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The New Yorker
What’s New About Bill Bratton’s N.Y.P.D.?soon exiled him to a district office, and Bratton left the department to become
What’s New About Bill Bratton’s N.Y.P.D.?
The New Yorker / Posted an hour ago
soon exiled him to a district office, and Bratton left the department to become chief of police for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, and then the superintendent of Boston’s Metropolitan District Commission Police. In 1990,... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Bay business leader named to ferry agencyBay Area Council President and CEO Jim Wunderman was appointed Monday by Gov. J
Bay business leader named to ferry agency
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 4 hours ago
Bay Area Council President and CEO Jim Wunderman was appointed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown as one of five directors of the Water Emergency Transportation Authority, operator of the San Francisco Bay Ferry service. Wunderman, who has led the Bay Area... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Bay business leader named to ferry agencyBay Area Council President and CEO Jim Wunderman was appointed Monday by Gov. J
Bay business leader named to ferry agency
The Fremont Argus / Posted 5 hours ago
Bay Area Council President and CEO Jim Wunderman was appointed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown as one of five directors of the Water Emergency Transportation Authority, operator of the San Francisco Bay Ferry service. Wunderman, who has led the Bay Area... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mombasa Port Projects Will Open Up the Regioncongestion is one of the key non-monetary trade barriers affecting business in
Mombasa Port Projects Will Open Up the Region
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
congestion is one of the key non-monetary trade barriers affecting business in the region. The Kenya National Highways Authority is one of the key partners in ensuring successful and lucrative economic integration between Kenya and her... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buses’ diesel blasts en route to being relegated to the pastby a heated cloud of dark, noxious diesel exhaust. The experience is coming to
Buses’ diesel blasts en route to being relegated to the past
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
by a heated cloud of dark, noxious diesel exhaust. The experience is coming to Buffalo this fall. The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is changing 44 of its oldest full-size buses – nearly 15 percent of its Metro Bus fleet – and 10... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Green Line project points to dilemmas facing T boardGreen Line to Somerville and Medford, which threatened to again go off the rail
Green Line project points to dilemmas facing T board
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
Green Line to Somerville and Medford, which threatened to again go off the rails with recent word from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority that the state's share of the price tag could jump as much as $1 billion. Gov. Charlie Baker... Read more
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FOX 25 Boston
Green Line project points to dilemmas facing T boardGreen Line to Somerville and Medford, which threatened to again go off the rail
Green Line project points to dilemmas facing T board
FOX 25 Boston / Posted 2 days ago
Green Line to Somerville and Medford, which threatened to again go off the rails with recent word from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority that the state's share of the price tag could jump as much as $1 billion. Gov. Charlie Baker... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
Simitian proposes cap on BART fundingofficials are already testing the waters for a new 30-year sales tax measure to
Simitian proposes cap on BART funding
Mountain View Voice / Posted 3 days ago
officials are already testing the waters for a new 30-year sales tax measure to relieve traffic congestion severely clogs Bay Area highways, expressways and city streets. And while some of the most basic details -- such as which agency, the... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
BART Soundproofing San Jose Homes for South Bay ExpansionMore than 250 homes in San Jose are being soundproofed as part of BART's expans
BART Soundproofing San Jose Homes for South Bay Expansion
NBC Bay Area / Posted 7 days ago
More than 250 homes in San Jose are being soundproofed as part of BART's expansion into the South Bay. The $3.2 billion project to construct the Berryessa BART station using state, federal and local funds included soundproofing for nearby homes. But... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin Coalition offers forum on topics that matterand Novato Mayor Pro Tem Pat Eklund will be speakers. Kinsey is Marin’s repres
Marin Coalition offers forum on topics that matter
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 7 days ago
