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Transport app FlixMobility gets Germany's biggest tech funding round to drive growth  Reuters

Transport app FlixMobility has raised around 500 million euros ($561 million) in Germany's biggest tech funding round to date to back investments in its ...


Federal Inactivity Drives State Creativity With Infrastructure Funding  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] In the absence of a strong federal partner, states clamoring for infrastructure funds have taken ...


House Kicks Off Debate on Fiscal 2020 Transportation Funding Bill  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] A fiscal 2020 transportation funding measure that proposes additional funding for infrastructure ...


$7K pledged to DAV transportation program | News, Sports, Jobs  The Review

NEW CUMBERLAND—The Hancock County Commission has agreed to pledge $7500 to the Disabled American Veterans, DAV, veteran transportation program ...


Experts: As a Funding Tool, Tolling May Benefit From an Image Shift  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] WASHINGTON — Transportation experts said recasting tolling's image from an unpopular ...


Case activity for Transport Funding LLC vs George Nerey on July 1  Southeast Texas Record

The Harris County Civil Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by Transport Funding LLC against George Nerey and Nerey Transportation LLC ...


Experts: State Funding a Local Issue, Too  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Any statewide measure meant to generate revenue for transportation projects should include the ...


DHS chief to Pelosi: Emergency border funding 'has already had an impact' | TheHill  The Hill

Emergency funding has already improved conditions for migrants and agents along the U.S.-Mexico border, acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin ...


World Bank pulls funding for new state capital in India after Delhi drops support  Reuters

The World Bank said on Friday it had withdrawn $300 million of funding for a new capital in the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh after the central ...


Missing in Action on Capitol Hill: A Debate on Infrastructure Funding Policy  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Infrastructure policy, which was seen as a bright legislative point at the start of the year capable of ...


Court activity on July 16: Ace Funding Source LLC vs BT-TWISS Transport LLC  Florida Record

The Pinellas Circuit Court reported the following activity in the suit brought by Ace Funding Source LLC against BT-TWISS Transport LLC, Stephen L Gurba, ...


Analysis for international ultra-high-speed transport connection in Pacific Northwest released  MassTransitMag.com

Study determines the proposed connection between British Columbia, Washington and Oregon would promote economic growth; reduce emissions and ...


Passengers incensed: Vienna adds perfumed trains to €1 a day travel  The Guardian

The rush-hour subway train glides into the station, the doors snap open and passengers move forward to board. As they enter the crowded carriage, they are ...


Dutch urge swift EU hydrogen push to cut industry, transport emissions  EURACTIV

The European Commission should create an EU-wide market for hydrogen “as soon as possible” rather than wait for renewable energy-based varieties to be ...


Cummins Executive to US House Panel: Investments in Low-Emissions Technologies Critical  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] WASHINGTON — Federal policymakers crafting comprehensive transportation legislation should ...


Kingman sees funding for interchange as boost to becoming transport hub  Mohave Valley News

KINGMAN — Kingman Mayor Jen Miles called it a celebration of “momentous progress” for development of the Rancho Santa Fe Interchange and Parkway.


Is Manchester doing enough to fight its air pollution crisis?  CityMetric

In June 2018, think tank IPPR released a report calling Greater Manchester's pollution levels “lethal and illegal”. The report called on mayor Andy Burnham to ...


National Lottery launches £100m community climate action fund  www.businessgreen.com

The National Lottery Community Fund has today launched a £100m Climate Action Fund to support a range of community-led activities towards tackling climate ...


Department For Transport Asks Stakeholders Today Whether U.K. Should Legalize E-Scooters  Forbes

The U.K.'s Department for Transport (DfT) is meeting with stakeholders on July 15 to gauge views on whether e-scooters should be legalized for use in ...


Transylvania cities get EU funding to modernize public transport  Romania-Insider.com

Deva, a city in Romania's Transylvania region, has received a RON 44.8 million (EUR 9.4 million) financing to modernize its local public transport system and ...


Pittsburgh Public Schools Missed Millions In State Funding Toward Busing Costs, Audit Shows  CBS Pittsburgh

HARRISBURG, Pa. (KDKA) — An audit of Pittsburgh Public Schools' transportation services shows the district missed out on nearly $2 million in state ...


