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MPs call for national bus strategy and wider franchising powers  The Guardian

Ministers must set out a national strategy for buses and extend franchising powers to all local authorities to halt an alarming decline in usage, MPs have said.

Adviser suggests augmenting SCAT with Uber partnership to trim costs  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

County Commission zeroes in on public private partnerships to reduce costs of providing transportation.

First Student Awarded New Transportation Contract with Hamilton County Schools - STN Media  School Transportation News

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Hamilton County Schools has selected a new transportation provider to deliver safe and reliable transportation to nearly 13,000 ...

Building a Bus Map When There Are No Fixed Routes—or Stops  WIRED

Citizen groups in Beirut, Nairobi, Cairo and other cities are crowdsourcing maps of informal bus networks to encourage transit use.

10 classic UK trips by public transport | Travel  The Guardian

Trains in hidden valleys, scenic bus routes, fun ferry rides … many journeys are better by public transport. We plot exciting itineraries for the carefree and ...

Federal, B.C. transport minsters to discuss inter-city bus service  Vancouver Sun

The federal government has offered to split the cost of servicing bus routes abandoned by Greyhound, and B.C. will likely take advantage.

Perspective: Drivers Seek Improvements on Routes  Transport Topics Online

An annual survey of thousands of drivers found that while most are happy with the pay structure their fleets offer, they see room for improvement with how their ...

Transit commitment aiming for growth: UTLC ERA shareholders set goal to ship 1 mln containers a year  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Alexey Grom, President of the Joint stock company "United Transport and Logistics Company – Eurasian Rail Alliance" (UTLC ERA) has announced plans to ...

May Bank Holiday travel chaos warning over Birmingham Pride, 10k run and Aston Villa Wembley play-off  Birmingham Live

Birmingham Pride, 10k run and Championship play-off create 'perfect storm' of travel disruption for those heading in or out of city.

The World’s Shortest Airline Routes In 2019  Simple Flying

Six months ago, Singapore Airlines made headlines when they launched their New York to Singapore route… the longest in the world. Whilst a marvelous ...

Travel alternatives to consider during the summer Metro station closures  Alexandria Times

By Missy Schrott | After a year of apprehension, the Metro shutdown will officially commence next week, disrupting the commutes.

Google Assistant can now tell you when your next NYC subway train will arrive  The Verge

Google is integrating new public transport information into Google Assistant. Starting today, Google will be able to tell you when your next train is arriving in New ...

Melting Arctic Sea Ice Opens New Maritime Shipping Route  Global Security Review

The Arctic Ocean may the world's smallest and most shallow, but this by no means negates the region's geostrategic significance. Over the years, global climate ...

iGeolise Raise £3.2m Investment for Their Location Search and Mapping API  Yahoo Finance

Geo API provider gets backing from sustainability-focused investment firm ETF Partners. LONDON, May 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today iGeolise announce ...

When a Town Takes Uber Instead of Public Transit  CityLab

Innisfil, Ontario, decided to partially subsidize ride-hailing trips rather than pay for a public bus system. It worked so well that now they have to raise fares and ...

Deadly protests continue in Indonesia after Jokowi's election win  Al Jazeera English

Hundreds also wounded as protests erupt for a second day across Jakarta after incumbent Jokowi was confirmed president.

Warner Robins Transit to offer more transportation routes

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. -- Warner Robins Transit will bring public transportation to Urban Warner Robins, Houston County, and soon to be in surrounding ...

Brand New Electric Trains Have Arrived On The Overground  Londonist

For more transport chat, join our popular Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings. Class 710, Gospel Oak to Barking Photo: TfL. Better late than never.

Wrexham Council awarded over £700k to improve local transport routes

Over £700000 has been awarded to Wrexham Council to help improve transport routes across the county borough. Last week Economy and Transport Minister ...

Commuters ride on bus roofs as fuel price hike bites in Zimbabwe  TimesLIVE

The Zimbabwe Passenger Company (Zupco) has taken over some transport routes in Harare and Bulawayo at reduced prices to bring relief to commuters hit ...

