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Transportation weekly: Nuro dreams of autonomous lattes, what is a metamaterial, Volvo takes the wheel  TechCrunch

Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I'm your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. We love the reader feedback. Keep it ...


Key state lawmakers to focus on latest transportation funding woes  KYW Newsradio 1060

HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Key state lawmakers say they are aware that the state's funding streams for transportation are once again posing a ...


Voters to consider 19-project, $72M transportation bond  Norman Transcript

On April 2, Norman voters will consider a $72 million, 19 project transportation bond that would fund a variety of projects throughout the city.


A transportation solution to move Connecticut forward  The CT Mirror

Creating and maintaining a modern and efficient system of transportation will be one of the keys to the future prosperity of Connecticut's economy. However ...


Philly company helps patients avoid transportation roadblocks  KYW Newsradio 1060

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Transportation should not be an obstacle for people who need to see a doctor. That's the philosophy of one Philadelphia ...


Bill Aims to Reshape Active Transportation Program  Streetsblog California

A bill sponsored by the Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) would restructure the way funding is allocated and projects are managed in the ...


Utah transportation leaders gets an unexpected gift: an extra $371 million to spend on some big projects  Salt Lake Tribune

It's better than pennies from heaven: Good fortune produced an unexpected $371 million that the Utah Department of Transportation wants to use to upgrade ...


Ohio's gas tax increase should also benefit public transportation: Amanda Woodrum (Opinion)  cleveland.com

If Ohio is going to raise its gas tax, it should use some of that money to benefit public transportation, guest columnist Amanda Woodrum says.


Transportation planner sees merit in speeding up Canal streetcar service  The Lens

The proposed pilot program to improve Canal streetcar performance is kicking up a lot of online pushback. In my view, the critics are shortsighted. The Canal line ...


Critics say transportation needs to be a funding priority in Colorado  FOX 31 Denver

DENVER -- Whether you're commuting to work or heading out to the mountains for a weekend getaway, chances are you're driving on Colorado roads to your ...


Capitol Report: 3 bills on tolls approved by Transportation Committee  WTNH.com

The road towards electronic tolls in Connecticut cleared a huge legislative hurdle last Wednesday.


New bus obtained for Wilna Champion Transportation Association  WatertownDailyTimes.com

CARTHAGE — After years of fundraising and seeking grants, the Wilna Champion Transportation Association was able to purchase a bus well within its budget.


Fri. 9:30 pm: Transit amendment removed from transportation bill | News, Sports, Jobs  Warren Tribune Chronicle

WARREN - A provision in the transportation budget bill crafted by local transportation officials and a local senator opposed by some senior groups, including th.


Transportation Committee hashes out bill on 'distracted walking'  WTNH.com

(WTNH) - Welcome to 2019! The Transportation Committee is hashing out Senate Bill 825, an "Act Concerning Distracted Walking." Related *Content* : ...


‘We’re all in this pothole together’: Transportation funding, gas tax and #MNPotholes are the talk of the Capitol  St. Paul Pioneer Press

As Gov. Tim Walz makes his push for a gas tax hike, even taking to Twitter to hashtag the topic, a host of Minnesota mayors, from Rochester to Ely to Oak Park ...


Wittman talks transportation and immigration at Stafford town hall meeting  Fredericksburg.com

Transportation, border security, immigration and the government shutdown were among the issues addressed by Rep. Rob Wittman, R–1st District, during a ...


Lists of suggested secondary roadwork submitted to Department of Transportation, governor  WDTV

Over the past three days, the 10 West Virginia Division of Highways districts have been compiling a list of suggested secondary road work across the state.


Transportation Department seeks audit of FAA's certification of Boeing 737 Max 8  CNBC

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on Tuesday sent a memo to Calvin Scovel, inspector general of the department, formalizing the request.


Arizona State Transportation Board member wants to hear pros, cons on I-10 barriers  ABC15 Arizona

An Arizona State Transportation Board member has requested that the issue of whether cross-median barriers should be placed on Interstate 10 between ...


Lee-Ogle Transportation System  MyStateline.com

Have a college student that needs to get back to school and needs a ride? They can help with Greyhound Connect. You'll learn all about it from Greg Gates and ...