Disabled girl faces £870 Hereford school bus bill  BBC News

Leia Daunter, 16, cannot return to school in Hereford due to council cuts, says her guardian.


NASA’s daunting to-do list for sending people back to the Moon  The Verge

A half-century after landing the first humans on the Moon, NASA is looking to put people back on the lunar surface, but this time the agency has an even more ...


Plans for London-style bus system in Wales  BBC News

A major shake-up of the Welsh bus industry is being planned by the Welsh Government. Ministers want to boost services by introducing a London-style system ...


UltraSoC-led consortium secures £2m Innovate UK funding to develop cybersecurity solutions for connected and autonomous vehicles  RealWire

Collaboration includes Coventry University, Copper Horse & University of SouthamptonCAMBRIDGE, UK – 18 July 2019 - UltraSoC today announced that it has ...


Convicted drink-drivers could have 'alcolocks' fitted to cars  The Guardian

Convicted drink-drivers could have “alcolocks” fitted to their cars, preventing the vehicle from starting without the driver passing a breath test, under new road ...


Scotland sets aside £20 million for EV funding  www.electrive.com

The Scottish government has announced a fund of more than £20 million to boost the number of EVs in Scotland. The money will go to several local authorities ...


Funding for transport training centre for people with disabilities  Belfast Telegraph

People with disabilities will have access to a new national transport training centre next year to help them to confidently and independently use public transport, ...


National control centre approved  Railway Gazette International

IRELAND: The construction of a €135m National Train Control Centre to manage the entire Iarnród Éireann network was approved by the Irish government...


Travelstop partners with Traveloka and raises $3m in funding to disrupt corporate travel - WIT  Web In Travel

Re-affirming corporate travel's position as the next sector in line for disruption, Travelstop has raised $3 million in pre-Series A funding.


Australia urged to move away from oil dependency or risk fuel supply crisis  The Guardian

Submission to government review calls for urgent uptake of electric vehicles, a boost to public transport and tightening of efficiency standards.


House Funding Leaders Easily Advance Fiscal 2020 Transportation Bill  Transport Topics Online

Legislation that would increase funding for infrastructure grants and the agency overseeing trucking regulations was easily approved by a subcommittee in the ...


News > Technology > New Government funding: revolutionising high speed rail  University of Leeds

The Government has confirmed funding to create one of the most advanced conventional and high speed rail research facilities in the world in Leeds.


Cost of Crossrail will continue to climb, warn MPs  ITV News

Read the latest London stories, Cost of Crossrail will continue to climb, warn MPs on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest London news.


Public sector workers 'to get £2 billion pay increase'  ITV News

Teachers, police officers, soldiers and other public sector workers will be given a £2 billion pay rise, according to reports. The Treasury is set to unveil the ...


King's Lynn Transport plan needs to include West Winch bypass, more buses, improved footpaths and park and ride  Lynn News

Coming soon. From Norfolk County Council and West Norfolk Council. The next stage of the document that will affect everyone in West Norfolk.


No, a feasibility study has not proved the hyperloop would work  CityMetric

The Hyperloop, the futuristic transport concept that tech journalists love and grumpy engineers love to hate, is on a PR offensive. There are several firms trying to ...


China’s built a railroad to nowhere in Kenya  Livemint

Beijing is withholding the $4.9 billion needed to finish the project, once a flagship for Xi Jinping's Belt and Road initiative.The reason for China's attack of cold ...


Bus prices and Uber in the firing line - here's why  Coventry Telegraph

Cllr Lynette Kelly blasted the cost of buses in Coventry as "ridiculous"


Holywell High Street de-pedestrianisation set to go ahead despite lack of funds  Deeside.com

Work is set to get underway on de-pedestrianising Holywell High Street next month despite a lack of funds. Flintshire County Council said is has been.


Independents Special Report: From the sidelines to main stage  Irish Examiner

A wave of Independents were swept into power in the last general election. The country was in recovery mode. Voters took a punt and backed individuals and ...


