Monday, April 28, 2008


Straight to the source
The Australian - Sydney,Australia
Nowadays Hindu families are delivered to Gangotri in cars or buses. We're unlikely to encounter them at this time of year; the pilgrimage season has been ...
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22 tigers killed in Lanka clashes: Army
Press Trust of India - New Delhi,India
At least six guerrillas were killed in two incidents in Palampiddy and Thatchchanamarathamadu in north-western Mannar yesterday, the Defence Ministry said. ...
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Red alert (again)!
Nation on Sunday - Sri Lanka
Police Spokesman DIG NK Illangakoon told The Nation that the new security programme had been formulated in order to prevent any other unwarranted incidents ...
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Two students caught with weapons inside Toledo Schools
WTOL - Toledo,OH,USA
Metal detectors may have prevented those incidents, but according to this Rogers High father, his son and others are doing what they can to keep their ...
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BP agents have busy 3 days finding entrants, narcotics
Arizona Daily Star - Tucson,AZ,USA
... drug seizures, a bus rollover and the discovery of a stash house. US Border Patrol agents were involved in two violent incidents with drug smugglers ...
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Bus Stations/ Bus Security/ Bus Related Incidents : Philippines
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Daily Crime Incidents for April 26, 2008
By spdk(spdk)
On 24/04/2008 at 2100 hrs near Vivekananda College at Yedapadavu village Mangalore Taluk one Devakara Shetty driver of bus bearing Reg. No. KA-19-AD-2727 drove his vehicle in a rash and negligent manner and dashed against a motorcycle ...
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Ye Olde Revolving Door
By .x
Some incidents simply made me angry. The police sent plainclothes policemen (you can pick them out by their shoes) into the Tibetan settlement that morning and took dozens of young people into custody before they even left their ...
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Budapest Tourist Information
By To Trip
Always have your car alarm and Immo-bilizer on, park your car in a guarded lot and never MM any documents in the vehicle, Unfortunately despite all the possible precautions, incidents might still occur. If your car was stolen, ...
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act like a man
By pjwv(pjwv)
I’m not quite sure why anyone would suggest the bus rather than walking; the sidewalks didn’t seem any more filled with annoyances than the 22 Fillmore, and you have to wait around until the bus shows up. ...
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Jam-packed again on review day
Times of India - India
The day the cops are gone, there will be huge traffic jams and deadly accidents. Why can't the government see through this," said KK Das, a
Delhi university ...
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Public transport must take precedence over pvt
Economic Times - Gurgaon,Haryana,India
Lack of traffic marshals and inadequate attention to signages during the construction phase led to a number of avoidable accidents. ...
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Green light to bus lane
Calcutta Telegraph - Calcutta,India
New Delhi, April 26: Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit today gave the green signal to the controversial bus corridor, which was in danger of being ...
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Centre to go slow on BRT in eight cities
Economic Times - Gurgaon,Haryana,India
“We have received some complaints from Pune that there were more accidents after BRTS was introduced in the city. Now, the city authority is going for a ...
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14 killed in Uttarakhand accidents
Sahara Samay - Noida,Uttar Pradesh,India
Eight people were killed and nine others injured when a bus carrying a marriage party from
Dehra Dun fell into a gorge at Totaghati area in Tehri district, ...
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Multiple accidents claim 2 lives, over 100 injured
Kantipur Online - Kathmandu,Nepal
Over 100 people have been reported to be injured in the separate accidents. At least two people were killed and 57 others were injured when a passenger bus ...
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Six dead after university bus crash - Australia
China's roads are among the most dangerous in the world with more than 81000 people losing their lives in traffic accidents last year, an average of around ...
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New Delhi grapples with transport gridlock
... bumper-to-bumper to access buses and that's what is causing these accidents," traffic police inspector Rajinder Tomar told AFP at a bus lane site. ...
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The MMDA: A roadside headache
By Rick Olivares(Rick Olivares)
... some islands -- bus lanes -- outside Robinson's Galleria, in front of Camp Aguinaldo and Camp Crame, and in front of Macro along EDSA between P. Tuazon and Main Avenue. They aren't well marked and were accidents waiting to happen. ...
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GI Joe Accident on the Set
By Hollywood Grind
Today SEVEN people were injured in a collision between a bus and several cars during the filming of GI Joe in the center of Prauge. It appeared an all-wheel-drive vehicle hit the bus after having brake problems. ...
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A Fiesta message from Councilman Justin Rodriguez
By Gladia Hollis(Esteban Andando)
Shamari was the young girl injured in a school bus accident last week and she remains in critical condition. The fine folks at
Chick-fil-A Ingram Park will donate 25% of their total sales on Monday to the Trask family to assist in this ...
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The entry today is rather boring or should i say crap?If you think ...
By Ying Qi(Ying Qi)
Firstly in the morning when i read the newspaper,there is this little boy who died in the accident when the school bus collided with the vehicles and he got flung out of the bus.Is like super saddening can!He is only 8. ...
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By Ruina(Ruina)
But through a complete accident, two of our kids got off the bus at the wrong stop!! =A=;; Everyone on the bus were wondering "where did they go...?" and someone called them, and we discovered we lost them!! xD;;; But luckily, ...
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Honduras bus accident claims 26 lives - ABC News (Australian ...
Honduras bus accident claims 26 lives. Posted March 26, 2008 09:00:00. At least 26 people died in Honduras when a bus ran off a road and plunged over 500 ...

