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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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Missouri Families Create Bus Mural

A group of more than 50 adults and children recently turned a Metro St. Louis bus into an artistic masterpiece on wheels. Last month, the novice painters created a colorful mural along the outside of the bus. It was the collaborative project of the Saint Louis Art Museum and Metro’s Arts in Transit.      AIT, […]

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Agency Opens K-9 Training Center

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority has opened the country’s largest facility for training dogs to sniff out drugs and explosives. It is the only center in the United States that offers state-of-the-art mass transit-specific canine training. The 72-acre property is designed for training a select group of dogs to become K-9 officers. Dogs train three months for […]

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Ride the Trolley!

Trolley Tour Wraps Up Season Blue Water Area Transit wraps up its 2015 Trolley Season with tours on five consecutive Saturdays starting on September 12. The historic tours are available six days per week through September 12 and then continue on Saturdays, noon through 5:00 p.m., through October 10. Our Trolley Tour offers an overview […]

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Ridership Up Nationwide

USA Transit Ridership Highest in 58 Years Americans took 10.8 billion trips on public transportation in 2014, which is the highest annual public transit ridership in 58 years according to a report released this week by the American Public Transportation Association. Noting that the increase happened even when gas prices declined by 42.9 cents during […]

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