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August 21, 2014

APTA creates 'How Millennial' quiz

The "How Millennial are Your Local Travel Habits" online quiz compares the quiz participant's local travel habits to this tech-savvy 18 to 34 year old generation.

August 18, 2014

Coastal Carolina U. launches alternative transportation program

Teal Transportation brings together several transportation alternatives for students, including the campus shuttle, biking, Zipcar and a password-protected online ride board where students can actively seek rides with other students.

August 18, 2014

Calif. university adding 12 electric vehicles

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo has made it a goal to promote sustainability on its campus, and this initiative is part of that vision. The campus expects higher usage of electric vehicles locally with the presence of the charging stations.

August 18, 2014

Penn. St., transit system expand discounted pass program

Users of the program receive a mass transit pass valid on all CATABUS routes at the reduced rate of $5 per month, with Transportation Services covering the remaining cost of each pass to provide graduate students with a sustainable and affordable means of getting to and from campus.

August 18, 2014

New apartment complex leaves U. of S. Carolina looking for options

With no shuttle service set to provide transportation to and from a new complex, dubbed The Hub, students will have to drive, walk, bike or use the city bus to get to school.

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 12, 2014

Who should be included in METRO's Most Influential People of the Decade?

METRO Magazine will be profiling influential contributors to the public transportation industry in the September/October issue. Let us know who should be recognized in this special feature!

August 11, 2014

D.C. cab cos. unite against ride-sharing services

Cabdrivers are joining labor unions, labor organizers and cab companies are lobbying jointly, and rival taxi executives are sharing notes and filing complaints and lawsuits, according to a report.

August 7, 2014

Uber, Lyft, Sidecar launch carpooling service

With costs averaging 30 to 40% less than solo rides, the shared services may compete with public transit as well as car ownership,

August 4, 2014

Colo. university students take advantage of bus pass 'hiccup'

For the second year in a row, some University of Colorado students were treated to free bus rides after the Regional Transportation District failed to temporarily suspend their discounted student bus passes for the summer months.

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