Saturday, April 26, 2008


School bus misuse in Davis tracked by GPS
Deseret News - Salt Lake City,UT,USA
... for dismissal were based on three different incidents in October where he used a Davis School District bus to transport students from a charter school. ...
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Leicester Mercury - Leicester,England,UK
He said: "We're dealing with three or four incidents of this each week. Nationally there is a big problem with kids throwing stones at buses and it means a ...
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Teacher, bus driver face sex charges
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - MO, United States
... Schools teacher and a bus driver for the district are facing sexual assault charges in connection with separate incidents involving underage students. ...
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Metro Communities - Des Moines,IA,USA
The leaders of Des Moines' busing agency will discuss safety initiatives at a meeting today in response to a pair of recent bus-pedestrian incidents. ...
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Pasco letters: A difference in distances between theater and church - St. Petersburg,FL,USA
When I passed by recently at
1:10 pm, I saw four cars and a school bus in the lot. Never have I seen the kind of traffic that would warrant a three-way stop ...
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City police investigating spate of assaults
The Chronicle Journal - Thunder Bay,Ontario,Canada
Of four incidents between April 17 and 20, a suspect has been arrested in only one. Two of the alleged assaults happened within aa couple blocks of each ...
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Normal life hit partially in West Bengal
Hindu - Chennai,India
But for stray incidents of violence in which a few buses were attacked, the day passed off peacefully. In all, 460 people were arrested for blocking roads ...
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Police searching for serial flasher
Seattle Post Intelligencer - USA
Three more incidents were reported at the Carriage House Apartments at
3608 S. 180th St., including Feb. 28, March 23, and the most recent case on April 13. ...
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8:21 PM, I-95 N, Automatic Congestion, Congestion, US 70 BUS
Traffic is traveling at 25 MPH at: I-95 N; MM 97; US 70 BUS.
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Teacher’s Advisory Committee Meeting - 2/21/2008
By Gene Galin
Bryant shared an article from The News and Observer which brings attention to the greater risk of incidents occurring when students are not directly supervised. He cautioned against detention for students by leaving them in the hallway ...
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Just read it, dammit!
By Duranfan(Duranfan)
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl - Harriet Jacobs: I only discovered this book recently. Forget Tess of the Dubervilles. THIS should be required reading. A real eye-opening personal account of being a female slave trying to survive ...
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In Chicago: GTA IV Ads to Be Pulled From Buses as Transit ...
By GamePolitics
As police and city officials in Chicago deal with a rash of recent shooting incidents, the local Fox News affiliate has questioned the posting of ads for Grand Theft Auto IV on buses and buildings of the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). ... -

Albany Democrat Herald: Mid-Valley News
The mother of an 8-year-old Albany boy who was mistakenly left at the wrong bus stop last month says she wants to warn other parents about the incident and ...

Road accidents
The New Nation - Bangladesh
... cinema halls, stadiums, mills, factories, mosques, temples and churches, railway and river stations, bus terminals and bus stops, newspaper offices, ...
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Accidents, road works blamed for persistent EDSA gridlock - Philippines
And a higher travel speed equals more accidents, leading to more congestion. It’sa vicious cycle, the MMDA said as it sought to find an explanation for the ...
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Ten killed, 13 injured in two road accidents
Sahara Samay - Noida,Uttar Pradesh,India
Six persons were killed and two others injured in a head-on collision between a Beawar-bound autorickshaw and a private bus in Jabaja police station in ...
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Helsingin Sanomat - Helsinki,Uusimaa,Finland
Even in Spain, where road accidents are commonplace and the fatality statistics make very grim reading, this exceptionally large death-toll has prompted ...
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Man killed, another injured in Be'er Sheva car crash
Ha'aretz - Tel Aviv,Israel
By Ha'aretz Service One man was killed and another lightly injured when a bus and two private cars collided near Be'er Sheva, raising the road accidents ...
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Seven die in different road accidents
The News - International - Pakistan
According to Jackson Police Station, Manzoora Begum, 60, while crossing the road was crushed to death by a recklessly driven mini-bus (PX-0652) on Maulvi ...
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Dangerous Bus Ride
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Bolivia's 'Death Road' claims life of US mountain biker
The 45-year-old Mitchell was riding with one of several tourist agencies that offer guided trips down the mountain road, which is known for its breathtaking views, hairpin turns and steep drops. Bus accidents killed hundreds of ... News -

Killer Boots
By lori
I don’t know, but clearly those spills were no accident, especially that one right in front of the school bus. If the bus had hit me, the police would have never suspected the boots. It was almost the perfect crime. ...
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Daily Crime Incidents for April 21, 2008
By spdk(spdk)
A case of
Fatal Road accident has been registered Bantwal Rural Police Station. On 20/04/2008 at 1300 hrs at Kallagudde Ammunje village Bantwal Taluk one Vishwanatha (42) passenger of the bus bearing Reg. No. KA-19-AC-3757 while getting ...
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Bay Window Bus :: RE: The Perils of Daily Driving your VW *Update*
Author: GeorgeL Posted: Today 2:35 pm (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 89 Both my bug and bus have been in

