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'Best in the Midwest' — 368th TRS hosts 3rd annual Ground Transportation Rodeo  Myguidon

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Solomon Cook Members of the Air Force ground transportation career field met for the third annual Ground Transportation.


Following Uber/Lyft agreement, Quad-City airport implements transportation application process  Quad City Times

The Quad-City International Airport has implemented a new application process for ground transportation companies — such as taxi and ride-sharing services ...


Sonoma County Airport Expands Ground Transportation Options with Uber  Sonoma County Gazette

Sonoma County Airport Expands Ground Transportation Options with Uber. The demand for diverse ground transportation options has increased in Sonoma ...


Latin America, part 3: The evolution of buses, bikes and scooters  PhocusWire

For part three in our series on Latin America's travel industry we take a look at some developments in the ground transportation sector.


Transportation Minister Katz: Israel must have a third civilian airport  The Jerusalem Post

Less than six weeks prior to the slated closure of Tel Aviv's Sde Dov Airport, Transportation Minister Israel Katz reiterated that Israel must be home to a third ...


CMU to help airport corridor, North Huntingdon with transportation issues  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Traffic21 program will help the Airport Corridor Transportation Association expand shuttle *service*, North Huntingdon with traffic.


Ground transportation rises to the challenge | Business  Traverse City Record Eagle

TRAVERSE CITY — More flights from more places means more visitors. An increase in airline passengers translates into more need for local ground ...


Officials warn residents to prepare for 15-week Metro shutdown that starts Saturday  Washington Post

Officials are urging Washington-area residents to plan ahead to avoid nightmare commutes when the longest shutdown in Metro history begins Saturday, ...


Tampa International Airport unfazed by Amazon’s move to Lakeland  Tampa Bay Times

"This is really the best for all parties," an airport official says. "Lakeland has the space for Amazon, and we just don't." Amazon will move its cargo flights from ...


Hundreds of migrants from El Paso shelter likely headed to Dallas next month, officials say  Dallas News

EL PASO -- As many as 100 recently arrived migrants here could soon be on their way to Dallas.But Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said no Dallas...


UPS Signs Biggest Renewable Gas Deal With Clean Energy Fuels  Transport Topics Online

UPS Inc. has agreed to buy the equivalent of 170 million gallons of renewable natural gas from Clean Energy Fuels Corp. over the next seven years in what the ...


Hawaii transportation department urges travelers to get dropped off at airport to save time  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

With the peak summer travel season kicking off on Memorial Day, state transportation officials are advising travelers to get dropped off instead of paying for ...


SANDAG proposed four airport transportation projects for the near future -  KUSI

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Imagine travelers from all points of San Diego County and beyond arriving at a Grand Central Station, and transferring to the airport in a ...


Business travelers increasingly seek digital channels  PhocusWire

Research from CWT shows how business travelers are increasingly look to self-*service* channels such as web and mobile bookings and other travel-related ...


Scooters, bike lanes and sidewalks: Where Nashville's mayoral candidates stand on transportation  The Tennessean

Most are skeptical of scooter regulations in the city and agree safer bike lanes and sidewalks are important.


Rio Hondo College breaks ground on transportation center  The Whittier Daily News

Rio Hondo College on Tuesday broke ground for a new transportation center that will provide an all-in-one transit hub for members of the campus community.


Has Seattle Found the Solution to Driving Alone to Work?  POLITICO

How a fast-growing city has invested heavily in mass transit alternatives to keep a lid on gridlock.


County aims to build two hotels at Miami International Airport  Miami Today

In a booming local hotel market, Miami-Dade County plans to issue solicitations to developers to design and construct two new hotels at Miami International ...


A Future Option for African Fast Intercity Coastal Transportation  The Maritime Executive

The recent redevelopment and upgrading of Kenyas Mombasa Nairobi railway line has revealed a market...


Elon Musk’s Boring Company lands $48.7M contract for underground ‘people mover’ in Las Vegas  TechCrunch

The Boring Company (TBC), Elon Musk's tunneling and transportation startup, has landed a $48.7 million project to shuttle people in an underground Loop ...


Hong Kong's Airport and Transit System Initially Banned an Ad Featuring a Gay Couple  Adweek

Hong Kong's Airport Authority and its mass transit system, MTR recently banned an ad featuring a gay couple holding hands while walking on the beach.


