Americans Agree On Infrastructure

Democrats and Republicans agree on one issue, following this week’s presidential election. While our nation seems politically divided, both parties stand together in support of building a better nationwide infrastructure.      During his brief victory speech, Donald Trump told the nation that investing in infrastructure would be one of his top priorities. “We’re going to […]

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Obama May Start Riding Subway

A recent White House statement begs the question: shouldn’t ALL transit agencies operate each day with a level of quality befitting the president?      When he leaves the Oval Office in January, President Obama just might start trading helicopter rides on Marine One and jet jaunts on Air Force One for subway trips on Washington’s […]

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Celebrate Local History

Blue Water Area Transit invites the public to ride buses free of charge on Thursday, November 10, to celebrate 40 years of service and the sesquicentennial of local public transportation. The agency will give riders souvenir buttons that day.      One hundred and fifty years ago, in 1866, Port Huron became one of the nation’s […]

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Hurricaine Matthew Adds Challenges

Many transit agencies faced challenges this month due to Hurricane Matthew. In cities along the southeast coast, officials were forced to shut down or cut back service, close facilities and protect vehicles.      The American Public Transportation Association learned about how some of the most severely affected Florida agencies prepared for the storm: Jacksonville Transportation […]

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Uber Becoming Driverless Trailblazer

Driverless cars are gradually making their way from sheltered testing grounds to wide open city streets. It won’t be long before most of us start thinking about owning one.      Ride-share giant Uber launched a program last month to test driverless cars on the streets of Pittsburgh. Uber randomly pairs customers with modified Ford Fusions […]

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