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Winter Walkability through Community Based Snow Removal

As we slog through another Michigan winter, transit agencies are calling for community-wide aide to ensure that all stops remain clear of snow and ice.  We have already witnessed a few heavy snow storms that have proven a barrier to…

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Brazil: Curitiba’s Rapid Growth through Rapid Transit

In the third part of our series, International Transportation and Michigan, we focus on Curitiba, Brazil, home to the first Bus Rapid Transit system. Curitiba, Brazil has been profoundly praised by transit enthusiasts for the city’s focus on transit development….

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Odyssey Recap 2014

  Our 3rd annual Michigan Transportation Odyssey took us to five unique communities to learn about what they are doing to improve and expand transportation options. As you remember from our pre-Odyssey “What to Expect” post, this year’s Odyssey was…

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Guest Post: Mason Bus Line — Sources of Ridership Demand Outside of Traditional Commutes

Results of a survey of Lansing and Mason residents suggests that increased frequency on Capital Area Transportation Authority’s (CATA)Mason Connector Service could be key for individuals physically or legally unable to drive to actively contribute to our economy.

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Guest Post: Diary of a Bus Rider

The following guest post was written by Alan, a bus rider and resident of East Lansing.  I actually enjoy riding the bus. I know not many people will say that, at least not many people in Michigan. If you lived in…

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