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Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Bus
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Snowstang starts weekend bus service to A-Basin, Loveland and Steamboat next weekend 4.12.2019 Denver Post: Entertainment
Beginning next weekend, Snowstang will provide Saturday and Sunday service to Arapahoe Basin, Loveland and Steamboat.
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RTD’s next general manager will face bumpy road as metro Denver’s mobility landscape gets more complex 27.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
The next person to head metro Denver's sprawling transit network will face a long list of obstacles to reversing RTD's declining ridership -- and, industry experts warn, that new leader will have only so much power to set things right.
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Here are the cities that are leading in electrifying transportation 21.11.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
From e-bikes to light rail, East Coast to West Coast, policies and plans are making municipalities more sustainable.
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Electric bus workers in L.A. unionize — with the support of their Silicon Valley CEO 19.11.2019 L.A. Times - Technology News

Factory workers at Proterra, a Silicon Valley e-bus startup, have joined a union that also represents L.A. oil refinery workers.

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Plans for a huge North Hollywood transit village move forward 17.11.2019 LA Times: Business

Called District NoHo, the $1-billion project will combine housing, offices, stores and restaurants around the area's subway and bus hub.

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Tech Startups Offer New Answers to African Transport Woes. How Can Cities Capitalize? 14.11.2019 THE CITY FIX
The fundamentals of urban mobility are changing rapidly. Apps like Uber and Lyft are becoming ubiquitous around the world and new modes like electric and shared bicycles and scooters are on the rise. The conversation is increasingly trending toward mobility ...
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75-year-old assault victim dies; suspect charged with murder 14.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A Minneapolis man accused of assaulting a 75-year-old man as he got off a Metro Transit bus is now charged with murder after the victim died.
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The great EV infrastructure challenge 13.11.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
And 10 things you need to know about the future of electrified transportation.
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Letters to the Editor: Getting to LAX on public transportation is easy; coming home is another matter 10.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Smaller cities seems to have mostly figured out getting to and from their airports. Why can't L.A. do the same with LAX?

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Minneapolis police arrest suspect in attack on elderly bus rider 8.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Police say the incident followed an argument between the man and several riders on a Metro Transit bus Wednesday.
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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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How California Can Use Electric Vehicles to Keep the Lights On 7.11.2019 THE CITY FIX
In 2016, the U.S. Air Force offered a vision of the future for the transportation and energy sectors when the Los Angeles Air Force Base became the first federal facility to replace its entire ground vehicle fleet with plug-in electric vehicles (EVs). ...
How California Can Use Electric Vehicles to Keep the Lights On 7.11.2019 WRI Stories
How California Can Use Electric Vehicles to Keep the Lights On Comments|Add Comment|PrintElectric vehicle fleet at Los Angeles Air Force Base. Photo by U.S. Air Force In 2016, the U.S. Air Force offered a vision of the future for the transportation and energy sectors when the Los Angeles Air Force Base became the first federal facility to replace its entire ground vehicle fleet with plug-in electric vehicles (EVs). More consequentially, their EVs became the first in California to provide... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
Texas cities and fleet owners should take a closer look at electric buses 6.11.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Texas cities and fleet owners should take a closer look at electric buses
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As Houston unveils EV roadmap, Texas cities and fleet owners should take a closer look at electric buses 6.11.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
As Houston unveils EV roadmap, Texas cities and fleet owners should take a closer look at electric buses
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LAX rules for Uber, Lyft and taxis create chaos — and opportunities 5.11.2019 LA Times: Business

LAX's "LAXit" pickup area is rough for taxis and ride-hailing services. Freeloaders are packing courtesy shuttles. But limos and SuperShuttle see an upside.

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Plenty of confusion, but little congestion, on Day 1 of new Uber, Lyft and taxi system at LAX 29.10.2019 LA Times: Business

Travelers leaving LAX now have to board a shuttle or walk to a waiting area east of Terminal 1 to call a car.

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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Lower electric rate expected soon for RTD’s mall buses, EV fleets in Colorado 28.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Cost savings are coming to Colorado's commercial electric vehicle operators -- starting with the Regional Transportation District's 36 battery-operated 16th Street Mall shuttle buses. This week, a new rate structure from Xcel Energy for commercial electric vehicles and electric fleets is expected to be finalized that will dramatically reduce demand charges that have been blamed for making it 60% more expensive for RTD to operate its electric mall buses than its diesel-powered coaches.
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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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