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December 6, 2013

Report: Jobs at risk due to congestion in key areas

Research projects that 480,000 new jobs representing $32 billion per year in income will be at risk due to congestion by 2040.


July 18, 2013

More transportation options can cut congestion, costs, report says

Increasing transit round-trip work commutes by four days (or eight trips) each month can reduce driving costs by 14 to 26%.


June 3, 2013

Cincinnati's Metro breaks ground on new transit district

Construction will begin soon; completion is expected by late 2013 or early 2014.


January 31, 2013

IBM report targets areas for Nashville transportation growth

The Transit Alliance commissioned IBM to analyze transportation networks across the region and identify initiatives that could reduce congestion and stress on Middle Tennessee’s current infrastructure.


August 31, 2012

Iowa's Graceland U. adds car sharing option

UhaulCarShare is placing one vehicle, a Mazda 3, on campus for the start of the 2012 fall semester. The vehicle will be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to all students, faculty and staff members, 18 years of age and older.


August 30, 2012

Calif. area adds 'Flex' bus service

The new service, offered by North County Transit District, is an effort to "make up" for some of the traditional routes that have been cut in communities including Solana Beach and Encinitas.


June 13, 2011

Georgetown U. tops fewest cars on campus list

Georgetown, as well as two other schools — the Polytechnic Institute of New York University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison-reported that none of their students keep cars on campus.


May 20, 2011

LaHood: $7.6B available for bus, rail projects

Transit providers, including state and local governments and transit agencies, apply for these annual funds in the form of federal grants for infrastructure projects, such as the construction or repair of transit buildings — including bus and rail stations and track repair — or the purchase, rebuilding or refurbishing of transit vehicles.


March 15, 2010

Experts pitch 'future' ideas to U. of Mich.

Options ranged in price from tens of millions of dollars to hundreds of millions of dollars.


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