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Minn. Valley gets ridership boost from university

Bus| February 14, 2011
Overall, the transit agency's total ridership was 2,437,933, up slightly from 2009 (0.3 percent).

More Portland State students using alternative transportation

University| February 14, 2011
The most popular way to get to the university is by bus, MAX train and Portland Streetcar, which together accounted for 44 percent of trips to campus by staff and faculty and 40 percent by students in fall 2010.
Bus| February 14, 2011

Pa.'s Lehigh U. adds real-time bus tracking

Students will now be able to find the exact location of their bus using their laptop or cell phone and wait in a safe and environment controlled building until they see their bus approach their location.
University| February 14, 2011

UT Profile: Baylor U. shuttles crucial to easing congestion

As the University moves parking to the perimeters of campus in an effort to become more pedestrian-friendly and ease traffic, the Baylor University Shuttle and the DASH have gained a 30 percent increase in ridership.
Bus| February 11, 2011

Bus shooting spurs security for AC Transit drivers

Law enforcement is tailing bus drivers on a route in North Richmond after a recent bus shooting. Drivers said that violence on the route is escalating.
Bus| February 11, 2011

Businesses oppose Southern Calif. BRT plan

Some merchants claim that the new buses and U-turns will cause traffic congestion and bus riders don’t spend much money or time at restaurants or shops.
Accessibility| February 11, 2011

APTA: Transit riders can save $9,682 annually

The latest “Transit Savings Report” notes that by living with one less car and riding public transportation, individuals can save, on average, $9,682 annually, and $807 per month based on the February 10, 2011 average national gas price.
Rail| February 11, 2011

D.C. Metro begins rail interoperability study

The agency is working with project sponsors and jurisdictional partners to find easy and cost effective ways to integrate the various light rail systems planned for the region. The $250,000 regional study will be paid for by the jurisdictions that fund Metro.
Bus| February 10, 2011

Measure to fund Pierce Transit defeated

Needing a simple majority to pass, the measure was defeated 54 percent to 46 percent and would have raised about $30 million a year to further subsidize the public transit system.
Rail| February 10, 2011

L.A. may invest in streetcar system

A plan for the four-mile circular system, backed by the Chamber of Commerce and downtown City Council Members Jose Huizar and Jan Perry, would tax local property owners to pay for about half of the cost.

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