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Apr 17 2015

Dallas Streetcar Back With a New Look

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After a nearly 50 year break, the streetcar in Dallas, TX is back. DART, Dallas Area Rapid Transit is overseeing this city of Dallas project, transforming Dallas into a transportation hub. The new modern-era streetcar resumed service on April 13, 2015 with a state of the art electric rail system.  For now, the street car travels a 1...

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Apr 14 2015

Smog Fighting Bus Stop Shelter

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Hong Kong, known for its beautiful skyline and pollution is trying something new to clean up the air. Disguised as a bus stop, the City Air Purification System prototype is a solar-powered purifier that sucks in the smog ridden air and filters out dangerous pollutants. Developed by London based Arup and Hong Kong’s...

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Apr 08 2015

Metro Detroit Travelers Could See Direct Bus Service to Metro Airport

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Originally Posted by: Detroit Free Press

Metro Detroit could see another transit service coming that has service to the airport. The Regional Transportation Authority of Southeastern Michigan (RTA) is pushing a proposal...

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Apr 02 2015

Connecticut’s First BRT System Off to a Great Start!

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Just 5 days old and Connecticut’s first rapid transit system, CTfastrak is seeing a ridership trend among its new transit users. Launched on Sunday, March 29th, CTfastrak has old and new transit riders braving the cold temps to test out the new bus system. With nine days’ worth of free rides, just four remaining, people are taking advantage of this service...

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Mar 31 2015

San Antonio Gets a New Downtown Transit Service

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There’s a new transit service being offered in San Antonio. The “EVia Metropolitan Transit was launched last Saturday, March 28th serving the downtown area. The E is a six month pilot program that is provided by the use of trolleys. These trolleys run along Commerce, Market...

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