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Transport: Shanghai Monorail, Megabus 25M Rides, Making City Bike-Friendly, BRT In China, Bottineau LRT OK'd

TRANSPORT

Shanghai Thinking Monorail 

China Daily

 

Shanghai is likely to introduce the country's first suspended monorail train by 2015 to improve the city's worsening traffic congestion and pollution levels.


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Megabus Logs 25 Million Rides 

Metro Magazine

 

Megabus.com, the first city-to-city, express bus company with fares from $1, has served 25 million passengers across North America as of May 8.


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Advocates Push for More Bike-Friendly Boise Businesses 

Boise Weekly, via: Smart Growth America

 

Boise can become a bit friendlier to bike riders and commuters.


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Infographic: What Makes a City a Bike Friendly One 

Bike League

 

To kick of Bike to Work Week, we'll be announcing the latest round of Bicycle Friendly Communities - including some new cities joining the ranks of Platinum and Gold


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Bus Rapid Transit in China on the Way 

The City Fix

 

The rapid growth of bus rapid transit (BRT) in China is leading to future opportunities to improve the overall quality of sustainable transport in China.


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Met Council Approves Bottineau LRT, Seeks Funding 

Pioneer Press

 

The Metropolitan Council has effectively approved a new light-rail line for the 13-mile Bottineau Transitway between Minneapolis and Brooklyn Park, as well as three additional "arterial" bus rapid transit routes in Minneapolis that would share lanes with regular traffic.


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Why is Boris Putting the Brakes on Outer London Cycle Scheme 

Guardian UK

 

Councils say they want to take part in a transport project that will create 'mini Hollands' in the suburbs of the capital


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Republicans Look to Kill Milwaukee Streetcar, Rail 

Urban Milwaukee

 

If the streetcar is killed and federal money for it is lost, it will mean the total amount of federal transit money for Wisconsin rejected by Scott Walker will exceed $1 billion.


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Bike to Work Day Breaks Records in SF, 76% of Market St Traffic 

SF Curbed

 

Today's Bike to Work Day broke all records. The new Market Street bike counter was in full force, and bikes accounted for 76 percent of morning traffic along Market Street.


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