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The Birmingham Times
Here are candidates for mayor, city council and board of education on Tuesday’s ballotMayoral Candidates Patricia Bell worked with Dr. Richard Arrington on his hist
The Birmingham Times / Posted yesterday
Mayoral Candidates Patricia Bell worked with Dr. Richard Arrington on his historic 1979 mayoral campaign, as well as Rev. Jesse Jackson’s historic bid for president in 1984. She became the first female in the history of Birmingham to run for mayor... Read more
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MLive.com
Should Ann Arbor reduce speeds on all city streets to 25 mph?ANN ARBOR, MI - Should Ann Arbor reduce speeds on all city-owned streets to 25
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
ANN ARBOR, MI - Should Ann Arbor reduce speeds on all city-owned streets to 25 mph to make them safer? That's one of the many ideas the city's new Speed Reduction Committee will be studying in the coming months. The city's Transportation Commission... Read more
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Reuters
Suu Kyi's man in Yangon under fire over transit deal with ChinaSan Suu Kyi's first major infrastructure project could hardly be more visible -
Reuters / Posted yesterday
San Suu Kyi's first major infrastructure project could hardly be more visible - hundreds of new yellow buses now plying the streets of Yangon in what her ruling party hopes will be a potent symbol of how it is transforming peoples' lives. But two... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin Council approves parking trial and moreThe downtown has drawn in a lot of service oriented businesses over the past se
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
The downtown has drawn in a lot of service oriented businesses over the past several years — beauty salons, a tattoo artist and other services that cannot always be accomplished in two hours. The parking time limit moratorium applies to city owned... Read more
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Rappler
QC eyes new ordinance to lessen road crashesQUEZON CITY, Philippines - The Quezon City Council Committee of Transportation
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
QUEZON CITY, Philippines - The Quezon City Council Committee of Transportation held a public consultation with various road safety users and advocates last Tuesday, August 15, on the proposed Quezon City road safety ordinance. The ordinance,... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Council approves parking trial and moreThe downtown has drawn in a lot of service oriented businesses over the past se
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
The downtown has drawn in a lot of service oriented businesses over the past several years — beauty salons, a tattoo artist and other services that cannot always be accomplished in two hours. The parking time limit moratorium applies to city owned... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Uber resumes service… for a few hoursMANILA, Philippines - Ride-sharing company Uber resumed operations yesterday no
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Ride-sharing company Uber resumed operations yesterday noon after asking the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to reconsider its month-long suspension order. However, at 6:06 p.m., Uber received a... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Advocate pushes Peoria to be more wheelchair accessiblecity agreeing to fix a number of the issues that Sparks raised. Relying on a w
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
city agreeing to fix a number of the issues that Sparks raised. Relying on a wheelchair to get around, Sparks has firsthand knowledge of some of the problems. As a member of the Mayor's Advisory Committee for Citizens with Disabilities from 2006... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Disabled advocate pushes Peoria to be more wheelchair accessiblecity agreeing to fix a number of the issues that Sparks raised. Relying on a w
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
city agreeing to fix a number of the issues that Sparks raised. Relying on a wheelchair to get around, Sparks has firsthand knowledge of some of the problems since, as a member of the Mayor's Advisory Committee for Citizens with Disabilities... Read more
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Times News
Lansford CouncilMayor James Romankow urged residents to be aware of scammers going door-to-door
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
Mayor James Romankow urged residents to be aware of scammers going door-to-door. He said a person came to his house and said he was from PPL Electric, but couldn’t provide a soliciting permit that the borough requires for... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Bill a Step Forward for 'Antiquated' Jaywalk Law: Councilmancountdown has already begun. The current jaywalking law was written when flash
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 8 days ago
countdown has already begun. The current jaywalking law was written when flashing red signals alone were instituted, and does not reflect modern crossing signals, which include a countdown, according to Assemblyman Miguel Santiago, D-Los... Read more
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New Haven Independent
"Parking For Democracy" Pilot Approvedhas been leading a charge for the city to free up on Monday through Thursday ev
New Haven Independent / Posted 8 days ago
has been leading a charge for the city to free up on Monday through Thursday evenings 90 metered parking spots on Church and Elm streets near City Hall so more constituents — relieved of the anxiety that they might be hit with parking tickets —... Read more
