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November 21, 2014

Bombardier people mover launches in Singapore

Is also upgrading the LRT signalling and communications sub-systems to enhance overall system capacity and to integrate new platforms at the Choa Chu Kang LRT station into the system.


November 21, 2014

N.Y. MTA celebrates 50 years of service for Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

The bridge, which is 4,260 feet from tower to tower and links Staten Island and Brooklyn, opened to traffic on Nov. 21, 1964. In its first full year of operation, 17.6 million vehicles crossed the span.


November 21, 2014

Nonprofit bringing tech bus to low income Mich. areas

Logistics for the bus, sponsored by the nonprofit Information Technology Empowerment Center, are still being worked out, but its stops will most likely be in front of local schools, community centers and business parking lots.


November 21, 2014

Snow forces N.Y. basketball team to spend night on bus

Niagara University's team was returning from a game in Pittsburgh late Monday when they got stuck on the New York State Thruway as several feet of snow pounded the area.


November 21, 2014

Texas city solves paratransit service issue

The former provider of the service, the Collin County Area Regional Transit, terminated service in Collin County in June 2013. The newly signed agreement between the city of Frisco, Texas and and Texoma Area Paratransit System will go into effect on Dec. 1.


November 20, 2014

UK launches bus powered by human and food waste

The Bio-Bus can travel up to 186 miles on a full tank of gas, which takes the annual waste of around five people to produce.


November 20, 2014

Facebook drivers vote to unionize

The new arrangement, the latest step in an ongoing push by labor unions to engage with tech companies, could point to a model for organized labor among contractors of local tech firms, including Apple Inc. and Google Inc.


November 20, 2014

UMA announces tire sales member program

Motorcoach Tire Sales offers direct shipping from Toyo distribution centers to the operator's front door. This unique model streamlines the tire purchasing process and enables Motorcoach Tire Sales to provide aggressive pricing for UMA members.


November 20, 2014

Shuster to continue as chairman of House T&I

In a statement, he says he looks forward to building upon the committee's previous successes and continuing our work to reform federal programs, cut red tape, reduce regulatory burdens on businesses and families, and promote greater transparency and fiscal responsibility.


November 20, 2014

NTSB releases Metro-North special investigation report

The report examines several common safety management problems present in all the accidents. Last month the NTSB released accident briefs identifying the probable causes of these accidents.


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