Toronto needs $2.6M to become green
TORONTO — The TTC’s green energy proposal would cost millions, yearly, for greener transit and includes provisions for more environmentally-friendly TTC buildings. The TTC chairman calls the plan an investment. For the full story, click here.
Seattle proposes free bus passes
SEATTLE — Mayor Greg Nickels wants all city employees to receive free bus passes starting in 2009 and for the city to increase the transit pass subsidy for workers next year. For the full story, click here.
Metro debuts roomier rail car
Arlington, Va. — The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority began using a redesigned rail car that may be able to fit more riders. Officials will observe and solicit rider feedback. For the full story, click here.