“The Downtown-Uptown-Oakland-East End Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is an important project and the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, an affiliate of the Allegheny Conference, applauds the work of our local and federal elected officials, including the President, our congressional delegation and Senators Casey and Toomey, for advancing this important project. A special thank you to Congressman Doyle for his leadership and tireless efforts in Washington and to County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Mayor Bill Peduto and Port Authority of Allegheny County CEO Katharine Kelleman for their local leadership. The BRT will increase mobility between key commercial and employment centers, create jobs and enhance our region’s vitality. This project’s selection speaks not only to its value, but also the continued progress in our region on smart future focused investments. As our region progresses into economic recovery in this time of Covid-19, transportation projects, such as the … [Read more...] about Nearly $100M In Federal Funding Headed Towards Port Authority’s BRT Project Designed To Create Dedicated Bus Lanes
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The old version of the State Department website addressed this topic in the FAQ section under the heading: “If I identify neither as male or female, can I have a passport issued with a different gender?” The response to that query wasn’t the one non-binary people would want, but it didn’t close the door on the topic altogether: “No, the only genders available for a passport are male and female.” … [Read more...] about Trump State Department Just Made an Ominous Passport Change for Transgender Americans
But four years ago, when Zzyym wrote down “intersex” on their passport form instead of checking either a “male” or “female” box, the State Department said no—so Zzyym and the LGBT advocacy group Lambda Legal sued, arguing that Zzyym couldn’t be refused the opportunity to travel internationally just because the State Department does not yet recognize genders other than male or female. … [Read more...] about Will the State Department Fight Non-Binary Passports?
FILE - In this Saturday, May 23, 2020, file photo, migrant workers line up to board trains to their home states at a railway station in Hyderabad, India. The head of India's massive railway system said Friday, May 29, that authorities are investigating whether some migrant workers died of starvation or sickness this week while traveling on special trains to their home villages in blazing heat after losing their jobs in cities because of the coronavirus lockdown. Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav said more than 5 million migrant workers and their families this month from cities and towns to their home villages on 3,840 trains. less … [Read more...] about Indian authorities probe deaths of migrant workers on trains
Details are pending, but police said no weapon was used, and the 30-year-old officer suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the attack by a 32-year-old man at 11:30 p.m. on the 1000 block of Potrero Avenue, according to San Francisco police. … [Read more...] about Officer attacked in SF’s Mission District while transporting suspect to jail