November 2011



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What We’re Thankful For in 2011

Looking back at the year in transportation advocacy reveals that there’s a lot to be thankful for: Safer streets for all in New York State… In one of this year’s most inspirational stories, Long Island mother…


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Busway Offers New Transit Future for Connecticut

Apparently 13 is a lucky number for Central Connecticut transit riders and businesses. That’s because after 13 years, Connecticut and the Federal Transit Administration have finally signed off on a Full Funding Grant Agreement for the Hartford-New…


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It’s Time to Latch New York’s Transit Lockbox

In June, the NY State Legislature passed “transit lockbox” legislation to make it harder for Albany politicians to redirect money from dedicated transit funds, as has been done in recent years. Months later, the bill (A6766/S4257) has…






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Hoboken Opens Its First Pedestrian Street

A ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday marked the opening of Garden Street Mews — Hoboken’s first pedestrian street, and only the second of its kind in New Jersey, according to the city. Mayor Dawn Zimmer was joined by president…