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How corporate transportation is booming in India
Blurb: With the limitations that public transport options in busy metros pose for those working late nights, corporate transportation has become the norm for safe commuting. The corporate employee transportation ecosystem is truly booming in India, thanks …
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Here’s what IoT will do for transportation
The Internet of Things (IoT) is dramatically accelerating the pace of innovation in the transportation industry—especially the cars and trucks we drive every day. And when you apply the laws that have been driving technology innovation for decades …
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Getting transportation funding moving again
While presidential candidates spend much of their time debating, interviewing and positioning themselves on the issues, Casey Dinges thinks their silence on one topic is deafening. “With or without the media, our nation’s candidates need to address the …
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trendTransportation Accounting: How Understanding Transportation and Freight Costs Leads to Strategic Thinking and More Profitable Business
This post is the start of our freight and transportation accounting series. We will first talk about the importance of transportation accounting and what are the key practices or services around freight and transportation accounting. After defining the …
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Transportation Energy Use {Infographic}
One of our sister sites, Gas2.org, recently had a great infographic on the energy efficiency of movement that I thought was worth a share on here as well. As I point out repeatedly here on Planetsave, transportation is one of the biggest contributors to …
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Unemployment: Trade, transportation and utilities lead local job gains
SPRINGFIELD — Greater Springfield lost a net 400 jobs in December, according to figures released Tuesday by the state Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. On the year, the region showed a robust gain of 7,400 jobs for a 2.2 percent gain on …
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How Transportation Technologies Will Change Everything

trendHow Transportation Technologies Will Change Everything
The transportation systems around which the modern world has been built are on the verge of a significant transformation. Intelligent transportation systems (ITS) are making driving and traffic management better and safer for everyone. Transportation …
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Family of child left on bus receives K from with transportation company
MORRIS >> The family of a child who was left on the school bus in Morris in 2015 recently reached an $ 85,000 agreement with All-Star Transportation. Reaching the agreement with the company allows the child and their family to move on from the incident and …
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Cape Cod RTA and MV Transportation Stuffs-A-Bus for Cape Families
Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority (CCRTA) and its operating company, MV Transportation, got together and Stuffed-a-Bus with hundreds of toys including bicycles and sundry other great gifts to contribute to WCOD’s 21 st Annual Stuff-a-Bus. These gifts …
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Vancouver Fraser Port Authority welcomes federal government’s commitment to transportation

trendVancouver Fraser Port Authority welcomes federal government’s commitment to transportation
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA — (Marketwired) — 11/03/16 — Vancouver Fraser Port Authority applauds the Transport 2030 vision outlined this morning in Montreal by the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport. “We are very pleased to see some of our …
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FedEx Corporation Risk Points versus Transportation
This is a scatter plot analysis of the critical risk points from the option market for FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) compared to its own past and the Transportation ETF. In order to examine the forward looking risk for FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) the next …
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Groups offer voters transportation to the polls
Groups offer voters transportation to the polls ASHEVILLE – With early voting underway, several local groups are offering transportation to the polls before and on Election Day. Check out this story on citizen-times.com: http://avlne.ws/2eUYoXs
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VDOT Transportation Career Day Thursday in Manassas

