed Angelenos need to remember that there are alternatives to standing in line at the chaotic LAX-it ride hailing lot. Try taking a bus, the Metro or a shuttle.

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RTD wants to hear from public before deciding on any service cuts 7.11.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Regional Transportation District is gathering feedback from the public through Nov. 17 about a potential proposal to temporarily reduce service on buses and trains to deal with an ongoing labor shortage at the transit agency.
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Shipping Minnesota water to sate a thirsty world: Could it happen? 5.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Last week came the surprising news that a Dakota County company wants to pump water from below the ground and transport it by rail to the western United States. Environmental groups quickly opposed the idea. The Minnesota DNR said the plan won't likely meet state law. But could a plan like this ever become reality?
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How cities and states can get more zero-carbon vehicles on the road 29.10.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Current mandates aren't enough and states need to scale up their efforts. Federal government also needs to support local efforts.
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U.S. 6 closed at Colorado 119 for unrelated emergency rock removal, vehicle recovery 25.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Crews were removing loose rock in the canyon when they discovered the car in the creek. It is unclear if there was anyone in the vehicle.
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RTD leaders resist service cuts while acknowledging agency faces “major problem” with worker shortage 23.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Regional Transportation District leaders on Tuesday made it clear that before any reductions are made to bus and train service in metro Denver -- a possible response to a worsening transit worker shortage -- the agency will need to first meet with communities in the district to elicit their input on any potential route cuts.
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Everything You Need to Know About the Fastest-Growing Source of Global Emissions: Transport 23.10.2019 THE CITY FIX
This post is part of our sector-by-sector breakdown using Climate Watch of where emissions come from. Also published so far: Agriculture. People and goods are on the move faster and farther than ever. All that movement comes at a cost — not just ...
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RTD cancels multiple morning light rail routes due to operator shortage 22.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
People hoping to use Denver's light rail system to travel from the far southern reach of the city to Union Station will have fewer options to choose from Tuesday due to a shortage of operators.
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Middle school students started a movement that has paralyzed Chile's capital 20.10.2019 LA Times: Nation

The Chilean government declared a curfew Saturday in the capital after protests against public transport fare increases led to looting and arson attacks that paralyzed this city of 7 million.

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Letters to the Editor: Cars are a nuisance. Non-drivers deserve gas tax money too 16.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

It isn't a bait and switch for Sacramento to spend a sizable portion of gas tax revenues on transportation projects that don't foul the environment.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Fastest-Growing Source of Global Emissions: Transport 15.10.2019 WRI Stories
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Editorial: LAX is a traffic-choked zoo. Banning ride-hailing pickups was the right move 12.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The ban on Uber, Lyft and taxi pickups at LAX is a temporary price to pay for the greater goal: a modern airport that is convenient for travelers.

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I-70 project in Denver wins key approval, but delays still loom 8.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Union Pacific Railroad has signed off on the final design for a major new rail bridge over Interstate 70, ending a long-running dispute that has delayed the Denver highway expansion project by several months.
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Editorial: It was a terrible idea to build a new freeway in Los Angeles County. Now it's on hold for good 6.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

No, California should not plow new highways to far-flung subdivisions when the state is trying to convince people to drive less to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions responsible for global warming.

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Projection design is reinventing theater, and not just Broadway. National tours too 5.10.2019 L.A. Times - Technology News

"Frozen," "Harry Potter," "Anastasia," "Dear Evan Hansen" — when the tour comes to town, digital scene-setting will have unlocked storytelling options.

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RTD looks to “reimagine” service in a fast-changing Denver metro transportation landscape 2.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
As it battles a steady ridership decline amid a fast-evolving transportation landscape, RTD is set to roll out an initiative that aims to get more people onto its buses and trains -- or whatever yet-to-be-dreamed-up modes of transport may be heading our way.
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Editorial: Anti-China push in D.C. could cost 800 workers their jobs in Los Angeles County 30.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Congress is considering a ban on federal transportation dollars being used to buy buses or rail cars made by Chinese companies, which could force the closure of the BYD electric bus plant in Lancaster.

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CDOT sets its sights on I-25 in central Denver for major construction 29.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
A series of projects on Interstate 25 would rip open all or parts of the freeway from Alameda Avenue to 20th Street in Central Denver. Projects costing upward of $500 million could improve nearby roads and transit as well as the highway itself.
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