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Public Transit Ridership Hits Record Highs
Public Transit Ridership Hits Record Highs
Crowds on the DC Metro system. Photo by Techne. With the average price per gallon of gas down to $1.75 – the lowest in nearly five years – it may come as a surprise that Americans continue to ride buses, ...
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Greening the Big Three Bailout
Greening the Big Three Bailout
Photo of the Ford Escape Hybrid, which Ford CEO Alan Mulally drove to DC from Detroit, by Ford Motor Company from Flickr. Yesterday, the “Big Three” U.S. automakers — General Motors Corp., Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler — got a ...
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San Francisco to Lead U.S. in Congestion Charging?
Photo of Golden Gate Bridge congestion in San Francisco by Sonja_Boeckmann from Flickr The second-most congested city in the nation is considering a plan to charge motorists to drive on local roads in an effort to relieve traffic woes. A ...
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There Goes My Social Life: Heavy Traffic Leads to Fewer Friends
There Goes My Social Life: Heavy Traffic Leads to Fewer Friends
Photo by ~diP from Flickr. If you’re feeling like a loner, consider where you live. Residents on busy streets tend to have 75% fewer friends than those living on similar streets with less traffic, according to research published in September ...
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