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The Herald News
Follow Live: Liberty Utilities' work under spotlight at committee meetingRepresentatives from Liberty Utilities will discuss the quality of their road r
The Herald News / Posted 9 days ago
Representatives from Liberty Utilities will discuss the quality of their road repair work and an update on the state Department of Transportation’s Complete Streets Program. Jo C. Goode Herald News Staff Reporter @jgoodeHN FALL RIVER — The City... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Chairman "certain" there won't be a sales tax holiday By Andy Metzger STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- Consumers will get no brea
Lowell Sun / Posted 9 days ago
By Andy Metzger STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- Consumers will get no break on the sales tax from the state of Massachusetts this summer, as lawmakers opt for the second year in a row to... Read more
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The Herald News
Chairman 'certain' there won't be a Mass. sales tax holidayO'Connell: "I hope people aren't going to forget about this when it comes elect
The Herald News / Posted 9 days ago
O'Connell: "I hope people aren't going to forget about this when it comes election time." Andy MetzgerState House News Service BOSTON — Consumers will get no break on the sales tax from the state of Massachusetts this summer, as lawmakers opt for... Read more
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The Herald News
Top legislator sees no chance of sales tax holidayAndy Metzger/State House News Service BOSTON -- Consumers will get no break on
The Herald News / Posted 9 days ago
Andy Metzger/State House News Service BOSTON -- Consumers will get no break on the sales tax from the state of Massachusetts this summer, as lawmakers opt for the second year in a row to forego a tax holiday weekend. Revenue Committee Chairman Jay... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Top legislator sees no chance of sales tax holidayAndy Metzger/State House News Service BOSTON -- Consumers will get no break on
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 9 days ago
Andy Metzger/State House News Service BOSTON -- Consumers will get no break on the sales tax from the state of Massachusetts this summer, as lawmakers opt for the second year in a row to forego a tax holiday weekend. Revenue Committee Chairman Jay... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Top legislator sees no chance of sales tax holidayAndy Metzger/State House News Service BOSTON -- Consumers will get no break on
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 9 days ago
Andy Metzger/State House News Service BOSTON -- Consumers will get no break on the sales tax from the state of Massachusetts this summer, as lawmakers opt for the second year in a row to forego a tax holiday weekend. Revenue Committee Chairman Jay... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Our 24 hours on the subwayhours is a long time to spend in the subway system. Still, in our respective di
Crain's New York Business / Posted 10 days ago
hours is a long time to spend in the subway system. Still, in our respective districts of upper Manhattan and the Bronx, families living far from their place of work have it even harder. These 24 hours pale in comparison to the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Spirits Tavern car accident prompts closer look at remedies for 'crash corner'Upper Fells Point residents call it “crash corner” — the intersection of Bank a
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 days ago
Upper Fells Point residents call it “crash corner” — the intersection of Bank and Wolfe streets, and the site of yet another car accident early Sunday morning. “You don’t park there unless… you don’t like your car,” said Dan Harrison, whose house on... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
One-way streets? Construction ban? Palm Beach to discuss how to ease traffic during utilities projectIdeas include limiting the size of vehicles allowed on town streets, preventing
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
Ideas include limiting the size of vehicles allowed on town streets, preventing simultaneous construction projects, staging equipment off the island, adding road markings and signs, and improving communication are ways the town could improve traffic... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
The answer to the Uber disasteradvocate of sustainable cities, I will admit to being a hypocrite by saying tha
Manila Standard Today / Posted 12 days ago
advocate of sustainable cities, I will admit to being a hypocrite by saying that I enjoy having the choice of convenience and better service quality provided by Uber. Before they came along, I was sweating it out with the rest of the commuting... Read more
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Salon.com
Screw Los Angeles: Minneapolis should host the 2028 Summer OlympicsLos Angeles is one of the world’s most prominent cities. It’s home to celebriti
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
Los Angeles is one of the world’s most prominent cities. It’s home to celebrities, the Hollywood Sign, Angelyne and eternal sunshine. It’s got the Staples Center, Universal Studios and even the Pacific Ocean. The whole city is a playground, which is... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Bypass timetable shared with countyStout, Voice Correspondent MACOMB — McDonough County Board Chairman Scott Schw
McDonough County Voice / Posted 12 days ago
Stout, Voice Correspondent MACOMB — McDonough County Board Chairman Scott Schwerer reported Thursday to the board's road and bridge committee on a meeting held last week with Assistant Director Rich Brower of the Illinois Department of... Read more
