Blog Heap o'Transport Links 15 May 2015

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Blog-Heap links regarding transportation and related infrastructure,
also energy, because it takes energy to transport,
and virtuality, because telepresence saves on transpresence.


Okla Flag
OK Senate Approves End of Wind Subsidies
Fuel Fix / AP Fri 2015 May 15, 7:44pm

The Oklahoma Senate has given unanimous approval to a pair of bills that will end two separate tax subsidies for the wind industry in Oklahoma.…

Transport Disaster

Train Sped Up Before Curve
Joseph A. Gambardello and Anthony R. Wood, Philly Inquirer Fri 2015 May 15, 8:53am

Right before its fatal derailment on Tuesday night, Amtrak Train 188 accelerated significantly as it approached the Frankford Junction curve… In barely a minute, its speed jumped from 70 m.p.h. to 102 m.p.h. three seconds before the crash…