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Car-sharing matches unused cars with people who need them

May 27, 2011
Need a set of wheels, but don't want to commit to car payments? A couple of new Bay Area companies are connecting non-car owners with vehicles that are sitting unused in someone else's garage.

Panasonic reaps benefits of mass transit tax credit

May 27, 2011
By relocating closer to mass transit, the company will be able to stand by its green values, as well as enjoy $100 million worth of tax credit.
Posted In: Transportation

Improving the transportation experience with transit apps

Apr 22, 2011
More and more software developers are creating transportation apps to save you time, and hopefully money.
Posted In: Transportation

Cities want to cash in on their parking spots

Apr 14, 2011
Cash-strapped cities look to raise millions, even billions, by privatizing their parking meters and garages. And even if your city keeps control of its parking spaces, rates could likely climb.
Posted In: Transportation

Business travelers use fewer short-hop flights

Mar 29, 2011
The number of short-air routes has declined 25 percent in the last five years because of high fuel prices and less business travel.
Posted In: Airlines, Transportation

Lower gas taxes lure drivers to Mo.

Mar 28, 2011
With lower state taxes on gasoline, among others, Mo. is easily undercutting its border mate, Ill., when it comes to the price to fill up.
Posted In: Oil, Taxes

HOV lanes create business opportunity for Jakarta's poor

Mar 1, 2011
Major roads in Jakarta are reserved for cars with three or more passengers. So professionals in the Indonesian city pay "jockeys" to ride along with them.
Posted In: Transportation

Lawmakers try to save Florida high speed rail project

Feb 19, 2011
They want to give the private sector a chance to complete the rail line.
Posted In: Transportation

Port of Miami looks for funds beyond federal budget

Feb 18, 2011
The Port of Miami is undergoing construction to accommodate bigger ships. But having lost out on funding from President Obama's budget, port officials are now scrambling to find money elsewhere.
Posted In: Economy

Home buyers are moving closer to public transit

Feb 17, 2011
Even though a nice house out in the suburbs with a white picket fence is the prototypical American dream, a lot of home buyers are voting with their feet and choosing to live within walking distance of public transit.
Posted In: Transportation

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