Google, public transit team up The Business Journal of Milwaukee - Charlotte,NC,USA or -- to find out the best routes and times to travel. Those using the trip planner can type in a starting point and ...
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Transit agencies biggest spenders on state lobbying
Chicago Sun-Times - United States
With a looming meltdown of the
Chicago Transit Authority atop the 2007 legislative agenda, transit agencies spent the most in Springfield: nearly $700000. ...
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Transit options growing
Ottawa Citizen - Ontario, Canada
The City of Ottawa now has an informal fifth option for its massive new public transit plan and more options could be on the way. ...
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Gas prices a boon for public transit
The Gazette (Montreal) - Quebec,Canada
"Some of our members are using it (the price of fuel) as a marketing tool," said Maureen Shuell, a spokesperson for the Toronto-based Canadian Urban Transit ...
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FACTBOX-Russia's links with transit states, gas customers
Reuters UK - UK
Russia has branded as parasites the transit states that have benefited from transit fees and cheap energy and it is in the process of raising the gas prices ...
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Lawyers want transit lawsuit moved to 0ttawa - Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
... moving the trial to
Ottawa, saying the current suit has more to do with sophisticated contractual arrangements than it does with Ottawa's transit plan. ...
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Sierra Club, other groups push for transit plan vote - Charlotte,NC,USA
A coalition of environmental and labor groups, including the Sierra Club, is throwing its support behind placing a Sound Transit plan on the ballot this ...
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RI transit agency gets new chairman
Boston Globe - United States
PROVIDENCE, RI—A new board chairman has been selected to lead the Rhode Island Public Transit Agency. Robert Batting was elected Monday to lead the agency's ...
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Transit cop hit with tomahawk - Australia
A TRANSIT officer trying to break up a rowdy group of youths at a bus ternminal was attacked with a tomahawk. Police said two guards were trying to calm the ...
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Maryland Transit Administration places $95M locomotive order - Charlotte,NC,USA
Wabtec Corp. said Monday that its MotivePower subsidiary had received a $95 million order from the Maryland Transit Administration to build 26 commuter ...
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Big Transit News Would Mean Big Things for Woodward Corridor
Monday morning's big light rail announcement would mean great things for Detroiters yearning for a transit alternative. If the plan comes to fruition, it would be boom time for the Woodward Corridor.
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What happened to rapid transit?
Rapid transit advocates are baffled why a speedy bus system earned barely a mention in the Doer government's new climate change plan, even though the project could catapult the province closer to its targets under the Kyoto Protocol. ...
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Man charged over tomahawk attack on transit guard
A 19-year-old man has been charged with assaulting a transit guard with a tomahawk at the Mirrabooka bus terminal.
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More than 9000 people sound off on regional transit expansion options
More than 9000 people responded to Sound Transit’s call for public feedback to help shape the future of mass transit in the Puget Sound region.
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PRINCE GEORGE – The Province of British Columbia is providing $20.5 million in additional funding to BC Transit this fiscal year as part of its plan to improve public transit in communities throughout the province, ...
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Police appeal over bus attacker
BBC News - UK
Police have appealed for witnesses after a bus driver and passenger were attacked in
Aberdeen. The male driver, 49, and 20-year-old female passenger were ...
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School bus, tanker collide near Metro State University
Minneapolis Star Tribune - Minneapolis,MN,USA
A school bus carrying students to an east metro magnet school ended up on the lawn of Metropolitan State University after it collided with a tanker truck ...
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Multi-Car Crash Pushes Car Under School Bus
Hartford Courant - United States
None of the 22 students on the bus heading to
Orville H. Platt High School were hurt, police said. The 7 am collision at intersection of Kensington Avenue ...
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Judge refuses to reduce bail for suspect in bus crash
Minneapolis Star Tribune - Minneapolis,MN,USA
The $200000 bail set for a woman charged with causing a school bus crash that killed four children in
Lyon County will stand. ...
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12 hurt in NC bus wreck after driver falls asleep
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HENDERSON, NC (AP) — Twelve people have minor injuries after a bus driver fell asleep at the wheel and the vehicle veered off the road and turned onto its ...
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Bus driver dies in hospital - Halifax,Nova Scotia,Canada
A Metro Transit bus driver died in hospital Monday after going into medical distress while behind the wheel. "It’sa very sad day for us," Metro Transit ...
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Three killed in bus-truck smash
Hindu - Chennai,India
Guntur (PTI): Three persons including a girl were killed on Tuesday and two others injured when a state transport bus collided with a truck near here, ...
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Buses stop anywhere, frequency abysmal
Times of India - India
NEW DELHI: Forget private vehicle owners, even those using buses in the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor to reach their workplace on Monday morning were a ...
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Halifax bus driver dies after suffering medical trauma at wheel
The Canadian Press - HALIFAX
HALIFAX — A Halifax bus driver is dead after suffering some sort of medical trauma while behind the wheel of his vehicle. The Metro Transit driver was ...
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Bring back galleries bus
Scotsman - United Kingdom
It was with astonishment and regret that I learned of the withdrawal of the free bus service linking the national galleries in
Edinburgh. ...
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Route changes vex some bus passengers
By By Steve Ramirez/Sun-News reporter
LAS CRUCES — Change can be hard to accept for some Las Cruces residents, particularly for some of those who regularly ride RoadRUNNER Transit, the city's public bus system.
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High Capacity Bus System trial proves unconvincing
The introduction of High Capacity Bus System by the Delhi government, in order to ease the traffic snarl in the capital, which was put on trial did not prove convincing, as the traffic came to a halt from Ambedkar Nagar till Moolchand ...
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Free bus geared up for trial
A pioneering project to provide a free shuttle bus in West Yorkshire's town centres was celebrating its first anniversary today.
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Groups Call For End of Cap Metro Bus Fares
PODER and the Bus Riders Union called on Capital Metro to stop charging fares for bus rides. The groups believe that the elimination of fares would increase riders and help the environment.
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Two people shot at bus stop
Deputies are investigating a shooting at a Hillsborough County bus stop early Tuesday afternoon. They say the suspect shot two people before he was taken into custody.
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12 hurt in bus crash after driver nods off
News & Observer - Raleigh,NC,USA
Including that wreck -- which involved a Greyhound Lines bus operated by Carolina Trailways -- there have been three documented accidents in
North Carolina ...
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DART toughens requirements for bus drivers - Des Moines,IA,USA
Under a new policy, drivers could be fired after one serious accident or policy violation, or after five preventable accidents. • The crosswalks in the bus ...
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Bus Safety
KULR-TV - Billings,MT,USA
... to keep the kids safely in their seats rather than safe from accidents. Installing seat belts on every bus requires rigid seats and some extra funds. ...
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Some concerned about tired drivers after incidents
News 14 Carolina - Raleigh,NC,USA
Statisticians with the Governor’s Highway Safety Program say they couldn't determine which of those accidents were caused by bus drivers. ...
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High Capacity Bus System trial proves unconvincing
Merinews - New Delhi,India
... the number of road accidents by 50 per cent. We can welcome this plan because it has replaced the heavily noisy buses (Blue Line, alias killer bus) from ...
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Bag-with-a-Tag helps Swedish school kids stay safe - Lyon,France
The deaths of three young children waiting for a school bus in the autumn of 2004 shocked
Sweden. Officials say similar accidents account for around 50 ...
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'Ewa residents balk at moving bus stop
Honolulu Advertiser - Honolulu,HI,USA
Ishikawa said engineers hope to reduce the chance of accidents by moving the stop to the mauka side. "Having a bus stop on the far side allows for better ...
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Blueline kills one, injures another at Sultanpuri
Times of India - India
This is the 22nd Blueline victim this year. Last year the count was higher than 100. The phasing out of Bluelines is in progress yet the accidents continue.
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Dangerous Bus Ride
Passenger buses, passenger vans, and shuttle bus accidents are all considered common carriers so their drivers are held to a higher standard and duty of care than other normal drivers. Also, their legal responsibility for their ...
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I got hit by a bus
By Stephanie Saunders
I’ve heard some really interesting stories about how bad police can be with accidents, but the officer assigned to my crash tracked down the bus and we met the driver and the supervisor and hashed the whole thing out. ...
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Motorbike Ban on Philippine Highways?
By zylla3
Citing a World Health Organization report, Santiago said in many Asian countries including the Philippines, road accidents are usually caused by motorcycles….“Nearly 1.2 million persons die of road traffic accidents every year, ...
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Letter to the Principal
By Country Dawn(Country Dawn)
We will continue to teach them and give them the message (after reinforcing the difference between aggression and accidents that happen during physical play) that they should: 1st, walk away from the aggression and tell a teacher or ...
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Trust in Automation
By Anne McLaughlin
“The driver of the bus carrying the Garfield High School girls softball team that hit a brick and concrete footbridge was using a GPS navigation system that routed the tall bus under the 9-foot bridge, the charter company’s president ...
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S Africa bus accident kills 17 people - ABC News (Australian ...
S Africa bus accident kills 17 people. Posted April 4, 2008 00:00:00. Seventeen people were killed when a bus burst a tyre and overturned in South Africa on ...

