Latest News for: History of transport


Q2 liner results highest ever recorded in history of transportation

Splash24/7 05 Sep 2022
The combined net income of UPS, Fedex, Union Pacific and JB Hunt in Q2 was $5.5bn, just 8.6% of the earnings of the container shipping industry. Collectively, the net income to revenue margin of those leading US transport companies was 9.2% in the second quarter of 2022, just one-fifth of the actual container shipping margin.

In One Continues Shot, VWs Hypnotic Ad Tells the History of Transportation

Adweek 16 Jan 2021
... model as like the latest step in the evolution of transportation.

A brief history of transportation in Denali National Park

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 12 Sep 2020
Buses were a tradition in the park already, taking visitors into the park beginning in the 1930s. When the decision was made to restrict travel beyond Savage River to buses and private vehicles with permits in 1972, it was, of ... .

Exhibit Panels Bring the History of Transportation to ART Bus Shelters

Biltmore Beacon 08 Aug 2019
Each miniature exhibit will highlight the history of the neighborhood and transportation corridors nearest the shelter in which the panels are installed ... The first of the exhibits in the History on the Move series will feature the history of the Oteen and Riceville area and share ...

Mumbai: History of transportation preserved in paper models

Indian Express 14 Aug 2018
Yatin Pimpale sits behind a desk on the third floor of the administrative wing of Anik Depot at Sion, which is open to the public as the BEST Transport Museum ... He adds that through this, he is also attempting to preserve the history of transportation in the city. “A lot of historic museums for transport are there in London and across the world.

The hidden history of transported New Zealand convicts

Scoop 25 Oct 2017
It’s no secret that Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) was a penal colony for British convicts. Yet surprisingly at least 110 New Zealand prisoners were also transported to the island in the nineteenth century to do time as convict labourers, serving ... .

Corvette Museum exhibit offers history of transportation

Atlantic City 05 Sep 2017
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky museum dedicated to Corvettes has opened a new exhibit featuring much older forms of transportation spanning the state's history ... .

Postal Department Commemorates India's History Of Transport

NDTV 31 Mar 2017
The automotive world in India might have dawned late but there have always been numerous modes of transport in India and what better way to celebrate these than commemorating them in the form of... .

Moving in the past: Museum Angkut looks at the history of transportation

Jakarta Post 14 Dec 2015
A museum in Batu, East Java, specializes in transportation with a remarkable collection of old cars, trucks and other forms of transportation. Museum Angkut (or Transportation Museum) features a collection of nearly any means of transportation that ever existed, traditional and modern, as well as replicas of rare vehicles.

New Report: Civic Action and Bold Leadership Are Key Drivers of Recent Transportation Innovation and Reform Report examining the history of transportation reform in six major cities finds that citizen-led efforts are necessary to achieve reform

PR Newswire 29 Jul 2015
These changes were initiated and led by local-level advocacy, according to a new report, "A People's History of Recent Urban Transportation Innovation," released today by TransitCenter, a foundation that supports efforts to improve urban transportation, and supported by the John S.

Review of Hidden History of Transportation in Los Angeles 19 May 2015
Review of Hidden History of Transportation in Los Angeles ... For a history of conventional transit in Southern ... For an incredibly entertaining history of unusual transit systems in the area, check out the excellent Hidden History of Transportation in Los Angeles by Charles P.

'True Detective' Season 2 no longer about 'occult history of U.S. transportation'

Mashable 08 May 2015
LOS ANGELES — If you'd spent the last couple of years working on a script about the secret occult history of U.S ... But the biggest news was that the show will no longer be about "Bad men, hard women and the secret occult history of the U.S ... There’s definitely bad men and hard women, but no secret occult history of the U.S.

History of transportation to be presented

Dayton Daily News 08 Oct 2014
Oakwood has a rich history of public transportation, which has its origins in an 1870 horse-drawn streetcar line ... of transit during this lecture.

Car collector eager to share lifetime passion at history of transportation festival

PR Newswire 25 Aug 2014
13-14 at the inaugural Festival of Machines at Conner Prairie, an 800-acre interactive history park in central Indiana. Festival of Machines honors the work of featured collectors like Dawson and shines the spotlight on how curiosity, technology, human ingenuity and innovation have shaped the evolution of human transportation.

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