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Transport: Costs Of Neglecting SF Muni, I-Go Car Share Sold, DART OKs Arlington Bus, Pedaling Toward Equity

TRANSPORT

UK Major Projects Report Gets Praise 

Spend Matters UK, via: Crikey Urbanist

 

We don't often say this but ... three unequivocal cheers for the Government, the Major Projects Authority, the Cabinet Office, and Francis Maude, their Minister.


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Neglecting Muni Costs Economy at Least $50 Million Per Year 

SF Streetsblog

 

Every time a Muni train breaks down or a bus is stuck in car traffic, San Francisco pays big time.


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I-Go Car Share Gets Bought by Enterprise 

The Atlantic Cities

 

Car-sharing officially went mainstream earlier this year when the legacy car-rental giant Avis snapped up Zipcar in a $500 million deal.


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DART Gives OK to Arlington Bus Line 

Dallas Morning News

 

Dallas Area Rapid Transit's board conditionally agreed on Tuesday to operate a commuter bus line in Arlington, marking what could be a major step for a city that's long shrugged off mass transportation.


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Pedaling Towards Equity 

Bike League

 

The "New Majority" that elected a president is also electing to hop on bicycles as a transportation alternative and tool for health and community development.


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Ogden Ok's Another Transit System Study 

Ogden Standard

 

The once-stalled Ogden streetcar project is now gaining some major forward momentum.


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An Update from the BRT World 

The City Fix

 

Buses began operating at a large scale by the year 1910, offering the advantages of route flexibility for routing, adaptation alongside the development of urban roads, and lower installation costs, as compared to railways.


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Bogota Electrifies Transport System 

C40 Blog

 

In keeping with his commitment to "electrify" Bogota's transportation system, Mayor Gustavo Petro organized a workshop on May 17 to discuss the logistics of increasing this C40 City's hybrid and electric bus fleet.


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Baltimore's Best Transit Lines 

Greater Greater Washington

 

Frequent transit maps highlight bus and rail lines that come at least every 15 minutes.


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