User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Bus
Last updated: Feb 22 2019 08:18 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Metro Transit's C Line set to launch in early June with electric buses 22.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The C Line is expected to carry about 9,000 people within about 10 years.
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School Bus Driver Has Drug Overdose, Crashes into Tree 21.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Byrd was transporting 12 children from the 14th Avenue School when she crashed into a tree, officials said.
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Serial sex criminal who targeted women on buses and trains banned from Metro after 10th conviction 20.2.2019 LA Times: Commentary

A 27-year-old Los Angeles man who has been convicted 10 times of sexually assaulting women on buses and trains was ordered Tuesday to stay away from public transit and group ride-sharing services, to undergo a yearlong sex offender treatment program and to register as a sex offender, authorities...

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The VW scandal leads to a path to healthier cities 19.2.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
It was the largest environmental settlement in U.S. history. How can it have the most impact?
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States take the wheel in drive for cleaner vehicles 19.2.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
From California to the Carolinas, states are implementing smart policies to rev up the marketplace for low- and zero-emission vehicles.
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Albuquerque’s $133-million electric bus system is going nowhere fast 17.2.2019 LA Times: Nation

Shortly after being elected in 2017, Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller stood on one of the passenger platforms for ART, the city’s ambitious new $133-million all-electric bus line that cuts through a 10-mile stretch of the city.

“Drivers waved and cheered, ‘Congrats to the new mayor!’ ‘I voted for you!’...

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A high-crime neighborhood makes it harder to show up for school 13.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A new study suggests living in a high-crime area, or simply passing through one on the way to school, can lead to more absences.
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Grand Junction bus drivers unanimously vote to strike 13.2.2019 Denver Post: Local
Bus drivers in Grand Junction on Tuesday voted unanimously in favor of authorizing a strike.
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U.S. 36 carpool program seeks to reduce traffic, improve air quality 12.2.2019 Denver Post: Local
Early Monday chill couldn't dampen the enthusiasm of Audrey DeBarros and Saila Hanninen, who were eager to kickstart Colorado's first on demand ride-share program at the U.S. 36 and Table Mesa transit station.
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Many L.A. neighborhoods are already living the YIMBY nightmare 10.2.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

To the editor: In “To overcome its housing crisis, California needs YIMBY to become the new NIMBY,” Bill Boyarsky never says he is OK with a 10-story apartment building rising next to his house. He says it makes sense to rezone single-family neighborhoods to higher-density apartments when they...

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Woman arrested after hitching ride on Colorado school bus 10.2.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Authorities say a woman in Colorado crashed her SUV and then lied to a hitch a ride on a school bus carrying students.
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I-25 ramp closures planned tonight at C-470 and E-470 4.2.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
State transportation officials will close Interstate 25 ramps at C-470 and E-470 Monday night and early Tuesday morning for an express-lane project.
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Are school districts going 'soft'? Cold spell stirs debate 1.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Some parents said schools should be closed entirely due to temperatures near or below zero degrees. With little snow on the ground, others questioned why schools should be affected at all.
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Daily Digest: Fewer school referendums in Minnesota’s future? 28.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Check out some of the weekend's top politics stories.
The hopes and fears of transportation 26.1.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Transit projects offer a plethora of benefits to communities — but also reveal deep-seated worries and anxieties.
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LAX helps workers during government shutdown: free buses, help with utility bills and a food pantry 26.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

More than 3,000 federal workers at Los Angeles International Airport and Van Nuys Airport are being offered new aid measures as the federal government shutdown drags on.

Los Angeles World Airports, the city agency that owns and operates the airports, on Thursday began offering federal employees...

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How Driverless Cars Could Work for Good Instead of Evil 25.1.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Our gas-guzzling car culture is about to change forever, but not necessarily for good. The shift from gasoline-power to electric, the rise of ridesharing, and the invention of self-driving vehicles will soon overhaul transportation. A new report, just published by the Greenlining Institute, […]
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Thousands of riders brace for eight-month shutdown, makeover of Metro's Blue Line 23.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Major portions of the Metro Blue Line will close for eight months starting this weekend, inconveniencing tens of thousands of daily riders as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority launches a $350-million overhaul of the system’s oldest line.

Rail service to 12 stations along the southern half...

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Metro weighs charging drivers by the mile, adding freeway tolls to cut congestion 22.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

For years, Southern California lawmakers have tried to steer clear of decisions that make driving more expensive or miserable, afraid of angering one of their largest groups of constituents.

But now, transportation officials say, congestion has grown so bad in Los Angeles County that politicians...

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Live from Transforming Transportation 2019: The Convergence of Old and New Mobility 19.1.2019 THE CITY FIX
Why is Transforming Transportation (TT) 2019 focused on new mobility? Tech-driven disruptions in transport are already having huge impacts on our cities, said Ani Dasgupta, global director of WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. “What do we need to do ...
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