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Northern England politicians demand £7bn in transport funding  Financial Times

Political leaders in the north of England have demanded a “Northern Budget”, including £7bn of transport infrastructure, after the government pledged to invest ...


Oregon Pushes Education on Transportation Funding  Transport Topics Online

The Oregon Department of Transportation on Aug. 6 launched Keep Oregon Connected to educate the public on transportation funding needs.


Senators Tout VMT Absent Fix for Highway Trust Fund  Transport Topics Online

A $287 billion highway bill the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee easily advanced last month is notable for several big-picture proposals.


Department of Energy Announces $40 Million in Funding for 29 Projects to Advance H2@Scale  Energy.gov

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced approximately $40 million in FY 2019 funding for 29 projects to advance the ...


ME: Public transit tops Portland-area transport priorities  MassTransitMag.com

Expanding public transit is one of the top priorities for residents and public officials in greater Portland, a point that could determine regional transportation ...


Expanding mass transit tops Portland-area transportation priorities  Press Herald

Expanding public transit is one of the top priorities for residents and public officials in Greater Portland, a point that could determine regional transportation ...


Low carbon transport funding available for Scottish travel projects  Government Europa

13.25m (€14.48m) has been made available in innovative travel and low carbon transport funding in Scotland through an EU funding scheme.


Krakow running short on public transport funding  Krakow Post

The city of Krakow is expected to be 40 million PLN short in funding for public transportation by the end of this year, Polish-language news outlet Onet reports.


West Midlands Ring and Ride service future secured  BBC News

There are more than 12000 registered users of the accessible transport *service*.


This Week: Transportation Funding, Waterfront, Community Repair  Streetsblog San Francisco

Tuesday Transportation Funding. From taxes and fares to private dollars, multi-million-dollar transportation projects are pieced together with funding from local, ...


Transport for Scotland acquire funding for low carbon and active travel  Intelligent Transport

ERDF is set to invest £13.25 million in the Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund, a significant increase in funding from previous years.


Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 raises $30M backed by Goldman Sachs  TechCrunch

Nigerian freight logistics startup Kobo360 has raised a $20 million Series A round led by Goldman Sachs and $10 million in working capital financing from ...


International Association of Public Transport encourages new funding methods for urban mobility  Transportation Today

Top executives from 40 public transport organizations from 23 countries gathered last month at the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) Global ...


Missing in Action on Capitol Hill: A Debate on Infrastructure Funding Policy  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Infrastructure policy, which was seen as a bright legislative point at the start of the year capable of ...


Grand jury reports on animal transport, pet overpopulation  Record Bee

LAKE COUNTY — Lake Evacuation & Animal Protection, the program that orchestrates the transport, care and sheltering of animals during emergency ...


Sajid Javid announces £600m of new infrastructure spending  The Guardian

Chancellor says spending could 'unlock' construction of up to 50000 homes in London, south-east and East Anglia.


Ganim pushes transfer to restore school busing cuts  CTPost

BRIDGEPORT — Mayor Joseph Ganim took to social media on Friday afternoon with a video showing him signing a requested budget transfer to restore school ...


Initiative to cut car-tab taxes would cost billions in transportation funding, state says  My Edmonds News

A fall ballot measure to cut car-tab costs across Washington state would blow a $4 billion hole in local and state transportation funding over the next six years, ...


City Council poised to take first step toward new funding for Cincinnati Metro  WCPO

CINCINNATI — A City Council committee on Tuesday laid the groundwork for what could become the Tri-State's first boost in bus *service* funding in more than ...


County Loses $100K For Disabled Transportation - The Rhino Times of Greensboro  The Rhino TImes

Guilford County just took a $100,000-hit since it turns out it won't be getting some anticipated grant money meant to transport elderly people and people with ...


NZ approves funding for integrated public transport system in Wellington  Intelligent Transport

The project, thought to cost in excess of NZ$109 million, will connect Wellington with new and innovative transport ideas.