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A speeding bus plunged off a road Saturday in central Bangladesh, killing at least 18 people and injuring dozens, a police official said.

Passing a stopped school bus ‘ a tragedy waiting to happen’
Laurel Leader Call - Laurel,MS,USA
Bus drivers are reporting daily incidents of careless drivers going through their flashing red lights and stop signs while students are crossing the road. ...
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DPW's entire bus fleet hasn't been years - Dededo,GU,USA
... before taking action when incidents involving their kids can be prevented. Perez meanwhile contends bus drivers are ultimately liable for their actions, ...
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Respect Bus tackles anti-social neighbours
24dash - Hereford,UK
"The purpose of the surgeries is to raise the profile of the service that we provide and encourage residents to report incidents. All complaints are treated ...
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Olympic relay chaos in Delhi reaches RS
Times of India - India
She suggested that the government should ensure that such incidents do not recur. On Tuesday, the traffic chaos in south
Delhi due to the Bus Rapid Transit ...
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Two women have bags snatched in Blackburn
Lancashire Telegraph - Blackburn,England,UK
The first incident happened between 9.30am and 10.10am this morning when a 28-year-old woman got off a bus on Whalley New Road, Blackburn. ...
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Rock throwing safety concern
Tamworth Northern Daily Leader - Tamworth,New South Wales,Australia
“Often exposure of these incidents encourages the people that are responsible for throwing the rocks,” he said. It is the third rock attack on Hannaford’s ...
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Kashmir: The Scarred and the Beautiful By William Dalrymple
By Hassan Abbas(Hassan Abbas)
In November 1989, as a young journalist newly arrived in
India, I was sent to Kashmir to cover a series of violent incidents in the state capital of Srinagar. Those protests turned out to be the beginning of the disastrous uprising ...
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Trip to Ein Bokek, Dead Sea
By Daniel Dorsch(Daniel Dorsch)
... and managing to both be insulted and insult two charedim on the long bus-ride back from Ein Bokek. I would like to dedicate this post to the last part of that journey, because while the former incidents made up the best and crazy ...
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Bit About Me Series - Late High School
By Eureka Kid
I mean there are numerous other incidents that I view as just as serious as what I was punished for and seemingly they were got away with. My real belief is that I was a victim of gender prejudice. When an incident happens within a ...
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Personal Injury Cases in California
These accidents varied ranging from truck accidents, bus, auto, motorcycle and even SUV rollovers. The said accidents had injured and killed many travelers. As the years pass, the statistical information of road related accidents are ...
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Fear of the killer clown.
It's a terrible incident. Many passers-by came and asked me where do I live. And I skipped my CCA, Wushu, and went to my GM house.. * Speaking about the incidents.. it made me thought of all the leg injuries. ...