and Novato Mayor Pro Tem Pat Eklund will be speakers. Kinsey is Marin’s representative to the region-wide Metropolitan Transportation Commission. MTC controls the purse strings for transportation dollars and is a key player in Plan Bay Area.... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Readers on underground mass transpotunnels. In the long run, they are more efficient, safe and more economical and
Readers on underground mass transpo
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
tunnels. In the long run, they are more efficient, safe and more economical and provide or save surface spaces in the metro areas. “The economy of tunneling systems is going down at the rate of four percent per year, which is sufficient to pay for... Read more
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The Columbian
Morning Press: Smoke, marijuana, food bus, oil terminal, fireworksVancouver on Saturday afternoon. Smoke from Central Washington wildfires drift
Morning Press: Smoke, marijuana, food bus, oil terminal, fireworks
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
Vancouver on Saturday afternoon. Smoke from Central Washington wildfires drifted west into the Vancouver-Portland metro area on Saturday, dramatically reducing air quality and leading to a flurry of worried calls to emergency dispatch... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Apple said to show interest in automotive testing facilityhoped to conduct at the GoMentum Station automotive testing facility, which use
Apple said to show interest in automotive testing facility
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
hoped to conduct at the GoMentum Station automotive testing facility, which used to be a naval station in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Concord. "We don't know. They haven't said what they want to test. It could be an iPhone," joked Jack Hall,... Read more
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The Fairfax County Times
Virginia plan reflects national infrastructure challengeMcAuliffe overlook some important points. The first point is most fundamental:
Virginia plan reflects national infrastructure challenge
The Fairfax County Times / Posted 10 days ago
McAuliffe overlook some important points. The first point is most fundamental: we should only invest in good projects. Transportation investments are about more than just concrete, not all projects justify investment, and not all projects are... Read more
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The Mercury News
Obama labor secretary needs to release Bay Area transportation moneymore than 54,000 jobs. That makes Perez the anti-labor secretary. The threaten
Obama labor secretary needs to release Bay Area transportation money
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
more than 54,000 jobs. That makes Perez the anti-labor secretary. The threatened funding includes about $400 million for Bay Area transit agencies, including the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, AC Transit, BART, Monterey-Salinas, San... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Transit agency federal grants still uncertainbillion in vital grants unless the agencies agree to violate a state public emp
Transit agency federal grants still uncertain
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 11 days ago
billion in vital grants unless the agencies agree to violate a state public employee pension reform law. (Dan Rosenstrauch/Bay Area News Group Archives) But instead of ordering the Labor Department to sign off on transit agency grants, the judge... Read more
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The Daily Review
Transit agency federal grants still uncertainbillion in vital grants unless the agencies agree to violate a state public emp
Transit agency federal grants still uncertain
The Daily Review / Posted 11 days ago
billion in vital grants unless the agencies agree to violate a state public employee pension reform law. (Dan Rosenstrauch/Bay Area News Group Archives) But instead of ordering the Labor Department to sign off on transit agency grants, the judge... Read more
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Queens Chronicle
JFK workers parking on residential blocks“It’s really not asking for too much.” Goldfeder has teamed up with Councilman
JFK workers parking on residential blocks
Queens Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
“It’s really not asking for too much.” Goldfeder has teamed up with Councilman Eric Ulrich (R-Ozone Park) in asking the Transportation Security Administration and major airlines to make sure their employees park in the appropriate... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
AC Transit hires Silicon Valley transit leader as new general managerValley transit executive to be its new general manager. Michael Hursh, a nine-
AC Transit hires Silicon Valley transit leader as new general manager
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 12 days ago
Valley transit executive to be its new general manager. Michael Hursh, a nine-year veteran of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority who has been its chief operating officer since 2012, was confirmed in the new position by AC Transit... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