Rail regulator's access recommendations welcomed, 'but do not go far enough'  Disability News Service

Accessible transport campaigners have broadly welcomed a series of recommendations for improvements to the accessibility of the rail system. Among the 17 ...


The Case for Leaving Fare Beaters Alone and Making Public Transit Free  VICE

If you live in a city, you've probably seen a fare beater. They might have even pissed you off. In this scenario, you, a Dutiful Citizen, have paid your fair share to ...


£20million funding opens for accessibility improvements across rail network to benefit disabled passengers • THIIS Magazine  THIIS

Stations in need of accessibility improvements can now apply for vital funding to improve travel for disabled rail passengers as part of the Government's Inclusive ...


Minto receives $1 million in Connecting Link funding  Wellington Advertiser

HARRISTON – The province is committing $1,008,000 to the reconstruction of Arthur Street East in Harriston. “Our government is working with Ontario's ...


City of London Corporation secures £450m in external funding for major projects  City A.M.

CityAM - The City of London Corporation has secured £450m in external funding for its major projects, after it revealed that its [...]


Turkey says EU funding cuts will not affect its drilling off Cyprus  The MediTelegraph

Istanbul - Turkey plans to send a fourth ship to waters off Cyprus to search for gas and oil despite European Union moves to curb contacts and funding for ...


Stakeholders Again Call On Congress to Approve Long-Term Transportation Funding  Transport Topics Online

The stakeholders said: The country's transportation network is desperately in need of long-term federal funding assurances meant to improve freight and ...


Port Macquarie-Hastings Council has received $805000 in Active Transport funding for pedestrian safety and connectivity works.  Port Macquarie News

The Active Transport funding will mean more footpaths and safer pedestrian access across the LGA.


Extinction Rebellion launches London 'tax strike'  Al Jazeera English

Activists ask Londoners to withhold 22 percent of their council tax to protest slow action on 'climate emergency'.


House Funding Leaders Take Up Trucking Policy in Fiscal 2020 Transportation Bill  Transport Topics Online

A fiscal 2020 transportation measure packed with trucking provisions is on the June 4 meeting agenda of the Democratic-led committee in the U.S. House of ...


FHWA Announces Funding Opportunity for Transportation Technology Grants  Transport Topics Online

The Federal Highway Administration recently announced the availability of $60 million in grant funding for states and cities pursuing projects that involve ...


Call for more transport funding for East of England | Politics  Eastern Daily Press

Give us the financial support we need and we will help improve the economy.That was the message today as a bid for more funding for the region is launched in ...


Experts Say Washington Needs to Treat Infrastructure Funding as 'Exigent Crisis'  Transport Topics Online

There is ample room for creativity in developing solutions to fix the nation's transportation infrastructure, but elected officials must overcome their differences and ...


Lawmakers Mull Funding Options for $2 Trillion Infrastructure Deal  Transport Topics Online

Disagreements Persist Over Infrastructure Funding Ahead of White House Meeting.


Infrastructure Stakeholders to Congress: Fix the Highway Trust Fund  Transport Topics Online

Nearly a dozen stakeholders representing local governments and the freight and commuter sectors on Feb. 7 urged a House transportation panel to identify a ...


ASCE Pushes to Make Infrastructure Funding Congressional Priority  Transport Topics Online

As Infrastructure Week inches nearer, the nation's oldest engineering group is continuing its efforts to promote transportation funding legislation.


Fairer funding for schools and better public transport - 6 things you can expect from new B&NES council  Somerset Live

Council housing, fairer funding for schools and public transport improvements - Bath and North East Somerset Council's new administration has shared its ...


ATA President Chris Spear Presses Congress on Infrastructure Funding, Autonomous Tech  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] WASHINGTON — Allowing segments of the country's surface transportation system to deteriorate ...


Infrastructure Grants, Resiliency Advance in Fiscal 2020 House Transportation Bill  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — A transportation funding bill that would provide grants for multimodal projects and promote nationwide resilience in new infrastructure was ...


TfL weighing up plan to convert Gallows Corner into Y-shaped flyover  Romford Recorder

Gallows Corner flyover's 50-year-old "temporary" structure could be replaced with a three-way raised carriageway connecting both sides of the A12 and the ...


