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Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Bus
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Expo Line closing 2 stations in downtown L.A. as Blue Line renovations continue 21.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Two stations along the downtown stretch of Metro’s Expo Line will close for two months starting Saturday for construction work related to the renovation of the Blue Line.

The closure of the Expo Line platform at 7th Street/Metro Center and of the Pico station means all Expo Line trains heading...

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L.A.’s slow buses are becoming climate liabilities 18.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

In the movie “Speed,” the inconceivable happens: Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves operate a bus during morning rush hour in Los Angeles maintaining a minimum speed of 50 mph. If this feat was implausible when the movie was released 25 years ago, it would be just about impossible today.

Average bus...

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Delhi Announces Plan to Make All Public Transport Free for Women. Will It Work? 14.6.2019 THE CITY FIX
On June 10, Arvind Kejriwal, the chief minister of Delhi, announced a new proposal to make public transport free for women. Once cleared, the move – which will cost approximately ₹700 crore ($100 million) to the Delhi government – will make ...
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Denver to host 44 more asylum seekers transported from New Mexico this week 12.6.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Another 44 asylum seekers are expected to arrive in Denver late Tuesday or early Wednesday morning from New Mexico, the second time nonprofits coordinated the transport to Denver.
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Detroit, Montreal and Lisbon see seamless connections, data as key to ditching solo cars 11.6.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Simpler fare structures, apps that integrate public transit and private transportation services are at the center of the roadmap.
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Celebrate L.A. Pride: Parade Route, Public Transport Information, Where To Watch Live Stream 8.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The theme #JUSTUNITE aims to bring together thousands from L.A.'s LGBTQ community as well as the straight community, creating memories in the spirit of unity and togetherness.
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Metro Transit to launch C Line this weekend 7.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The new bus rapid transit line will be served, in part, by a fleet of battery-powered vehicles made in St. Cloud.
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5 great Twin Cities hiking spots for an afternoon outside 6.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
These are five of the finest hiking spots you can hit via public transit in the metro area.
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Metro Transit officer hurt in blast preparing for training 6.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The officer had an explosive that his police dog would search for, Metro Transit says. The dog was still inside the squad car when the device exploded. The 7-year veteran officer suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
In store or online — what's the most environmentally friendly way to shop? 4.6.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Drones, robots, crowd-shipping and more offer new options for solving the sticky “last-mile” problem of bringing our purchases home.
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I-70 near Evergreen will have nightly closures starting Wednesday for bridge repairs 4.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Colorado Department of Transportation will conduct repairs to the eastbound Interstate 70 bridge over Soda Creek Road beginning June 5. The repairs will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5 and will start at mile point 249, two miles east of the Beaver Brook/Floyd Hill exit. A single-lane closure will start at 7 p.m., which will expand into a double-lane closure at 9 p.m. nightly Sunday through Thursday. All the lanes will be scheduled to reopen by 7 a.m. The project is expected to be completed this summer, but the schedule could change due to weather. This repair follows I-70 infrastructure repairs last year to the westbound bridge over Soda Creek Road and the westbound bridge over Clear Creek. The Colorado Department of Transportation described the repairs as “urgent,” and said it will allow the department to revisit trouble spots and new areas that are in need of repair. The project will include repairing the concrete deck, installing a new waterproofing membrane, repairing bridge joints and ...
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Nightly closures of U.S. 6 near Golden to begin Sunday due to emergency tunnel repairs 1.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
U.S. 6 in Clear Creek Canyon will close nightly for fives day starting Sunday as crews conduct emergency repair to tunnels in the area.
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Vail, Fort Collins bus routes from Denver return after bus driver shortage ends 1.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Bus routes from Denver to Fort Collins and Vail began again this month after a shortage of qualified drivers forced the Colorado Department of Transportation to temporarily suspend the services. 
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Colorado wants to spark move to electric vehicles in a big way — with buses, trucks, fleets 31.5.2019 Denver Post: Business
As it moves to get more electric vehicles on the road, the state of Colorado plans to make tens of millions of dollars available in state grants to help increase the number of electric medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses.
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Cherry Creek school bus driver charged with internet luring of a child in alleged sex solicitation 29.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
A 34-year-old Cherry Creek school bus driver has been charged with internet luring of a child after he propositioned an undercover agent he thought was a child.
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In African Cities, Mapping Paratransit Makes for Smarter Mobility 27.5.2019 THE CITY FIX
Hand-drawn in black marker and spanning an entire wall of Addis Ababa’s Anbessa company headquarters is a map depicting stops, timetables and fares for the city’s 73-year-old public bus system. Peeling icons and stickers tell a history of corrections and ...
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People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way 23.5.2019 THE CITY FIX
Emmanuel leaves his home at 5 a.m. every morning with his two daughters. They take a mini-bus, or “tro-tro,” from their house in Awoshie, a residential neighborhood of Accra, Ghana, to the central business district where Emmanuel works. The trip ...
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People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way 22.5.2019 WRI Stories
People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way Comments|Add Comment|PrintAerial view of streets in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia. Flickr/UN Photo Emmanuel leaves his home at 5 a.m. every morning with his two daughters. They take a mini-bus, or “tro-tro,” from their house in Awoshie, a residential neighborhood of Accra, Ghana, to the central business district where Emmanuel works. The trip usually costs $0.90 roundtrip, about 20% of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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How to Enable Electric Bus Adoption in Cities Worldwide 21.5.2019 WRI Stories
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Barriers to Adopting Electric Buses 21.5.2019 WRI Stories
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