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Public transportation

Mass transit, including bus and light rail systems. Siting a building near public transit is considered a sustainable building strategy, as it facilitates commuting without the use of single occupancy vehicles.
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the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) for air public transportation facilities;
In contrast, we invest about $15 million per year on public transportation operations (see figure 3).
Allowing riders to use its vehicles to access public transportation services could be a boon not just for riders but also for cities looking to reduce traffic and make their roads safer.
It is hoped that this will serve as an incentive to get people to use public transportation and cut down on carbon dioxide emissions on days when air quality is already predicted to be bad.
"The Bahrain Public Transportation Company now covers 77 per cent of Bahrain and the remaining is expected to be covered by the end of the year - meaning it will cover all routes that schools are located at.
In each commuting group most of the drivers were men, more women than men used public transportation or walked or biked to get to work.
Invertag AG, founded in 1964, develops and produces high-quality display and input systems for the public transportation, industry and digital signage market.
According to the Ministry of Energy, the new pricing policy, which will be linked to global prices, is aimed at supporting the national economy, lowering fuel consumption, protecting the environment and preserving national resources -- the same dictums championed by the government to encourage residents to use public transportation.
Oman government's announcement to investigate the possible introduction of a tram service across Muscat is the first sign of a long-awaited public transportation infrastructure plan, with the city's real estate landscape directly expected to benefit in the long term, said a report.
Muscat: Announcement by the government to study the possible introduction of a tram service across Muscat is the first sign of a long awaited public transportation infrastructure plan, with the city's real estate landscape directly expected to benefit in the long term, according to leading international real estate consultant, Cluttons.
Only six out of every 100 Texans rely on public transportation as their primary means of transportation, and less than half of Texans believe it reduces congestion, according to a new poll released Thursday.
Designing and planning an integrated public transportation network on an existing city is a big and difficult challenge, especially since there are other projects being simultaneously carried out," he said.

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