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World

EXCLUSIVE Gazprom pays Ukraine less for gas transit after Kyiv curbs flows

The logo of Gazprom company is seen on the facade of a business centre in Saint Petersburg, Russia March 31, 2022. REUTERS/Reuters photographer Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, May 25 (Reuters) – Russian gas supplier Gazprom (GAZP.MM) has paid less for gas transit via Ukraine to Europe in June, the […]

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Canada

What Ontario’s major political parties are promising on public transit | CBC News

Munro Watters takes public transit most days to and from her government job in downtown Ottawa. A round trip costs her more than $7 a day. Is she interested in the Liberal promise to offer $1 transit fares for the next year-and-a-half? You bet. “It’s something that I’m extremely on board with,” Watters told CBC. “I’ve […]

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Finance

The last metro? Crossrail and the uncertain future of urban transit

The opening of the world’s first metro system in London in 1863 was a chaotic event: steam in the tunnels obscured signals and choked drivers, the gas lighting frightened travellers — and “there were so many anxious passengers trying to get on board, that there were fights for seats”, according to the Penny Gazette. Nearly […]

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UK

Accounts in Transit: Padilla Reels in Norwegian Seafood Council

Padilla is named US agency of record for the Norwegian Seafood Council, which works to identify opportunities for Norwegian seafood products in both new and established markets. Padilla is leading an integrated marketing program aimed at increasing demand for Norwegian seafood in the US. “We were looking for an agency partner that had experience building […]

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Automotive

Number of vehicles abandoned in the UK rises 70 percent: Transit van tops list

In terms of areas, it was Bradford in West Yorkshire that reported the most abandoned vehicles out of the 50 councils surveyed, with 3,561 found last year. Second was Milton Keynes with 1,869 and third was Barnet in London with 1,846. Abandoning a vehicle is a crime (Section 2 of the Refuse Disposal Amenity Act […]

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Science

An Expert Explains Why You Shouldn’t Hold Back Your Poo

How often should we poo? If you Google this question, you’re likely to find an answer along the lines of three times a day to once every three days. But this leaves room for substantial variation. The true answer is: when you feel the urge.   In fact, habitually putting off the urge to poo […]

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Technology

How to Get Transit Directions in Apple Maps

Apple Maps has had a checkered past. The app has occasionally been plagued with wrong directions and other problems. However, the Cupertino-based company does continue improving upon its navigation app. In many cities, you can get transit directions straight from Apple Maps. Here’s how to do it. Getting Transit Directions From Point A to Point […]

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Travel

21 States Sue To Stop Covid-19 Face Mask Mandates On Airplanes, Public Transit

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) face mask requirements for those riding public … [+] transit and in transportation hubs are scheduled to expire on April 18. (Photo by ELEONORE SENS/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images Looks like the attorney generals for 21 states “can’t hardly wait” until April 18. Even though the […]

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Travel

USF-invented software improves worldwide transit operations

An open-source software tool created by a University of South Florida researcher is changing how the world’s transit agencies provide travel information by quickly identifying errors in real-time. The governments of France and California recently began utilizing the General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) Realtime validation tool, enabling transit agencies to publish data in a standard […]

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Travel

TSA won’t enforce mask wearing on planes and public transit after Florida judge’s ruling voids CDC mandate

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A federal judge in Florida struck down the national mask mandate covering airlines and other public transportation Monday, and the Biden administration said the rule would not be enforced while federal agencies decide how to respond to the judge’s order. The White House said the court ruling means that for now […]