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Posted on November 22, 2006

Denver launches light rail line
DENVER — Thousands turned out last weekend to witness the launching of Denver’s new 19-mile-long light rail line, which is expected to carry at least 38,000 passengers each day. The new line — the city’s third — was built at a cost of $939 million. For the full story, click here. Honolulu introduces bill to silence cell phones on buses
HONOLULU — After hearing testimony that cell phone ring tones, as well as speaker phone and walkie-talkie features are a distraction for drivers and a nuisance for riders, Honolulu has proposed a bill that would require passengers to set their phones to vibrate and those features to silent. The bill is expected to win approval from the Honolulu City Council next month. For the full story, click here. TTC designs new subway token to stem counterfeiting
TORONTO — The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is putting new subway tokens into circulation that are “next to impossible to reproduce” in an effort to stem counterfeiting. The new tokens were ordered by the TTC after high-quality counterfeits were found in the system. For the full story, click here.

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