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U.S. Transportation Secretary: Cruises could restart by midsummer

The highest ranking federal official has provided a ray of hope for cruises restarting sometime soon.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg spoke on the subject of cruises restarting while at a White House briefing on Friday.

According to Mr. Buttigieg, cruise ships could be “sailing by midsummer,” provided they can meet safety guidelines in time.

Questions on a variety of transportation questions were taken by Mr. Buttigieg, where he expressed an interest in getting ships sailing again.

“I certainty care a lot about seeing the cruise sector thrive. I know that the CDC is hopeful that a lot of these

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Helena City Commission to consider electric transportation on city streets, trails | Local

So the city only prohibits the use of automobiles on trails, and any effort to block the use of e-bikes in the South Hills would require a fairly extensive process to rewrite city code.

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Southern California-based “micro-mobility” company Bird is planning on bringing its dockless e-scooters to Helena.




Also under consideration will be the use of e-scooters. Bird, a California-based “shared micro-mobility” company, hopes to bring its rentable, dockless e-scooters to Helena as early as this spring.

Bird scooters, along with those of many other companies, are commonly

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First Look Inside Elon Musk’s Underground Transportation System Beneath the Las Vegas Convention Center

LAS VEGAS, April 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) provided a first look inside Elon Musk’s innovative underground transportation system located beneath the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) campus. The first-of-its-kind transportation solution, named the Las Vegas Convention Center Loop, is operational and will be available when LVCC welcomes its first major convention, World of Concrete, in June 2021.

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The $52.5 million system will serve as a fun and quick way to move convention attendees throughout the more than 200-acre campus, all 40 feet beneath

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Gas taxes, food delivery fees and more: Washington lawmakers eye 33 fees, taxes to pay for transportation

The dual I-5 bridges between Washington and Oregon would be replaced with a new Columbia River crossing, the biggest of several projects the Legislature hopes to fund with higher taxes on fuel and other transportation-related fees. Washington state’s share might be around $1 billion. ( Rick Bowmer / The Associated Press, 2012)

Nowadays, the government needs more than gasoline taxes to fund its vast mission to expand, replace and preserve transportation routes in Washington state.

Legislators have drawn up a menu of 33 tax and fee increases under the proposed 16-year Forward Washington plan, updated last week by Senate

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This Is the Most Embarrassing News Clip in American Transportation History

Moveable explores the future of transportation, infrastructure, energy, and cities.

Last night, Shepard Smith ran a segment on his CNBC show revealing Elon Musk’s Boring Campany’s new Las Vegas car tunnel, which was paid for by $50 million in taxpayer dollars. It is one of the most bizarre and embarrassing television segments in American transportation history, a perfect cap for one of the most bizarre and embarrassing transportation projects in American history. 

“Who doesn’t hate being stuck in traffic?” Smith asks at the beginning of the segment. “Come to the rescue, Elon Musk, who thinks he has a solution

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Female truckers have become TikTok influencers, and they’re changing the transportation game

In the back of the spacious cab, Rankin has set up what she calls her “mommy getaway apartment:” a twin bed, a stash of food, some decor, cleaning supplies, and a few wig stands. She occasionally likes to switch up her style on long hauls — maybe long and wavy one day, and bright green or deep, curly red the next.

Once she wrangles Sparkle, she picks up her trailer and sorts out her first load. Rankin, 34, owns her own Charlotte-based trucking business, and typically travels within a 250 mile radius to Virginia, Tennessee, South Carolina and the like.
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