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Public transit displays offer options for commuters

With fewer apartments building parking garages, one company hopes to ease commutes and expand options with its multi-modal transit displays.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 07:23am EDT

Tags: TransitScreen, commute, Rachel Nania

Bus rapid transit debate continues in Montgomery County

At the first of two public hearings on a 79-mile bus rapid transit network, about 100 residents and interest groups turned out to testify on how the proposal would affect the future of commuting in Montgomery County.

Wednesday - 09/25/2013, 09:33am EDT

Tags: bus-rapid transit, brt, commute, Larry Cole, bus rapid transit, Montgomery County Council, Roger Berliner, Marc Elrich

Survey: Mass transit more popular, but most still drive by themselves

A new survey from the Transportation Planning Board's Commuter Connections program finds that while more people are teleworking and using mass transit, most still drive a car by themselves into work.

Thursday - 09/19/2013, 05:34am EDT

Tags: traffic survey, cars, commute, ari ashe

Howard County to offer first gasoline-free buses in Maryland

With high gas prices, technology is making it possible to offer alternatives, and that's no different in Howard County.

Thursday - 08/15/2013, 09:30am EDT

Tags: buses, green, electric buses, Howard County, ari ashe

Buses could use I-66 shoulders in 2014

Virginia is moving ahead with plans to allow buses to use Interstate 66 shoulders starting next year as a pilot project to reduce congestion along the heavily traveled corridor.

Wednesday - 04/17/2013, 09:19pm EDT

Tags: Interstate 66, Interstate 270, ari ashe, metropolitan council of governments, vdot, Maryland State Highway Administration, transportation funding reform bill

Fairfax launches new express bus service

Fairfax County launched a new express bus service Saturday. The limited-stop route will take commuters from Burke to Tysons Corner along the new 495 Express Lanes.

Saturday - 01/12/2013, 04:59pm EST

Tags: transit, Fairfax Connector, express lanes, Burke, Va., Tysons Corner Center

Drivers unimpressed by D.C.'s public transportation goals

D.C.'s mayor wants to see public transportation, bicycles or by walking account for 75 percent of trips taken in the city by 2032.

Thursday - 12/06/2012, 06:33am EST

Tags: Mayor Vincent Gray, parking, michelle basch, walkable communities