Slated to debut this summer, new schedules offer the most departures since June 2020 WASHINGTON – As part of its COVID-19 recovery efforts, Amtrak announces full restoration of daily service for 12 long distance routes following pandemic-related schedule reductions in 2020. Providing customers significantly more departures for the upcoming summer travel season, the new schedule has been updated on…

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Valley Metro South Central Extension/Downtown Hub receives $530 million federal grant

  Phoenix, Arizona On Jan. 6, 2021, the Federal Transit Administration announced a $529.8 million federal grant agreement for the South Central Extension/Downtown Hub project. These funds constitute nearly 40 percent of the total project cost and signify the federal government’s support of the extension. In addition to 5.5 miles of new track, this project also includes the construction of…

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Virtual Unveiling: Pearl Harbor Presents a View from Above

Virtual Unveiling

Gift from U-Haul CEO Joe Shoen and family provides new elevator, completes restoration of Ford Island Control Tower Virtual Unveiling: Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum and U-Haul® International are pleased to offer the virtual unveiling of the Ford Island Control Tower renovations and the breathtaking panorama of America’s first WWII aviation battlefield that will soon be available to the public. While the…

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Urban Loop Begins: Elon Musk says his LA tunnel will be ready to open soon.

Elon Musk announced that his Boring Company has almost completed a tunnel under LA through a short video he posted on Instagram last Thursday, May 11, 2018. The tunnel for transit, which he has been described as an antidote for LA’s gridlock, will open soon, Musk boldly predicts. Is this the test phase of Musk’s more comprehensive plans for a large…

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Construction Begins on a Full Scale Hyperloop

A Hyperloop is a proposed mode of passenger and/or freight transportationwhich uses a sealed tube or system of tubes through which a pod may travel free of air resistance or friction conveying people or objects at high speed while being very efficient.   Toulouse, France — Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced recently the first set of tubes arrived at their research and development center in Toulouse,…

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LA Transit Projects Opening in time for the 2028 Summer Olympics

Around 28 years ago, the Blue Line opened and started service between Long Beach and Downtown Los Angeles. Light rail had returned to the region after a thirty year hiatus. Shortly after that, the first section of the Red Line subway opened. True mass transit had returned to LA. During that thirty year period before Metro Rail, LA had to…

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