Posts Tagged ‘traffic’

Traffic on Trans-Siberian Railway halted after bridge collapse

Traffic on the world’s longest railway has been blocked after a bridge collapsed following heavy rain and flooding. Dozens of trains remain stuck on the 9,289-kilometre Trans-Siberian Railway, officials said on Friday. No one was hurt when part of the bridge collapsed near Nizhnyaya Kuenga in the Trans-Baikal region east of Lake Baikal. Russian President […]

Five killed Monday night in traffic accidents, including possible hit-and-run

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After Daunte Wright’s Death, Pressure To Get Police Out Of Traffic Enforcement

After Daunte Wright’s Death, Pressure To Get Police Out Of Traffic Enforcement Above photo: Chyna Whitaker, mother of Daunte Wright’s son, speaks during a press conference in Minneapolis on April 13. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images. Cities across the country must rethink the role of law enforcement, as police continue to brutalize and kill Black men and […]

Fatal police shooting in traffic stop outside Minneapolis sparks protests, looting

Apolice shooting in a Minneapolis suburb Sunday night sparked overnight protests and demonstrations, resulting in officers using teargas to disperse the crowds.  The family of Daunte Wright said the 20-year-old was shot by police, got back into his car, drove away, then crashed several blocks away, according to the Associated Press. Demonstrators in Brooklyn Center, on the […]

Albania sends troops and police to end air traffic control strike

Albania’s government sent troops and police on Wednesday evening to clear striking air traffic controllers out of the flight control tower at the country’s one international airport in the capital, Tirana. No injuries or arrests were reported, and it was unclear how flights might resume as the civilian air traffic controllers were not replaced by […]

Jubilation in Egypt as Ever Given refloated, Suez Canal reopens to traffic

ISMAILIA, Egypt (AFP) — Vessels anchored for nearly a week began moving Monday through the Suez Canal after a grounded megaship was unwedged, sparking relief in a country that depends heavily on the global trade artery. Easing tailbacks to the north and south, 113 ships will navigate the narrow passage by 8 a.m. local time […]

Traffic in Suez Canal Resumes After Stranded Ship Refloated

Ship Ever Given, one of the world’s largest container ships, is seen after it was fully floated in Suez Canal, Egypt March 29, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany Egypt’s Suez Canal will reopen for shipping traffic in both directions on Monday evening after a giant container ship which had been blocking the busy waterway […]

Suez Canal traffic resumes as Ever Given ship partially re-floated

The giant container ship Ever Given that blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week was fully floated on Monday and traffic in the waterway would resume, the canal authority said in a statement. The giant container ship that blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week is fully floated and traffic in the waterway […]

Suez Canal Says Traffic in Channel Resumes After Stranded Ship Refloated

A view shows the container ship Ever Given, one of the world’s largest container ships, after it was partially refloated, in Suez Canal, Egypt March 29, 2021. Photo: Suez Canal Authority/Handout via REUTERS The giant container ship that blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week was fully floated on Monday and traffic in the […]

Suez Canal Authority says traffic resumes after stranded ship refloated

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Satellite Images Show Just How Bad The Suez Canal Traffic Jam Is Becoming

Here’s what the maritime traffic jam caused by the quarter-mile-long MS Ever Given blocking the Suez Canal looks like from space: European Space Agency The European Space Agency shared the satellite image on Friday. Taken on Thursday, it shows hundreds of boats backed up in the Gulf of Suez, waiting to pass through the Egyptian waterway. […]

More Than 200 Vessels Stuck In Maritime Traffic Jam At Blocked Suez Canal

SUEZ, Egypt (AP) — A maritime traffic jam grew to more than 200 vessels Friday outside the Suez Canal and some vessels began changing course as dredgers worked frantically to free a giant container ship that is stuck sideways in the waterway and disrupting global shipping. One salvage expert said freeing the cargo ship, the […]

Massive container ship stuck in Suez Canal ‘partially refloated,’ traffic expected to resume shortly

A giant container ship that has been stuck across the Suez Canal for over a day, has been “partially refloated.” Maritime traffic through the important waterway is expected to resume as soon as the vessel is towed away. The efforts to dislodge the Ever Given container ship from the Canal came to fruition on Wednesday […]

Mainstream Web Traffic Slumped After Trump Left White House

The Hill reporter Sharyl Attkisson has suggested that the White House could use hologram technology to help Joe Biden deliver public speeches. According to Atkinson, officials within the administration are “mulling over farfetched speculation that, upon further examination, starts to look almost like it is not completely outside the realm of the possible.” The journalist […]

Sahara dust and traffic lead to air pollution alerts in France

Parts of France are experiencing high levels of air pollution, blamed on wood burning, traffic, and dust from the Sahara Desert that has been blown across to the country on a storm. The Ile-de-France region – which contains the capital Paris – has implemented differentiated traffic, and reduced maximum speeds on roads to reduce pollution. […]

