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Milwaukee County Transit System installs its first electric bus charger

As part of the construction of the nine-mile East-West Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line from Tosa to downtown Milwaukee, the Milwaukee County Transit System has installed the first electric bus…

Langham Hospitality Group to open luxury hotel and branded residences in downtown Seattle

(Hong Kong, September 7, 2022) Langham Hospitality Group announces that it will own and manage a new luxury hotel and branded residences in downtown Seattle, USA, scheduled to open in…

Government: DCA Audit Update, Public Comment Takes Center Stage, Homeless Response System Moves Forward, Watershed Committee Moves Forward

The DCA audit continues: According to economic development manager Kate Porsche, the audit of the finances of the now defunct Downtown Corvallis Association – which was originally due in late…

Storm system brings first round of rain to Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO — Rain began arriving overnight in the Bay Area as the storm system off the coast brought the possibility of a record amount of precipitation over the next…

Teen Shooters “They feel emboldened by the system”

Why are the recent shootings in Billings perpetrated by teenagers? Why is this escalation happening in our city? These are among the questions I posed to BPD Lt. Matt Lennick…

Peterborough Police will receive $185,000 to expand their CCTV system – Peterborough

The Peterborough Police Service will receive about 10 per cent of the $1.8 million provincial funding announced Friday to expand Ontario’s CCTV (closed circuit television) grant program. Peterborough-Kawartha MPP Dave…

Downtown Seattle businesses fight to stay afloat post-pandemic – KIRO 7 News Seattle

In downtown Seattle, the impacts of the pandemic continue to weigh heavily on businesses. A recent study from the University of California, Berkeley examines downtown recovery in major cities across…

Midland’s new downtown parking system 2.0

Say hello to lots of free parking and paid on-street parking in Midland starting September 15e! For immediate release (September 14, 2022 – Midland, ON) Effective Thursday, September 15, 2022,…

Downed Lyft driver killed in downtown Seattle was father of six

A Seattle family searches for answers after a loved one was shot and killed while driving for Lyft in downtown Seattle over the weekend. SEATTLE — The community gathered Wednesday…

Hundreds Pay Tribute to Carpool Driver Shot and Killed in Downtown Seattle

Hundreds of people are mourning the loss of a rideshare driver who was shot and killed Sunday night in Seattle’s Denny Triangle neighborhood. The victim, Mohamed Kediye, 48, leaves behind…

Downtown Seattle’s Busiest Roads to See $17 Million in Safety Improvements in 2023 | Washington

(The Center Square) – Pike and Pine streets in downtown Seattle will be renovated to improve accessibility for walkers and cyclists next year. The Seattle Office of the Waterfront and…

911 center ready for transition to new dispatch system | New

The Owensboro-Daviess County 911 dispatch center is ready to transition to a new dispatch system that officials hope to have live statewide by the end of this year. Paul Nave,…

Stockton’s historic building hopes to revitalize the town center

STOCKTON (CBS13) – A revitalized building hopes to transform downtown Stockton. In its heyday, Courthouse Plaza was known as the Smith and Lang department store. The site saw businesses come…

New Britain Herald – New Britain Downtown District elects new executive council

Hooks_Ciara NEW BRITAIN – The New Britain Downtown District has elected a new executive council. The NBDD Nominating Committee has nominated Frank Shank as Chairman of the Board of Commissioners,…

The binational trail system should be connected by the Gordie Howe Bridge

Content of the article Officials on both sides of the border signed a memorandum of understanding on Friday to develop a binational trail system that will be connected by the…

Milton plans road improvements

Milton officials have planned a series of changes to the city’s transportation and pedestrian network in an effort to improve safety. At the city council meeting on Monday, Sept. 12,…

Downtown Seattle seeks to rework pedestrian traffic flow to accommodate transit growth

The Downtown Seattle Association (DSA) has a plan to help improve downtown Third Avenue as ‘unprecedented growth’ has left the central street struggling with transportation, traffic and crime, making the…

Washington’s new missing Native alert system faces ‘a real-time learning curve’

