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What are bike buses and why are kids ‘jumping out of bed’ to join them?

It’s fun, it’s green and it’s becoming more popular by the day. Barcelona’s bike bus, or “bicibus”, as the scheme is known locally, allows hundreds of children to cycle safely to school in a convoy, taking over entire streets in Spain’s second largest city. The citizen-led project, supported by Barcelona City Council, began in March … Read more

Tata Motors bags order for BS VI diesel 1,000 buses from Haryana govt

Tata Motors on Thursday said it has bagged an order for 1,000 buses from Haryana Roadways. The auto major said it will supply 52-seater fully built BS VI diesel buses in a phased manner, as per the contract. “The delivery of these buses will further fortify our partnership with the Haryana … Read more

Texas Gov. Abbott: No plans to send migrant buses to Philadelphia right now

Officials in Philadelphia were preparing over the weekend for the arrival of migrant buses from Texas, but Gov. Greg Abbott’s office said Monday there are no plans to transport migrants to the City of Brotherly Love right now.  “We are currently only busing migrants to Washington, D.C., New York City, and Chicago,” a spokesperson for … Read more

El Paso Halts Migrant Buses to NYC, Chicago Until FEMA Sends Money

Despite a recent Biden Administration policy to reduce the number of Venezuelan migrant crossings along the southwest border, shelters and federal detention facility overcrowding is forcing the new arrivals onto El Paso’s streets. Those with the financial means to travel freely are sent to a downtown commercial bus depot. Meanwhile, local officials have paused dedicated … Read more

Aide to NYC Mayor Adams Fired After Saying ‘Optics’ of Migrant Buses ‘Bad for Biden’

An aide for New York City Mayor Eric Adams has been fired after he was caught saying the “optics” of thousands of border crossers and illegal aliens arriving on buses from Texas are “bad” for President Joe Bide and the mayor, among other comments. City hall staffer Christopher Baugh was caught making the remarks in multiple … Read more

RTD allows e-bikes on buses starting in November

Beginning Nov. 15, RTD will allow customers to travel with e-bikes on buses – adjusting its policy after researching other transit agencies. DENVER — E-bikes, or battery electric bikes, will be allowed aboard city buses starting Nov. 15. The Regional Transportation District (RTD) said its staff studied how nine other U.S. transit agencies allow riders … Read more

All trains in Auckland to be replaced by buses over Labour Weekend

Chris McKeen/Stuff KiwiRail chief operating officer David Gordon said the long weekend would b a good opportunity to continue work on Auckland’s rail projects (file photo). All trains throughout the Auckland network will be replaced by buses over Labour Weekend. From late on Friday, October 21 through to the end of Monday, October 24 KiwiRail … Read more

Denver invested in electric bikes, but RTD still bans them on buses and trains

The road to a world with no cars — or at least fewer cars — is bumpy, especially when newer modes of small-scale transportation try to fit into older, larger transit systems. Nowhere is this clearer than the debate over how electronic bicycles fail to fit within bus and train travel. Thousands of Denverites have been … Read more

Bikes, buses and Rainier Avenue – Seattle Transit Blog

Ryan Packer, The Urbanist: SDOT says that the first phase of this transit lane could save riders on the Route 7 one minute per trip, but that the full extension could save riders 6 minutes during times of highest congestion on Rainier Avenue. That could translate to as many as 141 cumulative hours saved per … Read more