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Gadsden, ALcityofgadsden.com

Gadsden Transit Services announce changes due to COVID-19

Due to the rise in the Covid-19 variant, Gadsden Transit Services are continuing to operate under the following:. Face masks are required by federal law and are to be worn at all times. Failure to comply will result in denial of boarding or removal, and may result in federal penalties.
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From More Equitable Transit to a “Carless City” in Omaha

Welcome to “The Mobile City,” our weekly roundup of noteworthy transportation developments. Omaha Sets Sights on Making Itself “Virtually Carless”. Advocates for transit equity push to get transit authorities to emphasize better service to historically disadvantaged and underserved communities. Omaha, Nebraska’s largest city, doesn’t lack for such communities, and now the city’s transit authority is turning its attention to one of them.
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FirstGroup Share Price Forecast July 2021 – Time to Buy FGP?

Shares of public transport service provider FirstGroup (LSE: FGP) are in the green at the moment of writing (July 28 11:40 UTC+1) as the price has been rising continuously for a week. It makes investors wonder if this is the right time to buy FGP shares. FirstGroup – Technical Analysis.
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Can Americans Learn to Love – and Ride – Bus Transit?

For much of Steven Higashide’s career in public transit advocacy, bus ridership has been falling. Between 2008 and 2018, it dropped by 17 percent across the United States as competition increased from ride-hailing apps and micromobility companies. The falling price of gasoline generally made driving more tempting too. All these additional private vehicles on the road, along with the increased volume of at-home delivery services, slowed bus travel down and made it even more uncompetitive.
Duluth, MNDuluth News Tribune

Duluth Transit Authority elevates interim director to lead operation

Calling him a leader with knowledge and experience in the industry going back more than 30 years, the Duluth Transit Authority elevated a new leader this week, installing Rod Fournier as general manager. Fournier had taken over the position this spring on an interim basis, leading the organization as it...
BusinessThe Independent

FirstGroup boss to quit amid tussle with activist investor

The boss of FirstGroup is quitting in the wake of demands for his resignation from the transport firm’s biggest shareholder over a deal to sell two US businesses. FirstGroup said chief executive Matthew Gregory will leave following its annual general meeting on September 13, after less than three years in the post.
Oklahoma Stateroadsbridges.com

Oklahoma’s first state transit plan increasing options in rural areas

The wheels are in motion on improved public transit in Oklahoma after more than one year of coordination by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) and the Oklahoma Transit Association (OTA), along with transit agencies statewide to develop the state’s first transit plan. During a special ceremony in December 2020,...
Las Vegas, NVrtcsnv.com

MEDIA ADVISORY: Expansion, Restoration of Transit Service Valley-Wide to be Celebrated with Six Days of Community Events that help Southern Nevadans “Reconnect” to Life

Click to Tweet: @RTCSNV celebrates expansion, restoration of transit service valley-wide with 6 days of community events. Reconnect to life with food, fun and prizes! Details at rtcsnv.com/servicechange2021. WHAT: Thanks to federal stimulus funding, the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Southern Nevada is expanding and improving transit service throughout the...
Rochester, MNMinneapolis Star Tribune

Driverless shuttle to get tested on Rochester route

Automated driverless vehicles soon will cruise select Minnesota roadways for the first time, moving passengers and mingling with other traffic in Rochester and potentially White Bear Lake. The Med City Mover is expected to start looping through downtown Rochester late this summer or in early fall with stops at Mayo...
Financial ReportsShareCast

FirstGroup CEO steps down after pressure from Coast Capital

Gregory will leave the firm on September 13 and be replaced on a temporary basis by chairman David Martin. First Group posted an operating profit of £224.3m on a statutory basis from a loss of £299m a year earlier. Adjusted operating profits were £209m, down from £256.8m as revenue fell...

Metro Transit focusing on North Omaha for new, enhanced service

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - The year-long global computer chip shortage is crushing the auto industry and the Delta variant is prompting renewed shutdowns of plants. Anyone shopping for cars may find themselves experiencing more difficulty and turning to public transportation, and for those who simply want another option to get around, Metro Transit has you covered.
Oxnard, CAcitizensjournal.us

Gold Coast Transit District’s Service Changes Start This Sunday

Oxnard, CA – Gold Coast Transit District (GCTD) will implement biannual service changes this Sunday, July 25th. Riders can expect to see positive improvements to bus service, including new, increased frequency on core routes and interlining routes to provide a one-seat ride, avoiding the need for transfers and reducing travel time.