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Aug 21 2015

Could Austin Potentially See a Personal Rapid Transit System to Help Transit Woes?

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As one of Austin’s struggling commuters in the ever increasing gridlock, wealthy entrepreneur Richard Garret feels he has the answers to the many transportation woes, a personal rapid transit (PRT) system.

As the region experiences population booms the demand on public and private modes of transportation has also seen a boost. With so many traffic issues, city officials are open to many...

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Aug 03 2015

11th Annual APTA Sustainability Conference

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Brasco International will be in attendance at the Eleventh Annual APTA Sustainability and Public Transportation Workshop this year. Hosted by Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon, this year’s workshop will focus on sustainable community development, maintaining a...

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Jul 27 2015

Public Transit Has Many Benefits, Here is Six

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According to The Benefits of Transit in the United States: A Review and Analysis of Benefit-Cost Studies,” a recently released white paper by the Mineta Transportation Institute, transit services provide a measureable benefits across various...

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Jul 01 2015

Talk of BRT in the Greater Boston Area

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Much talk has started over the possibility bringing BRT to Boston. With its high demand and density, many feel a BRT line would benefit Boston.

In a study conducted by the Barr Foundation comprised of design and engineering professionals, economic development agencies, universities, experts of the...

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Jun 19 2015

Bus Transit Systems Strengthen Economy

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According to a Ball State University study, investing in a bus transit systems will create a positive impact for the economy.  The study, titled "The impact of bus transit on employee turnover: Evidence from quasi-experimental samples" was written by Ball State...

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