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The Hill
Feds threaten to withhold DC Metro funding over safetyThe Federal Transit Administration is threatening to withhold funding for the W
Feds threaten to withhold DC Metro funding over safety
The Hill / Posted 14 hours ago
The Federal Transit Administration is threatening to withhold funding for the Washington, D.C. Metrorail subway system if local officials in the capital area do not set up a federally-mandated safety oversight panel within a year. The FTA took over... Read more
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Senior Journal
Wheels are turning to help communities provide seniors with life-saving transportationEldercare & Caregiver News for Seniors Wheels are turning to help communities
Wheels are turning to help communities provide seniors with life-saving transportation
Senior Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Eldercare & Caregiver News for Seniors Wheels are turning to help communities provide seniors with life-saving transportation Video tells the success story from Portland, Oregon Feb. 5, 2016 - Many of us who are fervent about society helping meet... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
University to Partner with City to Reopen 60th Street Metra StationA Metra train arrives at the 59th Street Station, a block north of the 60th Str
University to Partner with City to Reopen 60th Street Metra Station
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 4 days ago
A Metra train arrives at the 59th Street Station, a block north of the 60th Street station the University of Chicago has committed to spend $2.5 million reopening. In the recently signed 2015 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the University... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Beverly Hills News – Judge: FTA Is Capricious To OK Subway Below Beverly Hills High, Violates NEPAPosted Thursday, February 4 – 6:35 PM On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge George
Beverly Hills News – Judge: FTA Is Capricious To OK Subway Below Beverly Hills High, Violates NEPA
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 4 days ago
Posted Thursday, February 4 – 6:35 PM On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge George H. Wu declared that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) failed to meet standards defined in the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) when it approved Metro’s... Read more
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Senior Journal
Organizations supporting issues and services important to senior citizens Feb. 4, 2016 - The following list of national organizations that serve variou
Organizations supporting issues and services important to senior citizens
Senior Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Feb. 4, 2016 - The following list of national organizations that serve various needs of senior citizens in the United States was compiled by the Administration on Aging (AoA),... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
East Side businesses get no immediate solution to parking problemSTAMFORD — Manny Jurado is at the point where he has to seriously consider clos
East Side businesses get no immediate solution to parking problem
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
STAMFORD — Manny Jurado is at the point where he has to seriously consider closing his business. Since the second phase of the Urban Transitway project began and nearby parking was taken away in 2013, the owner of Manny’s Bakery on East Main Street... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Classified February 4, 2016_____________________________ Employment ____________________________________
Classified February 4, 2016
The Birmingham Times / Posted 4 days ago
_____________________________ Employment _____________________________________________________________________ Birmingham’s newest Barbershop is looking for licensed Barbers to fill its Brand new Location in Forestdale area. Please Contact Jimmy... Read more
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Boston Herald
Minority group leader slams MBTA on cronyism, calls for outside auditThe head of a T minority workers’ group blasted cronyism at the MBTA — calling
Minority group leader slams MBTA on cronyism, calls for outside audit
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
The head of a T minority workers’ group blasted cronyism at the MBTA — calling for a federal audit of hiring practices, which she said favor relatives and friends of those working at the embattled transit agency. “Not only are certain family members... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Beverly Hills News – Federal Judge Calls FTA Capricious, Says Subway Tunnel Under BHHS Violates NEPAUpdated: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 – 1:36 PM By Laura Coleman U.S. District
Beverly Hills News – Federal Judge Calls FTA Capricious, Says Subway Tunnel Under BHHS Violates NEPA
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 5 days ago
Updated: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 – 1:36 PM By Laura Coleman U.S. District Judge George H. Wu showed no willingness at today’s hearing to significantly alter the 216-page tentative ruling that he filed Monday stating that the Federal Transit... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Drop in bus passenger revenue attributed to fewer airmenEditor's Note: This is the fourth installment of The Bottom Line, a Times Recor
Drop in bus passenger revenue attributed to fewer airmen
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 6 days ago
