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February 6, 2014

Report: Chicago transit not serving region’s commuting needs

A task force created by Gov. Pat Quinn concluded that even some major job hubs “can’t be reached in a 90-minute commute” and described planning efforts as “haphazard.”


January 21, 2014

Nevada employers honored for encouraging 'green commutes'

By participating in the RTC's free commuter services program, commuters can record each commute taken by carpool, public transportation, motorcycle, bicycle or on foot, and become eligible to win prizes or gift cards.


September 25, 2013

APTA: Public transportation ridership hits 2.7B

In the second quarter, some cities saw ridership increases due to economic recovery, including Birmingham, Ala.; Los Angeles; San Francisco; Miami; Denver; Champaign-Urbana, Ill.; Chapel Hill, N.C.; Ithaca, N.Y.; Houston; Hampton Roads, Va; and Seattle.


September 25, 2013

Calif.'s SMART rail extension gains FTA approval

Will be able to use a $2.5 million federal grant to begin technical, environmental and an engineering design on the San Rafael-to-Larkspur segment.


January 7, 2013

Harvard U. bike commuters receive benefits

Bike commuters will receive tax-free reimbursements for bike-related expenses starting this year, and Emergency Ride Home services through the CommuterChoice Program.


December 28, 2012

Survey: Nearly half of Denver commuters use transit

About 45% of respondents commute to the city’s downtown area, according to the Downtown Denver Partnership. Results also indicated that downtown Denver commuters use transit more and drive alone less than commuters in the U.S. as a whole.


May 25, 2012

U. of Wis. – Madison bus eases faculty commutes

A 2010 survey conducted by the university’s Transportation Services department showed that 20% of UW–Madison employees live between 11 and 25 miles from campus, and 9% live 26 or more miles away.


October 3, 2011

ADI to unveil 'stylish' new double-deck look

All three options in the ADI product line-up — transit, commuter and open-top — are set to benefit from a stunning new look that will be progressively rolled out over the next 18 months, including vehicles that will form part of significant new transit orders likely to be announced in New Orleans.


August 3, 2011

Daimler boosts Sprinter commuter-style passenger capacity

Engineers reconfigured the layout using Vogelsitze passenger seats that are thinner in design.


November 30, 2009

Tech magazine taps 5 iPhone apps for commuters

Transit maps app allows you to download the map from your local transit agency and store it on your phone.


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