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Transportation Nation

Claudette Colvin, a Hero of the Civil Rights Movement

Thursday, July 11, 2013

In March of 1955, Montgomery resident Claudette Colvin became the first person arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white person -- nine months before Rosa Parks. But her role in desegregating transit -- while not as well known -- can't be understated.

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Transportation Nation

NJ Transit Better At Balancing Its Books Than Keeping Bathrooms Clean

Thursday, July 11, 2013

New Jersey Transit's 2014 budget holds fares steady and doesn't cut service.

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