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METRO Briefs

Posted on December 27, 2006

Beijing officials push public transportation
BEIJING — With approximately 600 days left until the city hosts the 2008 Olympics, Beijing officials are trying to convince citizens to use public transportation. The city is also boosting its public transportation spending and introducing new bus and subway passes, according to Beijing Transportation Commission officials. For the full story, click here. Washington, D.C. to bring back trolley cars
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Washington D.C. is planning a $25 million project to bring back trolley cars as part of an initiative to revitalize one of the city’s poorest neighborhoods. The city’s original trolley car lines were torn up in 1962 in favor of subways and buses. For the full story, click here. New motorcoach operation launched in Pennsylvania
LEWISTOWN, Pa. — Dave and Dolores Metzler have launched Cross Country Coach — a new charter bus operation that will serve residents in Mifflin, Juniata, Snyder, Huntingdon and Perry counties. The couple will begin service with a late model Prevost H3-45. For the full story, click here.

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