Tuesday, July 24, 2012

$73.4 million for NJT bus replacement

With transit investments, a surge of dividends across America - Welcome to the FastLane: The Official Blog of the U.S. Secretary of Transportation: "FTA Administrator Peter Rogoff was in Hoboken, NJ, to announce that $73.4 million will help New Jersey Transit replace aging buses whose long service history--more than 500,000 miles per bus--is leading to significant maintenance costs and repair delays. The new Compressed Natural Gas and Hybrid Cruisers that NJ Transit purchases will not only be more reliable, but will also reduce emissions and save on fuel costs."

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Saturday, July 7, 2012

Towns going "green" amid worries about climate change - NorthJersey.com

Towns going "green" amid worries about climate change - NorthJersey.com: "Community gardens have popped up elsewhere among the many "green" projects that are cropping up as North Jersey municipalities grapple with climate and environmental degradation. Some of the projects are as simple as asking people to turn off the lights or their car engines; others involve large-scale projects like refitting public buildings to make them energy efficient."

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