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Why are School Buses Yellow - Series: Part II

Posted by Shayna Johnson on 2/26/17 9:00 AM

The Origins of Public Transportation In America- The Horse-Drawn Commute

Ever been stuck in a traffic jam and pictured riding an horse across the open fields instead? The American public transportation system actually started somewhere in the middle of those two means of travel.

Background

We tend to think of railroads a being the first real form of public transportation in the country, but prior to that, there were various horse-drawn means of moving groups of people efficiently. There were the covered wagons, of course, which preceded the railroads as the main means of getting groups of people across long distances.

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Topics: school, Buses, transportation news, CBS, benefits, bus tip, history, facts, Creative Bus Sales, bus sales, why take the bus, bus fleet, Bus news, America

Millennials Want More Public Transit

Posted by Laura Galijan on 12/28/15 9:00 AM

Managers of municipal transit should consider the latest transportation news when planning changes and expansions to their systems. Millennials - those born between 1982 and 2003 - are not fleeing to the suburbs like their parents and grandparents. They want to live in urban communities where they can walk to local stores and take a bus or train to destinations farther away. This age group cites available transit opportunities as key to where they decide to live and work.  

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Topics: public transit, millennials, transportation news

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