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Trucks, Cars Directed Around Birmingham During Major Bridge Project  Transport Topics Online

A stretch of interstate highway running through downtown Birmingham, Ala., that serves as an important freight route will be closed for about a year for ...

Brexit: Flu vaccine 'could be airlifted into UK'  BBC News

Drugs company Sanofi has plans to fly supplies of flu vaccine into the UK if other transport routes are disrupted after the country leaves the EU. Hugo Fry, the ...

Should Hamilton ban transport truck 'shortcuts' through the lower city?

The city is reviewing its designated truck routes for the first time in a decade and a growing number of residents want big rigs off their streets.

Final Dublin Bus routes are changed over to Go-Ahead Ireland  Newstalk 106-108 fm

Three more routes previously run by Dublin Bus have been taken over by Go-Ahead Ireland.Routes 1...

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..

South Korea is Home to Busiest Route on the Planet  WLNS

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 26, 2019--OAG, the world's leading provider of travel data and insight, today revealed the Busiest Routes in the world.

Auckland's 'unbelievable' public transport goal doable

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 ...

Norwegian Scrambles to Replace Grounded Max Capacity | Air Transport News  Aviation International News

Some Boeing 787s that the LCC had preemptively parked to mitigate Trent 1000 problems will return to *service*.

Connecting points: Report outlines plan to improve regional transportation  GazetteNET

AMHERST — Fare increases, *service* cuts, greenhouse emissions and rural transportation took center stage at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on ...

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.

Do All Roads Lead to Congestion Pricing?  The American Prospect

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Will success of historic London-Perth route help usher in an era of ultra long-haul flying?  The Telegraph

One year on from its launch the historic Qantas *service* from London to Perth, the first scheduled non-stop flight between Britain and Australia, has been hailed a ...

P2P routes 'won't affect' small transport players  SunStar Philippines

THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) 7 has clarified that small transport operators who formed cooperatives can still operate ...

Transit chief wants to put cops on buses  amNewYork

As the MTA campaigns against fare evaders, advocates have raised concerns with the racial bias of policing in the transit system.

Abu Dhabi launches free bus services on these routes  Khaleej Times

The hourly bus *service* will operate from 9am to 11pm.

Final step in multi-million pound Dudley Metro plan given the thumbs up  Birmingham Live

The metro extension through Wednesbury to Brierley Hill has been given the go ahead due to a multi-million cash injection by West Midlands Combined ...

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.

£450000 cuts could see Shropshire bus services slashed

Bus services in Shropshire could be slashed under plans put forward by Shropshire Council.

Final green light for £450M West Midlands Metro extension  New Civil Engineer

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has given the final go-ahead for the 11km long Wednesbury to Brierley Hill extension to the West Midlands ...

Volvo Unveils Parameter Plus Updates  Transport Topics Online

Volvo Trucks announced its Parameter Plus package, which allows for up to 50 parameter updates over-the-air annually per covered vehicle.

Three more Dublin Bus routes to be privatised from Sunday  The Irish Times

One in 10 of State firm's routes were taken up by Go-Ahead Ireland after a tender process.

The (Lack of) Data Problem  School Transportation News

How do you respond when the superintendent—or worse, the local media—calls and asks for the cost of student transportation? When it has come time to seek ...

Easter 2019 Transport Disruption: Which Train Lines, Tubes And Stations Are Closed This Bank Holiday Weekend  Londonist

Easter weekend 2019 is Friday 19-Monday 22 April 2019. As with most bank holidays, there are planned closures and engineering works on railways and tube ...

AirBridgeCargo expands in Asia with more frequencies on major routes | Air Cargo  STAT Times

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC Airlines) has expanded its footprint in Asia by adding more frequencies to its online destinations.

Three more Dublin Bus routes switch to Go-Ahead Ireland - here's all the details  Dublin Live

TFI has said the changes will lead to big improvements in services.

Baguio prepares to draw up public transport route plan  SunStar Philippines

THE LAND Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has started to train the local government unit of Baguio City and other stakeholders on the ...

Melbourne to Brisbane Rail Alliance welcomes CSIRO Inland Rail supply chain mapping study  Moree Champion

The Melbourne to Brisbane Rail Alliance (MBIRA) has welcomed the release of a CSIRO pilot study that details the potential transport savings that are set to ...

Romanian state airline Tarom to drop several under-performing routes

Several under-performing routes operated by state-owned airline Tarom will be dropped, transport minister Răzvan Cuc announced. These are: Sibiu-Stuttgart, ...

