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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 ...


Ring and Ride services 'to continue' after ATG 'saved'  BBC News

Birmingham City Council and Transport for West Midlands have stepped in to help with funding.


U.S. Chamber (Again) Pledges to Support Hill Proponents of Fuel Tax Increase  Transport Topics Online

To those members of Congress who support raising the federal fuel tax, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce wants them to know they have its support. Here's your ...


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 ...


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 ...


IoT Startup, Transport Hub Secures Seed Funding  TechiExpert.com

Transport Hub, which is a logistics tech startup has now secured Rs 3.5 crore in the funding round of seed from a clutch of high net worth individuals people.


A push to keep 'classroom money in the classroom': Educators,...  Bemidji Pioneer

ST. PAUL—Bemidji-area educators and legislators are pushing the state to spend more on student transportation. A bill in the Minnesota House of ...


Rail network spending increase in bid to improve services  BBC News

Spending on the day-to-day running of Scotland's rail network is set to increase. The money is designed to improve the performance of track and signalling, ...


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 ...


“The transport equivalent of the Schleswig Holstein question”: why Britain needs to reform bus funding  CityMetric

Putting public money into the bus is one of the biggest bargains in transport policy, yet it has been one of the biggest losers from recent trends in transport ...


Catch-A-Ride Gets OKI Money To Transport Seniors, Disabled  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

The OKI Regional Council of Governments announced awards of $1.34 million to transportation agencies across the tri-state last week.


Nearly £8 million is given to Leicester for new transport schemes  Intelligent Transport

Leicester's £7.84 million grant is the result of the city council's successful bid for a share of £60 million of DfT funding for schemes in 2019/20.


Naresh Goyal Steps Down from Flagging Jet Airways  Aviation International News

Twenty-five-year-old Jet Airways and its 22,000 employees face an ambivalent future as the Indian private airline's founder and chairman Naresh Goyal stepped ...


Congress Signals Potential for Infrastructure Bill as Stakeholders Call for Sustainable Funding  Transport Topics Online

ATA's Chris Spear Touts Build America Fund to Finance Road Projects.


House Transportation Leader DeFazio Offers Infrastructure Legislation Roadmap  Transport Topics Online

Speaking to reporters at a conference hosted by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials on Feb. 27, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.)


Maryland, CSX Apply Again for Federal Funding for Baltimore Tunnel Project  Transport Topics Online

Maryland and CSX Transportation have submitted another application for federal money to heighten the Howard Street Tunnel in Baltimore so it can fit shipping ...


Ola fined Rs 15L, Netmeds acquires KiViHealth, OYO’s grand plans of dominating world of hospitality  YourStory

Netmeds acquires clinic management platform KiViHealth. Chennai-based healthcare ecommerce portal Netmeds announced it has acquired clinic ...


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 ...


Factbox: EU preparations for no-deal Brexit  Reuters

European Union officials said on Monday it was increasingly likely Britain would leave the bloc without a divorce deal after April 12 and the EU had completed ...


City to withhold TRPTA funding until FTA audit resolved  Post Register

After a lengthy, sometimes heated, discussion Monday, the Idaho Falls City Council decided to withhold funding for the Targhee Regional Public Transportation ...


Trump Identifies Infrastructure as Potential Bipartisan Policy  Transport Topics Online

The prospects for a comprehensive infrastructure measure advancing this year might have improved after President Donald Trump declared the policy as ...


Governors Discuss Trucking's Role in Raising Infrastructure Funds  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — The trucking industry can serve as a testing ground for vehicle miles traveled programs, according to governors gathered to discuss ...


UK 'Connectivity Fund' needed to reverse significant cuts in bus funding  Intelligent Transport

A report from the Urban Transport Group has shown that an investment in bus services is key to achieving a wide range of policy objectives across Government.


Council request Prebend Street relief road funding  Bedford Independent

In an effort to reduce congestion at the Prebend Street/Midland Road roundabout, Bedford Borough Council has submitted a bid for £15m of government funding ...


Twenty times more English children could cycle to school with better transport planning  The Conversation - UK

In England, one in fifty children cycle to school. But if English children cycled at the same rates as Dutch children, this could rise to two in five.


Funding boost to fix potholes on Staffordshire's roads  Staffordshire Live

Pothole repair season is fast approaching – and county councillors are being given an extra £20,000 each to tackle road defects in their areas. The one-off ...