Ag shippers seek funding action for stressed out transportation system  FreightWaves

At seemingly every turn in the supply chain, agribusiness shippers say they are feeling the hurt caused by rail and truck equipment shortages, burdensome ...


Experts: Public-Private Partnerships Could Plug Federal Government Shortfalls in Infrastructure Funding  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — As Congress looks to find common ground on a $2 trillion proposal that would ensure long-term infrastructure funding on the federal level, ...


Bill Shuster Offers Gameplan for Infrastructure Funding  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — A bottom-up approach to funding a $2 trillion infrastructure package was suggested by Bill Shuster, former chairman of the transportation ...


Transport for Scotland adds subsidy funding  www.electrive.com

Transport for Scotland has added another £500,000 to the funding pot for the “Plugged-In Households Grant Fund for on-demand electric vehicles through car ...


Infrastructure Funding Hits Roadblocks in Michigan Legislature  Transport Topics Online

As negotiations over Michigan's annual budget pick up the pace, fissures are developing between the Republican-led Legislature and Democratic Gov.


Sustainable Logistics: Nexxiot Awarded Funding To Reduce Emissions  Railways Africa

Nexxiot, the specialist for applied digital solutions in logistics, continues its growth course. In recent days, the start-up has received a grant to reduce gre.


Sen. Wicker: Figuring Out Funding for 'Really Big' Infrastructure Package 'Will Take Time'  Transport Topics Online

While congressional transportation leaders continue to negotiate a massive infrastructure package, agreement over ways to fund its policy initiatives has not ...


Congress Returns to Debate Infrastructure, Fiscal 2020 Funding, Nominees  Transport Topics Online

Policymakers make their way back to Capitol Hill after a weeklong spring recess to continue to stitch together the provisions for a comprehensive infrastructure ...


Rep. Rodney Davis: Fund Infrastructure Account Like a 401(k)  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — How do you keep infrastructure projects funded in this country is the multitrillion-dollar question policymakers on Capitol Hill have yet to ...


Senate Funding Leader Praises White House's Infrastructure Grants Proposal  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — The Trump White House's newfound backing of infrastructure grants managed by the U.S. Department of Transportation earned praise from ...


US FTA announces new funding for innovative public transport projects  Traffic Technology Today

The US Department of Transportation's (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced the opportunity for public transport providers across the ...


Arriva sues government for £200m over rejected East Midlands bid  Railnews

THE disqualification of Arriva from the East Midlands franchise competition could cost taxpayers £200 million, if a legal claim succeeds. The Department for ...


Infrastructure Funding: Can Automated Weigh Station Screening Be a Revenue Source?  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — Automated weigh station technology can generate money for state transportation and law enforcement agencies, according to Andrew Martin, ...


State DOT Leaders Urge Federal Action on Long-Term Infrastructure Funding  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — Congress and the White House should focus on crafting a long-term highway bill over the next year that would ensure certainty in funding for ...


Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Reminds House Panel: White House Open to All Infrastructure Funding Options  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao reaffirmed the Trump White House's desire to partner with congressional transportation leaders on an ...


BUILD Infrastructure Grants Reduced in Recent Funding Deal  Transport Topics Online

Funding for BUILD infrastructure grants was cut under the recently signed law ensuring federal agencies remain open through fiscal 2019.


With Funding Deadline Fast Approaching, Fiscal 2019 Transportation Bills Not Yet Considered  Transport Topics Online

The fate of a provision tucked in the transportation bills in the House and Senate that would suspend enforcement of the electronic logging device rule for ...


Voters Decide Fate of Transportation Funding Measures on State Ballots  Transport Topics Online

Voters demonstrated a reluctance to approve new funding measures but a commitment to securing existing funds for transportation purposes during the Nov.


De-pedestrianisation of Holywell High Street to go ahead despite Welsh Government failure to stump up funding  LeaderLive

THE DE-PEDESTRIANISATION of a Flintshire high street will take place despite the Welsh Government failing to stump up the funds for the scheme.