Via Airlines releases statement after ending commercial flights in Birmingham  WAFF

Via Airlines, which announced earlier this year that Birmingham would be a focus city for them, has announced they are ending all regularly scheduled ...


Strike by Uber and Lyft drivers has potential to disrupt travel for thousands  The Washington Post

The work stoppage could mean longer waits for *service* and surge pricing — if you can hail a ride at all.


Changes Are Coming For Uber And Lyft Service At Logan Airport  WBUR

Changes are coming to ride-hailing services at Logan Airport. The Massachusetts Port Authority Board of Directors on Thursday approved a new ground ...


Uber asks drivers to protest change in SFO pickup location  San Francisco Chronicle

Uber is fighting back against SFO's plan to relocate most ride-hailing pickups to the top floor of the airport parking garage.


Ground water causing road closure north of Mullen to Valentine  knopnews2

The road is closed between Brownlee Road (36 miles north of Mullen) and Cedar Bay (36 miles south of Valentine), due to rain and ground water covering the ...


How GM Cruise uses its Dashride acquisition to build a robo-taxi company  Mashable

GM's Cruise Automation acquired Dashride to manage its fleet of self-driving cars that will be part of an autonomous taxi *service*.


Inslee directs state agencies to immediately ramp up culvert repairs ignored by legislators  Access Washington

Gov. Jay Inslee yesterday ordered the Washington State Department of Transportation to begin the immediate ramp-up of culvert repairs around the state, ...


Justice, WV Department of Transportation officials break ground for King Coal Highway addition  WV News

BLUEFIELD — Gov. Jim Justice and officials with the state Department of Transportation held a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday in Mercer County where ...


Rails, Rivers and Roads: A Snapshot of US Infrastructure Spending  Farm Bureau News

The backbone of the American economy is our infrastructure system – the roads we drive on, the bridges we cross,and the waterways we use for shipping.


Rockford Airport to Add 500 Jobs  Transport Topics Online

ROCKFORD, Ill. — A $9 million federal grant will pay for expanded parking for cargo jets at Chicago Rockford International Airport, where the nation's ...


'The Last Thing We Need Is More Vehicles'  POLITICO

Legend has it that the young civil engineer who laid down the route for San Francisco's Market Street in the 1800s so enraged people with the street's unusual ...


Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation Market 2019 to Witness Huge Growth by 2025 with Top Key Players- Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Transport For London, MTR, Guangzhou Metro, Madrid Metro and more…  Market Mirror

Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation Market 2019 to Witness Huge Growth by 2025 with Top Key Players- Metropolitan Transportation Authority, ...


Metro's Summer Shutdown: What You Need to Know About Blue, Yellow Line Closures in Northern Virginia  NBC4 Washington

You've been hearing about it for months, but it's really around the corner now: Every Metro station south of National Airport on the Blue and Yellow line will be ...


ICE To Spend Millions To Transport 225K Migrants Across Country  Sara A. Carter

ICE is seeking the services of a “highly responsible” contractor to transport approximately 60000 people a year across country.


Clock's ticking on damaged baggage claim  yoursun.com

Earlier this month, Martha Everett returned to the Punta Gorda airport around midnight on an Allegiant Airlines flight from Toledo after visiting family. Due to the ...


SLO Transit to start service to airport, refines schedule timing  Mustang News

Starting June 17, SLO Transit will extend some routes, refine schedules and open up summer *service* hours.


Tornado hits Missouri capital as deadly storms sweep state  CNBC

A "violent tornado" touched down in Jefferson City, Missouri, causing heavy damage Wednesday, according to the National Weather *Service*.


New York Experiments with a 'Holy Grail' to End Gridlock  POLITICO

The first American city is about to try congestion pricing. Will it be a miracle or meh?


Advocacy Group Calls For Airport, Airline Reforms  TravelPulse

A consumer advocacy group is calling on airports and airlines to make massive reforms to reduce travel delays on U.S. commercial flights. FlyersRights.org, the ...


Where would an intrastate outer loop go in Northern Kentucky?  WCPO

An outer loop highway, somewhere south of I-275 in northern Kentucky, may come to fruition after years of speculation.


