Maya Angelou a Transit Pioneer?

Maya Angelou: Transit Pioneer When the world mourned the loss of Maya Angelou last month, she was remembered for her many contributions as a respected author, civil rights activist, and cultural icon. The American Public Transportation Association points out that she is also a noted transit pioneer. At the age of 16, Maya was San […]

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Rethinking Connection of Cities

The ReImagine Washtenaw initiative has unveiled a new plan that radically rethinks the congested Washtenaw Avenue corridor that connects Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. The plan calls for improved walking and biking conditions, more people using bus transit services, fewer cars on the road, and more mixed-use development. The plan adds six mid-block pedestrian crossings, eight […]

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Blue Water Area Is Great Place For Driving CNG Vehicles

One of the major drawbacks to driving a CNG vehicle is the lack of fueling stations when traveling throughout the United States. The Blue Water Area offers an uncommon opportunity to fill up at four fueling stations that we operate within the county. We will hold a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in Port Huron on February […]

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So You Think You Can Busk?

A very interesting Canadian vote is in progress in Metro Vancouver. The public will select one lucky musician to perform as a transit busker next year. According to a TransLink news release, 42 buskers perform year round at six different SkyTrain stations. “All year round buskers entertain our customers, and help make our stations vibrant, safe and […]

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Keeping Business in Michigan…

Gov. Rick Snyder recognized Midwest Bus Corp for its “keep business in Michigan” attitude during his October visit to the Owosso-based bus remanufacturing company. Midwest was celebrating a new two-year $31.4 million contract to remanufacture 192 buses for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. They plan to increase their staff to more than 100 before the […]

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