Saturday, June 29, 2013

All D.C. students to ride Metro buses for free

Washington Post: "All D.C. students will be able to ride Metro buses for free starting in the fall, the D.C. Council decided this week as part of a broader plan to spend a windfall of $50 million in unexpected revenue."

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Thursday, June 6, 2013

It's a landslide. Most Americans want more #publictransit -- and paid by taxes.

73% Of Americans Favour Investing In Public Transport With Their Tax Dollars | CleanTechnica: "Even stronger support was found in the survey for public transportation’s role in jobs and careers. A strong 80% of respondents agreed with the statement that public transportation investment can help create jobs and help grow a stronger economy. However, an even greater 88% agreed that public transportation expands opportunities and provides access to new jobs and careers, not to mention medical care, schools, and other education."

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