Blog posts tagged in public transportation
A small city ended its bus service to find out
By Jeff McMurray
The Associated Press
When a small city abruptly parked all its buses to launch a publicly subsidized van service offering $1.50 trips anywhere in town, only one of its bus drivers — a big-city transplant — went along for the ride.
By Libby Stanford
As the number of cars driving the Interstate 70 mountain corridor increases year over year, Colorado officials are pushing for more widespread use of public transportation.
The I-70 Coalition, a nonprofit representing businesses, towns and county governments across ...
Pittsburgh is 1 of 6 cities selected for national Green Lanes Project 2.0 by PeopleForBikes
PeopleForBikes has selected Pittsburgh to be one of six US cities to be included in the Green Lane Project 2.0, Mayor Bill Peduto announced today in a press release.
This is monumental n...
finds city could support system of over 1,000 rental bikes
The city of Cleveland's plan to add another 70 miles of bikeways topped the news out of Bike Cleveland's annual meeting on Sunday.
But the city and the advocacy group for cyclists also are exploring another project that would add a d...
When Philip Go Apostol returned to the Philippines in March 2008, he was supposed to assume a prime position for an international bank, in its local office in Makati City.
Apostol had then decided to leave his cushy work life in Europe, at a time when he was building the corporate finance advisory ...
Portland has been factoring bicycling into integrated urban, suburban, and even rural transportation, development and sustainability plans. In 2003, city leaders and transit authorities launched a public campaign to encourage residents to bike, walk and make greater use of public transportation. The...
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Narrow streets and dense traffic have not deterred increasing numbers of local residents from pedaling to work, or riding their bikes just for fun.
With 75 miles of bike lanes and riverfront trails, Pittsburgh is recognized by the American Community Survey as the 16th highest bi...
Solar Power for Public TransportationFor those concerned about the environmental impact of their daily commute, taking public transportation may be a way to be nicer to the planet. According to statistics highlighted by the Sustainable Cities Collective, taking public transportation over driving can...