On January 1st, DC will require companies with more than 20 employees to offer a commuter benefit program. Employees can deduct up to $130/month from their paycheck before taxes for transit costs. (Post)
Since 2000, 78 new light rail or streetcar systems have opened worldwide. 23 of those are in the United States, the most of any one country. France is second with 20. (Railway Age)
Fast walkers club
Do you ever get frustrated stopped behind a slow walker on the sidewalk? A retailer in Liverpool, England is changing that by putting “Fast Track” lanes outside of their stores to help ease pedestrian congestion. (CityLab)
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