Department of Transportation asking Mainers to select their favorite bridge  Press Herald

The Maine Department of Transportation is hosting its own version of March Madness, the NCAA men's basketball tournament that typically ensnares millions of ...


Newsmakers in business: Engineering Georgia names State Transportation board member Emily Dunn to Top 100  Gainesville Times

Georgia Department of Transportation Board member Emily Dunn was recently honored as one of Engineering Georgia magazine's “100 Influential Women to ...


FEN: A High-Yielding MLP Fund To Profit Off Energy Transportation Growth  Seeking Alpha

MLPs are an excellent way to generate high levels of income from your portfolio, although they have been overlooked somewhat since the oil crisis.FEN is one ...


Group says Pennsylvania's transportation funding gap at $5.5B  ABC27

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania says the gap between how much transportation is funded versus what they need is well into ...


Locals react to president’s budget proposal for transportation dollars  FOX 8 Live WVUE

Millions of vehicles traverse state highways and bridges, and members of Louisiana's congressional delegation reacted recently to parts of President Trump's ...


Aging population in New Hampshire creates challenges for transportation  WMUR Manchester

New Hampshire's population is aging faster than most states, and it's creating challenges for transportation companies.


Future of Houston's public transportation: METRO's Moving Forward Plan wants to hear from you  KPRC Click2Houston

KPRC2 and Telemundo Houston will team up for a phone bank with METRO Wednesday about the future of transportation in our region.


New council tackles regional transportation gaps  West Central Tribune

WILLMAR — Efforts are underway to create a regional transportation plan addressing everything from public transit to Uber. The goal is to build a network of ...


How TransitScreen is Tying DC's Transportation Modes Together  American Inno

As DC adds alternative ways for residents to navigate, TransitScreen is making the process smoother for commuters by continuing to add trackers and interfaces.


Boulder, county, University of Colorado leaders emphasize collaboration to solve transportation woes  Boulder Daily Camera

Local, regional and state leaders gathered at Boulder's Millennium Harvest House on Thursday to discuss how they could work together in addressing ...


Transportation Committee Advances 3 Toll Bills  CT News Junkie

HARTFORD, CT —A key legislative committee passed three bills that pave the way for electronic tolling in Connecticut after three hours of debate.


Pflugerville debuts online interactive map for resident input on future transportation projects  Community Impact Newspaper

As the city of Pflugerville prepares to update its Transportation Master Plan, area residents can submit feedback through an online interactive map. Users can ...


SENATE APPROPS CMTE HRG ON FY2020 DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION BUDGET REQ, Mar 27, 2019, DC, 10:00 am ET  SpacePolicyOnline.com

The Transportation-HUD subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee will hold a hearing on the Department of Transportation (DOT) budget request ...


Pennsylvania lawmakers attempt to head off transportation funding problems  Tarentum Valley News Dispatch

A state lawmaker announced Wednesday that she will lead an effort to address Pennsylvania's looming transportation crisis and the possible $50 million annual ...


Boston's transportation head to depart for job in Austin  The Boston Globe

Gina Fiandaca, the city's head of transportation since 2015 and a lifelong resident of East Boston, is leaving Mayor Martin J. Walsh's administration for a ...


Transportation Weekly: Uber’s spending habits, Tesla Model Y, scooters and AVs in Austin  TechCrunch

Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I'm your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. We love the reader feedback. Keep it ...


Lexington reveals 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan  WKYT

Lexington city organizers are looking decades down the road with their new 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan.


The 11 biggest Bay Area transportation projects — and when they'll be done  San Francisco Chronicle

While the problem of crowded public transit and highways is unlikely to be solved any time soon, here's a rundown of major Bay Area transportation projects that ...


Santa Cruz to review downtown transportation, parking needs  Santa Cruz Sentinel

SANTA CRUZ — When the Santa Cruz City Council endorsed building a $37 million combined library-parking garage project six months ago, Councilman Chris ...


MBTA Fare Hike Could Make Traffic Worse, Transportation Advocate Says  wgbh.org

Chris Dempsey of the group Transportation for Massachusetts says he believes the MBTA fare hike sends the wrong message, and could make Boston traffic ...


