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February 26, 2013

Utah lawmaker proposes free transit for cleaner air

A state representative asked the state’s Infrastructure and General Government Appropriations Committee for $9 million for an experiment testing how free fares would increase ridership, helping clean air pollution during two of the most challenging months for air quality.


March 25, 2011

Valley Metro program helps employers cut commutes

During the agency’s one-week challenge, “Try 1 in 5,” which took place from Feb. 13 to 19, participating employers saved 373,263 miles from being driven alone and kept an estimated 8,114 pounds of pollution — or four tons — out of the air.


August 13, 2009

First Transit-operated system wins award

Monroe Transit has drastically improved air quality in their area by introducing the use of biodiesel fuel, purchasing buses with particulate filters and low-emission vehicle ratings.


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