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January 7, 2013

Pa. report finds transit use up

Forty-three percent of those surveyed rely on some form of commuter option other than driving alone as either their primary or secondary mode of transportation.


June 25, 2012

Valley Metro considers merging bus contracts

The City of Tempe and the transit system are exploring a “scout program” for bus service unification to operate regional bus service more efficiently, achieve cost savings and improve service to customers.


May 16, 2012

NJ Transit unveils ‘Bus Service Optimization’ initiative

Designed to optimize the agency’s bus operations for sustained, long-term growth, while also reinvesting critical resources to expand and enhance bus service within key transportation corridors. The plan forecasts more than $3 million in annual operation savings.


January 13, 2012

Chapel Hill Transit workers reenact Parks' bus sit-in, honor MLK

As part of the town’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day week-long celebration for town employees, Chapel Hill Transit workers will reenact the historic day when Parks refused to give up her seat to a white passenger on a Montgomery City bus in Alabama on Dec. 1, 1955.


November 22, 2011

L.A. Metro opens bike center

Two ground-floor bike center locations in the Santa Monica Place Mall parking structure combined feature nearly 5,300 square-feet of dedicated space and nearly 360 secure bicycle parking spaces, making it the highest capacity secure bicycle parking facility in the U.S.


October 17, 2011

Miss. State U. planning free transit system

The university is partnering with the city of Starkville to revive and upgrade a transit system that last operated five years ago. A transportation committee is applying for a Mississippi Department of Transportation public transit grant by March 2012.


August 30, 2011

FMCSA awards $2M to N.D. for bus, truck safety

Will fund implementation of an electronic commercial driver's license testing system, compliance reviews, safety audits and thousands of inspections throughout North Dakota.


August 25, 2011

FMCSA awards $8M to Pa. to improve bus, truck safety

Will strengthen enforcement oversight at high-crash corridors throughout the state, conduct safety audits of new truck and bus companies and upgrade the CDL knowledge test from paper to electronic form at testing facilities across the state.


August 22, 2011

U. of Wyoming receives 6 new buses, adds route

Vehicles funded by federal stimulus money. The route will allow students to take campus buses to and from the nearby Wal Mart.


August 22, 2011

College students ride Calif.’s Omnitrans buses for free

Can use their student ID card to ride at any time on any route, not just for trips to and from campus, as part of a pilot program. Omnitrans will seek student support to continue the program by making it sustainable through student fees.


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