Twin Citians turning to mass transit in record numbers
Minneapolis Star Tribune - Minneapolis,MN,USA
Riders boarded Metro Transit buses and trains 19.2 million times in the first three months of the year, the highest January-March total for the Twin Cities ...
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Toronto not ready for the big time
National Post - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Toronto's commuters were delighted to wake up on Monday morning to an operating transit service -- no jammed streets and extra smog. ...
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Transit to cut down Hawke's Bay trees - New Zealand
New Zealand will be removing some large, ageing trees on the Hawke's Bay Expressway next week to help make the road safer for motorists. ...
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Transport experiment gridlocks Indian capital
A new transit scheme aimed at speeding up
New Delhi's bus service has caused traffic chaos with thousands of motorists stuck for hours in gridlocks, ...
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Metro Transit reports highest ridership in 24 years
KARE - Minneapolis,MN,USA
MINNEAPOLIS -- The last time more people rode Metro Transit in the first three months of the year, Apple Introduced the Mac, a stamp cost 20 cents and the ...
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New city transit co-ordinator takes on Airdrie’s challenges
Airdrie Echo - Airdrie,Alberta,Canada
The month of March was free transit month around town and the numbers show residents were revelling in not having to fork over $2 to ride the three-route ...
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House unanimously approves bill to fund regional transit authorities
Bradenton Herald - FL, United States
Funding for the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority took a major step forward today when the state House unanimously approved a bill that would ...
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FPCCI wants mass transit project reviewed
The Post - Lahore,Punjab,Pakistan
... of the government to reexamine the operational viability of Karachi Mass Transit Project (KMTP) owing to increased traffic and other situations. ...
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Vancouver transit police request Taser investigation - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Transit police in Greater Vancouver have requested a formal probe into the force's own stun-gun practices in order to clear the air over the weapons' use. ...
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Targa Tasmania diary, day 8: in transit - United Kingdom
Monday morning's awards brunch, at which stacks of pewter Targa Trophy plates were collected by crews who had completed every stage of the rally within the ...
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Sound Transit, WSDOT invite Kirkland community to celebrate new ...
On Saturday, April 26, Sound Transit, WSDOT, and the City of Kirkland will host a community celebration to thank the Totem Lake community for their help and patience during construction of the new freeway overpass, bus station, ...
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Fire Engine and Metro Transit Bus Collide in Fairland
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 27-year-old female WMATA bus driver was operating a Metro Transit bus on eastbound Briggs Chaney Road. A 42-year-old male MCFRS Firefighter was operating a fire engine, and had stopped at ...
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Transit Board to Mayor,“ Show Me the Money“
The BJCTA board wants money up front for an iniaitive pushed by Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford.
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Transit official: WTC hub costs $3B without design changes
The head of the federal agency paying to build a transit hub at the World Trade Center site said Wednesday the project now costs about $3 billion... more than $500 million over its latest budget.
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Appeal by transit bombers rejected
LONDON (UPI) -- A British court rejected appeals Wednesday by four men convicted of a bungled plan to bomb mass transit in London two weeks after the successful 2005 attack.
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BRT, nightmare of Delhi government
Newstrack India - Delhi,India
Uncomfortable with the chaos of the commuters, Delhi Government called for an emergency meeting on Tuesday morning and decided to remove blue line buses. ...
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By Andy Newman
Euphemistically styled the “Sacred Flame Protection Unit”, they attracted attention in
Paris and London with their snappy blue tracksuits and the zeal with which they carried out their duties. A British Olympic official privately ...

Your Gateway to Delhi
By Mayank Austen Soofi(Mayank Austen Soofi)
Reflective getaway from the city’s chaos and confusion; by Mayank Austen Soofi Viewpoint – Mrs. Sheila Dikshit’s Blueline Blues Here's why Delhi Chief Minister would rather walk than board a city bus; by Mayank Austen Soofi ...

