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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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Honolulu Considers Cap on Ride Hail Surge Prices

Rider Being Picked Up by Lyft

The Honolulu city council this week voted to cap how much Uber, Lyft and other ride hailing companies can surge their prices during peak hours, putting in question the future of the services in the city. The measure won approval 6-3 in the city council on Wednesday, the Honolulu Star …

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