$71.7M in funding going to Rankin Inlet airport upgrade, new life for Grays Bay road  CBC.ca

Minister of Transport Marc Garneau announced $71.7 million for four projects in Nunavut at the Iqaluit airport on Thursday.


Race Is on to Build Offshore Oil Export Terminals  Transport Topics Online

A glut of oil is headed to the Gulf Coast, which is triggering a race to build deepwater crude export terminals in the Gulf of Mexico.


US DoE announces $40 million in funding for hydrogen generation, storage  Smart Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced approximately $40 million in funding to advance the H2@Scale concept. The funding will be awarded to ...


State Approves Primary Care Move  New Haven Independent

State regulators have approved, with conditions, Yale-New Haven Hospital's months-long bid to relocate its three primary care centers from downtown and ...


Kansas Reinstates Local Bridge Replacement Program  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] The Kansas Department of Transportation is reinstating a program meant to help replace and ...


More frequent trains and a new station for the London Overground  IanVisits

The government has approved transport upgrade funding along the London Overground for more frequent trains and a new station at Surrey Canal Road, ...


Labor officials want transport of Blackjewel coal halted until miners get backpay  WBIR.com

BUCHANAN COUNTY, Va. — While Buchanan County miners who worked for Blackjewel are set to get nearly $1,000 each from donations of the county board ...


Wellington seeks funding for new bi-mode trains  International Railway Journal

GREATER Wellington Regional Council has endorsed a proposal that would see the New Zealand capital's Wairarapa and Capital Connection fleets replaced ...


Davao City bus system gets P100-million initial funding  Big News Network

DAVAO CITY (PIA) - The city government of Davao has allocated P100 million as initial fund to finance the implementation of a new city-wide bus system.


Spokane officials pick operator for new homeless shelter, but location, funding questions remain  The Spokesman-Review

The city announced a *service* provider for its proposed homeless shelter on East Sprague.


FlixMobility will take over transportation with new funding  Z6Mag

FlixMobility, a German-born company, raised over €500 million ($561 million), which is the largest round of funding for a German tech company to date.


Former Superintendent Pons Comments on LCS Transportation Issue  tallahasseereports.com

The elimination of “courtesy routes” (bus routes within two miles of schools) by LCS for the upcoming school year has caused a great deal of anxiety for parents ...


AirPortr Raises $8.6 Million for Luggage Delivery: Travel Startup Funding This Week  Skift

This week travel startups announced more than $30 million in funding. AirPortr, which checks in and delivers bags for flyers, $8.6 million in a Series A.


Lib Dem candidate lays out transport plan  Shetland Times Online

Liberal Democrat candidate Beatrice Wishart has laid out her five-point plan for improving transport links in the isles. The plan targets cheaper ferry fares, ...


UK Government to double funding for on-street car charging  Intelligent Transport

DfT announces £2.5 million investment in chargepoints in residential streets; the investment will support the UK's move towards net zero emissions by 2050.


Ferry agreement has not been acted on  Shetland News

Given its importance to Shetland, it's little wonder that transport is high on the agenda in the run up to 29 August. However there's a level of misunderstanding ...


Ayrshire wins timber transport funding  Carrick Gazette

Scottish Government funding of almost half-a-million pounds has been awarded to projects in Ayrshire which will reduce the impact of timber lorries on rural ...


7 Transportation ETFs That Are Ready to Rally  Investorplace.com

Transportation ETFs aren't all the same ... investors should look under the hood before embracing these products.


Moray to receive timber transport funding  Northern Scot

ROADS in Moray will benefit from £242000 of Scottish Government funding to reduce the impact of timber lorries.


UK government doubles funding for on-street electric car charging  The Driven

The UK Transport Secretary announced on Monday an extra £2.5 million (AU$4.46 million) for electric vehicle chargepoints on residential streets which is ...