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Terrace Standard
Predictions for Terrace, B.C. from 1990 hold true todayWritten by Rod Link, this feature is one of a series recognizing the City of Te
Terrace Standard / Posted 13 days ago
Written by Rod Link, this feature is one of a series recognizing the City of Terrace’s 90th anniversary and Canada’s 150th anniversary, through the Terrace Regional Historical Society, the City of Terrace’s 100th Celebration Committee, the George... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City accelerates bike-lane constructiona bike lane. With cyclists outnumbering motorists in some areas of the city, t
Crain's New York Business / Posted 15 days ago
a bike lane. With cyclists outnumbering motorists in some areas of the city, the de Blasio administration is looking to expand biker-friendly infrastructure. The Department of Transportation vowed Monday to add 10 miles of protected bicycle lanes... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Would-be local actors can audition for Ghostwalk, Candlelight New Bern eventsfrom New Bern’s past in the very locations they may have been seen. Executive
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 15 days ago
from New Bern’s past in the very locations they may have been seen. Executive Director Mickey Miller said all age and genders are welcome. “We’d like folks who are interested in this fun and exciting event, and who can give the time for... Read more
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Rappler
LTFRB 'shocked' that Uber, Grab have over 100,000 driversRIDE-HAILING CONTROVERSY. Uber and Grab are at odds with the Land Transportatio
Rappler / Posted 16 days ago
RIDE-HAILING CONTROVERSY. Uber and Grab are at odds with the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board. Rappler file photo MANILA, Philippines – The past year, transport network companies (TNCs) Uber and Grab had more than 100,000... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Number of Uber, Grab vehicles shocks LTFRBUber and Grab officials take their oath before the House hearing on TNVS compan
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
Uber and Grab officials take their oath before the House hearing on TNVS companies. MARC JAYSON CAYABYAB/INQUIRER.net Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) chair Martin Delgra III on Wednesday said he is “shocked” to learn of... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Property tax to raise $19.5 million in Pima Co. road repairson certain roads in Pima County that are in desperate need of repair. Now there
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 16 days ago
on certain roads in Pima County that are in desperate need of repair. Now there is a chance to voice an opinion on which streets should be fixed. In June, the Pima County Board of Supervisors voted to approve a 25 cent property tax for road... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Spokane eyes tougher regulations for Uber, Lyft after outcry from cab companiesJuly 31--After years of allowing ride-hailing services Lyft and Uber to operate
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 16 days ago
July 31--After years of allowing ride-hailing services Lyft and Uber to operate on Spokane streets with fewer regulations than traditional taxis, city lawmakers say they'll seek tighter controls when the companies' new contracts expire at the end of... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City accelerates bike-lane constructiona bike lane. With cyclists outnumbering motorists in some areas of the city, t
Crain's New York Business / Posted 17 days ago
a bike lane. With cyclists outnumbering motorists in some areas of the city, the de Blasio administration is looking to expand biker-friendly infrastructure. The Department of Transportation vowed Monday to add 10 miles of protected bicycle lanes... Read more
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The Herald News
Westport considering switch to LED streetlightsJeffrey D. Wagner Correspondent WESTPORT — Residents living on dimly lit stree
The Herald News / Posted 20 days ago
Jeffrey D. Wagner Correspondent WESTPORT — Residents living on dimly lit streets might have some brighter nights ahead — or at least more energy efficient ones. Town Administrator Timothy King and Energy Committee Chairman Tony Connors are looking... Read more
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The Hill
$1.6 billion for a wall? Let’s spend it on a sure thing instead: the Coast Guarda large quantity of cocaine headed for distribution in the United States. They
The Hill / Posted 21 days ago
a large quantity of cocaine headed for distribution in the United States. They intercept the shipment, seize the drugs, and arrest the smugglers, disrupting yet another attempt to profit off of America’s struggle with addiction. Are you... Read more
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Al.com
Want to boost students' success, Gov. Ivey? Fund this programSamantha, 15, is smart, gregarious and funny. She changes the oil on the family
Al.com / Posted 21 days ago
Samantha, 15, is smart, gregarious and funny. She changes the oil on the family car, tinkers with electronics, and wants to be a lawyer. She also recalls dates like a personal calendar reminder. She came to Birmingham from the Northeast last... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Baker team lays out approach to transportation spending BOSTON -- Top state transportation officials on Wednesday detailed for lawmak
Lowell Sun / Posted 21 days ago
BOSTON -- Top state transportation officials on Wednesday detailed for lawmakers their plans to spend more than $17 billion in state and federal money over five years, with most of the... Read more
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Philly.com
