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techcrunch.com - Kirsten Korosec - US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg is coming to Disrupt
US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg is coming to Disrupt
TechCrunch

Image Credits: U.S. Department of Transportation The myriad emerging and longer-term transportation technologies promise to change how people and packages move about the world or within their own neighborhoods. They also present myriad regulatory…

bbc.co.uk - Food workers to be exempt from Covid isolation - BBC News
Food workers to be exempt from Covid isolation - BBC News
BBC

Other sectors to be allowed to deploy daily Covid testing for workers include: transport, emergency services, border control, energy, digital infrastructure, waste, the water industry, essential defence outputs and local government.

reuters.com - Aditi Shah - Tesla lobbies India for sharply lower import taxes on electric vehicles -sources
Tesla lobbies India for sharply lower import taxes on electric vehicles -sources
Reuters

NEW DELHI, July 23 (Reuters) - Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) has written to Indian ministries seeking a big reduction in import duties on electric vehicles (EVs), a move it says will boost demand and generate revenue for the government, two sources with…

technical.ly - Mobility as a Service: Move PGH puts Pittsburgh at the forefront of transportation innovation - Technical.ly Pittsburgh
Mobility as a Service: Move PGH puts Pittsburgh at the forefront of transportation innovation - Technical.ly Pittsburgh
Technical.ly

Earlier this month, the City of Pittsburgh's Department of Mobility and Infrastructure launched a two-year initiative called Move PGH, a comprehensive program convening private and public transportation options both physical and online to help…

engadget.com - Jon Fingas - Alphabet's latest moonshot aims to make industrial robots more practical
Alphabet's latest moonshot aims to make industrial robots more practical
Engadget

Alphabet has launched another company in its X moonshot factory, and this one may be its most ambitious robotics project to date. The just-opened firm, Intrinsic, plans to make industrial robots more accessible to people and businesses that…

bloomberg.com - Alejandra Salgado - Chilean Raisins Are Latest Crop Hit by Extreme Weather
Chilean Raisins Are Latest Crop Hit by Extreme Weather
Bloomberg

As tumultuous weather patterns take hits on crops across the world, raisins have become the latest victim of the volatility. Heavy rains hit grape vines in Chile, one of the world's key producers, back in January. The excess moisture ended up…

ewn.co.za - Eyewitness News | EWN - REGINALD KGWEDI: Taxi violence comes from a political vacuum in public transport
REGINALD KGWEDI: Taxi violence comes from a political vacuum in public transport
Eyewitness News

South Africa's public transport system comprises of three modes - bus, train, and the minibus taxis industry. Taxis transport about 67% to 70% of public transport passengers, raises 71% of the total revenue, and receive 0% of subsidies. In…

stuff.co.nz - Bypass and flyover options as Richmond tackles transport growth
Bypass and flyover options as Richmond tackles transport growth
Stuff

A Hope bypass incorporating a flyover at Lower Queen St is one of many transport options that have been released for public feedback as congestion increases in and around rapidly growing Richmond. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and Tasman District…

entrepreneur.com - Entrepreneur en epañol - Google Maps will show us if there are many people in public transport
Google Maps will show us if there are many people in public transport
Entrepreneur

With the COVID-19 pandemic, we have learned to constantly take care of our health. However, the habit of maintaining social distance must endure to avoid getting infected, despite already having the vaccine. It is for this reason that the Google…

techcrunch.com - Ingrid Lunden - Filing: Instant grocery startup Gopuff is raising $750M more at a $13.5B valuation
Filing: Instant grocery startup Gopuff is raising $750M more at a $13.5B valuation
TechCrunch

Gopuff, the “instant” grocery delivery startup that has been on an acquisition and expansion tear in the last several months to scale its business, is also racing to raise money to fuel those efforts. Documents uncovered by Prime…

triblive.com - TribuneReview - Laurels & lances: Tuition, trademarks, transportation
Laurels & lances: Tuition, trademarks, transportation
TribLIVE.com

Laurel: To prioritizing education. The Diocese of Greensburg announced a massive demonstration of support for parochial schools Wednesday. Donations totalling about $20 million will help make it possible for more kids to attend diocesan schools…

dailyrecord.co.uk - Nicola  Findlay - MSP is on board with transport firm's electric bus rollout plans
MSP is on board with transport firm's electric bus rollout plans
dailyrecord

Conservative transport spokesman Graham Simpson visited the UK's biggest bus depot to hear about plans to roll out electric buses built in Scotland. The Central Scotland MSP spoke to FirstBus bosses at their Caledonia base in Glasgow. It has been…

techcircle.in - Volvo launches CampX in India to drive innovation in transportation sector
Volvo launches CampX in India to drive innovation in transportation sector
Techcircle

Volvo Group, the Swedish manufacturer of trucks, buses, and construction equipment, has launched its CampX initiative -- an innovation arena for technology and business transformation -- in the Indian market. The company has opened the CampX site…

beaconjournal.com - Holly Christensen, Akron Beacon Journal - Holly Christensen: Music transports you back in time
Holly Christensen: Music transports you back in time
Akron Beacon Journal

The Beatles canon takes me back to my earliest childhood memories living in inner-city Chicago with my young dad and his hippy entourage. Led Zeppelin's “Stairway to Heaven” conjures the darkened high school gymnasium where my friends…

nypost.com - Post Editorial Board - Andrew Cuomo's latest pay-to-play sleaze
Andrew Cuomo's latest pay-to-play sleaze
New York Post

Andrew Cuomo finds himself in yet another pay-to-play scandal. When it comes to campaign pay-to-play sleaze, no one does it better than Gov. Andrew Cuomo. A Post analysis of Cuomo's campaign filings reveals that individuals tied to Somos Healthcare…

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