Liverpool clean air programme awarded government funding  Government Europa

The UK government has awarded £652000 (€709816) to Liverpool City Council to complete its proposed Liverpool clean air strategy.


Northerners applaud funding for long-awaited road through Arctic tundra  Lethbridge News Now

Two federal announcements this week are expected to kick-start a long-awaited road into the heart of the Canadian Arctic that would lower grocery costs for ...


Penang to ask Putrajaya for RM20b transport plan funding  Malay Mail

GEORGE TOWN, July 25 — Penang will be applying for about RM20 billion funding from Putrajaya for two components of its Penang Transport Master Plan ...


Councils call out transport funding shortfall  Government News

Australian councils have used an ongoing inquiry to call on the government to fork out funding to help them build a future-fit transport network. A submission last ...


Malaysian woman accused of Khalistani terror funding arrested  India Today

Kulbir Kaur was arrested at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi on Thursday night as soon as her flight landed from Malaysia.


White Elephant Watch: Vol. 5  Center For American Progress

Infrastructure is the foundation of America's society and economy. Yet not all investments are worthwhile. In fact, unnecessary projects create a long-term, ...


'Reform has died a bit': ambition lost in infrastructure audit  The Australian Financial Review

Experts have criticised a lack of progress implementing road user charges, *service* privatisation and land tax reform in the latest national infrastructure audit.


14.08.2019 Leicester considers introducing workplace parking levy  AirQualityNews

Leicester may soon have its own workplace parking levy as the council is considering the scheme to improve the city's air quality. Leicester City Council plans to ...


15.08.2019 Liverpool given clean air funding boost  AirQualityNews

Liverpool City Council has been awarded an extra £652,000 in government funding to help it complete its clean air plan. The council has now been given a total ...


Infrastructure Australia says roads and transport must 'catch up' to keep pace with population  ABC News

Infrastructure Australia says services are coming under unprecedented pressure and the current boom in construction projects needs to become the new normal ...


Government doubles funding for on-street EV charging  edie.net

The Department for Transport (DfT) has today (12 August) announced that it will provide an extra £2.5m of funding for electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure ...


SE16: £80million cash boost announced for transport improvements to Canada Water and Surrey Quays  Southwark News

Over £80million of Government cash has been awarded today for transport improvements around Canada Water and Surrey Quays. Among the changes ...


Fiscal 2020 Transportation Funding Bill Advances in US House  Transport Topics Online

Funding for highway safety programs and grants for infrastructure projects nationwide advanced in the U.S. House of Representatives on June 25.


ACT short-changed on federal transport spending: Leigh  The Canberra Times

The ACT isn't getting its fair share of transport spending, Labor says, with new figures showing just 0.7 per cent of federal transport funds are going to projects in ...


Lincoln mayor's budget plan includes $3M in cuts, unchanged tax rate  Lincoln Journal Star

New Lincoln Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird's plan to balance the city's two-year budget doesn't include cuts to services, but instead tackles a $6.79 million shortfall ...


Auckland Council says $2 billion in transport funding is needed before large scale development plans for Drury and Pukekohe can take place  Interest.co.nz

Auckland Council has identified a $2 billion transport funding shortfall for projects in the Drury and Pukekohe areas that it says needs to be addressed before ...


House Funding Leaders Easily Advance Fiscal 2020 Transportation Bill  Transport Topics Online

Legislation that would increase funding for infrastructure grants and the agency overseeing trucking regulations was easily approved by a subcommittee in the ...


Vietnamese logistics startup An Vui raises funding from VinaCapital Ventures  e27

The transportation management system startup offers end-to-end software to facilitate app-based shipping management.


European funding for low carbon and active travel  Scottish Government News

A third round for the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund is now open and available for ...


Hampshire school transport fees u-turn | Advertiser and Times  New Milton Advertiser and Lymington Times

HAMPSHIRE County Council has dropped plans to cut school transport funding that could have affected hundreds of pupils, including many with disabilities.


