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September 18, 2014

New report reveals what Americans want from public transit

Riders of all ages and in all regions place the greatest value on factors like travel time, proximity, cost, and reliability above safety, frequency, and perks like Wi-Fi when choosing whether or not to take public transportation.


January 7, 2014

Iowa bus system cuts some travel times in half

The Jule bus service now offers Dubuque riders shortened travel times and more direct routes.


May 9, 2013

S.F. Muni transit director wants travel times halved

His strategy will address speeds, areas where buses back up and how to better connect with new job centers. The plan is needed to accommodate the population growth that is expected in San Francisco over the next 20 to 30 years, with city officials estimating an extra 100,000 households.


July 5, 2011

Mass. receives $72.8M to cut Amtrak travel time

Will go to a project that will restore a rail line, improving 50 miles of track and infrastructure on a direct route from Springfield to East Northfield, Mass. Time on Amtrak’s Vermonter line will be cut by nearly 30 minutes.


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