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November 21, 2014

Bombardier people mover launches in Singapore

Is also upgrading the LRT signalling and communications sub-systems to enhance overall system capacity and to integrate new platforms at the Choa Chu Kang LRT station into the system.

November 21, 2014

N.Y. MTA celebrates 50 years of service for Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

The bridge, which is 4,260 feet from tower to tower and links Staten Island and Brooklyn, opened to traffic on Nov. 21, 1964. In its first full year of operation, 17.6 million vehicles crossed the span.

November 20, 2014

UK launches bus powered by human and food waste

The Bio-Bus can travel up to 186 miles on a full tank of gas, which takes the annual waste of around five people to produce.

November 18, 2014

First Transit's Phoenix location wins 2 awards

Company earns ISO 14001 recertification as well as the Maricopa County (AZ) Air Quality Excellence award, as part of their commitment to the county’s Clean Air Campaign.

November 18, 2014

Report: Parking subsidies leave taxpayers shouldering $7.3 billion burden annually

Report found that the federal parking subsidy puts 820,000 more cars on America’s most congested roads in its most congested cities.

November 17, 2014

U. of Mich. reviewing sustainability goals

Despite the 2011 goal to reduce carbon gas emissions by 25%, university data published by the Office of Campus Sustainability show that emissions decreased in 2012, but then increased in 2013. Transportation emissions have seen consistent decreases.

November 17, 2014

ARTIC: Newest SoCal transit hub opens in December

City officials said the transit station’s design mimics the high ceilings of Union Station, as well as other great train stations in New York, Chicago and Philadelphia.

November 14, 2014

Las Vegas start-up with fleet of Teslas taking on Uber, public transit

The company, piloting the service in downtown Las Vegas where it is headquartered, purchased 100 Teslas for the core of its fleet, which also includes a fleet of private bicycles, tiny smart cars, shuttle and on-call valets, according to the blog.

November 10, 2014

MTA's landmark Fulton Center transit hub opens in lower Manhattan

Encased in a glass and steel shell, the bright and modern facility dramatically improves the commuter experience and will accommodate up to 300,000 daily riders using the 2,3,4,5,A,C,J,Z and R lines.

November 4, 2014

Clean Energy station to open at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport

An increasing number of vehicles using the airport are powered by alternative fuels, including taxis, and hotel and rental car shuttles. The public-access travel center near the airport will offer convenient access to alternative fuels for these fleets, as well as the general public.

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