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Riding the MBTA subways . . . all of them!

The Orange Line gets more upscale advertising than the Red Line’s Mattapan extension. The riders on the B branch of the Green Line are on average much younger than on the other lines. 1,650 more words

Texas Taxicab Drivers Rally for Worker-Owned Co-op

By Tyler Whitson
AustinMonitor.com

April 22, 2015 – As Austin’s ground transportation service industry faces upheaval due to new competition, taxi drivers are using a looming expiration of the city’s taxicab franchises as an opportunity to push for, among other requests, a cooperative, driver-owned franchise. 781 more words

Worker Coops

The next Buffalo Billion should be invested in mass transit

Contrary to the prevailing discourse that mass transit is an unending money pit that should be avoided, now is the time we should be aggressively building out our light rail system. 269 more words

Urban Design

Federal budget 2015 targets gridlocked urban commuters with mass transit fund

OTTAWA – Gridlocked commuters in Canada’s major cities finally got a green light Tuesday in the form of a new fund in the federal budget to help finance significant transit projects and upgrades. 652 more words

News

365 Days of Gratitude - Day 71

Mass transit…

For the hope of it, for the planning of it, for the people investing a tremendous amount of energy attempting to make it a reality! 22 more words

WHEN A TRAIN CONDUCTOR has had enough of apologizing

Uploaded by Above Average, a site that prides itself for putting the best comedic videos online, here is “The MTA is not apologizing”.  It’s the (short) story of a train conductor in New York City who decides she’s had enough of constantly apologizing to impatient riders. 10 more words

LIFE & SOCIETY

Flight + Hotel + Metro Pass | Funkytown special offers

With more and more public transit available, I ask fewer and fewer people to take me to Funkytown.
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