Whether it is by bus or train, millions of Americans rely on public transportation
every day and mobility in our nation's most populated areas depends on effective transportation options," said Ed Rendell, former governor of Pennsylvania and co-chair of BAF.
It took Yaroslavsky's campaign to ban use of the 1 percent transportation sales tax for any more subway construction and force the MTA to focus its attention on building a genuine public transportation
system using affordable means.
According to the HNTB America THINKS transit survey, nearly 9 in 10 (87 percent) Americans who have access to public transportation
where they work or live take advantage of it.
One person I would like to see on this board would be Kymberleigh Richards, a person who is a rider and really knows the business of public transportation
Under the terms of the decree, the city will maintain the wheelchair lifts of Jackson Public Transportation
System (JATRAN), Jackson's fixed route bus system; adequately train personnel to properly assist passengers with disabilities; and meet its required level of service to passengers of Handilift, the ADA complementary paratransit service.
With proper design and management, busways will provide exceptional service to those who rely on public transportation
and those looking to get out of their cars.
STS' product portfolio includes traction electrification, rail automation, rolling stock and integrated services for the North American public transportation
and rail industry.
On behalf of the 1,500 member organizations of the American Public Transportation
Association, I applaud President Obama for addressing the very important issue of creating American jobs in his State of the Union address.
Los Angeles attorney Dana Reed has, after riding public transportation
exclusively for a month this summer.
had meetings and product presentations that were enthusiastically received during the American Public Transportation
Association (APTA) Bus & Paratransit Conference, held April 30-May 3, 2006, in Orange County, Calif.
Forty-eight million vacationers will use public transportation
to experience restaurant dining and local nightlife, while 53 million say they will use it while sightseeing.
But he will lay down a game plan that will be followed for the next several decades to make sure we will have a city and a region that's going to be less dependent on vehicles and more on public transportation