Attorneys say 2 students in bus attack case plan lawsuit
Baltimore Sun - United States
AP 10:46 AM EDT, April 23, 2008 The attorneys for two of the Baltimore teenagers implicated in the December beating of a passenger aboard a transit bus said ...
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Car sideswipes DPS bus in city's eastside
Detroit Free Press - United States
BY HALSTON HERRERA • FREE PRESS STAFF WRITER • April 23, 2008 A Detroit Public School bus with four students was sideswiped by a car this morning on the ...
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Officials say bus companies transported drugs from Mexico
Houston Chronicle - United States
2008 AP Officials in
Houston said Wednesday that the owners and managers of five bus companies operated their businesses as fronts for transporting drugs. ...
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Tejano singer Emilio begins rehabilitation after bus crash
Houston Chronicle - United States
2008 AP HOUSTON — Grammy-winning Tejano singer Emilio Navaira is starting his rehabilitation treatment after being severely injured a bus crash a month ago. ...
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Bus Accident Blamed on Driver's GPS Distraction
Washington Post - United States
A charter-bus drive in
Washington state ran into a pedestrian bridge last week. Seems that the driver was paying attention to his GPS device -- and not to ...
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Bus corridor may be scrapped: Delhi CM
Times of India - India
NEW DELHI: In the face of widespread public anger over the controversial BRT corridor, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Thursday said her Government ...
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Tejano singer Emilio begins rehabilitation after bus crash
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HOUSTON (AP) — Grammy-winning Tejano singer Emilio Navaira is starting his rehabilitation treatment after being severely injured in a bus crash a month ago. ...
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Bus companies accused of transporting drugs
Houston Chronicle - United States
Officials said Wednesday the owners and managers of five bus companies operated their businesses as fronts for transporting drugs from
Mexico to various ...
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Bus accident in Camarines Sur kills 1, injures 13
ABS CBN News - Philippines
A boy was killed while 13 others were injured when a passenger bus rammed into a waiting shed in San Fernando, Camarines Sur Thursday afternoon. ...
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Bus stop killer wins sentence cut
BBC News - UK
A Nottingham teenager convicted of murdering a man at a bus stop has had his 14 year minimum jail sentence cut. Rickell Patterson, 17, then of Norland Close ...
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Free bus rides a done deal
By Barnett Wright -- Birmingham News
Jefferson County Commission approval clears way for four months of free bus rides.
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School bus involved in accident; kids are okay
A school bus has been involved in an accident in Surrey, but it looks like everyone is okay. All of the children are about a half a block away, standing on the side of the road. It was an SUV that hit ...
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German manufacturer probes Brisbane bus depot blast
The German manufacturer of the gas cylinders on Brisbane City Council buses has joined the investigation into a weekend explosion.
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Girl kidnapped from school bus stop, then escapes
By tampabaycom
TAMPA -- A man kidnapped a 12-year-old girl from a school bus stop at Sligh Avenue and Temple Oaks Street this morning, authorities said. The girl got away, and now detectives have a warrant for a suspect's arrest. ...
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Bus driver confiscates toy gun from NJ 6-year-old
MILLVILLE, NJ - A first grader with a toy gun causes a scare on a Millville school bus.
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RTA fears collision risk
Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
The report of a US study found the frequency of accidents rose 10 per cent to 11 per cent after lane widths were reduced to squeeze in an extra lane on ...
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Thirty one killed in western India accidents
Reuters UK - UK
Last week, a bus veered off a bridge and plunged into a canal in
Gujarat state, killing at least 44 school children and three adults.
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Truck driver injured after hitting bus
Seminole Chronicle - Oviedo,FL,USA
... and took them to
Hagerty High School. Greg Kirby, a spokesman for Seminole County Fire Rescue, said they do sometimes see school bus accidents.
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New transit scheme causes New Delhi chaos
Radio Australia - Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
Parliament has been told that eight pedestrians have died and scores injured in accidents along the bus lanes. Environmentalists have also complained that ...
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Temple ISD considering location system to increase student safety
In recent school bus accidents across the nation district officials say they've lost valuable time trying to determine which students were on the bus. ...
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Accident raises seat belt question
Billings Gazette - MT, USA
School bus fatalities are nearly six times lower than the rate for other passenger vehicles, and fewer than 10 school bus passengers die in accidents in an ...
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Trivikram Sreenivas
By Ashok Varma
In one of his interviews he said that he faced three major accidents in his life and in all these occasions the person whom he saw when he opened his eyes was Trivikram !!!. They even married on the same day. ... -

To deal with any accidents in school or in the bus?
By deep
Resolved Question. To deal with any accidents in school or in the bus? Best Answer. I would contact the principal, the school district and the police department.
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Public Bus Transportation in Panana
By Evangelism Coach
It doesn't address the fatal bus fires or fatal accidents from drag racing at night that have happened recently. Tourists might think its cool to pay $0.25 for a bus ride experience, but for those of us who live here and need to use ...
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On the Road… Liberia Style
By taminliberia
Hence, the accidents. These were only the accidents we saw while we were driving. Not too long ago an 18 wheeler had hit the side of a bus here in
Monrovia. This all says nothing of the accidents that are happening which we don’t see… ...
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America's worst Mom?
By bsaxberg
Ahh, the challenge of statistics and facts versus perception and fear – none of us hesitate to jump in cars with our kids, yet more than 1500 children aged 14 and under died in automobile accidents in 2003 – thirty times the death risk ...
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Drivers bus-ted on their mobile phones
Borehanwood Times - UK
Workers at Sullivan Buses, based in South Mimms, were reprimanded by managers after passengers reported incidents to a county councillor about drivers on ...
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Cops don't toy with 'gun' on bus
Vineland Daily Journal - Vineland,NJ,USA
"We handle incidents like this on case-by-case basis," Schneider said. "The principal is interviewing the students involved, and we'll have the parents in. ...
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Bandh Violence mars normal life, more than 100 arrested
Chennai Online - Chennai,India
In Madurai district, police arrested more than 100 volunteers of AIFB in connection with the violent incidents and road roko stir. ...
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Pre-K student left on school bus
The Daily Advertiser - Lafayette,LA,USA
In 2007, the School Board stiffened the penalty for leaving students on buses after a series of incidents. The board first increased the suspension from ...
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City police step up patrols at Confed Mall
StarPhoenix - Saskatoon,Saskatchewan,Canada
During one night, after dark, four people were punched in two separate incidents while standing at the bus terminal. Two of the victims were robbed. ...
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Austin needs fare-free public transit
UT The Daily Texan - Austin,TX,USA
As the bus riders' union outlined in a proposal for free public transit on Earth Day, Capitol Metro planned for $6.7 million in fare collection in the 2008 ...
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Schools at war
Jamaica Observer - Kingston,Jamaica
Yesterday, despite the intervention of the principals of both schools, yet another student was attacked and stabbed in the back as he made his way to a bus ...
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1 Teen Gets Jail For Savage Gang Bus Beating
4 as they rode home from school on a Maryland Transit Administration bus. Prosecutors revealed Wednesday that Nakita M. has six documented incidents of violence. One of those incidents — in which a girl was stabbed with a knife and ...
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11:13 PM, I-95 N, Automatic Congestion, Congestion, US 70 BUS
Traffic is traveling at 29 MPH at: I-95 N; MM 97; US 70 BUS.
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Adventures on the Road
By unitedcats
It was an epic journey with many and sundry incidents. For example the first night on the train I woke up and there was an empty bottle rattling around at my feet. I’m thinking, “WTF, people are throwing trash at me while I sleep? ...
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When I Was Young
By Stranger Danger(Stranger Danger)
I've been able to control my rage since high school, and haven't had any incidents of the sort in college - though there were many that had the possibility of becoming one. When I walk to the El train on my way to work, sometimes, ...
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9-yr-old, college student killed in accidents
Times of India - India
A few days after the Kestopur accident, a private bus was stopped near
Lake Town and the driver beaten up by the passengers for trying to overtake another ...
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Speed bumps for "danger zone"
Lancashire Evening Telegraph - UK
The area was chosen after complaints from residents about the high number of pedestrian accidents. Figures from Lancashire County Council revealed that it ...
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School Bus Rear-Ends Car; Two People In Car Treated - Steubenville,OH,USA
When the car's driver tried to slow down to obey the flashing lights, the school bus rear-ended the car. Troopers stress that school bus accidents are not ...
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Times of India - India
Nervous schoolchildren are being dropped off in the bus lane running through the middle of the road, while heavy traffic moves past on both sides. Accidents ...
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Truck crashes into CTA el station
By knologies
Mass accidents such as this require more than a rush to action. Prompt action is certainly required, and victims and their families are advised to obtain legal representation as quickly as possible so that lawyers can begin securing ...
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Para que?? ParaGUAY!! - Asuncion, Paraguay
I would see major 3 accidents in Paraguay in limited time. The drivers suck. Reminds me about the news there. They´ll show almost anything on TV. Gross victims still laying in the car, crumpled, ... Recent Updates -