Aircoach announces big investment in Cork-Dublin Route  Fleet Transport

Aircoach Ireland's leading private bus and coach operator, is investing €2.4 million in its Cork-Dublin route, with the imminent introduction of seven new Plaxton ...

NTA hopes Vadi reverses decision to close Soweto routes, taxi ranks  EWN

Gauteng Transport MEC Ismail Vadi announced the shut down on Friday for 90 days to ensure commuter safety following deadly conflicts between two ...

Bus schedule views sought  Royal Gazette

The Ministry of Tourism and Transport has asked the public for its views on the new bus schedule. The new schedule reduced the number of buses in *service* ...

Boeing 737 crisis deals blow to Norwegian's low-cost transatlantic routes  The Business Times

THE BUSINESS TIMES Transport - NORWEGIAN Air Shuttle's reliance on the fuel-saving Boeing 737 Max to underpin its ultra low-cost transatlantic strategy has ...

Planes, trains and automobiles - all you need to know about the changing face of Tees transport  Gazette Live

A host of plans are in progress for the transport network across the Teesside area - this is what is happening.

TAROM cancels several routes due to low passenger numbers  ACTmedia

Following an order by the Transport Ministry, national airline TAROM has announced it would cancel six routes between Romanian cities and destinations in ...

Work to complete cross Berkshire cycle route begins in April  Get Reading

The third and final phase of a new national cycle route in Reading will run from Cemetery Junction to Wilderness Road.

Nigerian Airlines Lose Lucrative West Coast Routes  THISDAY Newspapers

Chinedu Eze. Nigerian airlines are losing lucrative West and Central African markets, which used to sustain them in the past as a result of the creation of open ...

Ireland's first 'biogas bus' makes maiden voyage today  Agriland

Bus travelers in Co. Cork will be the first passengers in history to ride a biomethane-powered bus in Ireland today (Monday, March 25).

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling should open rail routes to ‘airline style’ rivalry to cut price of far  The Sun

The Adam Smith Institute said passengers on the four biggest long-distance journeys were ripped off because of a single monopoly franchise.

Can You Buy Your Own Train? Here's What It Takes  CityLab

If you dream of roaming the U.S. in a your own personal train car, you still can. But Amtrak cuts have railcar owners wondering if their days are numbered.

Success of 24-hour Cork route proves demand is there  Echo Live

The National Transport Authority and Bus Éireann say the success of Cork's first ever 24-hour route shows there is an appetite for public transport that is ...

China's Xi looks to strengthen Italian ties, evokes ancient trade routes  Reuters

ROME (Reuters) - Italy and China want to revive the spirit of the ancient Silk Road by deepening their trade and investment ties, Chinese President Xi Jinping ...

Gauteng Transport MEC shuts down six disputed routes  eNCA

The MEC wants the routes to be closed following a recent spate of taxi violence.

Mall announces free bus service to fight traffic in Abu Dhabi  Gulf Today

ABU DHABI: Located in the heart of Abu Dhabi, Mushrif Mall, in collaboration with Department of Transport (DoT) represented by the Integrated Transport Center ...

Key Asia-Europe Air Route Closed on India-Pakistan Tensions  Bloomberg

Global airlines were forced to divert or cancel several flights after Pakistan shut down its airspace until Friday morning at least, blocking one of the key air routes ...

Pakistani airspace restrictions keep routes closed, carriers off balance  Arabian Business

Restrictions over large swathes of Pakistani airspace continued to affect numerous flight routes, officials said Tuesday, weeks after clashes between Pakistan ...

Cork Airport says Norwegian transatlantic services will resume  The Irish Times

Customers to be transported by bus to and from Dublin after Boeing 737 Max banned.

Gauteng transport head wants to shut down Soweto taxi routes over violence  Citizen

The member of the executive council for transport in Gauteng province, Ismail Vadi, plans to close down affected public taxi ranks and routes as violence ...

Lorry drivers ‘mystified’ as no-deal Brexit transport plan activated  Aberdeen Evening Express

Lorry drivers are “mystified” as to why no-deal Brexit plans have been brought in so early, branding the idea “inflexible” and “outdated”. The Road Haulage ...

Gauteng MEC for transport to close several Soweto taxi ranks and routes over violence  News24

Gauteng MEC for roads and transport Ismail Vadi has announced his intention to close Nancefield Dube West Taxi Association (Nanduwe) and Witwatersrand ...

