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  • Rail road strike averted following a successful deal
    LIRR workers get 17 per cent pay raises to avert strike
    It was all smiles today at the end of rigorous negotiations between union leaders and chairman of the Long Island Rail Road, the US busiest commuter rail line. The non-compromising stance from both sides had led to a looming strike that would have...
  • The Tide
    Transit studies say Norfolk's light rail line going nowhere fast
    Terry McAuliffesays he likes public-transit projects. The governor-elect’s transportation secretary does, too, according to Watchdog.org.“We must do what we can to get cars off the road by investing in passenger rail and light rail,...
  • Let me through ...PLEASE???
    Not so common courtesy
    North California has its popular public railway system called BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) that conveniently brings casual commuters, the working class and tourists as well, to and from San Francisco to cities in the East Bay and suburbs in...
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    Celebrating the late Michael Jackson's 54th birthday today on Atlanta radio
    KISS 104.1 FM started the week off by asking listeners to suggest a song to be played today in celebration of what would have been the the late Michael Jackson's 54th birthday. There is not a radio station that isn't spinning a MJ song...
  • Baltimore commuters have excellent carpooling opportunities
    Baltimore commuters have excellent carpooling opportunities
    Webster’s Dictionary defines carpooling as “an arrangement among automobile owners by which each in turn drives the others to and from a designated place.” Some carpool groups, however, will pay one driver to drive all the time....
  • New Jersey Turnpike
    NJ commuter tolls: fact-checking the fact checkers
    The New Jersey chapter of Americans for Prosperity yesterday accused The Star-Ledger (Newark) of misleading their readers about whether New Jersey commuters pay the highest tolls.The S-L, in a "PolitiFact" article, disputed NJ-AfP leader...
  • New SR 417 Exit in Sanford/Heathrow
    SR 417 is a commuter's dream: The newest exit opens in Sanford/Heathrow
    Everywhere motorists drive in Central Florida—whether to the Orlando International Airport or through Seminole County—there is endless construction. On December 14, one construction project concluded with the opening of SR 417's...
  • Cars on street
    Local companies win commuter Corporate Challenge
    Putting the brakes on employee commute trips taken in their cars was the challenge taken up by 38 local companies during October. The iCommute Corporate Challenge gave companies in San Diego county the opportunity to encourage their employees to...
  • Commuters by Emily Gray Tedrowe
    Review of Commuters by Emily Gray Tedrowe
    Remarrying in their late seventies after both being widowed for years, Winnie and Jerry stir up conflict from their families as their children and grandchildren deal with issues such as inheritance and loyalty. Jerry, a wealthy businessman, leaves...
  • Fll 'er up
    How high will the cost of filling up your tank go ?
    For drivers in the East Bay, will gas hit $4 or even $5 in the near future ?The state's average price for a gallon of regular topped $3.60 on Thursday, up 10 cents in the past week alone.For more than a year, Californians have had to deal with...
  • 101 Freeway at Night
    Gas prices continue to rise in Los Angeles and nationwide
    Last week, the national average for gas prices was $3.12 per gallon, marking the highest point since October 2008. Angelinos, who traditionally pay higher than the national average paid approximately $3.35 per gallon during the same period. The...
  • Coronado Bicycle
    Coronado bike passages
    Coronado is planning on making its bicycle ways a complete system, without the breaks in the paved safe areas that keep a bicyclist from riding to work in the shortest time. If it can get official approvals, and possibly change its General Plan,...