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October 14, 2014

Public Transportation Industry Descends on Houston for EXPO

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) welcomed thousands of attendees to Houston for the start of EXPO 2014 at the George R. Brown Convention Center on Monday.


January 8, 2013

Survey: Growing support for transit in Houston

A growing number of people say they want to live within walking distance of work and shopping. The results signify an impending shift in the transportation habits of one of the nation's most car-centric cities.


February 4, 2010

Feds raid Houston bus companies

Twenty-two people have been charged with conspiracy to transport illegal immigrants, with each conviction carrying a maximum prison sentence of 10 years and a fine of up to $250,000.


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