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  1. Trump Administration's 'Skinny Budget' Cuts Infrastructure InvestmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Mass Transit

    The American Public Transportation Association is surprised and disappointed that at the same time the Trump Administration is proposing to invest $1 trillion in infrastructure, the White House is recommending cutting billions of dollars from existing transportation and public transit infrastructure programs in its proposed "Skinny Budget," for Fiscal Year 2018. The federal government currently covers only 43 percent of all capital spending for public transit and any cuts will only add to the significant shortfall that already exists.

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  2. OH: Cities Reap Benefits of Bus HubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Mass Transit

    Feb. 19--Making bus transfers safer and more pleasant for passengers is the main benefit regional cities cite when building new central transit stations in their downtowns, but they are not the only ones. Transit agencies in Akron, Dayton, Grand Rapids, Indianapolis, and several other cities said their downtown bus hubs also offer passenger amenities previously unavailable, particularly restrooms and basic food service.

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  3. Bus Transit Investment Creates New Urban Vitality in El PasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | Mass Transit

    A public square will be the center of the new TOD, and when completed, will be the gateway to the community from the transit center. The city of El Paso is embarking on a major investment in transit, in the form of bus rapid transit , as a first step of changing the development patterns in the community to be more pedestrian friendly and less dependent upon the automobile.

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  4. American Seating Hosted Manufacturing Day Event for Union High School StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Mass Transit

    American Seating welcomed more than 50 students, teachers and other leaders from Union High School and Grand Rapids Public Schools for a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. The Manufacturing Day event was part of a nationwide effort to change people's perceptions about today's manufacturing environment and draw attention to the outstanding opportunities that careers in manufacturing can provide.

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