Daily Archives: December 19, 2019

Virginia to Boost Passenger Rail Service to DC

Virginia is planning a $3.7 billion effort to boost passenger rail service between the state and Washington, D.C. On Thursday, Gov. Ralph Northam announced a plan that includes building a new bridge across the Potomac River into Washington and acquiring track from freight train operator CSX. Northam says the plans would double the number of Amtrak trains in Virginia and help…

Car Rental Service Car2Go Announces Shutdown

The popular car rental service Car2Go announced it will cease operations across the U.S., Canada and three European cities, effective February 29, 2020. Car2Go and its shareholders, Daimler AG and The BMW Group, cite the competitive ride-sharing market and rising costs as reasons for their decision to shutter the business. Car2Go, which was recently renamed Share Now due to a…