AC Transit hires Silicon Valley transit leader as new general managerValley transit executive to be its new general manager. Michael Hursh, a nine-
AC Transit hires Silicon Valley transit leader as new general manager
Oakland Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Valley transit executive to be its new general manager. Michael Hursh, a nine-year veteran of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority who has been its chief operating officer since 2012, was confirmed in the new position by AC Transit... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
I-80 traffic control system in new test phase80 moved into a new phase of testing this week. Overhead signs for the I-80 SM
I-80 traffic control system in new test phase
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 12 days ago
80 moved into a new phase of testing this week. Overhead signs for the I-80 SMART Corridor between the Carquinez and Bay bridges are being tested during the daytime as engineers integrate the interconnected parts and their controls. The... Read more
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The Daily Review
I-80 traffic control system in new test phase80 moved into a new phase of testing this week. Overhead signs for the I-80 SM
I-80 traffic control system in new test phase
The Daily Review / Posted 12 days ago
80 moved into a new phase of testing this week. Overhead signs for the I-80 SMART Corridor between the Carquinez and Bay bridges are being tested during the daytime as engineers integrate the interconnected parts and their controls. The... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Survey sheds light on downtown Palo Alto driversWhere do they come from? And, most importantly, what can the city do to get the
Survey sheds light on downtown Palo Alto drivers
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
Where do they come from? And, most importantly, what can the city do to get them to switch from cars to other forms of transportation? These questions have for years mystified the City Council, which has spent more time discussing parking and... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto looks to add members, balance to Comprehensive Plan panelpointing to the large role of Palo Alto Forward on the panel. The citizens grou
Palo Alto looks to add members, balance to Comprehensive Plan panel
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
pointing to the large role of Palo Alto Forward on the panel. The citizens group, which advocates for more housing and transportation options, includes three voting members who belong to the Palo Alto Forward steering committee. The concerns... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
San Bruno aftermath: PUC eyes broad probe of PG&Ewhose offerings include gas and electricity service over a vast stretch of nort
San Bruno aftermath: PUC eyes broad probe of PG&E
The Fremont Argus / Posted 13 days ago
whose offerings include gas and electricity service over a vast stretch of northern and central California, including the Bay Area. A commission vote as soon as Aug. 27 would be the next step to launching the investigation into PGE's... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
San Bruno aftermath: PUC eyes broad probe of PG&Ewhose offerings include gas and electricity service over a vast stretch of nort
San Bruno aftermath: PUC eyes broad probe of PG&E
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 13 days ago
whose offerings include gas and electricity service over a vast stretch of northern and central California, including the Bay Area. A commission vote as soon as Aug. 27 would be the next step to launching the investigation into PGE's... Read more
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The Daily Review
San Bruno aftermath: PUC eyes broad probe of PG&Ewhose offerings include gas and electricity service over a vast stretch of nort
San Bruno aftermath: PUC eyes broad probe of PG&E
The Daily Review / Posted 13 days ago
whose offerings include gas and electricity service over a vast stretch of northern and central California, including the Bay Area. A commission vote as soon as Aug. 27 would be the next step to launching the investigation into PGE's... Read more
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Digi Times
Documents confirm Apple is building self-driving carApple is building a self-driving car in Silicon Valley, and is scouting for sec
Documents confirm Apple is building self-driving car
Digi Times / Posted 13 days ago
Apple is building a self-driving car in Silicon Valley, and is scouting for secure locations in the San Francisco Bay area to test it, the Guardian has learned. Documents show the oft-rumoured Apple car project appears to be further along than many... Read more
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Silicon Valley
San Bruno aftermath: PUC eyes broad probe of PG&Ewhose offerings include gas and electricity service over a vast stretch of nort
San Bruno aftermath: PUC eyes broad probe of PG&E
Silicon Valley / Posted 14 days ago
