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The Borders of Our Minds: An Armchair Traveler Event with Global Trekker, David Mould [VIRTUAL PROGRAM]
Join historian and journalist David Mould on a journey to borders, both real and imagined. In his latest book on travel, history and culture, Postcards from the Borderlands, David explores the meaning of borders. Are they simply political and geographical, marked by posts, walls and fences, or should we think of them more broadly?
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Virgin Hyperloop One will build a certification center in West Virginia to test the high-speed transportation concept that uses enclosed pods to zip passengers underground at over 600 mph. The company had received bids from 17 states over the past year to build a 6-mile testing track and other facilities over… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says there were slightly fewer deaths on Ohio’s roadways during the long Labor Day weekend. Troopers say 10 people died in crashes this past weekend, down from 12 traffic fatalities over the holiday last year. The patrol says alcohol was a factor in at least two of… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Transportation officials are warning of large crowds at Charleston’s airport later this week as the World Scout Jamboree comes to a close. The Transportation Security Administration on Wednesday said thousands of scouts from 152 countries will start heading home Friday and into the weekend. Officials said they expect Saturday to be… Read More
The Ohio Automobile Association (AAA) predicts a record 49 million people will be traveling for the 4th of July holiday. That includes 2.1 million Ohioans. Drivers are likely to face a little frustration because there’s a lot of constructions on Ohio’s roadways right now. Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Press Secretary Matt Bruning says there… Read More
In a letter responding to a lawsuit brought by the group Flyers Rights, the Federal Aviation Administration said that current seat size is not a safety issue.