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Savings Increase for Public Transit Riders

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Gas prices are on the rise again, and that means so are the savings for public transit riders. On Feb. 11, the national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is $3.59. That’s 28 cents higher than last month, 8 cents higher than this date last year, and the highest price ever recorded […]

February 14, 2013 / By / Post a Comment

Rail Conference Comes to Dallas

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Next week (June 3 – 6) North Texas will showcase its rail transit system to industry peers when the American Public Transportation Association Annual Rail Conference comes to town. Hosted in large part by Dallas Area Rapid Transit, this event will allow other transit agencies and contractors see the investments North Texans has made in rail […]

May 30, 2012 / By / Post a Comment

Transit Oriented Development: Imagining the Possible

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Today, the American Public Transportation Association shared with us an article on Transit Oriented Development in the Wall Street Journal. While this article is based on a development in New Jersey, we do not have to look far in North Texas for similar examples and the promise of even more mixed use developments along transit […]

May 3, 2012 / By / Post a Comment

Earth Day Is Every Day at Public Transportation Systems Nationwide

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Exceprt from American Public Transportation Association: Public Transportation use in the United States saves 4.2 billion gallons of gasoline annually The public transportation industry is committed to using environmentally friendly technologies. From using solar bus shelters, operating environmentally-friendly bus and rail vehicles, recycling bus wash water, and incorporating rain gardens at Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) […]

April 22, 2012 / By / 1 Comment