Editor's Note: This is the fourth installment of The Bottom Line, a Times Record News special series published five days a week from Jan. 31 to Feb. 25. It's baffling to think one population of bus passengers could cause a bumpy ride of sorts in the... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
I-285 bridge gains key supporter - CUMBERLAND — The county’s plan to build a $9.87 million pedestrian and transit bridge over I-285 gained a key supporter Tuesday after the organization that owns and operates the Cobb Galleria signed off on the pr...CUMBERLAND — The county’s plan to build a $9.87 million pedestrian and transit
I-285 bridge gains key supporter - CUMBERLAND — The county’s plan to build a $9.87 million pedestrian and transit bridge over I-285 gained a key supporter Tuesday after the organization that owns and operates the Cobb Galleria signed off on the pr...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 6 days ago
CUMBERLAND — The county’s plan to build a $9.87 million pedestrian and transit bridge over I-285 gained a key supporter Tuesday after the organization that owns and operates the Cobb Galleria signed off on the project. The bridge would connect the... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Beverly Hills News – Federal Judge Says FTA Acts Capriciously In Allowing Subway Tunnel Under BHHSPosted: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 – 10:12 AM By Laura Coleman U.S. District J
Beverly Hills News – Federal Judge Says FTA Acts Capriciously In Allowing Subway Tunnel Under BHHS
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 6 days ago
Posted: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 – 10:12 AM By Laura Coleman U.S. District Judge George H. Wu yesterday issued a 216-page tentative ruling that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) acted in an “arbitrary and capricious manner” with respect to... Read more
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The Marietta Times
CENTRA board adopts revised drug, alcohol policyCLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The Central West Virginia Transit Authority board of d
CENTRA board adopts revised drug, alcohol policy
The Marietta Times / Posted 10 days ago
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The Central West Virginia Transit Authority board of directors has adopted a revised drug and alcohol policy that is more stringent than federal guidelines. The Exponent Telegram reports (http://bit.ly/1PECHC9) the policy,... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
CENTRA board adopts revised drug, alcohol policyCLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The Central West Virginia Transit Authority board of d
CENTRA board adopts revised drug, alcohol policy
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The Central West Virginia Transit Authority board of directors has adopted a revised drug and alcohol policy that is more stringent than federal guidelines. The Exponent Telegram reports (http://bit.ly/1PECHC9) the policy,... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
CENTRA board adopts revised drug, alcohol policyCLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - The Central West Virginia Transit Authority board of d
CENTRA board adopts revised drug, alcohol policy
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 10 days ago
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - The Central West Virginia Transit Authority board of directors has adopted a revised drug and alcohol policy that is more stringent than federal guidelines. The Exponent Telegram reports (http://bit.ly/1PECHC9) the policy,... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
CENTRA board adopts revised drug, alcohol policyCLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - The Central West Virginia Transit Authority board of d
CENTRA board adopts revised drug, alcohol policy
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 10 days ago
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - The Central West Virginia Transit Authority board of directors has adopted a revised drug and alcohol policy that is more stringent than federal guidelines. The Exponent Telegram reports (http://bit.ly/1PECHC9) the policy,... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
CENTRA board adopts revised drug, alcohol policyCLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - The Central West Virginia Transit Authority board of d
CENTRA board adopts revised drug, alcohol policy
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 10 days ago
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - The Central West Virginia Transit Authority board of directors has adopted a revised drug and alcohol policy that is more stringent than federal guidelines. The Exponent Telegram reports (http://bit.ly/1PECHC9) the policy,... Read more
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Orange County Register
Feds OK county to use Santa Ana transit station as rain shelter for homelessOrange County will soon open a temporary shelter at the unused Santa Ana transi
Feds OK county to use Santa Ana transit station as rain shelter for homeless
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
Orange County will soon open a temporary shelter at the unused Santa Ana transit station across from the Civic Center and the hundreds of homeless people who live there. An agreement this week between county and federal officials allows Orange... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Galleria owner committee approves I-285 bridge design - CUMBERLAND — The committee in charge of real estate for the group that owns the Cobb Galleria unanimously approved the final design for a $9.9 million multi-use bridge over I-285 to connect t...Galleria owner committee approves I-285 bridge design CUMBERLAND — The committ
