Economic Growth, Job Creation…

Survey Shows Investing in Mass Transit Key to Economic Growth, Job Creation A new survey of voters in four major U.S. cities showed that there is a growing awareness that investments in mass transit are key to economic growth and job creation. The findings also shed light on the important role mass transit plays in making […]

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“Weighting” for the Bus…

“Weighting” for a Bus… With Revealing Fitness Ad Throughout the world, bus shelters are gaining in popularity as effective backdrops for a wide range of advertising campaigns. This particular ad by Fitness First, which ran in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, has been acclaimed for its cleverness, but criticized for its possible inappropriateness.  Some say the health […]

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Connecting People with Opportunities and Services…

Celebrating 23rd Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act This month marks the 23rd anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act by President George H. W. Bush. The bill’s author, Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), delivered part of his speech in sign language so his deaf brother could understand. The ADA is a wide-ranging […]

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iTransit… and Trolley Tours!

i   Historic Trolley Tour Launches Season BWAT’s historic trolley tour has started its new summer season, offering an overview of local history aboard an old-time trolley vehicle for only ten cents. The trolley’s popular one-hour tour includes a swing by various local points of interest, including museums, churches, beaches, the Fort Gratiot Lighthouse, and […]

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Dump the Pump Day … Ride FREE on June 20th!

It’s A Great Day to Try Transit: FREE Bus Fares on Thursday June 20th! If you’d like to try riding our buses, why not ride on Thursday, June 20, when BWAT fares will all be FREE to celebrate national “Dump the Pump Day?”  The American Public Transportation Association introduced the day eight years ago to […]

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