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Friday, November 28, 2014
November Digest: VOICES for PUBLIC TRANSIT
Happy Thanksgiving from Voices for Public Transit
First, we want to extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who has joined our movement to win better public transportation for America. In the months ahead, our community will be working hard to motivate our new Congress to make a long-term commitment to public transportation. If we succeed, we'll have even more to be thankful for!
Highlights from the Voices for Public Transit Blog
Voters Overwhelmingly Support Public Transportation in the 2014 Election— Across the nation, more than two-thirds of public transportation ballot measures were approved by voters. Read more >>
#InvestNow: The Economic Benefits of Investing in Public Transportation—Public transportation spurs economic growth, creates jobs, and helps household budgets. Read more >>
International Models for Public Transportation: Curitiba, Brazil, Bus Rapid Transit—The first bus rapid transit system (BRT) in the world, Curitiba's RIT serves the majority of the city's population, reduces air pollution, and improves the quality of life. Read more >>
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