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  • Good news, your safer riding the CTA
    Good news, your safer riding the CTA
    Today, Mayor Emanuel and CTA President Forrest Claypool announced statistics show the crime on the CTA has fallen, serious crimes fell 26 percent during 2014 and theft and robberies have fallen 28 percent. Results show that overall serious crimes...
  • Albany's CDTA continues route restructuring
    Albany's CDTA continues route restructuring
    As CDTA moves into its next phase of route restructuring, we are looking at the effects of the new phase on the riders and also following up on the issues from our last article.Phase two of this restructuring plan is touted to provide new...
  • MDT launches weekend express service to Dolphin Mall
    MDT launches weekend express service to Dolphin Mall
    Miami Dade Transit Route 238 Weekend Express ran its first trip yesterday (Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012) from the Miami International Airport Metrorail Station to Dolphin Mall and back along the Dolphin Expressway (SR 836).The westbound trip departed the...
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    How to navigate New York City’s public transit post-Sandy
    Update: As of 4:00 pm on October 31, limited service on the subways, Metro-North and LIRR will resume on Thursday. According to the MTA, "Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that beginning this afternoon, both Long Island Rail Road and Metro...
  • COTA posts nation's largest ridership increase from 2010 to 2011
    COTA posts nation's largest ridership increase from 2010 to 2011
    Columbus, Ohio's Central Ohio Transit Authority's popularity is growing by leaps and bounds - the service increased its ridership by 1.7 million trips from 2010 to 2011. According to the American Public Transportation Association, the...
  • A new Blue Bird
    Gaudy as a Guatemalan Chicken Bus
    More gaudy than the ten piece mariachi band from Matamoros and more art than mere auto parts, the so-called ‘chicken buses’ of Guatemala are in a class by themselves. When you’re traveling from bus stop to bus stop in Central...
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    Florida Gulf Coast Tours Offering 2 Day Casino Package For Under $25
    With the snow bird season gearing up in Florida, Florida Gulf Coast Tours has just added a 2 day casino package that offers 2 top Florida Casino visits on an overnite stay for an out of pocket expense of under $25. This seems to good to be true at...
  • Hybrid bus
    JTA gets $4 million for hybrid buses
    The Jacksonville Transportation Authority is getting $4 million from the Federal Transit Administration for hybrid bus replacement.Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood yesterday said that transit providers will be able to compete for a share of ...
  • On The Road Again
    A Hard Days Nightmare: Part Two
    The park police offered me a ride in their newer tuk-tuk downhill to the nearby village of El Asintal, where a friend parked his gypsy (illegal) cab, a 5 passenger Toyota sedan, where for the grand total of 5 quetzals (60 cents) and being packed...
  • Buses in Macon, Georgia
    Ambassador does it again….buses and ambulances for W.Africa this time
    H.E. Apostle Dr. Kenneth D. Jackson, Sr., the head of Sovereign Church of 'ELOHIYM, Int'l and Gambian Ambassador-at-Large, continues to demonstrate SCEI-1BLOOD’s concern for humanity as his organization prepares refurbished buses ...
  • Capital Area Transit
    As gas prices soar, a new era in local mass transit is about to launch
    It may be nothing but bad news at the gas pump, but for motorists thinking about trying mass transit as a cheaper alternative, it’s all good these days:Today is move-in day for a new Transit Operations Facility that has immediate capacity to...
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    Does the Second Amendment protect concealed carry on MCTS? Open carry?
    How would concealed carry of firearms impact commuting on Milwaukee County Transit System buses? Perhaps if someone tries to commit a robbery by pulling a gun on a passenger, it would clear things up for someone nearby to pull out a concealed...
  • Bike rack
    Bike to Work Week
    May 16 to 20th is National Bike to Work Week. This is an expansion from the original Bike to Work Day, this year May 20th. With gas prices at $4.19 a gallon, this option does look more attractive.If one has never cycled to work, there are some...
  • Picking a Bus
    The Different Types of Public Bus Transportation in South Korea
    Public transportation around South Korea in itself can be an exciting adventure even once you have mastered how to get on the bus, learned about the psyche of drivers and are now able to keep track of a T-money card diligently. On the other hand...
  • RTA
    Philanthropists, mugwumps, and wannabes: bad choices for Milw County Executive
    Chris Abele is trying to be the fresh new face in the race for Milwaukee County Executive. He smiles for the camera, he looks a little bit hippieish with his beard, longish hair, and trendy glasses. He talks pleasantly on TV commercials about the...