Plane crashes after taking off from Indianapolis airport, killing two, police say  CNN

A twin-engine plane crashed into a farm field Wednesday near Indianapolis Regional Airport, killing both people on board, officials said.


Supervisors Session Focuses on Ground & Air Transportation  Apache Junction News

The Pinal County Board of Supervisors (BOS) heard the recommended five-year plan for roadways in Pinal County. These construction, improvement or ...


TSA predicts record-breaking summer travel as employees head to the border  POLITICO

The Transportation Security Administration is bracing for its busiest summer ever, even as airports worry that screening lines could balloon when the Department ...


NYC helicopter startup aims at Uber Black with $195 airport trips  Crain's New York Business

It's just enough time to mix a cocktail. Helicopters have been whisking the wealthy from Manhattan to New York's airports for decades. Now the ride costs as little ...


Heading out of Seattle for Memorial Day? Here are the best times to avoid traffic  Seattle PI

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer, and for many, it's a perfect chance to get away for a long weekend. But with so many people ...


UB Foundation paid Joe Biden $200000 for October speech at UB, contract shows  University at Buffalo The Spectrum

The UB Foundation paid former Vice President Joe Biden $200000 for his October 2018 speech in Alumni Arena, according to documents The Spectrum ...


MTA To Issue Limited Edition MetroCards Featuring Ground Zero First Responders  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Special MetroCards will honor the 9/11 first responders at ground zero. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is issuing ...


Fastest Way to Get to New York City Airports? A $195 Helicopter  Bloomberg

Five minutes in a helicopter can take passengers from Manhattan to LaGuardia, JFK, and Newark. When traffic is dense, the urban air-mobility company argues, ...


Airport authority awards $7.1 million in contracts for Pittsburgh International modernization  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The proposed $1.1 billion Pittsburgh International Airport modernization took another step forward Friday with the award of more than $7 million in contracts to ...


Mayor - News - May 2019 - City of New Orleans Completes Hurricane Evacuation Exercise, Announces New Processing Center  City of New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — Today, the City of New Orleans and its partners completed a partial drill of the City-Assisted Evacuation plan, which offers an evacuation ...


DHS backup border funding plan would take millions from TSA, other agencies  NBC News

DHS is requesting $232 million from the TSA to fund border operations if Congress won't agree to fund $1.1 billion, according to documents obtained by NBC ...


How Uber got to its $90 billion IPO and changed transportation forever  Quartz

Uber redefined how we think about transportation. The original Uber concept—a private ride, summoned by tapping an app on your smartphone—was so simple ...


Visit Borneo’s orangutan, proboscis monkey and sun bear sanctuaries  Los Angeles Times

Impress your friends by taking a trail less traveled: a wildlife tour in the rainforests of Borneo. This 12-day Classic Escapes tour includes bird and wildlife viewing ...


TemperPack Launches Proving Ground: The Country's Newest ISTA-Certified Thermal Transport Lab  PRNewswire

RICHMOND, Va., May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- TemperPack announced today that it has been awarded certification by the International Safe Transit Authority ...


New airport tarmac delay rules to be introduced by Canadian Transportation Agency  Global News

WATCH ABOVE: Canada's transportation regulator is beginning cross-country forums to get input from air travellers. As Sean O'Shea reports, the Canadian ...


Officials say revamped CTrain station would improve access to Stampede grounds and Beltline  Calgary Herald

A planned redesign of the Stampede/Victoria Park CTrain station and extension of 17th Avenue S.E. is aimed at improving access to the Stampede grounds as ...


Crews begin demolishing Seneca Street viaduct off-ramp  KOMO News

SEATTLE - Crews have begun demolishing the Seneca Street off-ramp that once funneled thousands of vehicles each day from the Alaskan Way Viaduct into ...


Why You Should Never Use Airport USB Charging Stations  Forbes

Stop! Plugging into that airport USB charging station could put your personal data at risk.


Geisinger says Life Flight's move to new base will cut transport time in half  Sunbury Daily Item

Geisinger's number one Life Flight helicopter, based at the Montour County medical center campus since 1981, will fly down the road next month to its new base ...


Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc (NYSE:RRTS) - Roadrunner Sells Off After Tough Quarter, Call Focuses On The Turnaround  Benzinga

Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (NYSE: RRTS) reported a loss of $1.78 per share compared with the break-even consensus estimate. The asset-right ...