Aer Lingus evaluating 15 destinations for new North American routes  The Irish Times

Irish airline recorded record operating profit of €305m in 2018.

Some Tauranga bus routes to be reinstated  New Zealand Herald

Bay of Plenty Regional councillors today voted to endorse proposed changes to Tauranga bus routes after listening to community feedback. The decision to do ...

Thanet bus routes are changing from April 7 with the axing of some subsidised services  The Isle of Thanet News

Changes to bus routes subsidised by Kent County Council will come into effect on April 7. The changes were agreed to save the authority some £360,000.

Get on rail for savings on freight: CSIRO  Transport and Logistics News

Australia's national science agency conducted a pilot study in 2018 using its computer logistics tool TraNSIT (Transport Network Strategic Investment Tool), ...

Big Bike Revival Gets £Multi-million Boost | News  ThisWeekinFM

The Department for Transport has pledged £23 million of government funding to boost to cycling and walking nationwide. Transport Minister (who is also known ...

Ring and Ride future uncertain as owner enters administration

The Ring and Ride *service* used by tens of thousands of people across the West Midlands has been put at risk after its operator collapsed into administration.

Extra services to cope with peak transport demand  OurAuckland

Auckland Transport is gearing up for the busiest time of the year on public transport. Late February and March see an annual peak transport demand as tertiary ...

Will Caspian Sea-Black Sea route become competitor of BTK?  AzerNews

The route of the Caspian Sea-Black Sea international transport corridor offers great benefits and advantages for Azerbaijan, Akif Mustafayev, national secretary ...

Rail Transport in Mexico  Lexology

Use the Lexology Getting The Deal Through tool to compare the answers in this article with those from other jurisdictions. General. Industry structure. How is the ...

Disputed Soweto routes to be closed for three months  eNCA

Soweto commuters face major headaches after six disputed routes have been shut down for six months.

#AYearOfBuses 84: X84 Skipton - Leeds  Transport Designed

It's day 84 here on #AYearOfBuses, and today's focus is on one of First in West Yorkshire's most high-profile interurban routes. The X84 is First's limited stop ...

Ground innovation, part 3: A driverless future in travel and tourism  PhocusWire

In the third part of our series on ground transportation we consider the impact of autonomous vehicles on the travel industry.

Samaritans offer support to rural and farming communities  Farming Life

Samaritans offer support to anyone who has been struggling with the challenges in life.

Hyperloop Study Gets OK from Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission  Government Technology

In response to state Rep. Aaron Kaufer's calls for a statewide high-speed train system, the turnpike commission has approved a $2 million contract with Los ...

Opinion: Who is liable for what?  Australasian Transport News

It is a truth universally acknowledged that transport operators will have no liability for any loss or damage to the goods they carry (unless they are ocean...

New Cornwall flights to London launch next week in major change  Cornwall Live

Flybe is to start operating flights from Newquay Airport to Heathrow from March 31.

Closure of N3 highway by truck drivers condemned – Blade Nzimande - POLITICS  Politicsweb

Transport Minister condemns the closure of the N3 highway by some truck drivers. 25 March 2019. The Minister of Transport strongly condemns the blockade of ...

Etihad Airways expects return to 'modest growth' in 2020, says CEO  Arabian Business

Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways is predicting a return to “modest growth” next year – at least in terms of kilometres travelled – the airline's CEO told Arabian Business ...

'No deal' EU exit  GOV.UK

Waste industry should review contingency plans in case of disruption should the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Cycling routes to link Geylang and Queenstown to city  The Straits Times

Cyclists and personal mobility device users in Geylang and Queenstown will be able to ride directly to the city, and up to six more towns could enjoy such links if ...

Ride-hailing behemoth Grab now serves mass public transportation in Southeast Asia  e27

Starting with Indonesia, the integration will see public transportation options available on the app with Trip Planner feature.

'Patchy, expensive and nonsensical' - what's up with Greater Manchester's bus service?  Manchester Evening News

SPECIAL REPORT: After decades of frustration about Greater Manchester's bus network, calls for Andy Burnham to fix it are getting louder - both among ...

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

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


Business today is characterised by relentless change and Rover Coaches does just that. The 94-year-old family business in the beautiful Hunter Valley wine re...

Hopes for a flying start to Blackpool's tourism season derailed by Easter and May train disruption  Blackpool Gazette

Blackpool's tourism hopes have once again been derailed by new track disruption announced over the key Easter and May bank holiday periods.