Department of Energy Announces $31 Million in Funding To Advance H2@Scale  Energy.gov

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the U.S. Department of Energy announced up to $31 million in funding to advance the H2@Scale concept. The focus of H2@Scale ...


Taxify rebrands as Bolt to expand its transport options beyond private cars  TechCrunch

Taxify, the ride-hailing company from Estonia backed by Didi and Daimler and now active in 30 countries, is making a key shift in its business today as it gears ...


IPS Considers Providing Free Transportation To Some KIPP Indy Charter Schools  WFYI

IPS officials say the district wants to support KIPP Indy because it serves a low-income student population and has shown strong academic growth.


Berlin Plans for Huge Investments in Public Transit  CityLab

The German capital plans to make major investments to expand bus and rail networks, boost frequency, and get ahead of population growth. Are you jealous ...


Brexit march: Steve Coogan, Delia Smith, Armando Ianucci and others funding transport to Put it to the People march  The Independent

A host of household names have agreed to fund a fleet of coaches to transport protesters to London for a major demonstration in favour of a Final Say ...


In first for Indonesia, Japan-funded subway opens in gridlocked Jakarta  The Japan Times

JAKARTA - Indonesia's long-awaited first subway opened Sunday in the country's capital with the aim of relieving crippling traffic gridlock in Southeast Asia's ...


Egyptian freight marketplace startup Trella raises $600k in seed funding  FreightWaves

Trella, an Egyptian-based trucking marketplace startup, has raised an investment of $600,000+ in pre-seed financing. The round was led by Algebra Ventures, ...


£740000 of funding secured to improve community transport  Gazette Series

There will be over £700000 of funding for community transport across the area.


Philly-to-Pittsburgh hyperloop gets funding for $2 million feasibility study  PhillyVoice.com

Elon Musk's futuristic vision for hyperloop transit could be in the works for a Pennsylvania route between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.


BNSF, Amtrak Detail PTC Progress at House Hearing  Transport Topics Online

Executives from BNSF Railway Co. and Amtrak assured federal lawmakers of their firms' adherence to congressionally mandated requirements regarding ...


With funding scarce, school and city buses could merge under House bill  Columbia Missourian

Supporters of the bill say it could be an opportunity to free up some of Columbia Public Schools' resources, while others say it could compromise students' ...


Hydrogen for light road transport: Renewables key to emission cuts  The Driven

Emissions from passenger and light commercial road vehicles make up 10 per cent of Australia's total CO2emissions, so reducing these emissions can make a ...


HNIs back logistics-tech startup Transport Hub in seed round  VCCircle

Logistics-technology startup Transport Hub said on Friday that it has raised Rs 3.5 crore (around $500000) in seed funding from.


Do All Roads Lead to Congestion Pricing?  The American Prospect

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Canadian innovator JL Energy Transportation Inc. obtains funding from leading litigation funder Bentham IMF Capital Limited for infringement action against major Canada/US pipeline and gas processing companies  EnerCom Inc.

Canadian innovator JL Energy Transportation Inc. obtains funding from leading litigation funder Bentham IMF Capital Limited for infringement action against ...


Delhivery raises fresh funding of $413 million, charts out growth path  YourStory

Logistics startup Delhivery has announced a *fresh* round of funding led by Softbank, Fosun, and Carlyle Group. The startup, which marked its entry into the ...


Rep. Sam Graves: August Do-or-Die Month for Infrastructure Bill in 2019  Transport Topics Online

From fuel tax increases to a vehicle-miles-traveled fee, Congress has several funding options to consider. Here's your Capitol Agenda look ahead for the week ...


SoftBank launches the Innovation Fund, committing $2B to invest in Latin America  TechCrunch

While SoftBank continues to make big bets on startups out of its $100 billion Vision Fund, it has also launched another vehicle to invest in tech opportunities ...


Funding Platform SeriesOne Partners With Polymath to Use Its Security Token Protocol  Cointelegraph

News. United States-based crowdfunding platform SeriesOne has partnered with security token protocol platform Polymath, according to a press release ...


QuadrigaCX CEO Used Personal Money to Fund Exchange During Litigation With Bank in 2018  Cointelegraph

The late founder of QuadrigaCX, Gerry Cotten, was purportedly funding the exchange with his own money during litigation with a bank in 2018.


Farmers to get paid for public benefits from their land  Camden Advertiser

Family farmers will be paid for the public benefits they generate on their land under a new environmental stewardship policy being trialled by the federal ...