Upgrades done, lights on at Tinsmith corner  The Islander

Intersection improvements are complete at Tinsmith corner on Kangaroo Island and the new street lights were switched on for the first time on Monday night, July ...


$59 Million in Vehicle Technologies Research Funding Available, Energy Department Announces  Transport Topics Online

Firms seeking additional funding for batteries and electric systems aimed at advancing vehicle technologies may look to the federal government for backing.


Stakeholders Push For Comprehensive Strategy, Funding for Freight Systems  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — A long-term strategy consisting of additional funding for freight programs should be among the provisions that members of Congress adopt ...


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Stresses Federal Funding in Infrastructure Plan  Transport Topics Online

A $2 trillion infrastructure package that congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump agreed to work on during this session of Congress should be ...


Road safety strategy: Should New Zealand wait 359 years for better roads?  Stuff.co.nz

Simon Bridges says the Govt is lying; Julie Anne Genter calls him desperate. Who's telling the truth about road safety?


Don’t trust CT lawmakers to steer transportation funding: Getting There  Middletown Press

Nobody trusts Hartford. If cynicism is a disease, we're in the midst of an epidemic. Since last fall, I've been touring the state speaking to groups large and small ...


Transportation Funding Questions to Appear on State Midterm Ballots  Transport Topics Online

As midterm elections draw near, voters in several states will face ballot questions related to transportation revenue at the polls Nov. 6. States rely on a variety of ...


Ohio DOT Chief Paints Dire Picture of State's Infrastructure Funding  Transport Topics Online

The state transportation director gave Ohio lawmakers a blunt assessment of Ohio's road construction money situation Feb. 13, and it wasn't pretty.


Almost €150,000 in grants targeting disadvantaged areas awarded to city community groups  Galway Daily

Almost €150000 in grant funding has been awarded to 29 community organisations in Galway city to help improve services in disadvantaged areas.


Partisan Disagreements Persist Over Infrastructure Funding Mechanism  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — The leaders of the congressional committees tasked with crafting an infrastructure policy bill continue to disagree over a sustainable approach ...


2020 transportation investment measure  Metro newsfeed

In February 2019, Metro Council President Lynn Peterson appointed a task force to advise the council in the development of a possible regional transportation ...


Border Wall Hinders Government Funding Negotiations  Transport Topics Online

The threat of a partial government shutdown that would ensnare transportation programs looms as congressional Republicans and Democrats continue to ...


States Ramp Up Efforts to Secure Transportation Funding, ARTBA Chief Economist Reports  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — While a federal infrastructure package hangs in the balance, the majority of states have introduced legislation to increase transportation ...


Congress' 'Problem Solvers' Tackle Infrastructure Policy  Transport Topics Online

Although President Donald Trump and Congressional Democrats hit the pause button on infrastructure policy discussions earlier this year, a bipartisan group of ...


ELD Exemption for Livestock Haulers Part of Fiscal 2019 Congressional Funding Deal  Transport Topics Online

Included in the law signed by President Trump Feb. 15 that funds federal agencies through fiscal 2019 is a provision that exempts livestock and insect haulers ...


Senate-Passed Transportation Funding Bill Includes $1 Billion in Infrastructure Grants  Transport Topics Online

Legislation that would provide $1 billion in infrastructure grants and would extend the electronic logging device waiver for livestock haulers for the next fiscal ...


Infrastructure Week Encore: Trump, Democrats to Discuss Funding May 22  Transport Topics Online

President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats agreed on April 30 to proceed with a $2 trillion infrastructure package, yet, they haven't announced how ...


Roadie Raises $37 Million, Pushing Overall Funding to $62 Million  Transport Topics Online

Roadie, an on-the-way delivery *service* with the nation's largest local same-day footprint, said it has raised $37 million in funding from The Home Depot, Warren ...


States Will Provide Models for Infrastructure Funding  Transport Topics Online

Infrastructure funding programs across several states eventually will serve as models for federal transportation agencies, experts at the IBTTA conference ...


Sherrill Blasts Transportation Secretary Over Infrastructure Funding - MyVeronaNJ  My veronanj

Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ11) has been unfailingly polite in her public interactions with Congressional colleagues since she took office in January. But Sherrill ...


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