Soweto taxi routes close after late talks reach cul-de-sac  SowetanLIVE Sunday World

An 11th-hour meeting between two Soweto taxi associations and the Gauteng department of transport to avert the closure of ranks and routes today ended with ...

Northbound stretch of Lornie Highway to open on April 19  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - The Lornie Highway will open fully on April 19, after repeated delays, when the northbound stretch from Adam and Farrer roads towards Thomson ...

More cycle routes and road upgrades for eastern suburbs  Community Newspaper Group

A DANGEROUS Forrestfield intersection will be fixed and a new three kilometre cycle path will be built in High Wycombe following a $3 million funding boost ...

SIA flights to London, Frankfurt re-routed to avoid Pakistan airspace  The Straits Times

The flights had to stop halfway for refuelling in Mumbai and Dubai as a result.. Read more at

London lines blocked near Woking as person dies after being 'hit by train' - recap  Surrey Live

Some train lines were blocked near Woking , between Farnborough Main and Weybridge stations, due to an "emergency services" incident. A person had been ...

GoBus launches first ever regional route from Galway to Ballina  Galway Daily

GoBus are launching their first ever multi-stop regional route from Galway to Ballina this April 1 with stops in Castlebar, Claremorris and Tuam.

China's Italian advance threatens EU unity  Nikkei Asian Review

China is becoming the hidden puppet master of European politics. As old rivalries between EU member states resurface over everything from the economy to ...

Truckers immobilised by protesters near Durban port  SowetanLIVE Sunday World

Truck drivers operating in the vicinity of the Durban port were caught in a blockade by a group of protesters on Monday.

The Villager Newspaper Namibia

Namibia and Kenya will soon be opening a direct flight route between the two countries as both commit to strengthen bilateral trade ties, if last week's meeting is ...

Underground transport coming to Las Vegas Convention Center  Hanahan Herald

High-occupancy autonomous electric vehicles would run between exhibit halls at the Las Vegas Convention Center. (The Boring Company)The Hawthorne Test ...

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 ...

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

The consultant will analyze bus routes, review safety practices and identify ways to reduce the ever-rising transportation costs.

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.

Kenya’s matatu buses face disruption by Little, Swvl, Safiri  Quartz

Kenya's ad-hoc matatu bus system has been described as cool and colorful but it is also very chaotic. For years now, transport officials have tried to rein in the ...

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 ...

NHS plans alternative transport routes to avoid no-deal medicine shortage  The Guardian

Plans have been drawn up for the use of alternative transport routes and prioritisation of medicines as part of contingency planning for a no-deal Brexit, ...

Transport Ministry To Test Run Open Transport Routes

Transport Minister Robert Montague's thrust to open up all public transport routes is to begin on Monday with a pilot project. Some 996 route taxi and 264 rural ...

Buses in 'crisis' as 3,000 routes reduced or scrapped  BBC News

More than 3,000 bus routes have been cut back or withdrawn in England and Wales in the past eight years, transport campaigners have said. Subsidies for ...

Three new inter-city bus routes approved to replace Greyhound in B.C.  Vancouver Sun

Companies will run buses between Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops and the Alberta border, serving communities left in the lurch by Greyhound.

Coast RTA cancels routes, to offer hurricane evacuations transportation  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

In anticipation of Governor Henry McMaster's executive order for evacuation for Horry County, Coast RTA has cancelled its fixed routes and paratransit services ...

Which US cities have good and bad public transportation

US public transportation is notoriously underdeveloped compared to most other wealthy countries. In fact, according to a recent study, the New York City subway ...

Four new bus routes to serve Global Village visitors

Effective November 1 residents, tourists can reach village from different locations in Dubai.

Former cartel member: 'El Chapo' used train route to transport cocaine  UPI News

Alleged drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman used a train route to run cocaine from Mexico to New York, a member of the Sinaloa Cartel testified Monday.

New China-Poland truck route opened  Emerging Europe

A truck carrying goods has traveled from the Chinese border town of Khorgos, through Kazakhstan and Russia to Europe in just 13 days. It is hoped that the new ...

Bus services cut in shake-up of public transport routes  The Mercury

CHANGES to Tasmanias public transport system sold as significant improvements by State Growth have seen a decrease in bus services available to people in ...

Bus fares to go up as much as 7 per cent after government green light  South China Morning Post

Executive Council gives Citybus and New World First Bus permission to charge more, 7 per cent and 5.6 per cent respectively, from January 20.

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