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Seattle Kids “Touch-A-Bus”

In Seattle, young readers and their parents are learning about buses. A new program is called Touch-A-Bus Storytime. It started last month. The program is made possible by a partnership between Spokane County Library District and Spokane Transit Authority.      After reading a story to the children, a local bus driver took them on a […]

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BWAT Has New Bluegrass Jingle

Blue Water Area Transit has a new bluegrass jingle that promotes the Sail In Café & Convenience Store in the agency’s downtown bus transfer center. The new tune is BWAT’s second original jingle by Whistle Stop Revue      Sail In is owned and operated by St. Clair County Community Mental Health. The agency provides mental […]

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New Tool Identifies Top 12 U.S. Transit Cities

Two nonprofit research institutes issued a list of the twelve best performing transit systems in the United States. They used AllTransit to rank the performance of transit systems by looking at factors like affordability, access to jobs and frequency of stops.      The Center for Neighborhood Technology and TransitCenter ranked the performance of transit systems in 7,236 […]

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Port Huron Hits 30 Million

Blue Water Area Transit recognized Cathelyn “Cathy” Callendar as their 30 millionth rider. BWAT recognized Cathy during a ceremony on Tuesday, June 27, at the transit agency’s downtown bus transfer center.       Cathy is a frequent  bus passenger. She depends on BWAT to travel around town and to commute from her Port Huron home to […]

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Port Huron Offers Bike Sharing

     The Michigan Department of Transportation will provide about $12,000 toward the program cost of $36,000. BWAT also contributed $6,000 and these four sponsors each paid $4,500: St. Clair County Community College, Fletcher Fealko Shoudy Law Firm, Port Huron Downtown Development Authority and the Blue Water Area Convention and Visitor Bureau.      BWAT will contract […]

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