Public transportation ridership surged in the first quarter of 2012, an increase of 5 percent over the first quarter of last year, according to a report released Monday by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA).
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and Building America’s Future (BAF) today released a study predicting that record numbers of Americans will turn to public transportation as a cost-cutting measure in the face of volatile gas prices.
Late Wednesday Speaker Boehner announced the U.S. House of Representatives would not complete the consideration of H.R. 7, the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act of 2012, until after Congress returns from the President’s Day district work period.
The American Public Transportation Association is pleased that the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the U.S. Senate Banking Committee introduced multi-year bills to address the nation’s public transportation.