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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

Metro Transit promises service improvements and more cops on trains

The newly appointed head of Metro Transit said Tuesday that the agency will boost spending in the coming months, pledging to improve reliability on its bus lines and cleanliness on its trains.  Minnesota Public Radio reports on the announcement .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 20th, 2019

Long resistant metro-Atlanta county votes on mass transit

Approval of a contract with Atlanta's public transportation provider that could bring a significant expansion of transit options is on the ballot in one north-metro county......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 19th, 2019

Transit Alliance Miami"s Azhar Chougle on revamping the city"s public transit

Transit Alliance Miami believes better public transit options will be good for Miami business owners, residents and the region's economy......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2019

House Votes 420-0 for Public Release of Mueller Report

Democrats hope the bipartisan consensus will convince Attorney General William Barr for disclosure. The House of Representatives wants special counsel Robert Mueller's report to be made available to them--and the public. Lawmakers today overwhelmi.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 14th, 2019

Opinion: What happens when compromise steps down, too?

The tone of the discourse today around the Seattle City Council is scaring off people we should hope will stay in the public view......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 11th, 2019

Transbay Transit Center’s underground train station may not be big enough for Caltrain

Even as hope for a high-speed rail reaching San Francisco runs low, the city still plans to build a $6 billion tunnel connecting the Salesforce (Transbay) Transit Center to the Caltrain station at Fourth and King streets. The idea is to transport the Peni.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 25th, 2019

The Detroit Company Providing Public Transport in Exchange for Pub Crawls

The Detroit Bus Co. could be a model for fixing the gaps in our cities' crumbling transit systems. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 23rd, 2019

How London"s public transit organizes 340,000 lost items

We went inside London's Lost Property Office to see how items are organized, what sort of items they receive, and how you can get your lost items back......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 15th, 2019

Nashville hospitality PR pros hope to fill a gap in crowded, competitive industry

Hannah Schneider and Lisa Field found themselves sending each other a lot of emails. So they decided to go into business together. Schneider and Field, both Nashville transplants with experience in the world of hospitality public relations, are part.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2019

Uber rolls out its "first-ever integration with public transit"

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJan 31st, 2019

Uber adds public transit to app as it expands transportation beyond traditional rides

Uber's latest feature that may seem a little odd: recommending public t.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 31st, 2019

Bogotá"s massive bus system has been globally hailed as a triumph in public transit — here"s why I prefer it over New York City"s buses

Bogotá, the capital of Colombia, doesn't have an underground metro. It does have the TransMilenio, which moves.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 30th, 2019

Baltimore bus ridership declines, on-time performance improves in 2018

Baltimore's public bus system continues to see ridership decline, but there are signs of improvement. Kevin Quinn, administrator for the Maryland Transit Administration, said ridership was down 3.3 percent in 2018 as of November. The decline follows.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 30th, 2019

Judge overturns Alabama law in Birmingham Confederate memorial case

A federal judge has overturned an Alabama law designed to keep Confederate monuments in place on public property following protests in Charlottesville that turned deadly in 2017. Jefferson County Circuit Judge Michael Graffeo ruled the Memorial Pres.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2019

CUNY Coders Hope to Fill Amazon"s Queens Headquarters

New York City’s public university system graduates thousands of students with tech degrees each year and officials tout their abilities to fill Amazon’s talent pipeline......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 25th, 2018

Transit lockbox bill heads to governor

The transit lockbox bill is now in the hands of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Assembly bill 8511, which would require that funding dedicated to public transportation systems be used for transit purposes, was... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 19th, 2018

Elon Musk"s mission to solve LA"s "soul-destroying" traffic problem has begun, but there"s turbulence ahead

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk made a brief public appearance late on Tuesday to unveil the first tunnel completed by the underground transit venture.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 19th, 2018

Elon Musk unveils his first Los Angeles-area tunnel

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk made a brief public appearance late on Tuesday to unveil the first tunnel completed by the underground transit venture he launched two years ago as an ambitious remedy to Los Angeles' infamously heavy traffic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 19th, 2018

BJCC stadium groundbreaking set for Thursday

After a long-running debate, numerous public meetings and several project proposals over the years, a groundbreaking is scheduled for a new stadium at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex. A ceremonial groundbreaking is scheduled for Thur.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 11th, 2018

City nears takeover of North Side rail line, in move to create new public transit route

Chicago is close to assuming control of abandoned.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneDec 6th, 2018