Climate Change Is Harming Nation's Roadways Says Proposed Senate Bill On Infrastructure  KRCC

A bipartisan bill is moving forward through the Senate. It specifically tackles the impacts of climate change on our nation's roads and bridges.


Government says it could cut PSO subsidies if more passengers flew  The Irish Times

Spending review of regional airports shows Waterford to be most expensive per passenger.


Nunavut nets funds from the Oceans Protection Plan  Nunatsiaq News

From left: Nunavut Transportation Minister David Akeeagok, federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau and Qikiqtani Inuit Association President P.J. Akeeagok ...


All aboard for reopening railway line to Alloa  Dunfermline Press

THE £70 million investment for the Levenmouth rail link has boosted proposals to reopen the Dunfermline to Alloa track for passengers.


Local board funds road safety improvements in Albany  OurAuckland

A long-awaited roading project in Albany has been given the go-ahead, while others gather momentum thanks to funding from Upper Harbour Local Board.


Feds announce new hangar and harbours coming to Nunavut  CBC.ca

Canada's Minister of Transport Marc Garneau says the new hangar will allow multiple agencies operating in the North to better coordinate their efforts when ...


NZTA doubles comms team after difficult years, while state highways face 'significant funding pressure'  Stuff.co.nz

The Government's embattled transport agency NZTA is facing *fresh* criticism after going on a spin doctor hiring spree.


EV feebate plan winning support says minister, as submissions deadline approaches  Stuff.co.nz

About 80pc of submissions back $200m annual transfer to reshape car fleet, says Julie Anne Genter.


House Kicks Off Debate on Fiscal 2020 Transportation Funding Bill  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] A fiscal 2020 transportation funding measure that proposes additional funding for infrastructure ...


These 8 South African fintech startups just got a R1 million funding boost  BusinessTech

Rand Merchant Investment Holding (RMI), through AlphaCode, has awarded entrepreneurial packages valued at R16 million to eight of South Africa's most ...


Indonesian startup Logisly secures seed funding led by Seedplus, others  DEALSTREETASIA

With the *fresh* capital, Logisly is set to pursue its goal of easing the high cost of logistics in Indonesia.


National Road Fund Finalizes Annual Road Maintenance Expenditure Program  Liberian Daily Observer

By Media Hub Liberia. During his inauguration as President of Liberia in January, 2018, Dr. George Manneh Weah declared that Liberians would not be ...


£40m Tyne Bridge and Central Motorway restoration included in huge Northern transport bid  Chronicle Live

The iconic landmark's long overdue facelift is one of four North East projects that Transport for the North wants the government to stump up new cash for.


FHWA Announces Funding Opportunity for Transportation Technology Grants  Transport Topics Online

The Federal Highway Administration recently announced the availability of $60 million in grant funding for states and cities pursuing projects that involve ...


Grant Shapps questions whether Heathrow third runway plan ‘stacks up’  City A.M.

CityAM - Transport secretary Grant Shapps has cast doubt over the Heathrow third runway after he questioned whether the £14bn plan “stacks [..


Government admits transport network 'has fallen way behind'  The Bolton News

THE GOVERNMENT has pledged to improve the public transport network after admitting it has "fallen way behind".


Federal Inactivity Drives State Creativity With Infrastructure Funding  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] In the absence of a strong federal partner, states clamoring for infrastructure funds have taken ...


Ottawa gives $21.5 million to Kitikmeot road and port project  Nunavut News

The federal government is committing $21.5 million to the Kitikmeot Inuit Association's slimmed-down request to get the Grays Bay Road and Port project.


Experts Say Washington Needs to Treat Infrastructure Funding as 'Exigent Crisis'  Transport Topics Online

There is ample room for creativity in developing solutions to fix the nation's transportation infrastructure, but elected officials must overcome their differences and ...


Stakeholders Again Call On Congress to Approve Long-Term Transportation Funding  Transport Topics Online

The stakeholders said: The country's transportation network is desperately in need of long-term federal funding assurances meant to improve freight and ...


