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DOT Chief Foxx points to $2.5 billion for transit in Obama’s proposed budget

DOT Chief Foxx points to $2.5 billion for transit in...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 06, 2014

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Wednesday that President Obama included $2.5 billion for transit expansions in his 2015 fiscal year ...

Utah Transit Authority aims to reduce air pollution with Ride Clear campaign

Utah Transit Authority aims to reduce air pollution...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 06, 2014

One agency is urging the public to reduce air pollution -- and offering an incentive. The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) will ...

New program provides free transit for seniors to eye care appointments

New program provides free transit for seniors to eye...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Oct 11, 2013

With all the funding problems in transportation, it’s nice to see this transportation program is continuing to expand and gain ...

Transit ridership rises 1.2% in Q2 2013

Transit ridership rises 1.2% in Q2 2013

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 23, 2013

Nearly 2.7 billion transit trips took place in the U.S. in the second quarter of 2013, a 1.2-percent rise since ...

PHOTOS: Where Buses Go To Die

PHOTOS: Where Buses Go To Die

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Sep 10, 2013

Somewhere underground in Belgium a tomb for retired buses, trams and other public transportation vehicles is hidden and forgotten. This unfinished ...

Nation’s first rural bus rapid transit system opens in Colorado

Nation’s first rural bus rapid transit system opens...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 09, 2013

The VelociRFTA Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line opened last week in the Roaring Forks Valley region of Colorado. The system is ...

Beam Me Up, Scotty

Beam Me Up, Scotty

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Aug 16, 2013

Have you ever wanted to transport yourself from one location to another in an instant, like Captain Kirk from Star ...

Twin Cities’ Metro Transit cracks down on fare-paying

Twin Cities’ Metro Transit cracks down on fare-paying

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 15, 2013

Minnesota’s Metro Transit has begun implementing a system to help the transit determine when and where riders are not paying, ...

National Journal hosts summit on American energy, transit systems

National Journal hosts summit on American energy,...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 17, 2013

National Journal on June 18 will host a summit to elicit a discussion about the future of American energy in ...

Northern California receives first battery-powered buses

Northern California receives first battery-powered...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 21, 2013

The California Energy Commission has purchased the first two battery-powered buses for Northern California, KCET reported. The commission purchased the fast-charging ...

Cities rethink transportation due to drop in young drivers

Cities rethink transportation due to drop in young...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 15, 2013

As young Americans shy away from cars and lean more on alternative forms of transportation, state transportation leaders have begun ...

Ford to add 2,000 jobs at Kansas City plant to produce Transit Van and meet “surging” F-150 demand

Ford to add 2,000 jobs at Kansas City plant to produce...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 03, 2013

Ford has announced that it is adding more than 2,000 jobs at its Kansas City Assembly Plant in order to produce ...

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