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  • New streetcars arrive in D.C.
    New streetcars arrive in D.C.
    If city officials’ predictions are correct, the District of Columbia will have a new mode of public transportation for city residents, tourists and commuters by the end of the year. During a news conference Wednesday, Mayor Vincent Gray and...
  • A PEPCO device hangs from a power line after the storm
    A heeded warning that saved lives in DC
    Mayor Vincent Gray is very happy that the residents of DC listened to him and stayed inside during the storm. In a survey of the Petworth neighborhood shortly before the storm hit DC the streets were empty. Cars were parked, and small businesses...
  • SMART Bus
    Detroit bus systems to share $30 million grant for improvements
    The Detroit Department of Transportation and the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation, also known as SMART, has been jointly awarded $30,000 by the U.S. Department of Transportation in order to improve the Detroit public transit...
  • Isaac Grove
    Isaac Grove gives voice to Detroiters; “Living and Surviving in Detroit”
    The spotlight is on local writer and filmmaker, Isaac Grove. He gives voice to Detroiters with his new article series, “Living and Surviving in Detroit.”Isaac is a resident of Detroit, Michigan and studies Investigative Journalism at...
  • Capital Bikeshare
    More details about Capital Bikeshare funding
    The SmartPlanet blog recently published a meaty interview with DDOT's Chris Holben about Capital Bikeshare (CaBi), the District's new bike-sharing system. The story has some interesting details about usage and funding sources that were new...