17 Sep 14 - Transportation News
Let's consider merging NJ's three big transportation agencies: Top Dem
New Jersey should consider merging its three main transportation bureaucracies in an effort to make travel in the state more efficient, the influential head of the Assembly Transportation committee said Tuesday. Assemblyman John Wisniewski (D-Middlesex ...
Cars Will Cook the Planet Absent Shift to Public Transportation
If the world's cities focused their investments on expanding public transportation, walking and cycling, they could save more than $100 trillion in public and private capital and urban transportation operating costs between now and 2050, according to a ...
McCrory wants to boost transportation funding
Statewide, the proposal says the state should improve maintenance of existing roads and other infrastructure, expand facilities for bicycling and walking, support greater broadband connectivity using state-owned right of way and improve public ...
Logistics Summit looks at transportation challenges
“One of the things we at the center are big supporters of is making sure there's adequate investment in the infrastructure to provide transportation services. … What are some challenges you see?” said Greuling, president and CEO of the Will County ...
Gov. McCrory Travels Across NC to Deliver Transportation Vision
Pat McCrory and transportation secretary Tony Tata are traveling the state unveiling their long-term transportation plan.
Clean Transportation Is Driving Us Toward a Low-Carbon Future
These are just a few of the thousands of deals, large and small, designed to cash in on the economic opportunity inherent in America's drive for cleaner transportation. In the United States alone, billions of dollars are being invested in advanced ...
Public Transportation Reduces Pollution by 40 Percent: Study
The report, by the University of California and the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), proposed improving upon public transportation. This includes expanding rail and bus transport and making sure cities are safer for ...
Transportation Management and the Dangers of ROI Research
In a managed transportation services (MTS) arrangement, a shipper contracts with a third party, usually a 3PL, to plan and execute the shipper's moves.
McCrory wants to borrow $1 billion for NC transportation priorities
FILE- In this May 14, 2007, file photo, the Bonner Bridge spans the Oregon Inlet south of Nags Head, N.C. The state Transportation is delaying construction of a bridge at Pea Island until the court case involving the longer span to the north, the ...
Coalition Pushes to Replenish State's Transportation Trust Fund
With New Jersey's Transportation Trust Fund running on empty after years of overborrowing, a blue-ribbon coalition has banded together to push for a stable source of funding for transportation projects, consolidation of the state's five transportation ...
Chamber and coalition back transportation sales tax
This week, the Chamber of Commerce announced its endorsement of the Moving Alachua County Forward referendum, which would institute an eight-year, 1-cent sales tax to fund various transportation projects if voters approve it in November. The chamber ...
Regional transportation committee meets Oct. 3
The Regional Transportation Committee develops and implements the Human Services Transportation Plan, which identifies transportation needs and develops solutions to improve transportation services for the general public. An emphasis is placed on ...
McCrory seeks jobs, connectivity from NC transportation plan
McCrory and state Transportation Secretary Tony Tata barnstormed across the state to provide an overview of the "Mapping Our Future" 25-year plan, stopping in Wilmington and Greenville in the morning and Winston-Salem and Asheville in the afternoon.
September 17, 2014: A trucking nightmare; Daimler hits the hardwood ...
A Pennsylvania trucking company is being investigated for allegedly discriminating against a pregnant worker, according to TV news station WFMZ.
Uber's mission? 'Transportation as reliable as running water'
But not everybody loves Uber or the disruption in the transportation market. Germany, for one, just banned Uber from operating anywhere on its soil.
Transportation Services forms student transportation commission
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- In an effort to promote student engagement and dialogue on transportation-related issues on campus, Transportation Services announced the formation of the University Park Student Transportation Commission for the fall semester.
Transportation secretary weighs in on the airline legroom fights: 'Travelers ...
The Great Arline Legroom Wars of 2014 seem to have quieted, for the time being at least. Yet we don't seem to be any closer to resolving the debate about whether there is a right to recline or a right to stretch our legs.
McCrory, Tata unveil NC transportation plan
McCrory and state Transportation Secretary Tony Tata prepared to visit four airports Wednesday to unveil what's being called the "Governor's 25-Year Vision.
State Transportation Officials Prepare for Fall Litter Sweep
DOT officials are making their final preparations for a statewide fall liter sweep scheduled to start this Saturday. Volunteers from several groups including Adopt-A-Highway, N.C.
Parent upset over OCSD transportation distance rules
OLEAN - A concerned parent questioned the Olean City School District's transportation policy at Tuesday's board of education meeting.
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