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           By Seung Min Kim The Associated Press BEAR, Del.>> President Joe Biden, arguably the nation’s biggest Amtrak fan, visited a train maintenance shop in his home state of Delaware on Monday to showcase more than $16 billion in federal investments for r...
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             By Peter Eavis The New York Times For more than a century, the Panama Canal has provided a convenient way for ships to move between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, helping to speed up international trade. But a drought has left the canal without...
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A small city ended its bus service to find out By Jeff McMurray The Associated Press When a small city abruptly parked all its buses to launch a publicly subsidized van service offering $1.50 trips anywhere in town, only one of its bus drivers — a big-city transplant — went along for the ride. M...
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Environmental analysis of potential impacts of hauling crude oil insufficient, court finds By Elise Schmelzer This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Development has paused on a proposed railway that would haul millions of gallons of crude oil through Colorado after a federal appeals court on Friday found sign...
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By Mark Walker The New York Times WASHINGTON>> After a freight train carrying toxic chemicals derailed in East Palestine, Ohio, in February, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg secured what seemed like a significant victory. After years of resistance, the nation’s largest freight railroa...
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By David Koenig The Associated Press When it comes to flying, going green may cost you more. And it’s going to take a while for the strategy to take off. Sustainability was a hot topic last week at the Paris Air Show, the world’s largest event for the aviation industry, which faces pressure to re...
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Part of the bipartisan infrastructure law passed last year, the program will provide $5 billion over the next five years to help school districts switch to clean energy school buses. However, some districts are blocked from participating due to the EPA’s requirement that they scrap their old buses. ...
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By Kyle McCabe Sky-Hi News In June, the East Grand School District board approved the $193,860 purchase of a new activity bus. During that meeting, then-Superintendent Frank Reeves said one way to make the steep purchase (the district bought a bus for $129,690 in 2021) “more acceptable” would be t...
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EUROPE A quest to make traveling by train easier, and greener By Erika Solomon The New York Times CZECH-GERMAN BORDER>> The lanky man bent down to examine a rusted railroad track that cut across the empty square of a small, forgotten town, shaking his head at the weeds poking up. “Disappo...
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By Amy Bounds This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. An ongoing bus driver shortage in Boulder Valley meant Lafayette’s Peak to Peak Charter School no longer had the option to rent buses from the school district to use for field trips and athletics. But the 1,450-student, K-12 school didn’t want to buy diesel b...
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By Matthew Daly The Associated Press WASHINGTON>> Nearly 400 school districts spanning all 50 states and Washington, D.C., along with several tribes and U.S. territories, are receiving about $1 billion in grants to purchase about 2,500 “clean” school buses under a new federal program. The B...
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E-bikes coming quicker than the infrastructure for them Advocates say time of the essence to build more comfortable bike lanes in Mile High City By Joe Rubino This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Denver is making progress on its bike infrastructure goals. But the exploding popularity of e-bikes, particularly...
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Climate law a “game changer” for highways, bridges By Jane Margolies © The New York Times Co. The manufacturing of the concrete and asphalt needed to build the nation’s bridges and highways is a dirty business. Companies that make those materials produce a lot of the emissions that are heating th...
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By Libby Stanford Summit Daily As the number of cars driving the Interstate 70 mountain corridor increases year over year, Colorado officials are pushing for more widespread use of public transportation. The I-70 Coalition, a nonprofit representing businesses, towns and county governments across ...
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By Brad Plumer © The New York Times Co. The highways in Colorado, one of the nation’s fastest-growing states, are frequently clogged with suburban workers driving into Denver, skiers heading high into the Rocky Mountains and trucks rumbling across the interstates. A Western frontier state with an...
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  By Scott Miller Vail Daily Eagle County officials are launching an effort to keep rail cars filled with crude oil off the rail line that runs along the Colorado River through much of western Colorado. The U.S. Surface Transportation Board in December approved an application for a new rail...
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By Vail Daily The Interstate 70 corridor has two new carpool apps designed to reduce traffic congestion by connecting drivers and riders headed to Colorado’s ski resorts. The community-oriented platforms feature downloadable apps connecting drivers headed to resorts and various mountain locations w...
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By Vail Daily The Interstate 70 corridor has two new carpool apps designed to reduce traffic congestion by connecting drivers and riders headed to Colorado’s ski resorts. The community-oriented platforms feature downloadable apps connecting drivers headed to resorts and various mountain locations w...
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    There’s Amazon Prime, and then there’s moving cargo by schooner By Alexandra Marvar © The New York Times Co. The clouds swirled, the wind roared and the waves beat at the hull of the schooner Apollonia, but the ship stayed its course down the Hudson River in New York. Captained by ...
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  By Niraj Chokshi, Noam Scheiber and Lauren Hirsch © The New York Times Co. Rivian, a promising and wellfunded electric truck maker, plans to sell shares through an initial public offering, the company said Friday, just weeks before it expects to deliver its first electric pickups to cu...
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