Thursday, May 29, 2008

5/29/08

Car hits Muni bus, then pedestrian
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
(05-26) 14:19 PDT SAN FRANCISCO - -- A pedestrian was hospitalized this morning after a car ran a red light and hit a Municipal Transportation Agency bus ...
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Bus drivers in Winnipeg reach tentative contract with city
Winnipeg Sun - