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ARTICLE_DESCRIPTION Did you know that the U.S. Postal Service processes 667 million pieces of mail each day and it takes 1.2 billion miles driven each year by letter carriers and professional drivers to deliver that mail?
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ARTICLE_TEXT <p>The U.S. Postal Service&nbsp;uses a fleet of 221,000 vehicles to deliver the mail each day.&nbsp; They deliver mail in a <a href="http://www.usps.com/postalhistory/movingthemail.htm?from=PostalHistory&amp;page=Center_MovingtheMail">number of ways</a>:&nbsp; bicycles,&nbsp;three-wheeled electric cars, electric vehicles, mule trains, subways, helicopters, planes and street cars.&nbsp;Ten thousand letter carriers never get in a vehicle at all.</p> <p>The U.S. Postal Service also helps communities through&nbsp;drives and partnerships.&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.usps.com/strategicplanning/cs09/CSPO_09_110.htm">900 million pounds of food collected</a> through the National Association of&nbsp;Letter Carriers Food Drive in May</li> <li><a href="http://www.usps.com/strategicplanning/cs09/CSPO_09_106.htm">148 missing children returned to their families</a>&nbsp;in partnership with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and Valassis</li> <li>$62 million collected for <a href="http://www.usps.com/communications/community/semipostals.htm">breast cancer research</a>&nbsp;with the Breast Cancer Research Stamp</li> </ul> <p>More facts&nbsp;can be found at the <a href="http://www.usps.com/communications/newsroom/postalfacts.htm">USPS Postal Facts</a> Web site.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
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Telephone & Addresses

Post Office

The U.S. Postal Service uses a fleet of 221,000 vehicles to deliver the mail each day.  They deliver mail in a number of ways:  bicycles, three-wheeled electric cars, electric vehicles, mule trains, subways, helicopters, planes and street cars. Ten thousand letter carriers never get in a vehicle at all.

The U.S. Postal Service also helps communities through drives and partnerships. 

More facts can be found at the USPS Postal Facts Web site.

 

 

 


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