Doin’ Subway Squats

Moscow Metro riders can do 30 squats to earn a subway ticket this month during a promotion for the upcoming XXII Olympic Winter Games that will be held in Sochi, Russia in February 2014. Olympic champion gymnasts Alexei Nemov and Yelena Zamolodchikova demonstrated the process during opening ceremonies for the program. The Metro has installed a […]

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Up on the Rooftop…

A two-acre solar panel is now providing energy for the headquarters of the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority in Providence. The roof-top panel is expected to produce about 350,000 kilowatt hours per year, with an estimated value of $55,000. Federal and state sources provided funding for the $1.9 million project. (abc6, Providence, RI)   On-Call […]

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Rapper Jay Z Rides London’s “Tube”

Instead of traveling by limo as most celebrities do, 17-time Grammy winner Jay Z rode London’s subway last month to get to the O2 Arena for his Magna Carta Holy Grail Tour. Fans spotted the 42-year-old rapper with his entourage at Waterloo station in central London. (E! News)         First Global Summit […]

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Honoring Veterans Day…

We are celebrating Veterans Day this year by inviting veterans, active military, and the immediate families of active military to ride the bus for free all day long on Monday, November 11. Our recognizing their service to our country is part of a national effort called “Public Transportation Supports America’s Veterans,” organized by the American […]

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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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