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How transit serves and benefits U.S. communities

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.

How transit serves and benefits U.S. communities

hearing before the Subcommittee on Highways and Transportation [i.e Transit] of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, second session, April 17, 2002.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. [Congressional Sales Office] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local transit -- United States -- Finance.,
  • Federal aid to transportation -- United States.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 111 p. :
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17720283M
    ISBN 100160694752

    Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Regional Benefits of Transit Executive Summary 4 5. Metro serves people from across the country Every year, Metro transports more than 8 million Americans visiting the nation's capital. 9 Metro's highest ridership days are days on which special events occur on the National Mall. Public transportation play a critical role in providing safe, reliable, and cost-effective mobility to the communities it serves. The U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) launched the Transit-Oriented Development (T Cited by: 2.

      U.S. Department of Transportation. New Jersey Avenue, SE Washington, DC total U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and is the largest emitting sector [Ref. 1]. More than 36 U.S. mayors have now signed the Chicago Climate Charter, an agreement that lays out each city’s goals Public Transit Leading in Transition to Clean Technology Key Takeaways 1. The transportation sector is the largest greenhouse-gas-emitting sector.

    Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.   • Orange and Blue lines: The Orange Line is the "Guadalamar" route from the North Lamar Transit Center at U.S. , south past UT along (and perhaps above) the Drag, through Downtown and across.


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