trendVDOT Transportation Career Day Thursday in Manassas
MANASSAS, VA — Want to get schooled on how to operate on of those giant construction vehicles often seen along highways? Want to learn how to build a bridge? Want to get a scholarship? Those who answered yes to any of those three questions should head to …
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Bomb threat temporarily closes Kalamazoo transportation center, police investigating
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – On a busy Art Hop Friday night in downtown Kalamazoo, police cars rushed to the transportation center, responding to a reported bomb threat. Police tell Newschannel 3 the threat was called in around just before 8:30 p.m …
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Take Stress Out of Transportation
Transportation doesn’t start with the truck and trailer; it begins where cattle are loaded. Once in the pen it isn’t so much what type of facilities are holding the cattle but how they are handled that matter. “The design has a limited impact on the …
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trend“Incredibly Important” Transportation Study Gets Started
Gov. John Bel Edwards said Tuesday morning Louisiana has a “staggering” backlog of road and bridge needs and more dollars are needed. “You know and I know the Easter Bunny is not going to deliver the transportation projects,” Edwards said. “The existing …
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Transportation study group created by governor begins work
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Gov. John Bel Edwards told a study group considering ways to tackle Louisiana’s more than $ 12 billion road and bridge work backlog that its work is vitally important to the future of the state. Edwards spoke to the transportation …
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Wake County officials talk Bus Rapid Transit with Virginia transportation execs
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) continues to be a hot topic in Wake County, where transit officials are trying to figure out how to smooth future commutes in the midst of continued growth. And to figure out what BRT could mean for the Triangle, they’re talking to …
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Here’s how Austin envisions its transportation network of tomorrow

trendHere’s how Austin envisions its transportation network of tomorrow
A few years from now, a traveler steps off the airplane at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and boards a self-driving bus. The bus drives the traveler to a mobility hub on airport property where the traveler can pick from a number of …
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Altamonte Springs launches Uber partnership — and here’s how it’s going to work
But while the partnership may be new, Altamonte Springs’ idea of using vehicle-on-demand transportation isn’t. The idea to partner with Uber springs from the city’s failed attempt to create an on-demand bus service called FlexBus — an initiative that …
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US Department of Transportation names San Francisco finalist in Smart City
One of these cities will get $ 50 million to transform the way people get around,” according to the video created by the U.S. Department of Transportation. It’s all about using technology to make getting around easier, quicker, safer. Imagine Caltrain …
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trendSenate unanimously passes broad transportation bill, sends to House
On Monday, the Senate unanimously passed House Bill 7027, a broadly worded bill that seeks to reform several policies and programs for the Florida Department of Transportation. After senators adopted a series of amendments, LobbyTools reports the bill …
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WMS Partners LLC Holds Stake in Student Transportation Inc (STB)
Student Transportation logo WMS Partners LLC continued to hold its position in shares of Student Transportation Inc (NASDAQ:STB) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The …
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International transportation firm opens Tallahassee office
Moffatt & Nichol, an international transportation consulting and engineering firm with 33 offices, has expanded its Florida presence by opening a Tallahassee office. Tallahassee is the firm’s fourth Florida location, after Tampa, Orlando and Miami …
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trendOklahoma transportation secretary admits agency missteps in turnpike plan near
People hold signs opposing a proposed eastern Oklahoma County turnpike as Oklahoma Secretary of Transportation Gary Ridley speaks during a public meeting to hosted by the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority inside the Eastern Oklahoma County Technology …
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Transportation fee hike may be coming to Sky Harbor
Sky Harbor says right now, taxis are paying significantly more in transportation fees because they are charged differently than offsite parking. The company Super Shuttle and taxis are charged not per year, but instead per trip. So what’s being talked …
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Kittleman administration pulls transportation reorganization bill
Feb. 17–The Kittleman administration is withdrawing a bill that would shuffle the Office of Transportation in response to some council members’ concerns about the reorganization. Prefiled in late January, the bill would have removed the Office of …
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Economic development officials see opportunities in gaming, transportation

trendEconomic development officials see opportunities in gaming, transportation
Speaking at a breakfast meeting this morning on the state’s economy, they said Nevada also is poised to play a role in shaping the future of transportation, citing recent investments from electric car companies Faraday Future and Tesla, as well as …
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Harrisonburg to shut down public transportation at noon
These buses cover James Madison University, the downtown area and near Valley Mall on East Market St. With Harrisonburg being a spread-out city, people rely on this transportation. “[I use the buses to] get to work, pay bills … anything that I have …
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Transportation Intelligence rates emerging markets for 2016
747-400F Rear CargoDoor-crop John Manners-Bell, the CEO of Transportation Intelligence (TI) said investors in emerging markets need to be discerning in a confusing and complex world. That said, TI has ranked emerging markets using economic and trade …
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