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These ‘magic school buses’ give kids safe, fun, and healthy walking routes to class – Greater Greater Washington

A walking school bus in action on Capitol Hill. Image by Amber Gove used with permission. This article was first published on August 20, 2019. As a new school year begins for many in the region today, we thought this piece would be helpful, so we are posting it again. It’s back to school time …

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USDOT set to nearly double the number of electric buses in US – Greater Greater Washington

The District Department of Transportation will receive funds to purchase up to 17 battery electric buses to replace diesel vehicles and increase the DC Circulator fleet. Image by MW Transit Photos licensed under Creative Commons. This article was first published by Streetsblog. A pair of newly expanded federal programs will nearly double the number of …

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News from the Greater Munising Area | News, Sports, Jobs

Jaymie Depew, communications and special project assistant, Alger County Chamber of Commerce/Greater Munising Bay Partnership for Commerce Development, Munising Downtown Development Authority and Munising Visitors Bureau MUNISING — Two larger Alger County events are celebrating anniversaries this year as the Grand Marais Music and Arts Festival turns 40 and the Munising Bay Cruisers’ Classic Car …

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Four challenges impacting the bus operator shortage across the US – Greater Greater Washington

Training vehicle at Farragut Square, Washington, DC Image by Adam Fagen licensed under Creative Commons. This article was first published by Streetsblog. Bus driver shortages are undermining transit agencies’ efforts to recover from the pandemic and become the front-line mobility option that American cities need — and those shortages won’t end until policymakers and transportation …

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