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trendPersonal rapid transit: The future of public transportation, maybe
Since writing about Seattle’s infrastructure fustercluck, I’ve been thinking a lot about transportation. It’s really a b*tch of a problem. The internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicle had its disadvantages from the very beginning, not only relative to …
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Rifaat: Public transportation needs are urgent
This rapid growth will be a transportation and environmental nightmare unless there is a plan for smart, sustainable planning and development. That plan begins with a major public transportation system. Rail opponents are going to have to change their …
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Despite Cheaper Gas, Public Transit Ridership Is Up, Trade Group Reports
Riders like Mr. Needham get a lot of value from public transportation, as do people in many other cities where investment in transit is leading to record-high ridership rates and persuading more people to leave their cars at home despite the latest …
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