Drivers could earn up to £3000 to ditch the car  Transport Network

Drivers in the West Midlands could earn up to £3,000 a year to get out of their cars under government-funded plans to cut congestion and air pollution. A trial ...


Crypto Payments Firm Circle Closes Acquisition of Crowdfunding Platform SeedInvest  Cointelegraph

News. Goldman Sachs-backed cryptocurrency finance firm Circle announced that it closed the acquisition of SeedInvest, a crowdfunding platform and registered ...


London’s “unbundled” BRT sees partial approval at committee level  Global News

The strategic priorities and policy committee voted on 19 transit recommendations from city staff on Monday.


Ontario transport minister raises questions about transit decision deadline  CTV News London

A letter from Ontario's Minister of Transportation Jeff Yurek throws a wrench into Monday night's debate about Bus Rapid Transit.


NZTA confirms maximum funding rate for Hamilton to Auckland passenger rail service  Stuff.co.nz

NZTA will fully fund the carriage maintenance for the passenger rail *service*.


Auckland's 'unbelievable' public transport goal doable  Stuff.co.nz

Aucklanders might be on the way to doubling their public transport use to 120 million rides a year within a decade, a goal once deemed "unbelievably ...


Ridesharing App Lyft Partners With Blockchain Startup to Tokenize Healthcare Transport  Cointelegraph

News. Ridesharing app Lyft has partnered with blockchain startup Solve.Care to tokenize healthcare-related transport arrangements. The development was ...


Transportation Weekly: Waymo unleashes laser bear, Bird spreads its wings, Lyft tightens its belt  TechCrunch

Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I'm your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch . This is the fifth edition of our newsletter ...


Government indicates support for Crossrail to Ebbsfleet extension with £5m feasibility funding  Rail Technology Magazine

The government has indicated it is open to an extension of the delayed Crossrail project to Ebbsfleet, with £5m committed to help fund preparations for the new ...


Coopers Plains crossing funding pledge from Federal Labor  Courier Mail

Federal Labor has promised to fix one of southeast Queensland's most dangerous level railway crossings if it wins the next election. Today, Shadow Minister for ...


Rapid company expansion caused White Friday delays, says Fetchr CEO  Arabian Business

The founder of courier app Fetchr has said the firm's widespread 'White Friday' delays were caused in part by rapid company expansion. The region's first ...


NZTA disarray threatens Auckland transport projects  Newsroom

Some major Auckland public transport projects are at risk of delay because of what Auckland Transport calls the “opaque” situation at NZTA.


Bitwise Tells US SEC That 95% of Volume on Unregulated Crypto Exchanges Is Suspect  Cointelegraph

News. 95 percent of volume on unregulated exchanges appears to be fake or non-economic in nature, an analysis from cryptocurrency index fund provider ...


Pangea Blockchain Fund Debuts With $22 Million Round Supported by Roger Ver  Cointelegraph

News. Pangea Blockchain Fund has debuted its blockchain fund, securing $22 million with key investors including Bitcoin.com CEO Roger Ver, according to a ...


Funding approved for community use mini bus  Fife Today

Fife Council have approved funding for a community use mini bus in North East Fife.


Trumpeted 11 months ago by Phils Goff and Twyford as transformational, Auckland Council is now airing concerns about the $28 billion Auckland Transport Alignment Project  Interest.co.nz

Show me the money. That's the message from Auckland Council in a submission to the Productivity Commission where it has outlined its concerns about funding ...


Construction of a major public transport project is set to start in East Auckland next month but some people remain unconvinced  Interest.co.nz

Construction of Auckland's $1.4 billion Eastern Busway from Panmure to Botany will start next month, and according to the Auckland Council it's the biggest ...


German ministry under fire over 'sexist' bike safety ad  The Guardian

Demands to halt campaign featuring model wearing a helmet and just underwear.


City receives nearly £8m for transport schemes  Leicester News

Published on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Many bikes parked together. LEICESTER has been awarded nearly £8m of Department for Transport funding for a ...


Private sector funding key to solve Auckland's transport woes?  Voxy

An inadequate transport funding model is at the heart of Auckland's slow pace of action to build a modern, safe roading infrastructure able to cope with the city's ...


Innovation Fund | Climate Action  EU News

The Innovation Fund is one of the world's largest funding programmes for climate action, for: Innovative low-carbon technologies and processes in energy ...