Wall Street Journal: Transportation Department inspector general investigating FAA's approval of Boeing 737 Max  CNN

The Transportation Department's Inspector General has opened an investigation into the Federal Aviation Administration's approval of Boeing's 737 Max planes, ...


The Spot: Bennet is nearing an announcement, budget week is — almost — here, and more on transportation money  The Denver Post

Denver Post politics reporter Nic Garcia delves into a busy week on Colorado's political scene, including the tug of war over transportation money in the state ...


Prince George's school system responds to list of parent concerns regarding transportation  CapitalGazette.com

In January, District 5 school board representative Raaheela Ahmed held a meeting for parents where they discussed problems and possible solutions for a ...


Residents give opinions at transportation meeting  Newnan Times-Herald

Community members shared their opinions on transportation in Coweta County at the first in a series of meetings held by the Coweta County Chamber of ...


Colorado lawmakers earmark $30M more for roads and transportation, disappointing advocates  The Denver Post

Colorado lawmakers have recommended adding $30 million for transportation to next year's state budget — a figure that falls short of what road advocates and a ...


'It’s a Car in a Very Small Tunnel': Actual Transportation Professionals Unimpressed With Musk's Boring Company  Jalopnik

At the behest of their board, who apparently didn't want to discuss billion-dollar train tunnels without exploring other options, top Virginia transportation officials ...


The FY20 Budget: Transportation Security  Eno Transportation Weekly

March 20, 2019. The President's fiscal year 2020 budget request for the Department of Homeland Security includes proposals for a small cut in Transportation ...


Gas fee among ideas as Colorado lawmakers figure out how to pay for transportation  The Denver Post

When it comes to the $9 billion project backlog that faces Colorado's state highways, state legislators agree there's an urgent need to raise more money to chip ...


CT transportation crisis remains stuck in neutral: Getting There  CTPost

When are we finally going to do something about our transportation crisis? That question has been asked for decades, but never answered, or more importantly, ...


Transportation Department plans to audit certification process for Boeing 737 MAX  GeekWire

In the wake of two catastrophic crashes, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao opened the way for an audit of the Boeing 737 MAX certification process.


Ohio lawmakers faced with task of agreeing on transportation budget by March 31  Norwalk Reflector

The Ohio Senate voted for a 6-cent increase in the gasoline tax Thursday, a defeat for Gov. Mike DeWine who asked lawmakers for an 18-cent-per-gallon ...


What Happened With Roadrunner Transportation Today  Motley Fool

This troubled trucker is navigating the potholes that come with a share price below $1.


$158,000 and counting: Legal costs rise in suit against Hillsborough transportation tax  Tampa Bay Times

Public agencies are spending thousands on lawyers to defend a lawsuit by County Commissioner Stacy White that challenges the voter-approved measure.


On Beacon Hill, talk again turns to transportation revenue  Boston Herald

BOSTON (AP) — With another MBTA fare hike looming this summer, talk on Beacon Hill and beyond is again turning to additional ways to help pay for the state's ...


Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Settles Owner-Operator Lawsuit for $100 Million  Transport Topics Online

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. has agreed to pay a $100 million settlement to an estimated 20,000 owner-operator truck drivers who alleged in a ...


Ohio Senate passes transportation budget bill that slashes gas tax increase  NBC4i.com

The bill passed by the Senate Thursday evening contains a 6-cent gas tax increase on both gasoline and diesel. This is down from the 10.7-cent increase the ...


Transportation Committee to vote on tolls in Connecticut  WTNH.com

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - The possibility of putting tolls on our roads is expected to pass another hurdle at the state capitol as lawmakers prepare to vote on ...


Public transportation to be free on election day  The Times of Israel

The Central Elections Committee announces that public transportation — buses and trains — will be free of charge for Israelis on election day this coming April 9 ...


Attend TC Sessions: Mobility, a one-day event on the future of transportation  TechCrunch

The way people and packages move from Point A to Point B is in the midst of a remarkable transformation driven by technological innovations in AI, robotics, ...


