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A New Course

The report shows that students are leading the trend away from driving and makes the case for more and better public transportation.

Check out U.S. PIRG's report on transportation. The report illustrates the national decline in driving over the past 8 years, and highlights the need for increased investment in public transportation. The report has detailed state-by-state statistics and analysis and is an excellent resource for invovled citizens and policymakers alike. The entire report can be found here

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STATEMENT OF MASSPIRG STAFF ATTORNEY LIZZI WEYANT ON PASSAGE OF THE SHORT-TERM FUNDING BILL FOR STATEWIDE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

“Late Wednesday night the legislature agreed to provide critical short-term funding in order to close the T’s budget gap for FY13 and to provide funds to stave off fare hikes and service cuts at the Regional Transit Authorities (RTAs) around the commonwealth. The legislature’s decision comes after months of hemming and hawing about how best to deal with the authority’s budget gap.

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UMD rally-goers push for better public transit

DARTMOUTH — Calling for better public transit in Massachusetts, about 20 people turned out for the Step Up for Public Transportation rally at UMass Dartmouth Thursday night

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Campus Goes Green for Public Transportation

Salem, MA – In the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, Salem State students gathered on campus this month to urge Massachusetts to “Go Green for Public Transportation.”

Yesterday we released a new report, Transportation and the New Generation: Why Young People are Driving Less and What it Means for Transportation Policy, that shows that young people in particular are decreasing the amount they drive and increasing their use of transportation alternatives.

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