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APTA: Switching to public transit saves $807 a month

According to the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) December Transit Savings Report, individuals who ride public transportation instead of driving can save, on average, $807 dollars this month, and $9,690 annually.

HART planning new transit station

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit agency is planning to construct a park-and-ride station to connect Brandon commuter to MacDill Air Force Base and downtown Tampa.

Abandoned bikes end up under Christmas trees

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) recently donated 49 bikes back to the community that were left on buses over the past several months.

Cleaire LongMile system verification reinstated

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has reinstated the verification of Cleaire’s LongMile diesel particulate filter system.

Memorial service for Beard today

A memorial service will be held today for Robert (Bob) J. Beard, who passed away on Dec. 9.

Cincy Metro providing ‘green’ holiday gift for riders

Cincinnati Metro has an early ‘green’ holiday season gift for its riders. The agency will unveil six new hybrid buses on Friday, which will begin service on Monday.

Alexandria Transit unveils new hybrid electric buses

Alexandria, Virginia’s first clean diesel hybrid electric DASH buses were on display for a preview at Alexandria’s City Hall on Dec. 8.

APTA: Public ridership up for three straight quarters

According to a new report by the American Public Transportation Association, for the first time three years public transportation ridership increased for three consecutive quarters.

Saturday bus service returns to Delaware City

Delaware City, Delaware now has Saturday bus service for the first time in 40 years. This Saturday, the existing Route 25 is extending all of its 12 Saturday trips to Delaware City. offers 200,000 free seats

On Tuesday announced it is offering 200,000 free seats for travel Jan. 4 to March 1, 2012. Customers can now begin booking their free seats.