User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Bus
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Letters to the Editor: Why bus-only lanes could make traffic worse in L.A. 18.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Increasing bus frequency and spacing out stops further could improve speeds, but bus-only lanes could actually make traffic worse for everyone.

Snowstang bus service to ski areas has been a success so far, CDOT says 18.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
In its first season, Snowstang ridership is above what CDOT expected.
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New Rate Plan Aims to Electrify New York, but Misses the Mark on Gas Planning 17.1.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New Rate Plan Aims to Electrify New York, but Misses the Mark on Gas Planning
Metro Denver residents drive more despite rise of transit services — hampering efforts to cut air pollution 17.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Metro Denver residents have been driving more, pumping tons of heat-trapping pollution into air that already violates health standards -- despite multiplying options over the past decade to ride trains, buses, bicycles, scooters and other alternatives.
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3 things schools think about before canceling classes 17.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A big winter storm is headed for Minnesota. Here’s what superintendents are doing to prepare.
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Editorial: Metro's new bus plan is useless without the political will to see it through 15.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Metro has begun to roll out a new plan for speedier buses. But it will only work if there's political will behind it.

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Service reductions at RTD won’t fully address transit agency’s debilitating labor crunch 15.1.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
With RTD down a total of approximately 94 bus drivers and 65 light-rail operators, largely because of high turnover, the proposed service cuts would act only as a partial salve to the agency's unsteady headcount.
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It's time for Silicon Valley to start buying electric commuter buses 14.1.2020 Design & Innovation |
Many big Bay Area companies such as Facebook and Genentech use large fleets of private commuter buses. This year more of these vehicles will run on batteries.
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No one injured after fire consumes school bus on I-494 14.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fire that appears to have engulfed a school bus on Interstate Hwy. 494 Monday afternoon. Richfield Middle School says the bus was transporting students to a basketball game.
Route changes, cancelations greet RTD riders. Here’s why. 14.1.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Riders complained about dozens of canceled train runs and other scheduling issues on the Regional Transportation District's sprawling transit system Monday morning -- a day after the agency implemented service adjustments it typically puts in place three times a year.
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Exploring the foodie destination that is downtown Anaheim: Four Hours 10.1.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Make time for thrift shopping, grab short rib tacos at Pour Vida Latin Flavor, pick up baked goods and explore the Anaheim Packing House.

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5 dead, dozens hospitalized in Pennsylvania Turnpike crash 5.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Five people were killed and dozens injured early Sunday in a crash involving multiple vehicles on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, a transportation official said.
Colorado lawmaker writing bill to expand RTD board, increase oversight 1.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
A state senator plans to run a bill this year that would expand RTD's board by two additional directors while increasing fiscal oversight of the sprawling transit agency, which has been struggling with declining ridership and the prospect of cuts to rail and bus service.
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Westminster police investigating fatal single-vehicle crash on Federal Boulevard 30.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
One person died in a single-vehicle crash in Westminster on Monday morning, Westminster police said.
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Catch a bus to ski or work? Colorado’s mountain transit systems lead the nation 29.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado leads the nation in rural public transportation, thanks to growing public bus systems in Winter Park, Aspen, Summit County and other mountain communities.
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Security video shows RTD bus driver spotting toddler in middle of busy Denver road 29.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Dramatic onboard video shows the moment a contract bus driver for RTD's Access-A-Ride service spotted a toddler in the middle of busy S. Parker Road in Denver.
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I-70 closed in both directions between Aurora, Limon due to snow 29.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Interstate 70 has been closed in both directions east of Denver due to adverse weather conditions, the Colorado Department of Transportation tweeted Saturday afternoon.
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Trains, buses experiencing weather-related delays; crashes snarl traffic on I-70 28.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Light rails and buses are seeing delays due to winter weather, while crashes on major roadways snarl traffic around metro Denver.
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New electric buses are a holiday gift for New York City 24.12.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New electric buses are a holiday gift for New York City
Denver City Council passes bag fee, Mayor Hancock expected to sign into law 24.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
In the likely event that the new law is enacted, the fees will begin in July, banding Denver with at least 13 other cities in Colorado with similar fees or bans.
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