Broad Street median parking: Do-Gooders, Old-Timers, and a hot potatoIf it concerns South Philadelphia and parking, it’s going to be ugly. Earlier
Philly.com / Posted 22 days ago
If it concerns South Philadelphia and parking, it’s going to be ugly. Earlier in the week, Jake Liefer, co-founder of the 5th Square political action committee, brought suit in Common Pleas Court against the Philadelphia Parking Authority and the... Read more
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The Hill
Eight years after the last wage hike, Americans need a raise to $15 an hourEven though you work full-time, you take home just $1,257 a month – below the p
The Hill / Posted 22 days ago
Even though you work full-time, you take home just $1,257 a month – below the poverty line if you’re raising one child, and well below for a two-child family. You need to pay rent, utilities, transportation and food for you and your child.... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Clarke Commission finds way to restore funding for Firefly Trailfor the Oconee Rivers Greenway; $25.6 million for pavement rehabilitation; $7.4
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 22 days ago
for the Oconee Rivers Greenway; $25.6 million for pavement rehabilitation; $7.4 million for transit vehicle purchases and replacements; $7.4 million for downtown transportation improvements; $6 million for a slate of pedestrian projects; and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
And They Killed the Nigeria Airwaysexpatriate, Captain L.V. Messenger. Although the basic objectives of the new a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
expatriate, Captain L.V. Messenger. Although the basic objectives of the new airline were to carry on the business of air transportation, it was established to: serve as national flag carrier and promote the image of Nigeria, and provide a back-up... Read more
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Philly.com
Median parking on South Broad Street is dangerous and must end | Opinioncorridor, they must dart between moving cars to get to the sidewalk, resulting
Philly.com / Posted 22 days ago
corridor, they must dart between moving cars to get to the sidewalk, resulting in an unsafe condition for motorists and pedestrians alike. Last year after illegal parking was enforced during the Democratic National Convention, we launched a... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Clarke Commission finds way to restore funding for Firefly Trail1-cent sales tax. The Firefly Trail is one of a list of 20 projects that might
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 22 days ago
1-cent sales tax. The Firefly Trail is one of a list of 20 projects that might get funding if voters approve a 1 percent Transportation-Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax levy in November. A citizen committee had recommended pegging $16.8... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House committee to tackle bills on new railway, land transport agenciesCatanduanes Rep. Cesar Sarmiento (Photo from his Facebook account) The transpo
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 days ago
Catanduanes Rep. Cesar Sarmiento (Photo from his Facebook account) The transportation committee of the House of Representatives set its legislative agenda for the second regular session of the 17th Congress to include the creation of two new... Read more
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The Troy Messenger
Council approves $2.8 million project to widen McKinley Roadbeen approved to widen McKinley Road from George Wallace Drive to the roundabou
The Troy Messenger / Posted 23 days ago
been approved to widen McKinley Road from George Wallace Drive to the roundabout. Of that sum, the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) has provided over $1.6 million in funds through the Alabama Transportation Rehabilitation and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
And They Killed the Nigerian Airways Along With Othersexpatriate, Captain L.V. Messenger. Although the basis objectives of the new a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
expatriate, Captain L.V. Messenger. Although the basis objectives of the new airline were to carry on the business of air transportation, it was established to: serve as national flag carrier and promote the image of Nigeria, and provide a back-up... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
Budget adopted with little changethe commission also looked at measures currently under consideration by the Cit
The Newton Kansan / Posted 24 days ago
the commission also looked at measures currently under consideration by the City of Newton regarding special events fees and how that might impact a funding request made by the Harvey County Fair Board, with board president Mike Riffel speaking... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Trench Quiets Noisy Train Routeinterrupt the silence at the historic San Gabriel Mission. Officials from acro
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 24 days ago
interrupt the silence at the historic San Gabriel Mission. Officials from across the San Gabriel Valley were on hand to welcome the movement of the first train through the $313 million trench, past the venerable mission and under four... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Blind groups push to shape driverless techout of nowhere. It was then Lewis realized his deteriorating eyesight would so
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
out of nowhere. It was then Lewis realized his deteriorating eyesight would soon end his days behind the wheel. Now 53 and legally blind, the prospect of fully autonomous vehicles gives him hope of returning to the road on his own. "If it's... Read more
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