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  • October 20, 2014 | De Blasio Signs Transit Benefit Bill, Says 25 MPH Limit Will Save Lives

    De Blasio Signs Transit Benefit Bill, Says 25 MPH Limit Will Save Lives

    Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation requiring companies with 20 or more full-time employees in New York City to offer the federal transit tax benefit to their workers. The measure, which takes effect in 2016, is expected to save employers and workers millions of dollars each year. He also...

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  • October 20, 2014 | Public transit: Ohio funding that's among lowest in U.S. likely to arise at Tuesday ODOT forum

    Public transit: Ohio funding that's among lowest in U.S. likely to arise at Tuesday ODOT forum

    The Ohio Department of Transportation wants to hear from residents and community leaders tomorrow about the importance of public transit in the future of Ohio cities. ODOT officials could get an earful. Spending in Ohio on public transit ranks towards the bottom among states – 94 cents a year...

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  • October 15, 2014 | Nonprofit plans its first affordable housing complex near Lakeline Station

    Nonprofit plans its first affordable housing complex near Lakeline Station

    Nonprofit Foundation Communities is slated to begin construction on an affordable housing complex near Capital Metro’s Lakeline Station Park & Ride in 2015 to provide low-income families with access to public transportation, retail and jobs.

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  • October 14, 2014 | The many reasons millennials are shunning cars

    The many reasons millennials are shunning cars

    There's a lot of evidence that millennials don't drive as much — or care as much for cars in general — as previous generations their own age did. They're less likely to get driver's licenses. They tend to take fewer car trips, and when they do, those trips are shorter. They're also more likely...

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