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ABC Online

NDIS: Transport services may go without improved funding, service provider body says
ABC Online
Disability service providers across Australia are considering shedding their transport services because there is no funding commitment in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to directly cover the costs of maintaining vehicles. The service ...



Alton Telegraph

Alton School Board talks transportation funding, approves FY 17-18 budget
Alton Telegraph
In regards to the transportation fund for the district and Illinois public schools in general, the state has prorated payments for the past several years. In addition, the transportation funds are considered a categorical state payment, and districts ...

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Transport Topics Online

Equipment Makers Set Up First 'Fly-In' With Washington Policymakers
Transport Topics Online
The rare opportunity of reforming the federal corporate tax code and ensuring long-term funding for freight infrastructure in the coming months prompted the Association of Equipment Manufacturers to recently schedule its own meetings on Capitol Hill ...



Urban transport app Citymapper launches London taxi-sharing service in partnership with Gett
VentureBeat
Since 2011, Citymapper has landed in dozens of cities globally, including New York, Boston, San Francisco, and Tokyo, and the company has bagged around $50 million in funding. Gett is an Uber-style on-demand cab app that operates across Europe and ...

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The Spokesman-Review

Getting There: With transportation funds coming up short, state eyes mileage tax
The Spokesman-Review
Transportation construction costs keep going up, and revenues from the gas tax – the primary source for funding such construction – remain largely flat. It's a problem that's bound to get worse. With electric vehicles and fuel efficiency becoming more ...



Transport Topics Online

Daimler Trucks Backs StoreDot Fast-Charging Battery Startup
Transport Topics Online
Daimler AG's truck division is investing in Israeli battery-technology startup StoreDot Ltd., tapping into a supplier that seeks to enable electric vehicles to recharge as quickly as combustion-powered models can refuel. Daimler Trucks led a $60 ...



Health Affairs (blog)

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation: Will Reshaping Medicaid Sacrifice An Important Benefit?
Health Affairs (blog)
In contrast, most NEMT brokers receive a capped amount of money and therefore need to manage limited funds by, for example, assuring the assignment of the least expensive appropriate form of transportation necessary and monitoring trip information to ...



Transport Topics Online

Republicans Restore Language in House Funding Bill Calling for ELD Delay
Transport Topics Online
The December mandate on electronic logging devices would not be carried out under a proposal recently added to a fiscal 2018 funding bill in the House. Republican Reps. Brian Babin of Texas, Lloyd Smucker of Pennsylvania and Doug LaMalfa of ...



BBC News

Cycling and walking projects win £22m of funding
BBC News
Five projects aimed at encouraging people to leave their cars at home have been awarded £22m by Transport Scotland. Schemes promoting cycling and walking in busy parts of Scotland's cities are among those to have scooped the money. They include ...

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The FINANCIAL

ADB Provides Additional Funding to Improve Roads, Highways in Afghanistan
The FINANCIAL
“Since 2002, we have seen efforts to rebuild and reconstruct around 8,000 kilometers of roads in Afghanistan, but there is still a need to make sure that they are maintained,” said Nana Soetantri, Transport Specialist at ADB's Central and West Asia ...


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