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Some Metro Atlanta Transportation Plans Undefined

Atlanta: The battle over how the region would spend $6.14 billion to fix metro Atlanta’s transportation quagmire is in full roar. Little noticed in the din: $1.08 billion in tax revenue that would go directly to local government, part...
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Transport Barriers Hamper Trade

Windhoek: Namibia has to eliminate major trade barriers many of which are rules and regulations, if it is to become the ‘regional transport and transit hub’ by 2025. Singled out are trade barriers in the transport sector and their current...
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Transportation Bill Amendment Would Dump More Coal Ash

During the upcoming weeks, Congress will be considering a dangerous amendment that guarantees more poison, disease and death from one of our nation’s biggest waste products: coal ash. Coal ash is the waste leftover after thousands of tons...
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Senate Transportation Bill Is That Works

House and Senate leaders are in a conference committee this week negotiating over a federal transportation bill that is necessary to continue funding for highway and other transportation projects and the jobs that depend on them. But in truth,...
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Transportation Sector Wrap

While the S&P 500 grew 1.4%, the Transportation sector (IYT) showed little movement during trading today. As a proxy for the sector, the ETF tracked closer to the overall market today than over the past month. Entering today’s trading,...
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Honda Recycle By Extracting Rare Earth Metals

Tokyo: Honda Motor Co., Ltd. and the Japan Metals and Chemicals Co., Ltd. have jointly announced the establishment of the world’s first process to extract rare earth metals from various used parts in Honda products. The new operation will...
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Young Americans Are Driving Dramatically Less – Will It Continue?

Americans under 40 are driving dramatically less, according to data from the National Household Travel Survey. The question is: Is car culture in America waning generationally or is this a temporary phenomenon linked to the recession? The recession...
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Public Transportation Use on the Rise Across America

In 2011, Americans took a whopping 10.4 billion trips on various means of public transportation. According to an update from the American Public Transportation Association this week, that’s an increase of 2.3 percent from the year before....
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Transportation Tops Armstrong Seniors’ Worries

Reliable transportation, household expenses, medical costs, health, safety, loneliness — and pie — are among the biggest concerns facing older adults in Armstrong County. That’s what the county’s senior citizens are telling Armstrong...
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Intelligent Transport Solutions can Transform Cities

The state of urban transport in a city largely decides its livability index. Most metropolitan cities are reduced to urban nightmares, thanks to their flawed urban transport model. Recently, I attended a lecture by Mark Gorton at Ahmedabad Management...
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