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Find out how much public ridership is in your city

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 19, 2014

Find out how much public ridership is in your city

How many people in your city choose public transportation? If you don’t know the answer, Governing can help. The media site is offering data on public ridership in the top 100 cities in the U.S. with the most public transportation ridership. Users ...

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Getting around town via trolley

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 18, 2013

Getting around town via trolley

Riding around Clearwater, Florida, on a trolley has become so popular that The Jolley Trolley has added the 19th trolley to its fleet. This popular mode of transportation for Pinellas County serves both local residents and tourists and is geared toward ...

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PHOTOS: Where Buses Go To Die

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Sep 10, 2013

PHOTOS: Where Buses Go To Die

Somewhere underground in Belgium a tomb for retired buses, trams and other public transportation vehicles is hidden and forgotten. This unfinished metro tunnel serves as the final resting place for these automobiles. While dust and cobwebs adorn most of the vehicles, ...

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Why Millennials Aren’t Buying Cars

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Sep 06, 2013

Why Millennials Aren’t Buying Cars

It isn’t that the younger generation doesn’t have a job or money – they just prefer to delay or put off buying a car altogether. They are more apt to hop on the subway or other public transportation system, reports GPB ...

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Majority of Americans want tax dollars used for public transportation

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 04, 2013

Majority of Americans want tax dollars used for public transportation

Americans want to see increased funding for public transportation, according to survey data released this month from the American Public Transportation Association and the Mineta Transportation Institute. The results showed that 73.6 percent of respondents strongly supported use of taxes “for ...

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California Transportation Foundation announces transportation award winners

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 05, 2010

The California Transportation Foundation (CTF) has announced the Transportation Award (TRANNY) winners for Project of the Year, Person of the Year and Elected Official of the Year for transportation excellence in 2009.  CTF also announced the Rail Project of the Year and the ...

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Kirk Landers: Making it work

Brooke Wisdom - Aug 01, 2009

Kirk Landers: Making it work

Making it work By Kirk Landers The summer of our recessionary discontent kicked off in July with the Obama Administration announcing it wanted to postpone the federal transportation debate for 18 months. The Senate leadership quickly fell into the fold and we ...

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