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Arlington Renewing Efforts Toward Public Transportation

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ARLINGTON (CBS11) – For decades, Arlington has wrestled with the idea of creating a large public transportation system. But almost all those plans have been derailed. 269 more words

News

The New Klang Valley MRT SBK Line Reached 1 Million Ridership in 27 days

27 days after its launch of Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Phase 1 line from Sungai Buloh to Semantan (SBK Line), Mass Transit Operator Rapid Rail Sdn Bhd (a subsidiary of Prasarana Malaysia) celebrated its landmark one millionth ridership 2 days ago. 358 more words

Urban Mobility

All Dutch trains now powered by wind energy

The Guardian reports that all trains running in the Netherlands are now powered by wind energy, as of 1st January 2017 (1 year ahead of schedule). 15 more words

Environment

Penang Launches LinkBike- First Bike Sharing Services in Malaysia

Recently, Penang launched Malaysia’s first bicycle sharing services, the LinkBike App to provide commuters with a greener, healthier and more efficient mode of transport.

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Ride-Sharing

Deep shame in the Queens bus game

I am convinced that living in areas not immediately within walking distance from a subway may save them from gentrification and cultural death. I am fortunate enough to live in one of those thankfully un-hip areas of the five boroughs. 722 more words

Notes From A Polite New Yorker

Cities using ride-sharing services to supplement mass transit

Several pilot programs in American cities take advantage of the rise of ride-sharing companies:

Transit agencies, perennially strapped for cash, have embraced these pilot programs as a way to save money and, potentially, provide better service.

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Sociology