Traffic Noise Is a Silent Killer

As researchers probe the physiology underlying noise’s cardiovascular consequences, they’re zeroing in on a culprit: dramatic changes to the endothelium, the inner lining of arteries and blood vessels. This lining can go from a healthy state to one that’s “activated,” and inflamed, with potentially serious ramifications. When sound reaches the brain, it activates two important […]

Trade Unionists And Ecologists Demand A Just Transition Towards Less Air Traffic

By Stay Grounded, Popular Resistance. February 11, 2021 Above photo: Christian Block/System Change not Climate Change. London/Vienna – Today, the UK trade union PCS and the global network Stay Grounded published together a paper entitled “A Rapid and Just Transition of Aviation – Shifting towards Climate-Just Mobility”. Tahir Latif, PCS Aviation Group President, says: “This paper […]

Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers Who Take COVID Vaccine Must Wait 48 Hours Before “Conducting Safety-Sensitive Aviation Duties”

By B.N. Frank There have been numerous reports about COVID vaccine recipients experiencing serious side effects and even death.  Perhaps that’s why Kroger is not requiring employees to be vaccinated. The FAA is also taking precautions by requiring recipients to wait 48 hours before returning to “safety sensitive duties”. From AOPA: FAA approves second COVID-19 […]

Free Speech Platform Gab Reports 750% Increase in Traffic

Gab.com, the free speech friendly social network, says traffic has increased by more than 750 percent in the past few days, following the blacklisting of President Donald Trump from most mainstream tech platforms. “Our traffic is up 753% in the past 24 hours. Tens of millions of visits,” said Gab in response to a question […]

Airspace around one of busiest US airports closed after air traffic controller tests positive for Covid

The Texas airport, which is one of the busiest in the US, closed the airspace briefly on Monday while it cleaned the Terminal Radar Approach Control Facility after a controller was found to have contracted the virus, according to NBC News. The facility handles the air traffic at the airport and others in Texas, according […]

Lockdown lite: Closure sees patchy compliance, has little impact on traffic

The first day of Israel’s third national lockdown saw traffic on the country’s roads reduced by barely half the amount seen during the previous two closures, while public buses were just as packed as usual, apparently due to reduced service. There also appeared to be patchy compliance with the lockdown among businesses, some of which […]

Heavy snow coats Milan in white but disrupts city traffic

A wave of blustery and wintry weather swept through Italy on Monday 28 December. Milan woke up to a thick layer of snow covering the city. The northern Italian town’s famous Piazza Duomo was looking particularly scenic with its white winter coat. More than 15 centimetres of snow fell during the night and covered the […]

Black couple has baby taken from them after traffic stop

Two parents were reunited with their son on Monday after several weeks apart, having been pulled over during a traffic stop that went south in Troy, North Carolina. Raymond Sykes and Kaila Boulware, a couple from New Jersey, were driving to Florida to visit a relative  on the night of 3 December when they were […]

Israeli traffic tech company acquired by Australian RedFlex

Israel-based RoadMetric, a traffic technology company, was acquired by Australian Redflex, a company that develops and implements intelligent traffic management solutions. The companies did not disclose the price of the sale. RoadMetric focuses on using video technologies and computer vision to improve tools for enforcement of transportation laws. The company works to analyze the use […]

“Massive Traffic Jams” Across Paris As People Flee Ahead Of Second COVID Lockdown

By Tyler Durden On Wednesday, French President Emmanuel Macron announced that France would enter a full lockdown from midnight on Thursday until the end of November due to the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. With hours to go before the month-long national lockdown takes effect, videos have surfaced on Twitter, showing massive traffic jams of people trying […]

How Pennsylvania State Troopers Conduct Illegal Traffic Searches

Around 10 a.m. on Nov. 6, 2013, a Pennsylvania state trooper pulled over a minivan on Interstate 81. He later wrote that he had seen a GPS device mounted on the car’s windshield, possibly obstructing the driver’s view. While talking to the two people in the car — a man and his nephew, who said […]

What’s the ‘traffic light’ plan? All you need to know about the new virus rules

The government on Sunday night approved virus czar Ronni Gamzu’s plan to stem the COVID-19 pandemic by addressing each city and town based on its morbidity rate. The plan, known as “traffic light,” is meant to differentiate between locales based on their respective coronavirus infection rates, with “red” places subject to the strictest restrictions followed by […]

Coronavirus Israel live: Cabinet approves virus czar’s ‘traffic light’ plan

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Coronavirus Israel live: Cabinet approves virus czar’s ‘traffic light’ plan

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UN Whistleblower: United Nations, Oxfam & Clinton Foundation Traffic Kids For Sex

A courageous whistleblower has gone on the record claiming that the United Nations, Oxfam, and The Clinton Foundation all traffic children and sell them for sex.  According to former UN Chief Dr Andrew Macleod, major international aid agencies are responsible for the sex trafficking of children in many of the countries they operate in. Speaking to […]

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