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April 17, 2014

Public transportation users save $10,174 annually

The monthly APTA Transit Savings Report examines how an individual in a two-person household can save money by taking public transportation and living with one less car.


March 21, 2014

APTA: Public transportation users save $10,103 annually

Transit Savings Report examines how an individual in a two-person household can save money by taking public transportation and living with one less car.


March 11, 2014

$100 billion needed for fed transit program, APTA says

Additionally, the plan calls for a number of policy changes in the program that will ensure that the industry provides effective and efficient public transportation.


March 10, 2014

U.S. public transit ridership is highest in decades

In 2013, 10.7 billion trips were taken. It was the eighth year in a row that more than 10 billion trips were taken on public transportation systems nationwide, according to an APTA report.


February 13, 2014

APTA: Public transportation users save $9,960 annually

The savings are based on the cost of commuting by public transportation compared to the cost of owning and driving a vehicle.


February 12, 2014

Report: Rail to airport connections a growing trend

CNBC focused on cities providing rail transportation to airports and how the trend has proven both convenient and financially beneficial.


January 17, 2014

APTA: Transit users save $9,953 annually

The savings are based on the cost of commuting by public transportation compared to the cost of owning and driving a vehicle which includes the Jan. 16, 2014 average national gas price and the national unreserved monthly parking rate.


December 12, 2013

APTA: Extend the commuter tax benefit

President and CEO Michael Melaniphy issued a statement urging Congress to vote to extend the commuter tax benefit, which is set to expire on Dec. 31.


December 6, 2013

Report: Jobs at risk due to congestion in key areas

Research projects that 480,000 new jobs representing $32 billion per year in income will be at risk due to congestion by 2040.


December 2, 2013

Industry peers recognize OCTA's best practices

For three days in June, a group of industry peers reviewed OCTA’s health, safety and environmental compliance written programs and policies, toured all OCTA bases, conducted face-to-face interviews with all levels of staff and spoke to OCTA contractors.


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