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– Alerts – August 15.09

August 15, 2009
Bus Rapid Transit under the spot light
Primedia Broadcasting – Eyewitness News
are expected to attend the Public Transport Summit, on Saturday morning, where the controversial Bus Rapid Transit system will come under the spotlight.
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Utah County moving forward with bus rapid transit
Deseret News
By James Davis PROVO — Little by little, plans for a bus rapid transit line between Orem and Provo are getting closer to reality.
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Boston Globe

On the slow train to financial reality
Boston Globe
A Green Line expansion would top a sensible list of major improvements, not least because it extends rapid transit through underserved but densely populated
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Rapid transit returns to Richmond
BCLocalNews
Commuter rail cars transported people between downtown Vancouver and Steveston in 45 minutes, giving Richmond its first form of rapid transit and spurring a
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BART criticizes union leaders as strike looms
San Francisco Chronicle
The leaders of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555 had reached a tentative deal with Bay Area Rapid Transit, but members then rejected it.
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MARTA to get $55 million in stimulus funds
Atlanta Journal Constitution
By AP The US Department of Transportation says the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority will receive $55.4 million in federal stimulus funds.
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MARTA to get stimulus grant, buy buses
WALB-TV
AP – August 14, 2009 4:04 AM ET ATLANTA (AP) – The US Department of Transportation says the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority will receive $55.4
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