Galleria owner committee approves I-285 bridge design - CUMBERLAND — The committee in charge of real estate for the group that owns the Cobb Galleria unanimously approved the final design for a $9.9 million multi-use bridge over I-285 to connect t...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 12 days ago
Galleria owner committee approves I-285 bridge design CUMBERLAND — The committee in charge of real estate for the group that owns the Cobb Galleria unanimously approved the final design for a $9.9 million multi-use bridge over I-285 to connect the... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Rapid-transit bus system from Summerville to downtown aims to ease trafficA new proposal for a rapid-transit bus line from Summerville to the peninsula a
Rapid-transit bus system from Summerville to downtown aims to ease traffic
Charleston City Paper / Posted 12 days ago
A new proposal for a rapid-transit bus line from Summerville to the peninsula aims to lighten congestion for commuters on I-26. After initiating a study to examine the ways in which mobility can be improved along the I-26 corridor, the... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Bus route proposed to run from Summerville to CharlestonTri-County leaders unveiled the findings of their 15-month study on how to ease
Bus route proposed to run from Summerville to Charleston
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 13 days ago
Tri-County leaders unveiled the findings of their 15-month study on how to ease traffic from Summerville to Charleston. The study, called I-26 Alt, was funded by the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments. Last year, BCDCOG held a... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Springfield bus rates, hours could increaseThe Springfield City Area Transit bus service could see increased fares and hou
Springfield bus rates, hours could increase
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 14 days ago
The Springfield City Area Transit bus service could see increased fares and hours for riders, if changes are approved by city commissioners. The city of Springfield and the Clark County-Springfield Transportation Coordinating Committee are hosting... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
CTA to buy more electric busesThe Chicago Transit Authority announced plans Friday to spend between $30 milli
CTA to buy more electric buses
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
The Chicago Transit Authority announced plans Friday to spend between $30 million and $40 million to buy 20 to 30 new all-electric buses over the next several years. The CTA has operated two 40-foot buses, powered by lithium-ion batteries, on routes... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Push starts for transit tax riseAn organization formed to support a 0.25 percent increase in the Pulaski County
Push starts for transit tax rise
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
An organization formed to support a 0.25 percent increase in the Pulaski County sales tax to fund transit improvements formally kicked off its campaign Thursday. Campaign to Connect is headed by Jimmy Moses, the Little Rock developer who is a member... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Metroplan advisory panel backs tax measure on county's ballotIt didn't take much debate for a Metroplan advisory committee to support a prop
Metroplan advisory panel backs tax measure on county's ballot
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
It didn't take much debate for a Metroplan advisory committee to support a proposal on the March 1 primary election ballot that would establish a one-fourth percent Pulaski County sales tax dedicated to transit. The Regional Planning Advisory... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Chapel Hill Transit discusses new bus routeChapel Hill Transit hosted meetings to discuss a route to connect the Eubanks R
Chapel Hill Transit discusses new bus route
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 19 days ago
Chapel Hill Transit hosted meetings to discuss a route to connect the Eubanks Road Park and Southern Village shopping center. Photo by Katie Williams / The Daily Tar Heel Chapel Hill Transit is drafting its recommendation for a new bus route and... Read more
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The Maui News
Buy America for an extra $3 millionThe disqualification of Watts' bid has to do with a federal law called the Buy
Buy America for an extra $3 million
The Maui News / Posted 19 days ago
The disqualification of Watts' bid has to do with a federal law called the Buy America Act. To oversimplify the act, if you have a transportation infrastructure project and you use steel in its construction, the steel needs to be wholly manufactured... Read more
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Boston Globe
Cutting late-night T service could impact minority, low-income ridersEliminating late-night weekend T service might have a disproportionate effect o
Cutting late-night T service could impact minority, low-income riders
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
Eliminating late-night weekend T service might have a disproportionate effect on low-income and minority riders, a transit official said Tuesday. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is required by the federal law to run an “equity... Read more
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Boston Globe
Cutting late-night T service could impact minority, low-income ridersEliminating late-night weekend T service might have a disproportionate effect o
Cutting late-night T service could impact minority, low-income riders
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
