Transportation

RTS halts fares, changes rules to combat coronavirus outbreak

All RTS rides will be free starting Friday until further notice. CEO Bill Carpenter said that'll limit the amount of times the fare box is touched...
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Thu, 03/19/2020 - 1:31pm
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Connections: Discussing bike culture and sharing the road in Rochester

Local cyclist Bryan Agnello was hit by a car in early January, and now the driver of that car is suing him for damaging the vehicle. As reported by CITY...
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Tue, 03/03/2020 - 11:31am
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Connections: Reshaping Rochester - Discussing multi-model transportation in urban areas

The Community Design Center's (CDC) Reshaping Rochester series continues with a conversation about multi-modal transportation in urban areas. Shin-pei...
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 10:45am
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No cash? No problem soon for RTS riders

Regional Transit Service bus riders will soon be able to board buses without cash or passes. The public transit agency is aiming to launch a cashless,...
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Thu, 01/16/2020 - 12:12pm
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Connections: Can New York State support high-speed rail service?

CITY Newspaper editor David Andreatta’s recent op-ed, “ New York’s high-speed rail fail ,” has reignited the local debate over high-speed rail in the...
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Mon, 01/13/2020 - 10:04am
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Cuomo vetoes bill to allow electric bikes, scooters

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP & WXXI News) New York's governor has vetoed a bill to allow electric scooters and bikes statewide, his office said Thursday. Gov....
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Fri, 12/27/2019 - 10:36am
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Connections: Does urbanism die in the winter?

Does urbanism die in the winter? After the first major snowstorm of the season, a social media thread about a man who walked through the middle of the...
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Fri, 12/13/2019 - 11:03am
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Connections: Discussing Rochester's bike lane problem, and the benefits of active transportation

Rochester has a bike lane problem. That’s according to research and reporting done by WXXI’s health reporter, Brett Dahlberg. He spent eight weeks...
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Fri, 05/17/2019 - 10:48am
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Connections: Will streetcars make a comeback?

First, there was a Streetcar Named Desire; now there is a question about whether Rochester has a desire for a streetcar. A new film called “The Trolley”...
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Tue, 04/30/2019 - 11:20am
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Connections: How to apply green goals to the suburbs

The suburbs are often left out of conversations about modernizing transportation systems and environmental goals. But as City Lab recently pointed out,...
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Thu, 03/28/2019 - 10:32am
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