Posts Tagged ‘transportation’

Greek Transportation Minister Resigns Over Train Crash; 36 Dead

Kostas Karamanlis said he felt it was his “duty” to step down “as a basic indication of respect for the memory of the people who died so unfairly.” Source

Transportation secretary Pete Buttigieg blasted for being AWOL while Southwest Airlines collapsed over the holidays

(NaturalNews) (Natural News) Once again, the country is experiencing a major transportation problem, but the person Joe Biden picked to lead the Department of Transportation is nowhere to be found.Over the Christmas holidays, tens of thousands of travelers were stranded at airports — some were even threatened with arrest this week at the … [Read More…] […]

India-Russia-Iran: Eurasia’s new transportation powerhouses

No longer just an ‘alternative route’ on a drawing board, the International North South Transportation Corridor (INSTC) is paying dividends in a time of global crisis. And Moscow, Tehran and New Delhi are now leading players in the Eurasian competition for transportation routes. July 19 2022 By Matthew Ehret Tectonic shifts continue to rage through the world […]

Biden Administration Extends Federal Transportation Mask Mandate Again

The Biden administration on Wednesday extended the federal transportation mask mandate for two weeks, the Associated Press reported. 

Revolutionary changes in transportation, from electric vehicles to ride sharing, could slow global warming – if they’re done right, IPCC says

Around the world, revolutionary changes are underway in transportation. More electric vehicles are on the road, people are taking advantage of shared mobility services, such as Uber and Lyft, and the rise in telework during the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted the way people think about commuting. Transportation is a growing source of the global greenhouse […]

AT&T and Verizon Agree to Comply with Request from FAA and Transportation Dep’t to Delay U.S. 5G Expansion for 2 Weeks

» Burning triangular object flying over South Carolina Wed Jan 05, 2022 7:43 pm by bigdog2aton » AT&T and Verizon Agree to Comply with Request from FAA and Transportation Dep’t to Delay U.S. 5G Expansion for 2 WeeksWed Jan 05, 2022 7:42 pm by PurpleSkyz » CDC Swift Guideline Changes Have Many Thinking Who Is Behind It AllWed Jan 05, […]

Pelosi’s Majority Crumbles: Democrat House Transportation Chair Peter DeFazio Will Retire

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chair Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), who has been a part of the ongoing infrastructure talks, is calling it quits on the House of Representatives and will retire after his current term in Congress. “With humility and gratitude I am announcing that I will not seek re-election next year. … It’s time for […]

Iran’s capacities examined at working group on transportation and transit diplomacy

Iran’s capacities examined at working group on transportation and transit diplomacy – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – The fifth meeting of the “national working group on transportation and transit diplomacy” was held on Sunday with the presence of senior executives from transit agencies. The meeting was chaired by Mehdi Safari, the Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy. […]

Supply Chain Issues Could Last as Long as Pandemic: Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Sunday said that supply chain issues impacting industries across the globe could continue to play out for as long as the COVID-19 pandemic. “Look, there are so many things that are still happening in our economy—distortions, disruptions, things in our supply chain that are affecting prices that are clearly a direct consequence […]

Railway Workers Strike Amidst Wave Of Transportation Struggles

Above Photo: Military Police fire tear gas grenades at Francisco Morato station during rail strike. Diário da CPTM. A strike by São Paulo railway workers last Thursday, July 15, shut down an important section of public transport in Brazil’s largest city over the demand for higher wages. More than 40 stations and four railway lines […]

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg Affirms Pipelines Are ‘Best Way to Go’, Just Not Keystone XL

Pete Buttigieg, President Joe Biden’s Transportation Secretary, insisted Thursday, while testifying before the Senate Banking Committee, the administration’s stance is that pipeline is the “best way to go,” just not the Keystone XL Pipeline, which the president revoked, killing thousands of jobs. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) pressed the secretary, saying, “As Secretary of Transportation, do you agree […]

Iran’s passenger maritime transportation capacity to hit 25m by late Mar.

