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Northwest Herald
McHenry County Board to interview 12 applicants for Metra boardA panel of three County Board members will interview the applicants starting at
McHenry County Board to interview 12 applicants for Metra board
Northwest Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
A panel of three County Board members will interview the applicants starting at 1 p.m. Tuesday, and the board is expected to vote on the panel’s recommendation at its Sept. 15 evening meeting. The position has been vacant since the end of August,... Read more
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Gwinnett Daily Post
Planning Commission OKs 1.3 million-square-foot mixed-use development on Highway 316This architectural drawing show some of the office buildings Canada-based Walto
Planning Commission OKs 1.3 million-square-foot mixed-use development on Highway 316
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted yesterday
This architectural drawing show some of the office buildings Canada-based Walton Group plans to build at the Sugarloaf Crossing development at the intersection of Highways 316 and 29. The project includes 1.1 million-square-feet of office space and... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Steeper downtown parking rates, stricter enforcement taking effectThe whole idea is to keep the spaces turning. There's a lot happening in our do
Steeper downtown parking rates, stricter enforcement taking effect
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
The whole idea is to keep the spaces turning. There's a lot happening in our downtown. Brent Matthews, CARTA director of parking Resident Dustin Paschal said the new downtown parking rates that went into effect Tuesday are a little high. But what... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
CCRTA honored as ‘Business of the Year’The Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority has been named the "2015 B
CCRTA honored as ‘Business of the Year’
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 2 days ago
The Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority has been named the "2015 Business of the Year" by the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services following a ceremony Wednesday morning. The award is intended to recognize CCRTA's... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buses’ diesel blasts en route to being relegated to the pastImagine stepping off a Metro bus without being blasted moments later by a heate
Buses’ diesel blasts en route to being relegated to the past
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
Imagine stepping off a Metro bus without being blasted moments later 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... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Not Thrilled With The Parking Rate IncreaseMark your calendars for?? Sept. 1—the day the Chattanooga Parking Authority has
Not Thrilled With The Parking Rate Increase
The Chattanoogan / Posted 6 days ago
Mark your calendars for?? Sept. 1—the day the Chattanooga Parking Authority has?? announced it will raise parking rates around the city. In addition to the rate hikes, the Parking Authority will extend enforceable hours from 4:30-6 p.m. and will... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Metra douses Kendall County's hopes for rail serviceSince at least 2003, some residents of Kendall County have dreamed of getting M
Metra douses Kendall County's hopes for rail service
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Since at least 2003, some residents of Kendall County have dreamed of getting Metra to serve their fast-growing communities. That's when then-House Speaker Dennis Hastert, originally from Yorkville, helped to earmark $7.5 million in federal funds to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Pain at the pump expected to continue for ChicagoansGas prices in the Chicago area are dipping in time for the Labor Day holiday af
Pain at the pump expected to continue for Chicagoans
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Gas prices in the Chicago area are dipping in time for the Labor Day holiday after a massive outage at a nearby refinery caused the local cost of gas to spike as national oil prices were hitting a six-year low. The unexpected failure had helped push... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
Sun Tran Strike: Day 20, Another Route is Added to Limited Bus ServiceSun Tran says they were able to add a ninth route to the limited weekday servic
Sun Tran Strike: Day 20, Another Route is Added to Limited Bus Service
Tucson Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
Sun Tran says they were able to add a ninth route to the limited weekday service they're providing because of the bus drivers' and mechanics' strike that's been going on for 20 days now. Route 9 (Grant Road and Campbell Avenue, as well as downtown)... Read more
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Daily Herald
Bartlett considering residences, shops near Metra stationBartlett and the Regional Transportation Authority are studying an area near th
Bartlett considering residences, shops near Metra station
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Bartlett and the Regional Transportation Authority are studying an area near the village's Metra station in hopes of building a development they expect will attract residents and shoppers who regularly use public transit. Officials are examining the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
