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Posted on January 17, 2008

  • New B.C. transit plan announced
    Vancouver, B.C. — A new transit strategy was unveiled by the British Columbia government. It includes adding 1,500 new clean energy buses, projects saving 4.7 million tons in greenhouse gases, and will cost $14 billion. For the full story, click here.
  • Governor requests rail amendment
    Sacramento, Calif. — While he has dropped a request that lawmakers strike a $9.9 billion high-speed rail bond from the November ballot, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger wants a financing plan that ensures all funding sources. For the full story, click here.
  • Minneapolis a leader in green commuting
    MINNEAPOLIS — In addition to ranking high among the 50 largest U.S. cities for being conducive to walking or biking to work, Minneapolis has also seen a jump in public transit commuters from 2005 to 2006. For the full story, click here.
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