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#DidYouKnow that before electrification in the 1900s, steam locomotives had been providing mass transit within #NYC for 30 years? This ...#NYTMCollection photo, taken in the 1890s, shows four workers posing on a steam-powered engine for the 5th Avenue elevated line in #Brooklyn.

Know before you go to the polls to be an informed public transit voter! Check for any public transit-related initiatives on your ballot, ...read where your candidates stand on public transit initiatives, and most importantly, #Vote4Transit

Congratulations to @PortageAreaRTA, @COTABus and @SARTAonline on receiving a combined $32M in grants from the @FTA_DOT. Special thanks to ...@senrobportman and @SenSherrodBrown for your support in making this possible!



For all the places we want to go, for ourselves, for our nation and for our future, public transportation gets us there. Public transportation empowers us to pursue education and job opportunities, to bring our dreams and goals to life. The American Public Transportation Association is dedicated to supporting a multi-modal lifestyle that allows mobility to all Americans. On www.publictransportation.org you can find details on leading a car-free lifestyle, how to find your local public transit system, and facts and figures on how riding transit can save you money.
Through Voices for Public Transportation you can become a part of our nationwide movement to expand public transportation by using social media to spread the message and contacting your elected officials.

What is NAPTA?

NAPTA (National Alliance of Public Transportation Advocates) is a national organization representing grassroots transit coalitions, grassroots transit rider organizations and advocates that support increasing investment in public transportation.
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