How a small road bump shut down part of VancouverGetting around Vancouver can be a tricky business. The third-biggest city in t
How a small road bump shut down part of Vancouver
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Getting around Vancouver can be a tricky business. The third-biggest city in the country, Vancouver is hemmed in by ocean and mountains and features a road network defined by water, including the Fraser River and Burrard Inlet. But it wasn’t a road... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Fountain Walmart at the center of tax disputeA Southern Colorado Walmart near I-25 and Academy is at the center of a tax dis
Fountain Walmart at the center of tax dispute
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 10 days ago
A Southern Colorado Walmart near I-25 and Academy is at the center of a tax dispute. Some shoppers are saying the nearly 9% sales tax is too much. "I think that is wrong. Somebody's gotta do something," said Felica Eggleston. The tax being... Read more
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Daily Herald
Pace expands bus service through Kane, McHenry countiesPace has extended its Randall Road bus route from its northern end in Elgin to
Pace expands bus service through Kane, McHenry counties
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Pace has extended its Randall Road bus route from its northern end in Elgin to the Crystal Lake Metra Station, expanding hours and adding a new midday service through Kane and McHenry counties. Previously, buses operated between the Pace Elgin... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
On Metra, your gender is now your own businessIt makes good sense in some places, most obviously public restrooms, to establi
On Metra, your gender is now your own business
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
It makes good sense in some places, most obviously public restrooms, to establish basic rules distinguishing use by males and females. Those rules would not appear to pertain to Metra trains. Yet since Metra was created 31 years ago, it has... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Residential road funds remain in limboCity Council's rejection of a property tax increase means voters will likely de
Residential road funds remain in limbo
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 12 days ago
City Council's rejection of a property tax increase means voters will likely decide how much to invest in fixing the city's $881 million residential street problem. The City Council's decision last week to forego an increase came after a... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Mike Seekings elected CARTA chairmanThe CARTA Board of Directors unanimously elected Mike Seekings as its new chair
Mike Seekings elected CARTA chairman
Charleston City Paper / Posted 13 days ago
The CARTA Board of Directors unanimously elected Mike Seekings as its new chairman on Wednesday. Seekings, an attorney and member of Charleston City Council, joined the board in 2010 and was serving as secretary treasurer. Seekings is replacing... Read more
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Charleston Regional Business Journal
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SCThe Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority board approved a fare inc
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SC
Charleston Regional Business Journal / Posted 14 days ago
The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority board approved a fare increase and some route changes to save money. (Photo/File) By Liz Segrist The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority board of directors voted unanimously... Read more
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Charleston Regional Business Journal
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SCThe Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority board approved a fare inc
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SC
Charleston Regional Business Journal / Posted 14 days ago
The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority board approved a fare increase and some route changes to save money. (Photo/File) By Liz Segrist The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority board of directors voted unanimously... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
GRTA’s Xpress buses could X-out BRT’s chances - Hopes held by those pushing to build a Bus Rapid Transit line down the Cobb Parkway corridor took another big hit last week courtesy of The Georgia Regional Transportation Authority. The GRTA board a...Hopes held by those pushing to build a Bus Rapid Transit line down the Cobb Par
GRTA’s Xpress buses could X-out BRT’s chances - Hopes held by those pushing to build a Bus Rapid Transit line down the Cobb Parkway corridor took another big hit last week courtesy of The Georgia Regional Transportation Authority. The GRTA board a...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 15 days ago
Hopes held by those pushing to build a Bus Rapid Transit line down the Cobb Parkway corridor took another big hit last week, courtesy of The Georgia Regional Transportation Authority. The GRTA board approved a plan Aug. 12 to increase bus services... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
What's the Future of Downtown's Citizens Warehouse?Designed by Roy Place (1887-1950), who designed several buildings on the Univer
What's the Future of Downtown's Citizens Warehouse?
