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November 27, 2019

Seattle commuters are putting their faith in transit even as residents in other parts of the state passed a ballot measure earlier this month that could cut billions of dollars in transportation funds.

The number of people driving solo to work in Seattle fell from 53 percent in 2010 to only 44 percent in 2018 — the steepest decline in the nation among la...

November 27, 2019

A new affordable housing project for seniors in east Boulder has received preliminary approval from the city to move forward. A site review for the Academy Senior Living project at 1655 33rd St. was approved by Planning Board on Oct. 17 and was not called-up by City Council on Oct. 22, signaling council’s support of the project.  

The project, which will...

November 26, 2019

Thanksgiving isn’t just when Americans gather with family, eat excessive amounts of food and unabashedly watch football all day. It’s also the second-most traveled holiday in the country.

If you’re one of the folks making a trip, do your planning well: all industry estimations point to record-breaking numbers on the roads, rails and airways this year.

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November 25, 2019

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Secretary Leslie S. Richards will take over as SEPTA’s general manager in January, becoming the second woman to hold the position at the nation’s sixth-largest transit agency.

The SEPTA board voted unanimously to appoint Richards during Thursday’s meeting, confirming a rumor that she would succeed Jeffrey Knueppel, wh...

November 22, 2019

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority is planning to expand its modernized payment method to Regional Rail riders by spring, writes Patricia Madej for The Philadelphia Inquirer.

“That’s our plan,” said Rich Burnfield, SEPTA’s treasurer and deputy general manager.

The Key cards have been adopted by transit riders for some time no...

November 21, 2019

All around the world, cities are contending with traffic, pollution, and pedestrian danger related to cars. While cities have taken various efforts to curb cars on the road, a new housing development in Tempe, Arizona, is trying a novel approach: banning residents from bringing their own cars altogether.

As the Wall Street Journal reports,...

November 20, 2019

Multiple industries have been waiting for years for commercial vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technologies to be deployed at any kind of scale. Now, it looks as if school buses could be the linchpin for the movement.

A couple of months ago, southern U.S. energy giant Dominion Energy announced the largest electric school bus initiative in the nation, with plans to...

November 19, 2019

Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan, PA State Reps, SEPTA, PennDOT and more discuss PA Transportation and Infrastructure at Annual Advancing Mobility Summit 

GVF, a not-for-profit organization committed to reducing congestion, improving the environment and quality of life for all, hosted its last signature event of the year, its  Advancing Mobility Summit earlier...

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