Rhode Island airport awarded $30M grant for improvements, repairs  Transportation Today

The Rhode Island Airport Corporation was recently awarded a $30 million grant through the Airport Improvement Program. © Shutterstock. The funds will be ...


Power Transport starts work on $2.5 million Whitehaven headquarters  The Commercial Appeal

Memphis logistics company Power Transport break ground on its new headquarters in Whitehaven neighborhood.


Why some climate scientists are saying no to flying  Science Magazine

In 2016, two seemingly unrelated events conspired to make Kim Cobb confront her personal carbon footprint. First, a massive El Niño event hit the coral reef ...


Little public comment received on airport's planned tree removal  Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Comment was sparse Tuesday night during a Friedman Memorial Airport Authority public hearing on a plan to cut about 200 cottonwood trees just south of the ...


Certification as pharmaceutical freight hub gives Miami International Airport advantage  Florida Trend

In 2015, the International Air Transport Association certified Miami International Airport as a pharmaceutical freight hub. At the time, it was only the second ...


Monahans Airport receives $3.4M in funding from Department of Transportation  NewsWest9.com

MONAHANS, Texas — The Roy Hurd Memorial Airport in Monahans will soon be getting a much-needed facelift. The U.S. Department of Transportation is giving ...


Astronaut landings in Utah? Very likely, and soon  KSL.com

Utah has always been on the sidelines when it comes to spacecraft landings. That\u2019s about to change.


Diana Ross says she was ‘violated’ by airport screener’s search  Washington Post

Singer Diana Ross said she felt “violated” after being searched between her legs by an agent with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at the New ...


Tampa airport to award $43M+ contract for new taxiway  Tampa Bay Business Journal

Tampa International Airport is expected to approve a contract with a construction group that will create a new taxiway and bridge. The existing *service* road north ...


First on CNN: TSA to deploy hundreds, including air marshals, to border  CNN

The Transportation Security Administration plans to send hundreds of officials to help with efforts to deal with migrant inflows on the southern border just as the ...


Flight 191: 40 years later  Chicago Tribune

The crash of American Airlines Flight 191 at O'Hare killed 273 people and helped inspire much of the airline safety measures we take for granted today. And yet ...


SJTA to offer free tolls, party on the expressway Friday  Press of Atlantic City

The South Jersey Transportation Authority will ring in Memorial Day weekend with an hour of toll-free passage through the Egg Harbor plaza on the Atlantic City ...


Airport authority awards $7.15M in contracts for terminal modernization  Pittsburgh Business Times

The Allegheny County Airport Authority moved forward with its terminal modernization plan on Friday by awarding more than $7 million on contracts to oversee ...


Panhandlers would rather work for their money, new Syracuse day labor effort finds  syracuse.com

Hire Ground, a van that picks up panhandlers and the homeless for five hours of day labor, has received overwhelming interest: there aren't enough jobs for the ...


Around London: Dorothea Tanning Shines at Tate Modern, Hito Steyerl Breaks New Ground at Serpentine, and More -  ARTnews

Plus, 'Is This Tomorrow?,' Franz West, Anthea Hamilton, Wayne Gonzales, Mandy El-Sayegh, Morag Keil, and Buck Ellison.


Hassan Ahmad fights for criminal justice reform in House of Delegates run  PotomacLocal.com

Hassan Ahmad, a long-time Sterling resident in Loudoun County with 15 years of legal experience, is running for the Virginia House of Delegates District 87.


London’s Tube network to switch on Wi-Fi tracking by default in July  TechCrunch

Transport for London will roll out default wi-fi device tracking on the London Underground this summer, following a trial back in 2016. In a press release ...


Transportation Secretary Suspends Air Service Between US and Venezuela  Occupational Health and Safety

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao issued an order May 15 suspending air *service* between the United States and Venezuela, noting that the move has ...


Storm brings more snow and rain as unusual May weather continues in Arizona  AZFamily

This May has been somewhat of an anomaly for Arizona with late-season snowstorms hitting the Flagstaff area and multiple days of lower than average ...


CIAA promotes ground transportation officer  CNS Local Life

Mark Wallace with his ground transportation team of (L-R) Ella Pineda, Christine Eden and Taekia Bodden outside Owen Roberts International Airport.