TEHRAN – Head of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) has said the country’s passenger maritime transportation capacity is going to reach 25 million people per year by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20), ILNA reported. “The passenger transportation capacity of the northern and southern ports of the country is currently […]

Transportation minister proposes plan to allow all Israelis to fly back and vote

Transportation Minister Miri Regev said Sunday that her ministry would propose a plan to the cabinet whereby all Israelis abroad would be permitted to return to Israel to vote in next month’s elections. Regev said that entry will be granted without the requirement of permission from the controversial permits committee, which opposition politicians say has […]

Biden taps Buttigieg for secretary of transportation, Granholm for energy

WASHINGTON (AP) — US President-elect Joe Biden nominated his former rival Pete Buttigieg as secretary of transportation on Tuesday and intends to choose former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm as his energy secretary. Buttigieg would be the first openly gay person confirmed by the Senate to a Cabinet post. At 38, the former mayor of South […]

Joe Biden Taps Former Rival Pete Buttigieg For Transportation Secretary

Joe Biden has nominated former rival and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg to head the Department of Transportation (DOT), according to several media reports. Buttigieg competed with Biden for the nomination before dropping out and endorsing him. The news was broken by Reuters reporters Jarrett Renshaw and David Shepardson Breitbart reports: If confirmed, Buttigieg will […]

Biden mulls appointing Rahm Emanuel to Transportation Department – report

President-elect Joe Biden is considering nominating former White House chief of staff and Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel to head the Transportation Department, Axios reported early Monday morning.While it isn’t clear if Emanuel will be officially nominated, it does come at a time when the department is set to have an increasingly prevalent role, as drone-delivery […]

Good News: Twin 33 Trucking Update Moves Through Transportation Committee!

Good News: Twin 33 Trucking Update Moves Through Transportation Committee! By Campaign For Liberty Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee passed an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2019 THUD appropriations bill that moves forward with updating a 35-year old federal regulation that would allow Twin 33 trailers to be used by freight shipping trucks. Currently, freight […]

Trump’s Transportation Plan: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Trumps Transportation Plan: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly By ns_admin Good Reduces red tape to speed up the permitting process for state and local government and private sector transportation projects. Gives the Veterans Administration flexibility to use vacant properties for commercial and mixed-use purposes and makes it easier for the VA to renovate […]

No problem on transportation of Turkmen gas to Azerbaijan through Iran – deputy minister

APA– Tehran is not interested in export of Turkmen gas to Turkey through Iran via swap operations, Iranian Deputy Oil Minister Hamid Reza Araqi said. According to him, Turkey is one of the traditional gas markets of Iran: “We are against sale of rival country’s gas to Turkey via swap operations”. However, the deputy minister […]

Storm ‘Xavier’ kills 9 and shuts down transportation across northern Europe

     According to the Associated Press, high winds from the storm dubbed Xavier killed seven people Thursday in Germany and two in Poland on Friday. Officials say the storm knocked out power to tens of thousands of households in Poland after falling trees brought down power lines. In Poland, the storm was responsible for the […]

Al Qaeda publishes plan for attacking key US transportation systems

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Tony Seba: Clean Disruption – Energy & Transportation

Tony Seba: Clean Disruption – Energy & Transportation July 7th, 2017 Disclosure: I sell solar power systems in New Zealand. — Via: Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES): <!– –> […]

FEMA Contractor Predicts ‘Social Unrest’ Caused by 395% Food Price Spikes

FEMA Contractor Predicts ‘Social Unrest’ Caused by 395% Food Price Spikes June 27th, 2016 Mmm hmm. Via: Vice: The US national security industry is planning for the impact of an unprecedented global food crisis lasting as long as a decade, according to reports by […]

Wim Delvoye to open a gallery in Kashan, Iran

The Art Newspaper reported today that Belgian artist Wim Delvoye is in the process of restoring five mansions in Kashan, a city located in the Iranian desert, in order to open a 2,953-square-foot gallery in one of them. Here, he plans to show his artwork alongside exhibitions of work by international, especially Iranian, artists. Delvoye […]

After Leading The Attack On Investigative Journalism, President Obama Whines About A Lack Of Investigative Journalism

On Monday, President Obama gave a speech about journalism in Washington DC, in which he bemoaned the state of investigative journalism today, suggesting that the lack of good investigative journalism is partly to blame for the mess that is this year’s Presidential election season: A job well done is about more than just handing someone […]

Jeremy Corbyn Refuses To Support Syria Bombing Amid Major Labour Shadow Cabinet Split

Jeremy Corbyn has thrown down the gauntlet to his Shadow Cabinet and Labour MPs after declaring he will not back David Cameron’s call to launch airstrikes in Syria. Triggering what looks like a huge power struggle at the top of the Labour Party and the prospect of resignations, Mr Corbyn has written a letter to Labour […]

Life After An EMP Attack: No Power, No Food, No Transportation, No Banking And No Internet

  The American Dream Sept 19, 2011 Most Americans do not know this, but a single EMP attack could potentially wipe out most of the electronics in the United States and instantly send this nation back to the 1800s.  If a nuclear bomb was exploded high enough in the atmosphere over the middle part of […]

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