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New Research Shows 55% of Southland Commuters Interested in Ridesharing, but Many Still Have Yet to Use Alternate Modes of Transportation

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October 7, 2013
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New research conducted by the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC) found 55% of Los Angeles area commuters are interested in ridesharing, however only 22% of commuters in the Southland currently rideshare or use alternative forms of transportation. As a result, the MSRC is reviving the Rideshare Thursday campaign to motivate drivers to get out of their individual cars and educate them on ridesharing options such as carpools, vanpools, bicyc


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2014 Hyundai Veloster Turbo R Spec Revealed at the LA Auto Show

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TFL Car (Dec. 2, 2013) ( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The 2014 Hyundai Veloster Turbo R-Spec is the sportiest Veloster in the Korean brand's lineup. The receipt is simple and one that many other car manufacturers have used in the past. Take an existing car and make it lighter, ad a manual transmission and give it some more sporty flair. However unlike Porsche and even BMW, Hyundai is not charging more, bit instead a $1000.00 less for the 2014 Hyundai Veloster Turbo R-Spec. Are you interested in a sportier Veloster? If so you'll like the new 2014 Hyundai Veloster Turbo R-Spec.
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Climate: Colombia Green Transport

Climate: Colombia Green Transport

Deutsche Welle (July 29, 2013) The TransMilenio express bus network in Bogot is considered a model for many megacities in developing countries: commuters fill up the free buses, and bus lanes and bicycle paths take the place of car-filled streets. They're almost as effective as an underground railway system, but cost only a fraction to operate. CO2 emissions from passenger and goods traffic are rising steeply in developing countries. Colombia is trying out various projects to curb that growth.
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Anki Drive May Have Won Over Apple, but This Toy Has Limits

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