Eliminating late-night weekend T service might have a disproportionate effect on low-income and minority riders, a transit official said Tuesday. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is required by the federal law to run an “equity... Read more
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Boston Globe
Cutting late-night T service could impact minority, low-income ridersEliminating late-night weekend T service might have a disproportionate effect o
Cutting late-night T service could impact minority, low-income riders
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
Eliminating late-night weekend T service might have a disproportionate effect on low-income and minority riders, a transit official said Tuesday. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is required by the federal law to run an “equity... Read more
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Boston Globe
Cutting late-night T service could impact minority, low-income ridersEliminating late-night weekend T service might have a disproportionate effect o
Cutting late-night T service could impact minority, low-income riders
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
Eliminating late-night weekend T service might have a disproportionate effect on low-income and minority riders, a transit official said Tuesday. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, which runs the T, is required by federal law to run an... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Ninilchik Tribe plans for regional public transitKENAI — Ninilchik officials say public transit service is making its way to the
Ninilchik Tribe plans for regional public transit
Juneau Empire / Posted 24 days ago
KENAI — Ninilchik officials say public transit service is making its way to the Kenai Peninsula with the help of a $300,000 grant from the Federal Transit Administration. Darrel Williams, Resource and Environmental Department Director for the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Experienced officials take over key Lake dutiesTAVARES — County government officials have tapped administrators with more than
Experienced officials take over key Lake duties
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
TAVARES — County government officials have tapped administrators with more than 20 years' experience each for key posts, one to head the transit operation and the other consolidated environmental-services and solid-waste functions. Tomika... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Ninilchik Tribe plans for regional public transit serviceNinilchik officials say public transit service is making its way to the Kenai P
Ninilchik Tribe plans for regional public transit service
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 25 days ago
Ninilchik officials say public transit service is making its way to the Kenai Peninsula with the help of a $300,000 grant from the Federal Transit Administration. KBBI-AM reports Darrel Williams of the Ninilchik Traditional Council says the... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Report Card: D.C. Gets Ds in Levees, Roads, and Transit, Bs in Bridges and RailsRemediation may be in order: The District is "at risk" of having levees, roads,
Report Card: D.C. Gets Ds in Levees, Roads, and Transit, Bs in Bridges and Rails
Washington City Paper / Posted 25 days ago
Remediation may be in order: The District is "at risk" of having levees, roads, and transit infrastructure that are "unfit for purpose," according to an area report card released today by the American Society of Civil Engineers. D.C. received a... Read more
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Alaska Public
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016Alaska News Nightly: Report: EPA acted ‘without bias or predetermination’ in
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 26 days ago
Alaska News Nightly: Report: EPA acted ‘without bias or predetermination’ in Bristol Bay Dave Bendinger, KDLG – Dillingham A report released Wednesday by the EPA’s Inspector General office says the agency’s work in Bristol... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Metro to Face Dozens of Lawsuits, ‘Daily and Unannounced’ InspectionsOn Jan. 12, 2015, Carol Inman Glover died from smoke inhalation after an arcing
Metro to Face Dozens of Lawsuits, ‘Daily and Unannounced’ Inspections
Washington City Paper / Posted 28 days ago
On Jan. 12, 2015, Carol Inman Glover died from smoke inhalation after an arcing insulator suffused the L'Enfant Plaza Metro station with noxious fumes. She was 61 years old and a grandmother. Additionally, more than 80 other riders were injured that... Read more
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NBC Washington
80+ Sickened During Metro Smoke Incident Will SueAttorneys say they will file individual lawsuits on behalf of those passengers
80+ Sickened During Metro Smoke Incident Will Sue
NBC Washington / Posted 28 days ago
Attorneys say they will file individual lawsuits on behalf of those passengers Tuesday, which will mark one year since an electrical malfunction caused the tunnel to fill with smoke. On Jan. 12, 2015, a Virginia-bound Yellow Line train had just left... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
TEDN legal team ramps up federal court battle over racist monuments 11th January 2016 · 0 Comments By C.C. Campbell-RockContributing Writer Tak
TEDN legal team ramps up federal court battle over racist monuments
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 28 days ago
11th January 2016 · 0 Comments By C.C. Campbell-RockContributing Writer Take Em Down NOLA (TEDN), the multiracial coalition working to bring down statues dedicated to white... Read more

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