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in Local News/Transportation

JCC, Arc offering bus driver training

WATERTOWN — A partnership between Jefferson Community College and The Arc Jefferson-St. Lawrence provided free Class B commercial driver’s license training to prepare public transit drivers in two weeks and helped to fill a workforce need in the north country. JCC’s Zero to Theory Training for Public Transit Drivers was developed to train bus drivers… Keep Reading

in Transportation/travel

Court Street bridge repairs about to begin

WATERTOWN — The same construction company that built the Court Street bridge 29 years ago will soon start working on major repairs of the steel structure. A construction crew from Tioga Construction, Herkimer, will use jackhammers to remove concrete and then put a new deck on the bridge over the Black River. The same foreman… Keep Reading

in Technology/Transportation

Vermont Startup’s Electric Plane That Lifts-Off Vertically is Really Taking Off

A Vermont-based company pioneering electric vertical take off and landing planes, or “eVTOL” in the industry, is attracting huge investment and orders from different transportation companies. The company, called Beta, is now the only western aviation firm to really push the envelope of what is a science-fiction standard—a vehicle that can reach the altitude and speed… Keep Reading

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