Trends in International Travel Part 3: Aircraft, Polar Routes, and Flights to Asia  Eno Transportation Weekly

May 15, 2019. Eno conducted an analysis of the international market for air travel in November 2018 for the Japan International Transport Institute.

Labour pledges to reverse cuts to 3,000 bus routes in England  BBC News

Labour is pledging to spend £1.3bn a year to reverse cuts to 3,000 bus routes and fund the expansion of new services in England. During a visit to Nottingham, ...

Brazil Senate clears runway for foreign airlines on domestic routes  Reuters

Brazil's Senate on Wednesday passed legislation allowing foreign-controlled airlines to operate domestic flights, opening up Latin America's largest air travel ...

'Middle Corridor' to connect Eurasia: Turkish minister  Yeni Şafak English

Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Yavuz Selim Kiran on Wednesday touted the potential of a new transnational infrastructure initiative that would create new ...

Cuba tries to revive its once-great railway network  Washington Post

Cuba's railway system is undergoing a major overhaul, with the government pushing a program to revamp the decrepit and aging network with new cars and ...

Buses and the case for a national strategy  Transport Network

The deregulation of the bus market under the 1985 Transport Act was a failure in terms; however it took austerity to really take the equivalent of a 'Beeching Axe' ...

The oil route that could become central to the mounting tensions between Iran and the U.S.  The Washington Post

Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two oil tankers had been sabotaged, heightening tensions after the U.S. accused Iran of possibly planning attacks last week.

Making real time transit data public best bet to boost Gurugram’s bus service  Hindustan Times

The disruption in Metro *service* during the morning rush hour on Tuesday exposed how lacking are Gurugram's public transport facilities. People had to walk ...

TfL to track tube users via their wi-fi to ease overcrowding  BBC News

Tube commuters will have their mobile wi-fi data collected from July as part of a scheme to improve journeys, Transport for London (TfL) has said. A four-week ...

Why the transport sector needs to adapt to climate change  UNCTAD

​Following an UNCTAD expert meeting on adapting to climate change in the transport sector, held on 16 and 17 April in Geneva, Switzerland, John Dora, ...

Lakewood's school busing mess spilled over to its neighbor. Here's the price tag

Lakewood Township's exploding demand for busing private school students has crossed into neighboring Toms Rivers, where the school district is expected to ...

The Market of Genoa (SGM): from fruit to logistics  The MediTelegraph

Genoa -The future is logistics. And the Mercato di Genova has for a long time been at the forefront. In addition to its more traditional activity as wholesale fruit and ...

Brazil wants to double gas outflow from pre-salt formation  WorldOil

RIO DE JANEIRO (Brazil Energy Magazine) -- New routes to deliver the natural gas produced in the pre-salt could require $2 billion in investments, according to ...

What Auckland Needs Now  Newsroom

Auckland has a range of challenges and needs distinct from the rest of New Zealand. Here, we asked seven of Beca's experts and Auckland market leaders ...

Private carrier FlixTrain launches Berlin-Cologne services  Famagusta Gazette

The long-distance train operator FlixTrain opened its third rail *service* between Berlin and Cologne on Thursday. The bright green FlixTrain will serve the route ...

Lavrio - Cesme Ferry Ready for Routes in June  GTP Headlines

The Greek port of Lavrio and the Turkish town of Cesme will get their own ferry *service* next month, according to an announcement by Aegean Seaways.

New luxury Caledonian Sleeper trains suffer further delay  The Scotsman

Caledonian Sleeper today announced a further delay to the introduction of its brand new trains on Highland routes.

Canberra's new public transport timetables cause commuter confusion on first day of route rollout  ABC News

Canberra's new public transport system is causing a few headaches among commuters on day one of the new system, blending new bus timetables with the ...

Lagos begins mass transport on five new routes  The Punch

Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe. The Lagos State Government on Wednesday inaugurated new buses under the Bus Reform Initiative with free rides on five routes.

Airbus Increases A220 Maximum Takeoff Weight | Air Transport News  Aviation International News

While holding back—for now—on developing a stretch version of the A220, Airbus has decided to increase the maximum takeoff weight (mtow) of the type by an ...