£54 million funding for Shrewsbury's North West Relief Road officially announced  shropshirestar.com

Government funding to build the £54 million North West Relief Road around Shrewsbury has officially been announced.


Climate push will need Treasury funding says minister  Energy FM

The politicians behind a new climate change mitigation strategy say they will need the backing of Treasury to achieve their aims. Infrastructure Minister Ray ...


Shropshire Council agrees to consult over cuts to school transport funding  shropshirestar.com

Shropshire Council is to consult over plans to change school transport funding which could see parents having to make bigger contributions to their child's travel ...


Funding gap to fix potholes widens | News  Local Government Chronicle

An enormous disparity in funding allocated to councils to repair roads has been revealed in the Asphalt Industry Alliance's (AIA) Annual Local Authority Road ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Argentina: Government to Co-Invest in Local Blockchain Projects Backed by Binance  Cointelegraph

News. The government of Argentina has agreed to co-invest in blockchain projects that are backed by Binance Labs and Latin American crypto exchange ...


Bus revolution to put power in passengers' hands  GOV.UK

Funding for platform enabling app developers to utilise location information about buses.


Roads shortfall again puts Stormont funding priorities in spotlight  Belfast Newsletter

The patchy state of our roads would now cost £1.2 billion to fix.


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.


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.


Funding Negotiations Persist as Congress Looks to Avoid Partial Shutdown  Transport Topics Online

With just days to go before Christmas, funding for the U.S. Department of Transportation and other agencies remained uncertain as President Donald Trump ...


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 ...


Border Wall, Mueller Probe Complicate Lame-Duck Federal Funding Negotiations  Transport Topics Online

Congressional Republican leaders adamant about avoiding a partial government shutdown ahead of a Dec. 7 funding deadline have yet to outline an endgame ...


Climate push will need Treasury funding, says DEFA minister  Manx Radio

'New measures must have adequate financial support'


FourKites Receives $50 Million in New Funding From Investors  Transport Topics Online

Shipment-tracking company FourKites has collected $50 million in funding from a group of existing investors that includes August Capital, Bain Capital Ventures, ...


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.


PM announces ten cities shortlisted for major transport funding  Open Access Government

The Prime Minister has announced ten cities that have been shortlisted for the next stage of the £1.7 billion Transforming Cities Fund.


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 ...


Next Secures $97 Million in Series C Round of Funding  Transport Topics Online

Next, a company that uses smart matching and predictive load technologies to connect shippers and carriers, announced it has secured $97 million in its Series ...


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 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, ...


Portsmouth and Gosport to get £4m for ‘significant’ traffic and public transport improvements  The News

TRAFFIC flow and public transport in Portsmouth and Gosport is set to be 'significantly' improved with a £4m boost from government.


T&I Chairman Shuster Nears Retirement  Transport Topics Online

The Shuster congressional dynasty is nearing its end. After nearly two decades in Congress, Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Bill Shuster will at month's end ...


Bakkt Gets $740 Million Valuation But Investors Have Questions, Sources Reveal  Cointelegraph

News. Intercontinental Exchange's to-be-launched institutional trading platform Bakkt has earned a $740 million valuation after it raised over $180 million in ...


Trump Calls Infrastructure Investment 'A Necessity'  Transport Topics Online

President Donald Trump called investment in infrastructure “a necessity,” but a detailed articulation of a vision for rebuilding the country's crumbling roads and ...


Report Shows Connecticut's Aging Bridges Need Repair, Funding  Transport Topics Online

Maintaining Connecticut's aging bridges will be difficult as the state's population and number of vehicle miles traveled increases, according to a recent report ...


As Shutdown Stretches On, Transportation Officials Worry About Long-Term Effects  Governing

Local transit agencies are being hit harder than state highway departments. But the shutdown is only part of the problem for transportation funding.


The Trump Administration Is Holding Back Transit Money  CityLab

From El Paso to Minneapolis, local rail and bus projects are waiting on federal money that should have arrived by now.


Congress Clears Fiscal 2019 Spending Bill for Trump's Signature  Transport Topics Online

Legislation that would ensure funding for several federal agencies in fiscal 2019, which begins Oct. 1, and keep funding flowing through early December for the ...


Galaxy Capital-Backed Caspian to Offer Crypto Derivatives Trading  CoinDesk

Galaxy Capital-backed institutional trading and portfolio management platform Caspian is launching trading in cryptocurrency derivatives. Caspian announced ...


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