Huge update about Chelmsford's second train station as funding is approved  Essex Live

Residents have previously said they'd given up hope on the station being built.


Road to ruin: transport woes to worsen as population booms  Sydney Morning Herald

The outlook for Sydney comes as no surprise (''Sydney faces traffic crunch'', August 13). Our city is being destroyed by the governance of the Liberal ...


Lawmakers Mull Funding Options for $2 Trillion Infrastructure Deal  Transport Topics Online

Disagreements Persist Over Infrastructure Funding Ahead of White House Meeting.


ASCE Pushes to Make Infrastructure Funding Congressional Priority  Transport Topics Online

As Infrastructure Week inches nearer, the nation's oldest engineering group is continuing its efforts to promote transportation funding legislation.


House Funding Leaders Take Up Trucking Policy in Fiscal 2020 Transportation Bill  Transport Topics Online

A fiscal 2020 transportation measure packed with trucking provisions is on the June 4 meeting agenda of the Democratic-led committee in the U.S. House of ...


Infrastructure Grants, Resiliency Advance in Fiscal 2020 House Transportation Bill  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — A transportation funding bill that would provide grants for multimodal projects and promote nationwide resilience in new infrastructure was ...


Experts: Public-Private Partnerships Could Plug Federal Government Shortfalls in Infrastructure Funding  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — As Congress looks to find common ground on a $2 trillion proposal that would ensure long-term infrastructure funding on the federal level, ...


New road toward Nunavut receives first major funding  Cabin Radio

The NWT's plan to build an all-season road northeast of Yellowknife toward Nunavut, through key mining grounds, has received its first major funding.


£15m funding boost for 3 new Birmingham stations  RailAdvent - Railway News

It is full steam ahead for the building of three new Birmingham rail stations following a £15 million funding boost from the Department for Transport.


£26million funding bid for improvements to A689 road between Wynyard and Hartlepool  Hartlepool Mail

A bid for up to £26.75million of Government funding to ease congestion on the A689 from Wynyard to Hartlepool has been launched.


ATA President Chris Spear Presses Congress on Infrastructure Funding, Autonomous Tech  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] WASHINGTON — Allowing segments of the country's surface transportation system to deteriorate ...


Finance Ministry Assures Ndp Iii Planners Of Funding  New Vision

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Road safety a priority for Ōrākei Local Board  OurAuckland

Ōrākei Local Board is making roads safer for its communities. The Community Safety Fund, allocated by Auckland Transport, will see an investment of $800,000 ...


Don’t trust CT lawmakers to steer transportation funding: Getting There  Middletown Press

Nobody trusts Hartford. If cynicism is a disease, we're in the midst of an epidemic. Since last fall, I've been touring the state speaking to groups large and small ...


Auckland Mayoral candidate John Tamihere talks big with his latest campaign promises  Interest.co.nz

Mayoral Candidate John Tamihere says he wants to replace the superstructure of the Auckland Harbour Bridge to create a new two tier design that will include ...


New roads and paths planned for Burnham in council's long-term transport strategy  Burnham-On-Sea

Millions of pounds worth of improvements to Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge's roads, paths and M5 motorway junction are being planned as part of ...


Shared transport service Zeelo gains 18K passengers in SA  ITWeb

UK-based shared transport firm Zeelo has witnessed significant growth in the uptake of its online platform, one year since its local launch. Established in the UK ...


Infrastructure Stakeholders to Congress: Fix the Highway Trust Fund  Transport Topics Online

Nearly a dozen stakeholders representing local governments and the freight and commuter sectors on Feb. 7 urged a House transportation panel to identify a ...


Transport app FlixMobility gets Germany's biggest tech funding round to drive growth  Reuters

Transport app FlixMobility has raised around 500 million euros ($561 million) in Germany's biggest tech funding round to date to back investments in its ...


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