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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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Airbnb Puzzled by Japan’s Decision to Cancel Bookings

Airbnb Logo Glass

Home-sharing company Airbnb expressed discomfort over the Japanese government’s request that the company cancel existing bookings for premises that have yet to be officially registered. “We are puzzled and disagree with the decision of the Japanese government,” said Chris Lehane, head of global policy and public affairs at the company, pointing out that …

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