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August 15, 2014

APTA: Public transportation users save $10,064 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 average national gas price of $3.47 per gallon.


August 5, 2014

APTA recognizes 7 organizations for sustainability efforts

Depending on the level of achievement, organizations were presented Gold, Silver and Bronze level certifications by APTA Chair Peter Varga at the APTA Sustainability and Public Transportation Workshop, which is being held at the Omni Parker House Hotel in Boston.


August 1, 2014

Tri Delta Transit named 'Best Transit System' by APTA

The Antioch, Calif.-based Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority, better known as Tri Delta Transit, was recognized for efforts to enhance service, efficiencies and overall effectiveness.


June 26, 2014

Utah Transit Authority honored as nation's best transit system

The agency has previously been honored by APTA in 1986, 1996 and 2002.


June 19, 2014

9th annual National Dump the Pump Day touts transit use

APTA first started the event in June 2006 when gas prices had reached $3 per gallon and the public demand for public transportation was growing in response to high gas prices.


June 17, 2014

D.C. Metro wins APTA Rail Roadeo top prize

In addition, APTA awarded Société de transport de Montréal with an official certificate for earning Gold-level recognition in the APTA Sustainability Commitment program.


June 3, 2014

Public transportation riders save $10,181 per year

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


May 27, 2014

Melaniphy: Commuter tax benefit equality needed

The parking benefit increased this year to $250, thanks to a cost-of-living adjustment implemented by the Internal Revenue Service, while the public-transportation benefit declined to $130.


May 16, 2014

Transit investment increases U.S. growth potential, study shows

Will lead to 50,700 jobs per $1 billion invested, with 28,900 jobs per $1 billion attributed to the productivity gains enjoyed by households and businesses.


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.


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