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Toyota invests $500 million into Uber

Uber Autonomous SUV

Toyota and Uber are partnering to bring an on-demand autonomous ride-hailing service to market, a deal that includes a $500 million investment from the Japanese automaker. Under the agreement, Toyota Sienna minivans will be equipped with Uber’s self-driving technology and then deployed on the ride-hailing company’s network, the companies said. …

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Brightline Seeing Revenue, Ridership Gains

Brightline Private Passenger Rail

The nation’s first new private passenger rail service, Florida’s Brightline, is seeing a steady increase in both riders and revenue. Brightline, which started its South Florida service earlier this year, carried just under 75,000 passengers and had ticket revenue of $663,700 from mid-January through March, and both grew each month. …

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Law Moves New Manhattan-LaGuardia Link Forward

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo yesterday signed legislation that advances a proposal to build an AirTrain connection to LaGuardia Airport. The new law will allow multiple potential alignments to be considered during an upcoming environmental review of the proposed AirTrain-to-LaGuardia project, planned between the airport, an MTA Long Island Rail Road …

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London Will Allow Uber

Waiting for the Uber

Uber’s ban on its licence by London’s transport regulator, Transport for London, (TfL) to operate in the city has been overturned in court. TfL refused to renew the licence when it ran out last September, saying the ride-hailing firm was not “fit and proper” to operate in the city. Following a …

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