A matter of minutes instead of days The various steps to issue a statewide alert have already taken an entire day of coordinating with families, law enforcement, local organizers and…

Chicago federal courthouse to reopen Wednesday after ‘system failures’ quickly closed

The Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in downtown Chicago will reopen on Wednesday after ‘system failures’ caused the 60-year-old building to close for a day, delaying the high-profile trial of singer R.…

Ross: Downtown Seattle ‘rashes of ugliness’ will be dealt with in less than 45 minutes

I realize that graffiti will always be with us. But it’s always nice to see progress. For example, I was encouraged by the recent graffiti on the retaining wall of…

Oswego designates downtown street for longtime local representative, community advocate – Shaw Local

The Village of Oswego has designated a downtown street in honor of Dave Krahn, a lifelong resident of the village, former village administrator and community advocate. Krahn’s honorary sign will…

City Council to revise downtown parking schedules as part of Strategic Parking Plan

Downtown Riverhead. (File photo) Residents can expect to see some changes to downtown parking regulations ahead of the upcoming Town Square project that will reshape a significant portion of downtown.…

Downtown Seattle shows strong tourism recovery as Tacoma lags

The ripple effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to be felt in the tourism recovery of Tacoma and Pierce County. By comparison, Seattle performed better with downtown visitors and hotel…

The poor drainage system of the greenhouses is responsible for frequent flooding in Da Lat

Da Lat is regularly flooded whenever it rains heavily due to massive greenhouse development and rapid urbanization consuming all available green space, write Phuoc Tuan and Khanh Hung on e.vnexpress.net.…

City receives permit application for new downtown post-secondary school

Former Canadian Red Cross building for sale — Courtesy of ICR Commercial Real Estate website The former Canadian Red Cross building could house a new post-secondary school pending city council…

New Events Center Brings New Features to Downtown District | Community

A new conference room and event center has popped up in the community for meetings, events, get-togethers and more this month. Following a recent renovation, the former Duncan Chamber of…

St. Paul Deaf School adopts color-coded emergency system

In most schools, students are notified of a fire drill by an alarm bell. To practice lockouts, there is an announcement on the PA system. But what happens in a…

F1 bosses debate super license system and exemption for Herta

Colton Herta’s name continues to circle around the Formula 1 paddock and did so again on Saturday during a debate over the American’s ability to obtain the Super License required…

Bizarre plan to turn Seattle’s downtown mall into offices in doubt

An unusual proposal to convert a struggling downtown Seattle shopping center into office space appears to be on hold, according to media and city officials. On Thursday, a 3-month-old plan…

The Skokie Hotel should energize the city center; start of construction

A six-year project to build a hotel in downtown Skokie is moving forward, with the site cleared and construction preparations beginning, officials say. Chicago-based E&M Strategic Development plans to build…

Modern Warfare 2 players want a major change to CoD’s Prestige system

Thanks to leaked footage of Modern Warfare 2 campaign missions, players got their first in-depth look at the new swimming and driving mechanics featured in the CoD game. Infinity Ward…

Santa Maria finalizes developer’s deal to help revitalize downtown district

The City of Santa Maria is working with a local development corporation to build a five-story building with housing and commercial space that it hopes will help revitalize the downtown…

Downtown Seattle businesses and landlords fund street cleaning efforts

Seattle businesses are cleaning up downtown one street at a time, on their own to jump-start the pandemic recovery. SEATTLE — Seattle businesses and property owners are funding the cleaning…

Legacy of Success: A Fourth Generation Company Has Lived Downtown for 118 Years | City office

Few families can say they’ve been running the same business for over a century, but that’s exactly what The Tidwell family has worked with Southern Sheet Metal Works in Tulsa…

The Ice Machine Cooling Chicago’s Skyscrapers: Inside Downtown Neighborhood Cooling Systems

CHICAGO – If you pass under the old Main Post Office on the Eisenhower Expressway, just across the river, you’ll see a nondescript building that’s easy to miss. The building…