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Former X Factor Contestant Kicks Off DART Music Station Series in Plano

Celebrate a night of ‘80s R&B and Rock ‘N’ Roll Sept. 14, from 6-7 p.m. when DART and the city of Plano present Panda Ross, a singer and former X Factor USA contestant, at a one-hour musical performance at the … Continue reading

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Six-year, $478 billion transportation bill sent to Congress

Announced Monday, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx sent Congress a long-term transportation bill that will provide the funding necessary for states and cities to proceed with repairing and improving the nation’s infrastructure. The bill, called the GROW AMERICA Act, is … Continue reading

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#StuckInTraffic: Participate in a Twitter Town Hall with national transportation leaders

Update: See the recap of the chat over here. Original entry: The U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and Chairman of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Rep. Bill Shuster will be taking to Twitter today to answer questions about … Continue reading

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Around the Nation: NYC experiments with touchscreen subway maps

Check out these interactive, touchscreen subway maps that have debuted at Grand Central Station in New York City. The project is a collaboration between MTA and Control Group, a local design and technology consultancy firm. Importantly, the city isn’t paying … Continue reading

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Video: Meet New York City’s voice of the subway

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NPR photo project gets personal on New York City public transit

A special bond was formed and the daily ritual of the commute was interrupted recently in New York City thanks to a pair of NPR listeners. Every month, NPR invites listeners to contribute to a themed photo project via Instagram. … Continue reading

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