Accident with a Bus - Update
By Zit Seng
There was video footage of the accident! The video clearly showed both the bus and my car, and that the bus reversed into my car. Furthermore, it was caught on more than one video camera too! This is quite fortunate, since the vehicle ...
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Maybe Bolt Bus Hired Drivers Away from the Fung Wah?
Bolt Bus is a discount carrier (my ticket was $30 R/T) operated by Greyhound & Peter Pan; sort of like the Fung Wah but without the delays and accidents. Or so I thought.... Wish me luck next weekend!
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Inside the "Che Guevara" train
By Julia_1984(Julia_1984)
More than once I’ve been thinking about hiding the “accidents and crime” reports section of the newspaper from my parents, in an endless hope of reducing their paranoia. Even with that, staying inside a revolution is not as upsetting as ...
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FP -
President Mahinda Rajapakse said Friday's bus bomb attack was the work of the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) guerrillas who are fighting a ...
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Delhi bus corridor scheme survives axe
Economic Times - Gurgaon,Haryana,India
NEW DELHI: The Delhi government on Saturday decided to go ahead with the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) system with dedicated corridors, it was announced on ...
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UW student killed by bus while skateboarding
Seattle Times - United States
But as Anderson was riding west on Northeast 45th Street at about 1:20 am, he ran into the side of a Metro bus and fell under the rear wheels, said Seattle ...
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A Bus Tour of Our Segregated City
Washington Post - United States
32 bus to the end of the line at
Naylor Road in Prince George's County. From the time I stepped on the bus at Washington Circle NW to the time I stepped off ...
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Bus job knock-back over body size
BBC News - UK
A woman has been turned down for a job driving a bus in
Northern Ireland because she is overweight. The story emerged on BBC Radio Ulster's Nolan Show, ...
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Missing CB man spotted sitting on curb, waiting for bus - Halifax,Nova Scotia,Canada
Police say Michael Hawryluk was discovered sitting on a curb Thursday evening on
Grand Lake Road in Sydney, indicating he was waiting for a bus. ...
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Ottawa's rapid bus system a model of efficiency
The Gazette (Montreal) - Quebec,Canada
What Ottawa does have is a world-renowned bus rapid-transit system that whisks passengers on segregated, reserved lanes past traffic jams. ...
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Bus companies indicted in plot to smuggle drugs
Washington Times - Washington,DC,USA
By Jerry Seper Owners, managers and drivers of a fleet of commercial bus companies operating out of
Mexico through southern Texas to numerous US cities have ...
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Premier to drivers: Take the bus - Halifax,Nova Scotia,Canada
By AMY SMITH Provincial Reporter Premier Rodney MacDonald says Nova Scotians should consider buying fuel-efficient cars and taking the bus to cope with ...
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Bus blast near Sri Lankan capital kills 24
Xinhua - China
COLOMBO, April 25 (Xinhua) -- At least 24 people were killed and more than 40 others injured in a powerful bus explosion in the suburb of Sri Lankan capital ...
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9 people arrested for links to Lanka bus blast
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Sri Lanka fears more bombings as bus toll hits 26
The death toll from a bus blast outside Colombo has risen to 26 as Sri Lanka warned of more indiscriminate attacks against civilians while security forces remained locked in combat against Tamil rebels.
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46 Nabbed Passing Stopped Bus
The results are in from a two week experiment, in which a Syracuse school bus was equipped with a special license plate reading camera.
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Delhi bus corridor gets go-ahead
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The much-hyped bus rapid transit (BRT) system corridor in south Delhi got the go-ahead from Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday despite facing heavy flak in the last few days over the massive traffic pile ...
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Pickup driver strikes school bus, dies
A pickup driver was swerving, speeding and talking on a cell phone before he rammed into a school bus stopped in southwest Little Rock on Friday, witnesses told police.
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The Canadian Press - TORONTO
TORONTO — Commuters and politicians alike scrambled Saturday as a sudden transit strike idled the country's largest fleet of subways, streetcars and buses, ...
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Sreelatha Menon: BRT is good
Business Standard - Mumbai,Maharashtra,India
These people are the commuters of the bus rapid transit (BRT) system there, which has 850 buses covering 85 km. It has reduced the travel time by 32 per ...
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Toronto awakes to sudden transit strike - Canada
Toronto transit users awoke to a system at a standstill after transit workers rejected a contract offer and suddenly went on strike. ...
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Toronto transit strike could be short-lived - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
People in
Toronto woke Saturday to discover a sudden public transit strike had idled the city's fleet of subways, streetcars and buses, but efforts were ...
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VTA 'can't afford' full transit-project list
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
Reed recently flew to the nation's capital to discuss BART with Federal Transit Administration officials. And County Supervisor Liz Kniss, the current VTA ...
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Toronto's public transit system shuts down because of strike
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TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Transit Commission workers went on strike after voting against a tentative contract agreement, a surprise development that paralyzed ...
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Allen City Council candidates focus on homeownership, mass transit
Dallas Morning News - Dallas,TX,USA
Mr. Buchanan also supports bringing mass transit to Allen. Mr. Herald, who lost council elections in 2002 and 2006, agrees with the need for mass transit, ...
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Toronto transit rejects deal, declares strike - Don Mills,Ontario,Canada
TORONTO - The union representing Canada's largest transit system has rejected a tentative deal reached with the city last week. Bus and subway workers in ...
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Gas transit fee issue sorted out: Deora
Hindu - Chennai,India
ISLAMABAD: India and Pakistan on Friday said they had made “significant progress” towards an agreement on finalising the transportation cost and transit fee ...
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2 dead, more than a dozen injured when truck hits transit station ...
International Herald Tribune - France
... two people are dead and more than a dozen others injured after a semitrailer truck crashed into a
Chicago Transit Authority station during rush hour. ...
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Toronto's public transit system shuts down because of strike
Toronto Transit Commission workers went on strike after voting against a tentative contract agreement... a surprise development that paralyzed public transportation in Canada"s biggest city.
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Toronto hit by surprise transit strike
Toronto's metro and bus workers launched a surprise strike today after rejecting a tentative labour agreement, forcing residents of Canada's biggest city to drive or walk. -

