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Go America!

Positive Future #82 (Feature photo – Flag of the City of Shreveport – Public Domain) The city of Shreveport, in the state of Louisiana, just announced that it was transitioning 10 percent of its city buses to full battery-electric 40-foot Proterra buses. This is a first for Shreveport (a metro area of 450,000 people) and for Louisiana. What makes it even more exciting is that Proterra is an American company specializing in next-generation emissions-free transportation. The transition is not only about clean air, but the new buses will save the community over $2.2 million in maintenance and fuel costs over their service lives. Want More? – Sign up below Special…

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Where We Connected in the Past – May Come Back

Positive Future #62 (Feature photo – Salesforce Transit Center – Rendering courtesy of the Transbay Joint Powers Authority) In the past, there were the grand old railway stations that brought America together – face to face. Over the years, many of these iconic landmarks have disappeared. Today, most Americans see each other through their car windows or some electronic communicating device. Now, with most large cities facing frequent gridlocks – with surface roads unable to handle the load -public transport is working hard to re-invent itself. At the forefront of modern public transportation is San Francisco, which will soon have new fully operating central public transportation facility. Called the Salesforce…

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