Monday, May 23, 2011

This is what the auto culture has brought us - climate disruption

Joplin, Missouri, Tornado Pictures: "WWII" Devastation: "The tornado tore a path roughly a mile (1.6 kilometers) wide and six miles (9.6 kilometers) long, destroying a hospital, flattening a school, and slamming cars into buildings, the Associated Press reported."

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Red State free transit is a big success, and growing bigger.

Edmond’s Citylink to get new buses | EDMOND — Citylink, Edmond’s free public transit system, is getting three new buses as ridership continues to grow.
The bus order has been sent to the vendor, National Bus Sales, Edmond community development manager Shannon Entz told members of the Edmond Public Transportation Committee this week.
...The additional buses also give Citylink the option to increase its number of routes.
For the first 10 month of this fiscal year, Citylink has provided 147,362 rides. For the entire 12 months last year, there were 109,156 rides recorded.

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Saturday, May 7, 2011

Tempe, AZ - Youth ride transit free

Youth Bus Pass Program: "The Tempe Youth Transit Pass Program allows all eligible Tempe youth ages 6 to 18 to ride regional and local Valley Metro bus routes and the METRO light rail for free. "

Sunday, May 1, 2011

RTA claims increase in use of public transportation | The Tennessean |

RTA claims increase in use of public transportation | The Tennessean | "The Regional Transportation Authority reports increases in the use of public transportation in March for both bus and commuter rail service in Middle Tennessee.

The Music City Star train reported a record 25,321 passenger trips in March, an increase of 30 percent from the same month in 2010."