Tucson Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
Designed by Roy Place (1887-1950), who designed several buildings on the University of Arizona campus, and the iconic Pima County Courthouse, the Citizens Warehouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was slated for demolition... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
New state-funded bus line to link Kennesaw and Atlanta - KENNESAW — State authorities plan to have a bus that will take riders from Kennesaw to Atlanta up and running by the end of 2016. The Georgia Regional Transportation Authority board adopted ...New state-funded bus line to link Kennesaw and Atlanta KENNESAW — State author
New state-funded bus line to link Kennesaw and Atlanta - KENNESAW — State authorities plan to have a bus that will take riders from Kennesaw to Atlanta up and running by the end of 2016. The Georgia Regional Transportation Authority board adopted ...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 19 days ago
New state-funded bus line to link Kennesaw and Atlanta KENNESAW — State authorities plan to have a bus that will take riders from Kennesaw to Atlanta up and running by the end of 2016. The Georgia Regional Transportation Authority board adopted a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pope Francis visit holds new sins for scammersSince con artists have no qualms about scamming the bejesus out of old ladies,
Pope Francis visit holds new sins for scammers
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
Since con artists have no qualms about scamming the bejesus out of old ladies, I guess I shouldn't be surprised that they may be out to bedevil papal pilgrims next month, too. Consumer protection authorities are advising visitors to watch for scams... Read more
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Northwest Herald
McHenry County's Metra representative resigns over time conflictsFormer McHenry County Board member Marc Munaretto got the appointment in June 2
McHenry County's Metra representative resigns over time conflicts
Northwest Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Former McHenry County Board member Marc Munaretto got the appointment in June 2014 to represent the county’s suburban commuter rail interests. But the time required has increasingly conflicted with his work and travel schedule, he said in a Monday... Read more
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Northwest Herald
McHenry County's Metra rep resigns over time conflictsFormer McHenry County Board member Marc Munaretto got the appointment in June 2
McHenry County's Metra rep resigns over time conflicts
Northwest Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Former McHenry County Board member Marc Munaretto got the appointment in June 2014 to represent the county’s suburban commuter rail interests. But the time required has increasingly conflicted with his work and travel schedule, he said in a Monday... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
DeKalb County officials prepare for potential loss of jet fuel revenueFor more than a decade, a jet fuel sales tax agreement between the city of Syca
DeKalb County officials prepare for potential loss of jet fuel revenue
Daily Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
For more than a decade, a jet fuel sales tax agreement between the city of Sycamore and an American Airlines subsidiary, and a similar one with United Airlines, have pumped about $2.6 million into the county’s Airline Fuel Sales Tax fund. But with... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
DeKalb County looks at jet fuel revenue, discuss contingency planFor more than a decade, a jet fuel sales tax agreement between the city of Syca
DeKalb County looks at jet fuel revenue, discuss contingency plan
Daily Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
For more than a decade, a jet fuel sales tax agreement between the city of Sycamore and an American Airlines subsidiary, and a similar one with United Airlines, have pumped about $2.6 million into the county’s Airline Fuel Sales Tax fund. But with... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Richard Welton, longtime mayor of Gurnee, dies at 72As a boy, Richard Welton would stand in his family's driveway, giving pretend m
Richard Welton, longtime mayor of Gurnee, dies at 72
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
As a boy, Richard Welton would stand in his family's driveway, giving pretend mayoral speeches behind a makeshift podium constructed of orange crates. Welton later became the mayor of Gurnee, holding office from 1973 to 2001. According to his wife,... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Driver Arrested for DWI After Crashing Into Bus Stop, Light PoleCorpus Christi police responded to a crash just after 3 a.m. Sunday involving a
Driver Arrested for DWI After Crashing Into Bus Stop, Light Pole
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 24 days ago
Corpus Christi police responded to a crash just after 3 a.m. Sunday involving a vehicle and a bus bench in the 5200 block of South Alameda Street. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a 2013 Ford F150 truck had driven off the roadway and... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Sun Tran Strike Day 2: Sides not talking, no buses for weekendThe Sun Tran bus strike entered a second day Friday with both sides sticking to
Sun Tran Strike Day 2: Sides not talking, no buses for weekend
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 27 days ago
The Sun Tran bus strike entered a second day Friday with both sides sticking to their guns and no end in sight. That means no buses will run this weekend and service will be limited when the workweek begins again Monday. The union voted to strike... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Driver Arrested for DWI After Crashing Into RTA Bus BenchCorpus Christi police responded early Friday morning to a crash involving a veh
Driver Arrested for DWI After Crashing Into RTA Bus Bench
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 27 days ago
Corpus Christi police responded early Friday morning to a crash involving a vehicle and a bus bench in the 11200 block of Leopard Street. It happened at around 4:30 a.m. When officers arrived they found a 2004 Ford sport utility vehicle had rolled... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Sun Tran response to union walkoutThe following is a news release from Sun Tran following a strike by the Teamste
Sun Tran response to union walkout
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 27 days ago
The following is a news release from Sun Tran following a strike by the Teamsters Local 104. Sun Tran bargaining unit employees, including drivers, mechanics, and service island attendants, have rejected Sun Tran’s contract offer and elected to go... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Sun Tran urges riders to plan for possible strikeSun Tran is urging its riders to plan for potential service disruption. Sun Tr
Sun Tran urges riders to plan for possible strike
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 30 days ago
Sun Tran is urging its riders to plan for potential service disruption. Sun Tran officials and representatives of Teamsters Local 104 are still working to negotiate a new contract, according to a news release. The current contract extension is set... Read more
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