Luas-style light rail proposed under ambitious €3.5bn transport plan  Irish Examiner

The National Transport Authority says it hopes to achieve some quick-wins on the bus and rail network once its ambitious €3.5bn transport strategy for the ...

Operating results in Q1 exceed expectations Iceland Stock Exchange:EIM  GlobeNewswire

Highlights of Q1 2019 results. Revenue amounted to EUR 164.0 million, an increase of EUR 8.5 million or 5.4% when compared with the same quarter in 2018.

Commuters ride on bus roofs as fuel price hike bites  New

TimesLive. The Zimbabwe Passenger Company (Zupco) has taken over some transport routes in Harare and Bulawayo at reduced prices to bring relief to ...

Watch Four U.S. Special Operations C-130s Roar Through A Valley Together In The U.K.  The Drive

The 67th Special Operations Squadron (67th SOS) 'Night Owls' based at RAF Mildenhall in England put on one hell of a display through the U.K. countryside ...

When We Own It: a model for public ownership of transport in the 21st century  Open Democracy

Public ownership means we can reinvest profits in improving services rather than lining shareholders' pockets – while also improving health and tackling climate ...

Edinburgh’s bus wars escalate with new express routes from West Lothian  Edinburgh Evening News

LOTHIAN buses has announced new express services between West Lothian and Edinburgh in an escalation of the “bus wars” the company is fighting with ...

'Cork buses still over-capacity on key routes'  Echo Live

SOME Cork buses are still running over-capacity, despite improvements to the city's flagship route, it has been claimed. In January, Bus Éireann and the ...

Russia proposes LPWAN along transport routes  Telecompaper

The Russian federal Ministry of Transport has proposed to deploy a new telecommunications network for the needs of railway and other transport carriers, ...

Air India To Operate Domestic Boeing 747 Flights  Simple Flying

The Queen of the Skies will soon be flying additional routes in India. In the wake of the collapse of Jet Airways, Air India sees an opportunity to increase capacity ...

Monoxylon III: Czech archaeologists trace ancient sea routes in Neolithic dugout replica  Radio Prague

Monoxylon is the Greek term for a vessel chiselled out from a single tree trunk. It's also the name of a Czech-led experimental archaeological expedition, which ...

Asiana To Drop Unprofitable Routes Before Sale | Air Transport News  Aviation International News

Asiana Airlines' (Asiana) revised recovery plan by its nine creditors, led by Korea Development Bank (KDB), will involve the restructuring of its network and ...

23.05.2019 CNG Fuels set to open five new renewable refuelling stations  AirQualityNews

The renewable gas fuelling company CNG Fuels has announced it will open five new renewable refuelling stations this year to meet demand from eco-minded ...

Future of diesel technologies in transportation bright, exec says  The Trucker

DALLAS — The future for diesel technologies in freight transportation is bright, even as new fuels and technologies enter the marketplace, thanks to diesel's ...

Phil Twyford announces review of transport tender process  New Zealand Herald

The Transport Minister has announced a full review of the Public Transport Operating Model saying the competitive tendering process has triggered a "race to ...

The four big projects which will form the basis of Wellington's transport future

Four major infrastructure projects will headline Wellington's $6.4 billion revamped transport network. They are roading improvements at the Basin Reserve, ...

TfL Tube delays: travel chaos as Jubilee line part-suspended after 'fire alert' at Bond Street station  Evening Standard

Commuters travelling into central London are facing travel chaos this morning after a fire alert at Bond Street station left the Jubilee line part suspended.

Hopes problems plaguing new weekend bus routes can be fixed  The Canberra Times

The union representing Canberra's bus drivers says it is confident the issues plaguing the weekend timetable can be resolved, after talks with Transport ...

No voice, no future? Roma ignored as Europe goes to polls  The Guardian

Europe's 10 million Roma badly underrepresented at a time when populist forces are trying to villify communities.

What Went Wrong with the Somali National Army?  War on the Rocks

For over a decade, a dozen states and multilateral organizations have invested considerable time, effort, equipment, and hundreds of millions of dollars to build ...