Global Drone Logistics & Transportation Market, 2019 to 2024 - The Delivery of Parcels to Rural Areas Creates Massive Opportunities  PRNewswire

DUBLIN, March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Drone Logistics & Transportation Market to 2027 - Global Analysis and Forecasts by Type; Application; and End ...


Cipher Capital LP Purchases 25,034 Shares of Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc (KNX)  Fairfield Current

Cipher Capital LP raised its position in shares of Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc (NYSE:KNX) by 385.8% in the fourth quarter, according to its most ...


Comments being taken on bike and pedestrian transportation plan  Lewiston Sun Journal

The Bangor Area Comprehensive Transportation System (BACTS) is taking comments on a proposed long-range pedestrian bicycle and transportation plan.


State transportation secretary: 'We have a congestion emergency'  Fox Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WBFF) - There is a congestion emergency on Maryland roads, and National Transportation Research Group, TRIP, reports it's only going to get ...


Secretary Elaine Chao Announces New Transportation Technology Council  Transport Topics Online

The federal government is creating a council to address oversight gaps created by emerging technologies, such as autonomous vehicles, that fall within the ...


S-GI hears results from transportation study review  Springvillejournal

SPRINGVILLE – The Springville-Griffith Institute Board of Education heard an update and received advice to better its transportation department. The board, at ...


Emission Impossible? Kaley Cuoco Hacks The Future Of Transportation  Look to the Stars

The LA to NYC road trip has long been a staple bucket list adventure, but is there a way to complete it with a reduced CO2 footprint? That's the challenge set by ...


City of Atlanta to create its first transportation department  Roads & Bridges

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms recently announced plans to establish the city's first dedicated Department of Transportation (DOT) to improve the safety ...


Women in Trucking names Top Women to Watch in Transportation  FreightWaves

The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced its second annual list of Top Women to Watch in Transportation on March 18. Staff of WIT's magazine, ...


The FY20 Budget: Transportation Tax and Fee Assumptions  Eno Transportation Weekly

March 19, 2019. In the full fiscal year 2020 federal budget request released this week, the assumptions for the tax receipts of transportation excise taxes over the ...


Waco transportation leaders see driverless cars, faster bus system in next 2 decades  Waco Tribune-Herald

Driverless cars and rapid transit bus lines that slash commute times will barge into Waco's transportation future. But their arrival will depend on funding and the ...


Transportation Committee Readies Vote On Tolls  CT News Junkie

HARTFORD, CT — The rhetoric regarding the installation of highway tolls has intensified over the past few days in anticipation of the first committee vote on the ...


After years of planning, construction to begin this year on $210M transportation center at Bradley  Hartford Courant

A new $210 million ground transportation center at Bradley International Airport that will consolidate all car rental services in a building opposite the passenger ...


Public Comment Sought For Kentucky Transportation Plan  LEX18 Lexington KY News

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky transportation officials are seeking public comment on a long-term transportation plan that's under consideration for Fayette ...


Gov. continues transportation push in Milford  WFSB

The governor continued his justification for his transportation plan on Monday.


Feeling pressure to ground Boeing planes, US Transportation Secretary flies on 737 Max 8  CNBC

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao is not only resisting the calls to ground the plane, she flew one of the plane back to Washington Tuesday afternoon.


Waggoner Resigns As NLCS Transportation Director  WBIW.com

(BEDFORD) - North Lawrence Community Schools Transportation Director Darren Waggoner resigned during the North Lawrence Community School Board ...


U.S. Department of Transportation: $85 Million Funding Opportunity For Technologically Advanced Transit Buses  CleanTechnica

March 22nd, 2019 by Guest Contributor. The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced the opportunity for eligible ...


9 Shared-Mobility Startups Eager To Disrupt Transportation  Forbes

Updated with the winner at the end. Nine upstarts pitched ideas to advance the booming shared-mobility industry Thursday in Chicago. Some tackled the young ...


Public input welcomed for transportation priorities  Newnan Times-Herald

This Wednesday, the Coweta County Chamber of Commerce will host the first in a series of public engagement meetings designed to help identify Coweta's ...


Pennsylvania wants residents' thoughts on everything transportation  Reading Eagle

Before a state commission adopts its next 12-year plan, it's seeking input online.