whose offerings include gas and electricity service over a vast stretch of northern and central California, including the Bay Area. A commission vote as soon as Aug. 27 would be the next step to launching the investigation into PGE's... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
San Bruno aftermath: PUC eyes broad probe of PG&Ewhose offerings include gas and electricity service over a vast stretch of nort
San Bruno aftermath: PUC eyes broad probe of PG&E
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
whose offerings include gas and electricity service over a vast stretch of northern and central California, including the Bay Area. A commission vote as soon as Aug. 27 would be the next step to launching the investigation into PGE’s... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
San Bruno aftermath: PUC eyes broad probe of PG&Ewhose offerings include gas and electricity service over a vast stretch of nort
San Bruno aftermath: PUC eyes broad probe of PG&E
Inside Bay Area / Posted 14 days ago
whose offerings include gas and electricity service over a vast stretch of northern and central California, including the Bay Area. A commission vote as soon as Aug. 27 would be the next step to launching the investigation into PGE's... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Bruno aftermath: PUC eyes broad probe of PG&Ewhose offerings include gas and electricity service over a vast stretch of nort
San Bruno aftermath: PUC eyes broad probe of PG&E
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
whose offerings include gas and electricity service over a vast stretch of northern and central California, including the Bay Area. A commission vote as soon as Aug. 27 would be the next step to launching the investigation into PGE's... Read more
8 related stories
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
San Bruno aftermath: PUC eyes broad probe of PG&Ewhose offerings include gas and electricity service over a vast stretch of nort
San Bruno aftermath: PUC eyes broad probe of PG&E
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 14 days ago
whose offerings include gas and electricity service over a vast stretch of northern and central California, including the Bay Area. A commission vote as soon as Aug. 27 would be the next step to launching the investigation into PGE's... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Apple scouting Bay Area site to test self-driving iCar Apple’s self-driving car thing is further along than expected. Project Titan
Apple scouting Bay Area site to test self-driving iCar
ExtremeTech / Posted 14 days ago
Apple’s self-driving car thing is further along than expected. Project Titan officials appear to be negotiating space at a secure World War II-era former naval base in Concord, CA, northeast of... Read more
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International Business Times
Project Titan and the Apple Car: The story so far The LinkedIn update simply states his position as "Operations – Apple Inc." and
Project Titan and the Apple Car: The story so far
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
The LinkedIn update simply states his position as "Operations – Apple Inc." and that he is based in the San Francisco Bay Area – where the tech company's global headquarters are located. Soon after his move to Apple was reported, Betts'... Read more
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Herald Sun
Apple rumoured to be showing interest in car testing facilityhoped to conduct at the GoMentum Station automotive testing facility, which use
Apple rumoured to be showing interest in car testing facility
Herald Sun / Posted 15 days ago
hoped to conduct at the GoMentum Station automotive testing facility, which used to be a naval station in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Concord. “We don’t know. They haven’t said what they want to test. It could be an iPhone,” joked Jack Hall,... Read more
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News.com.au
Apple rumoured to be showing interest in car testing facilityhoped to conduct at the GoMentum Station automotive testing facility, which use
Apple rumoured to be showing interest in car testing facility
News.com.au / Posted 15 days ago
hoped to conduct at the GoMentum Station automotive testing facility, which used to be a naval station in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Concord. “We don’t know. They haven’t said what they want to test. It could be an iPhone,” joked Jack Hall,... Read more
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Perth Now
Is this proof Apple is building a car?hoped to conduct at the GoMentum Station automotive testing facility, which use
Is this proof Apple is building a car?
Perth Now / Posted 15 days ago
hoped to conduct at the GoMentum Station automotive testing facility, which used to be a naval station in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Concord. “We don’t know. They haven’t said what they want to test. It could be an iPhone,” joked Jack Hall,... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Is this proof Apple is building a car?hoped to conduct at the GoMentum Station automotive testing facility, which use
Is this proof Apple is building a car?