Qantas seeks backing from pilots, regulator for record-long routes  The Business Times

THE BUSINESS TIMES Transport - QANTAS Airways Ltd, which hopes to buy planes this year for record-breaking 21-hour flights between Sydney and London ...

Sydney Metro Northwest: Bizarre quirks on Sydney’s new $7.2b trains

It has been more than 20 years since the idea of Metro Northwest first sparked excitement among Sydneysiders who wanted a world-class public transport ...

The story of a revolution: How public transport transformed Auckland  The Spinoff

Public transport in Auckland looks set to hit an all-time of 100 million passengers this year. Patrick Reynolds looks back at how we got here and what next to ...

Wales to join Europe's rail elite, while Halton Curve reopens  Transport Network

The Welsh Government has announced that a formal planning application for its £100m Global Centre of Rail Excellence is due for submission in early 2020.

Rival carriers eye key routes as India's Jet Airways is declared bankrupt

A Dutch court has declared Jet Airways bankrupt as rival carriers pick over the bones of the routes left behind. Following cargo handler and creditor WFS's ...

The bus and train changes you need to know as Sydney Metro roll out nears

Sydney metro: New bus and train timetables ahead of opening date.

BREAKING: Transport Companies Suddenly Cancel Services, “The Operating Environment is Nolonger Sustainable”  ZimEye - Zimbabwe News

Below is an announcement by transport businesses on Wednesday morning: – Attention all transport operators servicing Bulawayp routes – AS BUPTA ...

Enjoy unlimited bus rides for Dh225 in Sharjah  Khaleej Times

The Mowasalat card is not valid for intercity bus routes.

Seamless or stressful: Which future will we choose for our region’s transit network?  Greater Greater Washington

Transit operations across the Washington metro area are fragmented and don't adequately match the region's transport demands. The Washington area has 15 ...

More than £32 million for transport schemes across Wales  FleetPoint

The allocation of local authority grants will help fund schemes which support the Welsh Government's economic priorities for jobs and growth, promote economic ...

How can we fix the world's worst traffic?  Dhaka Tribune

In childhood, we used to read the Bengali rhyme, “Shohor shohor Dhaka shohor, ajob shohor Dhaka.” It really is a strange city. We lose our valuable time on the ...

Graphic: Finding Clotilda, the 'last American slave ship'  National Geographic

Clues gathered from insurance documents, the captain's account, and knowledge of local shipbuilding led researchers to the Clotilda.

Louth's Matthews Bus to introduce Leap Cards on all routes  Dundalk Democrat

Passengers will be able to use Leap Cards across all routes for the first time from Monday, June 3. customers who currently buy their ti.

Pressure mounts on ACT government over bus network  The Canberra Times

The Barr government is under increasing pressure over changes to Canberra's public transport network, as commuters struggle to navigate the new system.

Dealing with disaster  RailwayAge Magazine

When Superstorm Sandy approached New York City in October 2012, the MTA put into practice techniques learned from Hurricane Irena the year before.

Delayed Aventras start running on London Overground  Railnews

NEW trains whose launch on London Overground has been delayed for a year by technical problems are set to carry passengers for the first time. Class 710 ...

Tramore set for bus boost  Munster Express

Eoghan Dalton Reports. The Bus Éireann *service* for Riverstown in Tramore is to improve thanks to the return of evening services. It will be part of the summer ...

Plans revealed for new cycle route between Mold and Broughton

Plans have been unveiled for a new cycle route linking two key communities in Flintshire.Flintshire Council has published proposals for a cycle network.

Road maintenance on Jakes Gerwel Drive to last until September | Cape Argus  Independent Online

Road users are advised that the construction on Jakes Gerwel Drive in Philippi will take place over four months until the end of September 2019.

Vivid Sydney 2019: How to avoid crowds, road closures at the festival

It's the festival that grinds Sydney to a halt as more than two million people flood the city for its most popular spectacle.