Tesla, GM, and Lear Look Like Good Bets on the Future of Transportation  Barron's

For more than a quarter-century, Rod Lache has been in the top tier of Wall Street analysts, first at Deutsche Bank and now at Wolfe Research, a New York firm ...


County Council Puts State Transportation Chief on Hot Seat Over Toll Road Plans  BethesdaMagazine.com

Maryland's transportation secretary says without a proposed public-private partnership to add toll lanes to the Beltway and Interstate 270, $1.7 billion would be ...


Live Q&A: What do you want to ask Seattle’s new transportation director, Sam Zimbabwe?  Seattle Times

Watch Traffic Lab reporter Michelle Baruchman ask Zimbabwe your questions in a Facebook Live Q&A at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 26.


Less driving, more of everything else: Minneapolis plans for future of transportation  Star Tribune

After setting the vision for the future growth of Minneapolis with the 2040 comprehensive plan, the city is now looking to change its approach to transportation, ...


Self-driving shuttles coming to Northern Virginia  WTOP

Self-driving shuttles are set to hit the streets of Northern Virginia in coming months, in what could just be the first of several deployments across the region.


Why Del Taco Restaurants, Covenant Transportation Group, and GrubHub Slumped Today  Motley Fool

Earnings and negative analyst comments hurt these companies.


Raymond James & Associates Decreases Position in iShares Transportation Average ETF (IYT)  Fairfield Current

Raymond James & Associates trimmed its position in shares of iShares Transportation Average ETF (BATS:IYT) by 12.1% during the fourth quarter, according to ...


Bill would ask Colorado voters to end TABOR refunds, send extra money to transportation and education  The Denver Post

Colorado voters have rejected every statewide ballot question about raising taxes -- even for education and transportation -- in recent years, so a group of state ...


Should AOC's Public Transportation Choices Matter?  CityLab

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has come under fire for using cars instead of the subway. Some of those critics are right.


Transportation updates  Community Impact Newspaper

Mar 19, 2019: Ongoing projects 1. FM 1097 expansion The Texas Department of Transportation continues its project to widen FM 1097 between I-45 and ...


Another issue Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle should talk up: Chicago transportation  Chicago Tribune

Mayoral runofff candidates Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle haven't laid out their vision for improving how Chicagoans get around. They should. The City that ...


NY hearing on Centro, transportation at OCC Friday  syracuse.com

Discussion items include a proposed new tax on rental cars that would help pay for public transit systems such as Centro.


Global Intelligent Transportation Systems Market 2019, Trend, CAGR Status, Growth, Analysis and Forecast to 2024  The Newsmates

Report Titled: “Global Intelligent Transportation Systems Market Report 2019 – Market Size, Share, Price, Trend and Forecast”. Intelligent Transportation ...


UPDATE 1-Boeing plane development under review by U.S. prosecutors, Transportation Department -sources  Reuters

(Adds details on federal grand jury). WASHINGTON/SEATTLE, March 18 (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors and the U.S. Department of Transportation are ...


School transportation commission aiming to cut travel times for students  WWLP.com

BOSTON (WWLP) - Pittsfield State Senator Adam Hinds led the School Transportation Commission's first meeting, which heard testimony about the problems ...


Boulder County to present staff suggestions for Transportation Master Plan updates  Boulder Daily Camera

Boulder County officials say the county's six-year-old Transportation Master Plan needs updating, and its staff has been working for months on preparing ...


MassDOT Announces 8th Annual Transportation Innovation Conference  framinghamsource.com

The following is a media release from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) submitted to SOURCE. ***. WORCESTER – The ...


Heber City Mayor Discusses Growth, Transportation And Energy In State Of The City Address  KPCW

Heber City's mayor addressed members of the Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce in the first ever state of the city address on Tuesday. You can find the.


Kansas Department of Transportation calls Trump 'delusional Communist' on Twitter | TheHill  The Hill

A Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) employee is no longer working for the agency after one of its Twitter accounts called President Trump a ...


How The Widened Panama Canal Is Disrupting U.S. Domestic Transportation  Seeking Alpha

Rail traffic is at recessionary levels YoY, and total freight traffic has also declined in the last three months. Meanwhile, trucking is doing exceptionally wel.


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