Toronto Transit Strike
Toronto awakes to surprise transit strike; contract talks to resume.
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VTA 'can't afford' full transit-project list
By mercurynewsisbiased
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New emergency transit agency born in Bay Area
SAN FRANCISCO — On Monday, a new Bay Area public transit agency came to life, promising to launch a fleet of new ferries and then rally those boats to move commuters across the Bay if and when a major earthquake disables bridges or ...

ay 5: BRT gives commuters a smoother ride - New Delhi,India
Since Delhi's Bus Rapid Transit corridor has become operational, Friday seemed to be the day of smoothest ride. The traffic lights worked properly and the ...
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Sound Transit turns to citizens in push for expansion plans
Seattle Times - United States
By Mike Lindblom Sound Transit is fast-tracking a possible route to the November ballot by showing transportation expansion plans to citizens this spring, ...
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Bus stations due to arrive if Lakeville OKs transit tax
Minneapolis Star Tribune - Minneapolis,MN,USA
The Metropolitan Council, a key player in regional transit planning, has offered a deal to Lakeville that could bring two bus stations to the city by 2009 ...
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Comments grim, but turnout low at public consultation on transit
Ottawa Citizen - Ontario, Canada
Ottawa residents gave a lukewarm reception to city planners' preferred transit option yesterday, with some going so far as to call the plan garbage. ...
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Hey, Mr. McCourt what's a transit plaza?
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
But when it comes to bringing mass transit to the stadium, the Dodgers didn't seem quite ready to reveal their true colors. Frank McCourt said the plans ...
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LA County transit officials support freeway toll lanes
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
Los Angeles County transit officials voted Thursday to support a plan that would charge drivers tolls to use some freeway lanes. ...
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Don't flag red signal yet, BRT may get better
Economic Times - Gurgaon,Haryana,India
BRT — Bus Rapid Transit, or High Capacity Bus System as it was called earlier — has reached its current stage only after years of planning, ...
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Council Members Revive Dead Transit Bill with Two New Ones
HONOLULU (KHNL) -- The transit bill may have died last night but the political battle is not over. A couple members on the Honolulu City Council refuse to ...
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Metro drivers: Tax us and build more transit
Atlanta Journal Constitution - GA, USA
The survey of 4123 registered voters was conducted in March for the Transit Planning Board, a two-year-old body of transportation planners and elected ...
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Central Indiana Considering Rapid Transit
93.1 WIBC Indianapolis - Indianapolis,IN,USA
By Network Indiana Will Central Indiana ever have rapid transit? The Urban Land Institute of Indiana is holding a forum in
Indianapolis today designed to ...
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Metro Playing For Keeps: Today's transit news is coming...
By Neal Broverman
Today's transit news is coming fast and furious. Not only gunning for millions from the feds, Metro is also gettin' serious about a half-cent tax on the November ballot that, if passed, would bring in big bucks for road improvements and ...
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AC Transit Fare Hike Likely
By (Rachel Gordon,...
AC Transit officials, faced with ballooning fuel and labor costs, are looking to balance the budget with a fare increase. Top Transit News -

Public Transit News
By Charlie(Charlie)
They're talking about transit here again. The Detroit Free Press and WDET's Detroit Today show reported on Tuesday about a plan to build a light rail line from the State Fairgrounds to downtown. It's a bit less ambitious plan than the ...
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Phila. area transit agency names customer advocate
PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia-area commuters have a new voice in transit agency decision-making.
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The 5 Best Mass Transit Systems in the World
By Ben
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