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The Health Benefits of Mass Transit

According to a recent report released by the American Public Transportation Association, public transit riders experience several health benefits including lower risk of being involved in an automobile accident as well as better fitness and less social isolation. The report concludes: That people living in transit-oriented “smart growth” communities enjoy several health benefits, not seen […]

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Streetcar News Roundup

Now that construction is almost certain to begin on the Cincinnati Streetcar this fall, talk has turned to future expansion of the system once the initial phase is up and running. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports on a plan to extend the streetcar line into Clifton, to form a transit hub at the University of Cincinnati: […]

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SORTA Adds Three New Hybrid Buses

Although the main focus of this site concerns rapid transit and streetcar service, the region’s bus system remains a crucial part of our public transit network. The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority has announced the purchase of three new hybrid buses, which will join the six hybrid buses the agency already owns. UrbanCincy has the […]

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