Adelaide Now / Posted 15 days ago
hoped to conduct at the GoMentum Station automotive testing facility, which used to be a naval station in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Concord. “We don’t know. They haven’t said what they want to test. It could be an iPhone,” joked Jack Hall,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Is this proof Apple is building a car?hoped to conduct at the GoMentum Station automotive testing facility, which use
Is this proof Apple is building a car?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
hoped to conduct at the GoMentum Station automotive testing facility, which used to be a naval station in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Concord. “We don’t know. They haven’t said what they want to test. It could be an iPhone,” joked Jack Hall,... Read more
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Japan Today
Apple said to show interest in automotive testing facility ‹ Japan Todayhoped to conduct at the GoMentum Station automotive testing facility, which use
Apple said to show interest in automotive testing facility ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 15 days ago
hoped to conduct at the GoMentum Station automotive testing facility, which used to be a naval station in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Concord. “We don’t know. They haven’t said what they want to test. It could be an iPhone,” joked Jack Hall,... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Plane From Gabreski Airport Crashes In BethpageJersey, was attempting to make an emergency landing at Republic Airport in Farm
Plane From Gabreski Airport Crashes In Bethpage
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 15 days ago
Jersey, was attempting to make an emergency landing at Republic Airport in Farmingdale for unknown reasons, Metropolitan Transportation Authority LIRR spokesman Salvatore Arena said on Sunday morning. Mr. Arena said police have not yet released... Read more
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T3
Is Apple’s electric car already set for the test track?to get hold of internal Apple documents. The paperwork revealed the iPhone make
Is Apple’s electric car already set for the test track?
T3 / Posted 16 days ago
to get hold of internal Apple documents. The paperwork revealed the iPhone maker is scouting locations in the San Francisco Bay area to puts its self-driving electric car to the test. And there’s one place that may fit the bill for Apple. It’s... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Alderson, WV Hospitality House offers more than physical amenitiesindividual comes in and sits down, he always comes back, Brian said. Although
Alderson, WV Hospitality House offers more than physical amenities
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 16 days ago
individual comes in and sits down, he always comes back, Brian said. Although Brian is originally from the San Francisco Bay area, Kathleen DeRouen’s love for Appalachia eventually reeled him in. “Before I met her, I would have been like, ‘Why... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Apple said to have interest in car facilityhoped to conduct at the GoMentum Station automotive testing facility, which use
Apple said to have interest in car facility
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 16 days ago
hoped to conduct at the GoMentum Station automotive testing facility, which used to be a naval station in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Concord. “We don’t know. They haven’t said what they want to test. It could be an iPhone,” joked Jack Hall,... Read more
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International Business Times
Project Titan: Apple reportedly looking to test self-driving car in California's Bay area about Apple's self-driving car project has come out, suggesting that the compan
Project Titan: Apple reportedly looking to test self-driving car in California's Bay area
International Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
about Apple's self-driving car project has come out, suggesting that the company is in search of a place in California's Bay area to test its car. The Guardian, citing a correspondence obtained by it, reported that Apple is scouting for secure... Read more
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Times of Malta
High-tech test centre approach fuels Apple car rumourstest centre, revving up rumours that the tech giant is designing a car. The fo
High-tech test centre approach fuels Apple car rumours
Times of Malta / Posted 17 days ago
test centre, revving up rumours that the tech giant is designing a car. The former naval station in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Concord has been converted into a testing ground for self-driving cars and other cutting-edge... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Rumours fuel Apple car projecthoped to conduct at the GoMentum Station automotive testing facility, which use
Rumours fuel Apple car project
Sky News Australia / Posted 17 days ago
hoped to conduct at the GoMentum Station automotive testing facility, which used to be a naval station in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Concord. 'We don't know. They haven't said what they want to test. It could be an iPhone,' joked Jack Hall,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Apple said to show interest in automotive testing facilityhoped to conduct at the GoMentum Station automotive testing facility, which use
Apple said to show interest in automotive testing facility
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
hoped to conduct at the GoMentum Station automotive testing facility, which used to be a naval station in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Concord. "We don't know. They haven't said what they want to test. It could be an iPhone," joked Jack Hall,... Read more
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The Mercury News
Apple said to show interest in Concord self-driving car test trackhoped to conduct at the GoMentum Station automotive testing facility, which use
Apple said to show interest in Concord self-driving car test track
The Mercury News / Posted 17 days ago
hoped to conduct at the GoMentum Station automotive testing facility, which used to be a naval station in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Concord. "We don't know. They haven't said what they want to test. It could be an iPhone," joked Jack Hall,... Read more
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