Metro leaders optimistic about shared Green/Purple light rail to Hobby airport  Houston Chronicle

Houston could have two light rail lines running to Hobby Airport after all, provided they share a lot of track. After saying the potential $1.8 billion investment to ...


Hermeus hypersonic jet aims to fly New York to London in 90 minutes  CNN

US aviation start-up Hermeus reveals plans for a hypersonic jet that would travel at five times the speed of sound. That could whisk passengers from New York to ...


You Can Now Tell Your Uber Black Driver You Don’t Want to Talk Before You Even Get in the Car  Travel+Leisure

When Uber first launched they had only one vehicle type, a black luxury car. Passengers can still book the high-end car *service* through Uber – now called Uber ...


Inside the Battle Between Uber and Buenos Aires  CityLab

While Uber and Argentine officials argue over whether the company is an app or a transportation company, drivers suffer fines, violence, and instability.


Trooper shoots, kills person on I-84: state police  Poughkeepsie Journal

A state police trooper shot and killed a person on the shoulder of I-84 westbound in Orange County, according to police. Troopers responded to the report of a ...


New regional plan necessary to stop missed development opportunities  News 5 Cleveland

Local experts believe a new Northeast Ohio regional plan and more state funding are needed to help jump start new development, new jobs and prevent missed ...


Logan Airport Uber and Lyft changes set to take effect in October  Curbed Boston

The board of the Massachusetts Port Authority voted April 25 to move pickups at Logan Airport for Uber, Lyft, and other app-hailed rides to the transportation ...


What's Next for Peer-to-Peer Car-Sharing Apps?  CityLab

Peer-to-peer sharing services that let owners rent out their vehicles are a focus of concern from traditional car rental companies, who see disruption ahead.


Forget Uber, company offers N.Y. airport transfers via helicopter for $195  TribLIVE - Tribune-Review

It's just enough time to mix a cocktail. Helicopters have been whisking the wealthy from Manhattan to New York's airports for decades. Now the ride costs as little ...


Russian Transport Minister Rules Out Superjet Grounding After Crash Kills 41  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Russian authorities said 41 people were killed when a passenger jet burst into flames in an emergency landing at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, and that the ...


GMA's Live Your Star Wars™ Adventure Challenge - Official Rules  GMA

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Sponsor(s) and Prize Provider: GMA's Live Your Star Wars™ Adventure Challenge (“Contest”) is sponsored ...


No surprise: Newark Airport ranked worst in US, better than only 16 airports worldwide  NorthJersey.com

To (possibly) nobody's surprise, NJ's international airport ranked 116th in a study by AirHelp, a company specializing in air passenger rights.


Maui Airport Opens $340M Facility For Car Rental Companies  Hawaiipublicradio

KAHULUI — A Maui airport has opened a $340 million facility for car rental companies, officials said, paid for by vehicle rental fees.


Traveler Beware: Your Loyalty Rewards Points And Personal Data Are Catnip For Cyberthieves  Forbes

Travelers are catnip for a growing number of nation-state cybercriminals. Here's what you can do to keep your personal data safe.


Growing Awareness about of Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation (Public Transport) Market Growth of maximum CAGR in the next few years  industryreports24.com

The transit and ground passenger transportation industry includes companies offering passenger transportation services, such as urban transit systems, taxis, ...


HOLIDAY WEATHER ALERT: Sweltering, potentially record-setting Memorial Day weekend on tap  Atlanta Journal Constitution

If you think it's been hot this week, just wait until Memorial Day weekend.


737 Max lawsuit suggests parallels to 1990s crashes  CNN

Washington (CNN) A lawsuit filed by the former inspector general of the Department of Transportation accuses Boeing in a new lawsuit of repeatedly concealing ...


Two Captive Beluga Whales Are Heading to First-Of-Its-Kind Sanctuary in Iceland  Smithsonian.com

Around the world, there are more than 3,000 whales, dolphins and porpoises being held in captivity—a practice that, critics say, deprives complex, intelligent ...


Eco Rent A Car becomes official ground transportation partner for 3 IPL Teams  Exchange4Media

Royal Challengers Bangalore, Rajasthan Royals, and Kings XI Punjab have utilised services of Eco Rent A Car for their ground transportation across India.


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