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September 21, 2012

CUTA chief discusses need for public transit funding

Michael Roschlau provides feedback from series of federal government roundtables that covered Canada's national infrastructure program.


April 18, 2012

APTA: Public transit users save $10,126 annually

Releases the monthly Transit Savings Report to examine how an individual in a two-person household can save money by taking public transportation and living with one less car.


January 25, 2012

SEPTA launches real-time arrival updates

Now available on the agency’s website, System Status offers a complete view of the system with just the click of a mouse or touch of a screen. In one snapshot, riders can see the status of all bus and trolley routes and rail lines.


January 18, 2012

National parks get $41M to enhance transportation

The U.S. National Park Service, Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Land Management and local partner communities will receive the funds for projects ranging from redesigning and widening the Nauset Bicycle Trail at Cape Cod National Seashore in Massachusetts to purchasing new buses to transport visitors between Sausalito and the Muir Woods National Monument in California.


January 11, 2012

SORTA provided 1M rides to low-income workers in 2011

To provide job-related free rides, the Everybody Rides Metro Foundation uses a federal Job Access-Reverse Commute grant that is matched by the partner agencies to provide bus tokens at no charge to low-income residents to connect them to job counseling, interviews, training and exams and job-related child transportation, in addition to transportation to and from work.


December 30, 2011

D.C. Metro drivers call for more bathroom break time

They say there is a lack of adequate time and clean facilities along their routes for bathroom breaks between runs. A chief spokesman says there are procedures in place for breaks.


December 29, 2011

Nebraska transit now on Google Maps

Passengers will be able to designate an origin and destination in the Omaha area and receive detailed bus directions including route maps, bus stop locations, departure times, and trip duration.


December 22, 2011

MBTA looks to Charlie card for ad revenue

Considering removal of the popular Charlie icon from its Charlie Card transit passes to make way for advertising to close a $161 million budget gap.


December 20, 2011

APTA: Transit users save $9,690 annually

With the average national gas price at $3.21 per gallon, individuals who ride public transportation instead of driving can save, on average, $807 this month.


December 15, 2011

Chicago Transit to add electric vehicle charging stations

Four charging stations will serve vehicles used by Chicago car-sharing services I-Go and Zipcar — both of which are expanding their fleets to include electric vehicles — at the first charging facilities at a CTA station.


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