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After Becoming Largest European City to Offer Free Public Transit, They’re Enjoying a ‘Revolution’ From Their Buses

Since implementing the trailblazing initiative one month ago, the city has enjoyed a host of positive results.

Man Once Mocked for Shaving on Public Transit Has Gotten Money, Job Offers, and His Dignity Back

A mean-spirited social media video has turned into an outpouring of support for a homeless man who wanted to look nice for his family.
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Americans Riding Public Transit in Record Numbers

With more trains and buses to take, and the appeal of using travel time for pursuits other than dodging traffic, Americans are taking greater...

Homeless Man’s Life Completely Changes After He Pays Back Animal Shelter That Kindly Cared for His Dog

Pete has never stopped repaying an animal shelter who kindly took in Buster during their bout with homeless—and strangers rewarded his integrity, big time.

New 4-Legged Concept Car Could Change the Game for Emergency Rescue and Handicap Transportation

A car with the ability to climb walls and step over holes using a set of robotic legs could transform the way rescue teams...

UK Trains Will Run On Hydrogen Power Within Three Years and Produce Zero Emissions

The hydrogen-powered “Breeze” trains are set to launch within the next three years, and they are designed to produce zero carbon emissions.

Homeless Magazine Seller is So Beloved By Locals, They Showered Him With Love and a New VW Home

Despite being homeless, this magazine seller is the happiest – and most beloved – man on the streets of Bristol.

Country With Notorious Traffic Congestion Becomes First in the World to Offer Free Public Transportation for All

Luxembourg will soon become the first country in the world to offer free public transportation to everyone. The European nation suffers from some of the...

‘City of the Future’ is First Solar-Powered Town in America – and It Was Created by a Former NFL Player

It’s being hailed as the city of the future. Babcock Ranch is a town in Florida that is being hailed as America's first ever city...

When Town Superman Needs Help, Community Rallies Behind Him to Raise Thousands

This man has acted as his town's own personal Superman for over 25 years – so when he was the one who needed rescuing, they did not hesitate to help.

This Movie Star Lives Such a Simple and Happy Life, He’s Giving His $714 Million Net Worth to Charity

The “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” star has no need for fancy clothes or sports cars. In fact, he only recently replaced his Nokia phone after 17 years.

When Street Musician Offers His Earnings to Homeless Vets, He is Stunned By How They Pay It Forward

Adam Kightlinger was just trying to do something kind for some homeless men – but he was surprised by the waves of compassion that resulted from his offer.

City Installs ‘Vending Machines’ That Recycle Plastic in Subway Stations, in Exchange for Free Transportation

One major city wants to tackle the plastic waste problem head-on, and they’re creating positive action through people's fare cards. Istanbul’s answer is an innovative...

Teacher Goes Above and Beyond to Help Teen Mom Years After Having Her in Class

This Chicago teacher did not hesitate to help a former student after she received a message at 3 in the morning last week.

When City Ignores Filthy Transit Station, Politicians Start to Scrub it Themselves Every Week

Over the course of the last two months, Bevan Dufty and Hillary Ronen have shown that they're not afraid to get down and dirty when their city needs a hand.

Long-Term Transportation Bill Passed by US Congress, First In A Decade

Last night, the U.S. Congress achieved something that has been unattainable for more than a decade. It passed a five-year transportation bill that finally...
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NYC Launches its Bike Sharing Program, the Nation’s Largest

The nation's biggest bicycle-sharing program got rolling Monday, as thousands of New Yorkers got their first chance to ride a network billed as a...
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Congressman Touts Rhode Island’s Switch to Hybrid Buses, Trollies

U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin is encouraging other agencies to follow the lead of the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority that recently bought 53 hybrid...
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Public Bus Doubles as Mobile Green Roof

Gardens that grow on top of city buses? That's right. Bus Roots started as the twinkle in the eye of NYU graduate student Marco...
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Wal-Mart Canada Opens First Environmental Demonstration Store

Wal-Mart Canada last week opened its first mega-green supercenter in Burlington, Ontario, which uses heat from the earth in a unique geothermal energy design,...