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jpost.com - By  JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH - Health implications for women harassed on public transport - study
Health implications for women harassed on public transport - study
The Jerusalem Post

Women around the world who are alone on public transport including buses, trains, and taxis are frequently harassed by male strangers. This negative phenomenon causes harm to their mental and physical health, but little is being done by the…

hulldailymail.co.uk - Lauren Davidson - New train lines and seaside ferries at top of transport wish-list
New train lines and seaside ferries at top of transport wish-list
Hull Live

People from around Hull and East Yorkshire have been having their say on how transport funding worth £330m should be spent. The Government pledged the cash as part of its Network North project, using money from the scrapped northern leg of…

nzherald.co.nz - Adam Pearse - Transport announcement likely as PM Christopher Luxon fronts press conference
Transport announcement likely as PM Christopher Luxon fronts press conference
NZ Herald

Prime Minister Christopher Luxon is expected to make a transport-related announcement at his post-Cabinet press conference this afternoon. It comes as Luxon is likely to face questions about Broadcasting Minister Melissa Lee's briefing to Cabinet…

rnz.co.nz - Transport Minister proposes fuel tax increase for 2027
Transport Minister proposes fuel tax increase for 2027
RNZ News

National's Transport Minister Simeon Brown is proposing a fuel tax increase of 12 cents to hit all at once in 2027 - close to the same amount Labour suggested through gradual increases by mid-2026. That would be followed by further increases of 6…

dailypost.co.uk - Owen Hughes - Penalty fares due to rollout on Transport for Wales trains in North Wales
Penalty fares due to rollout on Transport for Wales trains in North Wales
North Wales Live

Penalty Fares will rollout on Transport for Wales trains in North Wales in the coming months. The train firm announced they would be introduced on the South Wales Mainline from Monday in its second pilot - with North Wales set to follow later this…

rnz.co.nz - Transport agency told of more than 200 possible breaches of Clean Car Discount
Transport agency told of more than 200 possible breaches of Clean Car Discount
RNZ News

The transport agency has been asked to investigate further alleged abuses of the now-scrapped Clean Car Discount, this time over possible breaches covering 231 vehicles across 51 dealers. An anonymous complainant supplied the agency with details of…

allafrica.com - Edna Namara - Uganda: Behind the Wheel With Uganda's Pioneering Women Drivers
Uganda: Behind the Wheel With Uganda's Pioneering Women Drivers
allAfrica.com

Kampala, Uganda — Low pay, sexual harassment and job instability haven't stopped women from pursuing opportunities in the male-dominated public transport sector. Birabwa Hajara's braids are long enough to reach her hips if she let them down.

mirror.co.uk - Charlotte Tutton - Trigger Point's future teased by cast as ITV viewers make plea to bosses
Trigger Point's future teased by cast as ITV viewers make plea to bosses
The Mirror

Trigger Point's future has been teased with a series three possibly on the way, after the dramatic end to the second series of the ITV drama. Vicky McClure and co left viewers on the edge of their seats in the final episode, and it led to fans…

hurriyetdailynews.com - Retail prices rise 4 percent in Istanbul - Latest News
Retail prices rise 4 percent in Istanbul - Latest News
hurriyetdailynews.com

Retail prices in Istanbul increased by 4.07 percent in February from the previous month, while the monthly increase in wholesale prices was 4.64 percent, according to the data from the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (İTO). The monthly rise in…

cnbc.com - Bob Woods - For century-old Mack Trucks, the 18-wheeled, bulldog-big rig future is still going to be EV
For century-old Mack Trucks, the 18-wheeled, bulldog-big rig future is still going to be EV
CNBC

In 2021, Mack Trucks iconic bulldog hood ornament debuted in copper, rather than its usual gold hue, signifying the century-old manufacturer's first battery-electric vehicle, a heavy-duty garbage truck. The company, now headquartered in North…

rt.com - RT - Polish farmers shut down country's border with Ukraine
Polish farmers shut down country's border with Ukraine
RT International

Protesting Polish farmers blockaded all six border crossings to Ukraine on Sunday, according to Kiev's border security agency. The move comes after months of protests by Poland's agricultural workers against cheap Ukrainian imports threatening…

cnbc.com - Jim Cramer - Jim Cramer: Why a successful Reddit IPO would be bad news for this bull market
Jim Cramer: Why a successful Reddit IPO would be bad news for this bull market
CNBC

There's nothing like a moribund IPO market to create a pleasant backdrop for a bull run. We've had some small biotech deals and the usual SPAC junk. But nothing big, seemingly for ages. Until Reddit. Its initial public offering — which will…

businessinsider.com - Hannah Getahun - Waymo now approved to operate in Los Angeles
Waymo now approved to operate in Los Angeles
Business Insider

Terry Chea/AP Waymo can now operate its Waymo One service in Los Angeles. The driverless vehicle company faced opposition from city and county officials. The approval comes amid controversy and mistrust toward driverless rideshare companies. Sign…

todayonline.com - TODAY - Malaysia says MH370 search must go on, 10 years after plane vanished
Malaysia says MH370 search must go on, 10 years after plane vanished
TODAY Online

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia is pushing for a renewed search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, the transport minister said on Sunday (March 3), as the 10th anniversary of its disappearance in one of the world's greatest aviation mysteries…

sluggerotoole.com - Brendan Heading - The past, present and future of cross-border rail
The past, present and future of cross-border rail
Slugger O'Toole

Recently, to great fanfare, the Irish government announced an €800m funding package in support of its Shared Island strategy aimed at funding public spending on projects in Northern Ireland. The lion's share of the spend is on the A5…

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