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Birmingham"s new hope for public transit

Will national trends curb future growth of Birmingham's new bus rapid transit system?.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2018

Magic City Newsmakers: Freshwater Land Trust, UAB Medicine, YWCA, YMCA, CAP and more

Good works Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority participated with other public transportation systems nationwide in National Get On Board Day April 25.   The Alabama Council on Economic Education held its Annual Awards Luncheon on April 22.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 13th, 2019

Seattle has nation"s No. 1 public transit system, study finds (Photos)

Seattle has the best public transportation in the nation, ahead of cities like Boston, Washington, D.C and New York that are known for their mass transit systems, according to a WalletHub study. Seattle was the sixth-most congested city in the Unite.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 17th, 2019

New ridesharing company approved to operate in Alabama

Birmingham-based accessible rideshare platform Moovmo has been granted approval to operate in Alabama, making it only the third rideshare company permitted to do business in the state. The Alabama Public Service Commission voted unanimously to ap.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 11th, 2019

U.S. IPOs hope for stock market volatility reprieve

U.S. companies planning to launch initial public offerings (IPOs) in the coming weeks are hoping that August's bout of stock market volatility will subside this month, according to investment bankers and capital markets lawyers advising them......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 3rd, 2019

Pinnacle plans affordable housing on site in Miami-Dade County

The site is near a public transit corridor......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 29th, 2019

Woodfin unveils more details on free tuition program

The city of Birmingham’s new Birmingham Promise initiative will allow graduates of Birmingham City Schools to attend public colleges or universities in Alabama tuition free starting with the class of 2020. As we’ve previously reported, the Birm.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 28th, 2019

Gwinnett reworking transit plan, could take it to public next year

There's a lot going on behind the scenes," Commission Chair Charlotte Nash said......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 19th, 2019

Walk this way: How Baltimore City is changing its approach to transportation

The city transportation department is making its biggest change in recent history, as it looks to raise the priority of pedestrians, bicyclists and public transit riders in relation to cars on Baltimore's roadways......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 16th, 2019

STAR Market tech board offers hope to Chinese venture capitalists

When Chinese venture capital firm New Vision Capital invested in two startups focusing on cloud computing and micro-optics, the plan was to eventually take them public on the Nasdaq exchange......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 16th, 2019

S.F.-based Swiftly partners with dozens of public transit agencies to speed them up

Swiftly is doing something right. The software company that partners with agencies to make public transit faster and better keeps growing......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 9th, 2019

City Rate Commission requests public input for rail, bus fares

The Honolulu Rate Commission announced Wednesday that it is soliciting input and testimony from the public concerning the future of public transit fares — including Rail, TheBus and Handi-Van — on Oahu. To that end, the city will be hosting two.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2019

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: From a fake George Soros fund to cloud-controlled robots, Chinese IPOs are getting even scarier

A new batch of Chinese companies hope to raise about $1.8 billion by going public in U.S. markets in the next few weeks, after a hiatus caused by trade war jitters......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 21st, 2019

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

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

MBTA fares go up today. Here’s what you should know

Most MBTA fares are going up today, but how much you’ll pay depends on what type of public transit you rely on. The MBTA’s fiscal control and management board earlier this year signed off on an increase of an average 5.8 percent. The fares c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 1st, 2019

3 ways to give transit-oriented developments personality

Transit oriented evelopments are meant to bring a city vibe to the suburbs. Easy access to public transportation allows residents, patrons, and shoppers to be less reliant on personal vehicles while also promoting an active lifestyle. As these pr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 1st, 2019

​The RealReal goes public, betting on the allure of the secondhand

The RealReal — which calls itself the biggest online marketplace for authenticated, consigned luxury goods — goes public on Friday with the hope that what some call 're-commerce' will bring real returns......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2019

Public company invests in Nashville health-tech firm

Birmingham-based Encompass Health Corp. has made a minority equity investment in Medalogix, a locally based predictive analytics and data science company for home health and hospice. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Medalogix is assisting Enco.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 27th, 2019

MBTA: Red Line riders should still plan for longer commute Monday

MBTA Red Line riders should again brace for a longer commute than usual on Monday morning, transit officials said. Customers should add 20 minutes to their usual travel time, the public transit agency said. It's been one week since a Red Line train j.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 16th, 2019

Activists now "flight shame," citing jets" environmental toll. But for fuel-guzzling airlines, going green is no easy task.

You can ditch your car for public transit and refill a .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 14th, 2019