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Austin could provide incentives for people riding public transportation

In an ongoing effort to get cars off Austin’s roads and highways, the city could soon offer more incentives to those who take public transit. Austin’s Transportation Department recently delivered a series of recommended pilot programs to the Mob.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2019

28 Most Polluted Cities in the World

Living in one of the world’s biggest cities confers all kinds of benefits, including access to public transportation, entertainment, jobs, restaurants and more. But for many millions of people around........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 4th, 2019

Exclusive: U.S. set to grant tentative approval to American, Qantas venture - sources

The U.S. Transportation Department is expected to provide tentative approval to a bid by American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd to operate a joint venture, two people briefed on the matter said on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 2nd, 2019

10 European Cities with Best Public Transportation

Riding the city bus or metro doesn’t have to be a nightmare, and European cities with best public transportation prove that. Although r.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyApr 20th, 2018

Duolingo founder talks about mission, reach as "disruptor"

There are more people learning a language on Duolingo in the U.S. than there are in the U.S. public school system, the company's founder told CNBC Wednesday. "Our mission is to really provide free language education," Von Ahn told CNBC as a part of.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 23rd, 2018

Crew SC"s Austin stadium plan criticized for lack of public transportation investment

The 25-page term sheet released last week said the city and PSV would work together to develop a transportation and parking plan, including a traffic impact analysis, and explore how to pay for building a new MetroRail station next to the site......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 2nd, 2018

How Disneyland used its ‘magic’ to persuade people to spend more money

Disney has influenced everything from shopping malls to public transportation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 20th, 2018

Lots of driverless buses with dedicated lanes: How Capital Metro sees Austin"s public transit future

The gears are in motion for an overhauled regional transportation network featuring driverless vehicles and light rail in the years and decades ahead. The head of the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority presented new details this week ab.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 3rd, 2018

Researcher: ‘Selfie deaths have become a major public health problem’

More than 250 people died in the last six years while taking selfies, with many deaths coming when the individual tried to capture their visage near water or transportation, according to a study published earlier this year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 4th, 2018

Franklinton social enterprise call center – creating jobs and public parking – poised for Columbus tax incentives

A Franklinton social enterprise call center could get $1.55 million in Columbus tax incentives toward renovating an emptying medical office building and creating more than 125 jobs for people to work their way out of poverty. The $12.4 million pr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 19th, 2018

U.S. to grant final approval to American Airlines-Qantas joint venture: sources

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is set on Friday to grant American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016, two people briefed on the matter told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reuters16 hr. 29 min. ago

Exclusive: WeWork to host Wall Street analyst day in IPO push - sources

The We Company, parent of flexible workspace operator WeWork, plans to host an analyst day for Wall Street banks on July 31, as the company steps up its preparations for an initial public offering (IPO), people familiar with the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 18th, 2019

These four manufacturers rejected N.C. incentives, looked elsewhere to expand

Public records show you can’t win them all — even if you’re North Carolina, which, via 20 incentivized announcements, had already won more than 6,000 jobs over competing states such as Georgia and South Carolina by July......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 18th, 2019

Bernie Sanders is riding in a caravan to Canada with diabetics to get more affordable insulin

Some Americans with diabetes rely on donated insulin from people they meet on Facebook because they can’t afford to spend hundreds of dollars per vial......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 13th, 2019

C.H. Robinson: Speed, Visibility And Cost Are Key To Successful Retail Compliance

Retailers are under more pressure than ever to minimize inventory costs and meet volatile customer demand, and they're leaning on their suppliers and transportation providers to cut transit times and provide additional visibility. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 11th, 2019

UT-Austin to make tuition free for families making under $65K a year

The University of Texas at Austin will soon become a lot more affordable for thousands of students. The UT System Board of Regents unanimously voted July 9 to create a $160 million endowment to provide financial assistance to students. As a result, al.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 9th, 2019

The 10 best places to live in the U.S. for public transportation in 2019

These metro areas have public transit systems that help a significant number of their residents get around......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 9th, 2019

"This is truly a soccer city": Austin leads nation for Women"s World Cup TV ratings

When it comes to the world's most popular sport, count Austin as a big, reliable fan. Austin was the top television market in the country for the number of people watching this year's FIFA Women's World Cup. Its 2.2 rating edged out San Diego and K.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 9th, 2019

Hialeah industrial project breaks ground with $48M loan

The company qualified for public incentives......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 8th, 2019

Livongo Health IPO: 5 things to know about the digital-health startup

Livongo Health Inc., a digital-health startup that’s looking to help people manage chronic diseases, has filed to go public......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 5th, 2019

People are ditching cigarettes for vaping for reasons other than their health

Whether or not taxes on e-cigarettes improve public health is a complicated question......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 2nd, 2019