Browsing Tag

Transport

View

Earth Day Is Every Day at Public Transportation Systems Nationwide

Rider Tips

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
View

Investments in Infrastructure are Investments into the Economy

Rider Tips

The US Department of Treasury released a new analysis on the economic effects of infrastructure investment. This report underscores the need to continue to invest in highways and transit programs (of course, we are more partial to the latter). On average, 12% of the household income ($7,600) is spent on transportation. For 90% of Americans, transportation […]

April 16, 2012 / By / Post a Comment