Millennials and Mobility…

The American Public Transportation Association has just released Millennials and Mobility, a landmark study of how Millennials (people 18-34)  are changing the way we do business. The study shows how this group is leading the trend of Americans returning to walkable cities and suburbs and multiple modes of transportation. APTA’s President and CEO, Michael Melaniphy, […]

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Marine City CNG Station Open

Marine City now has its own place to fill up with compressed natural gas. Our new public fueling station is open ‘round the clock, seven days a week in the 500 block of Parker Road (M-29) in front of the Department of Public Works. CNG sells for $2.05 per gasoline gallon equivalent and BWAT accepts […]

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“Tube Challenge,” High Speed in China…

Two British Men Break “Tube Challenge” Record Geof Marshall, 41, and Anthony Smith, 28, of the United Kingdom, have broken the Guinness World Record for the fastest “Tube Challenge.” They completed the challenge by visiting all 270 London Underground stations in 16 hours, 20 minutes, and 27 seconds (beating the previous record by eight minutes). […]

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Tokyo Rescue Ranger, Seattle Commuters…

“Carry Your Pram” Ranger To the Rescue in Tokyo During the past three months, a bright green superhero has been seen helping Tokyo subway passengers navigate the busiest metro system in the world. Local shop worker Tadahiro Kanemasu, 27, has been donating his time to help lift baggage and prams (baby carriages) for passengers making […]

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First Solar Buses in Australia

The Australian city of Adelaide has saved an estimated 154,000 pounds of carbon emissions and nearly 3,700 gallons of diesel fuel during the first seven months of operating its new solar-powered public transit system. The system uses a fleet of Tindo (Aboriginal for “sun”) buses, which are unlike hybrids found elsewhere. They are completely electric, […]

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