BIWTA begins work to restore 24 river routes

The government has a mega-plan to restore 10000 km of waterways across the country under capital dredging projects, a priority project of Prime Minister ...

KSRTC reduces Flybus routes as UDAN soars  Times of India

Better regional air connectivity after the central government's UDAN push has hit the soaring ambitions of a bus facility run by KSRTC. A number of Fl.

Vancouver councillor wants to reduce cargo truck pollution on Knight Street  Daily Hive

Jean Swanson wants City of Vancouver staff to explore ways to reduce truck traffic pollution along the designated arterial routes for cargo trucks.

Contract bans islanders from getting priority to ferry travel  Stornoway Gazette

Calmac's current contract with the Scottish Government forbids giving Islanders any priority in access to ferry travel.

Pictures show what 147-home Watford Cross development will look like  Watford Observer

These pictures show how a number of “shabby buildings” will be transformed into nearly 150 flats within the next couple of years.

Many will welcome shorter city bus routes

OPINION: The *service* is being lined up for a change many will welcome.

New Caledonian Sleeper carriages for routes from London to Inverness, Aberdeen and Fort William are delayed  Inverness Courier

THE new £150 million luxury carriages will not now come into *service* until July 7 – five weeks later than planned.

Kazakh Ministry: Kazakh, Azerbaijani companies are key participants in Trans-Caspian corridor  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - AzerNews) ByTrend The key participants of the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TITR) are the national transport companies.

Roam Transit expanding Lake Louise summer route options  Rocky Mountain Outlook

LAKE LOUISE – The continued partnership between Parks Canada and Roam Transit means more options for visitors and residents to travel to and from Lake ...

Sydney Metro northwest: Plea for Kellyville, Rouse Hill on-demand buses  Daily Telegraph

Kellyville residents are calling on the NSW Government to install on-demand bus services to homes at Kellyville, Beaumont Hills and Rouse Hill after Transport ...

Grayling: No solution to Oxford Road woes  Place North West

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has said there is no “simple, quick, non-disruptive solution” to improving journeys on one of the most congested rail routes in ...

Comment of the Day: The Great Montrose Public Transportation Route Thinning

"The Fairview bus route replaced the streetcar line and operated for decades. Thirty years ago a significant number of people in Montrose relied on public.

Transit app Citymapper wants to simplify public transport with a weekly subscription  The Verge

Getting around a global city like London, New York, or Shanghai has become vastly more complicated in recent years. In addition to public transport options like ...

Iceland Builds Arctic Port as Global Shipping Routes Get Redrawn  Transport Topics Online

As global warming creates shipping routes that can cut across the northern tip of the planet, a new port is being built on the fringe of the Arctic circle.

UPDATE: Poor Road Conditions Plague Public Transport in our Region; Limited Bus Service and Routes Today  KAAL

UPDATE: As of 7:00 a.m. Monday Rochester Public Transit says bus *service* will be restored. SMART Transit will begin services at 10:00 a.m..

East Ramapo appoints transportation consultant to review routes and costs  The Journal News |

East Ramapo will spend up to $19,000 on a consultant to analyze bus routes, review safety practices and identify ways to reduce the school district's ever-rising ...

Companies offer to replace Bieber routes to Philly, New York  69News WFMZ-TV

With the sudden closure of Bieber Transportation Group, Trans-Bridge Lines is working with other major motorcoach companies to provide bus *service* to ...

Soweto commuters urged to use other transport as taxi ranks, routes shut down  EWN

Six routes and two major taxi ranks have been closed for six months due to ongoing violence.

Axed rail routes may be reopened under new Department for Transport plans  Sky News

The announcement will give *fresh* hope to campaign groups, who are still fighting to restore services cut more than 50 years ago.

Nine new bus routes in Dubai from Sunday

Dubai: Nine routes will be added to Dubai's public bus network on Sunday while changes will be made to several existing routes, the Road's and Transport ...

Sylvania district considers slashing bus routes for nonpublic schools  Toledo Blade

Sylvania Schools is considering eliminating bus routes for some students who attend nonpublic schools. Superintendent Adam Fineske said two bus routes, a ...

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