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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

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

America’s Largest Cities With No Public Transportation

Americans overwhelmingly support mass transit, according to polls, surveys, and support at the ballot box. There were 62 transportation measures on ballots across the United States in 2012, according........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 27th, 2018

Magic City Newsmakers: Glenwood, Full Moon Bar-B-Que, Birmingham Public Library and more

Good works The Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce named its third annual Small Business Award recipients, sponsored by McSweeney Automotive Group. In the 1-10 employees category, the winner was Bryant Bank. The winner in the 11-50 employees category wa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 19th, 2018

Personalities of Pittsburgh: Port Authority"s Katharine Eagan Kelleman

Katherine Eagan Kelleman talks about her roots, her hobbies and her passion for public transit......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 3rd, 2018

Memphis-based City Gear acquired by public company

Memphis-based City Gear will be acquired by Birmingham-based Hibbett Sports Inc. for $88 million in cash. And, that purchase price could grow if certain performance-based targets are met. City Gear is a privately held specialty retailer of men's, kid'.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 29th, 2018

Magic City Newsmakers: Cobbs Allen, Lexus of Birmingham, Phase Gym, Dannon Project and more

Good Works Birmingham Botanical Gardens held Antiques at The Gardens presented by Regions. Phase Gym raised funds for the Magic City Acceptance Center as a part of its grand opening. The Dannon Project and the Birmingham Public Library hosted a F.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 22nd, 2018

Elon Musk: Rapid-transit test tunnel under LA opens to public Dec. 10 - USA TODAY

AZCentral.comElon Musk: Rapid-transit test tunnel under LA opens to public Dec. 10USA TODAYElon Musk tweeted that his Boring Company will unveil a stretch of a rapid-transit tunnel under Los .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 22nd, 2018

Elon Musk: Rapid-transit test tunnel under LA opens to public Dec. 10

A stre.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 22nd, 2018

Why public transportation works better outside the US

The widespread failure of American mass transit is usually blamed on cheap gas and suburban sprawl. But the full story of why other countries succeed is more complicated......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 14th, 2018

Why public transportation works better outside the US

The widespread failure of American mass transit is usually blamed on cheap gas and suburban sprawl. But the full story of why other countries succeed is more complicated......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 14th, 2018

Trump eyes billions in cuts as ridership sags on the nation"s train and bus routes. Here"s what"s at risk in Orlando.

Ridership has plummeted. Competition is mounting. President Donald Trump is calling for cuts. In short, it's a bad time for public transit in America. To be clear, the nation's rails, subways and buses are in the White House's crosshairs. As of this m.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2018

DOE Secretary Rick Perry visits Sandia National Laboratories

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry visited Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque Tuesday, highlighting the work of the lab’s scientists. “I hope that each of you, in your own way, understand that you are involved in public service … .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 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

Trump eyes billions in cuts as ridership sags on the nation"s train and bus routes. Here"s what"s at risk in Pittsburgh.

Ridership has plummeted. Competition is mounting. President Donald Trump is calling for cuts. In short, it's a bad time for public transit in America. To be clear, the nation's rails, subways and buses are in the White House's crosshairs. As of this m.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 3rd, 2018

Public transit use down in most cities, but not Minneapolis/St. Paul (slideshow)

Public transit ridership in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area is up 0.7 percent over the past five years. That may be a small increase, but it's notable since 15 of the country's 20 largest metro areas have experienced a decrease over that same time.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 2nd, 2018

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) announced new features for Google Maps

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) announced new features for Google Maps Alphabet’s Google unit announced new features for Google Maps, aimed at people whose commutes involve both driving and public transit. The changes will als.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsOct 2nd, 2018

'It's just a shame': Sudden closure of $2.2B transit center embarrasses San Francisco - USA TODAY

USA TODAY'It's just a shame': Sudden closure of $2.2B transit center embarrasses San FranciscoUSA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO – Even as they sought to assure the public that the cracked steel beam found Tuesday in the new Transbay Tran.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 27th, 2018

Nashville receives $9 million transit grant

Nashvillians are about to see a lot more purple buses hitting the streets. Officials with the Federal Transit Administration announced Tuesday that WeGo Public Transit will receive a $9 million grant to improve and modernize the city's bus fleet. Nash.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 25th, 2018

Portland public transportation expert warns of "death spiral" as Trump eyes billions in cuts

Ridership has plummeted. Competition is mounting. President Donald Trump is calling for cuts. In short, it's a bad time for public transit in America. To be clear, the nation's rails, subways and buses are in the White House's crosshairs. As of this m.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 24th, 2018

Jefferson County coal mine to be bought for $400 million

A private Birmingham coal producer is selling a coal mine in Jefferson County to a major public company. Peabody (NYSE: BTU) is purchasing Shoal Creek metallurgical coal mine from Drummond Company Inc. for $400 million. The purchase price is subj.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 21st, 2018