WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is taking $1.2 billion in high-speed rail money away from Ohio and Wisconsin and awarding it to 12 other states, including North Carolina, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Thursday, according to The Associated Press. Ohio ...Read More »
Trade and Transportation
The City of Charlotte’s Passenger Vehicles for Hire Board will not raise cab fares in 2011. During a meeting Tuesday, the board, which governs taxicabs and limousines that operate in Charlotte, voted unanimously to keep all fares the same as in 2010. Passengers ...Read More »
Year-to-date passenger emplanements at the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport have increased 9 percent over the same period last year, according to data from the airport. To date, 15.8 million passengers have boarded a plane at Charlotte-Douglas in 2010, compared to 14.5 ...Read More »
A road that would bypass the congested U.S. Highway 74 eastbound to Monroe sounds like it would mean smooth sailing for motorists. The project will cost between $750 million and $825 million to build and include 20 miles of toll ...
Tagged with: Clean Air Carolina Dean Naujoks Environmental Protection Agency June Blotnick Monroe Connector-Bypass North Carolina Department of Transportation North Carolina Wildlife Federation Reid Simons Southern Environmental Law Center Yadkin Riverkeeper FoundationRead More »
When the city of Charlotte won a $25 million federal Urban Circulator Grant to build a starter streetcar line through uptown, from Time Warner Cable Arena to Presbyterian Hospital, supporters touted the 1 1/2-mile section as an important step toward ...Read More »
Goodrich Corp. said Thursday it has been chosen to provide the main landing gear for the Airbus A350-1000 XWB, a contract expected to generate more than $2 billion in revenue. The contract includes design, testing, manufacturing and in-service support for ...Read More »
Based on recommendations from a financial consultant for the Charlotte Area Transit System, the planned Blue Line light-rail extension may be trimmed to make it more affordable. On Wednesday, Jeff Parker suggested to the Metropolitan Transit Commission that if CATS could find ways to cut ...Read More »
Providence Road between the Mecklenburg County line and Rea Road will open to traffic Friday if weather permits, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Scurry Construction of Cornelius was awarded an $18 million contract to widen 3 1/2 ...
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Charlotte-based Horizon Lines said it will launch express intermodal container service to inland U.S. cities when it begins its new Five Star Express trans-Pacific liner service in December. Plans include 15-day availability in Kansas City, Mo., from Shanghai and 16-day availability ...
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