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PCV director: The future of theater is on your smartphone

By Sabina Mollot

A Peter Cooper Village resident who once directed a play designed to be downloaded as an app and listened to on the Staten Island ferry has recently released a series of plays that, like “Ferry Play,” is meant to be experienced on one’s smartphone. 828 more words

Entertainment

Governor should consider grass-roots transit board, not just business interests

Salem, the capital city of Oregon, is long overdue for reliable and useful transit service.

Almost 50 years, actually.

That’s how long the Lane Transit District in Eugene and Tri-Met in Portland have been funding their transit with an employer payroll tax. 11 more words

Opinion

Salem transit board would have power to levy tax if bill passes Legislature

A bill written to fundamentally change the Salem Area Mass Transit District cleared another hurdle Monday by achieving unanimous support, albeit hesitant for some, from an Oregon House committee. 14 more words

Oregon Legislature

Rivera focused on mom-and-pops and affordable housing at tech hub

By Maria Rocha-Buschel

Newly-elected City Council Member Carlina Rivera spoke with members of the community media in a round-table discussion this week, covering affordable housing, the plight of small businesses and the transit woes affecting District 2. 867 more words

Politics

Light Rail in Indiana

A bright light of mass transit in Indiana arrived as January came to a close. The Indiana House lifted the ban on light rail in the counties in and around Indianapolis. 121 more words

Indiana

Ada county’s transit system needs updating

By Alyza Lovenguth
Originally published Dec 5, 2017

Imagine a student in Caldwell, Idaho who has a 9 a.m. class at Boise State. With no car, they’re forced to wake up at least an hour before catching the bus at Happy Day Transit Center. 110 more words

Opinion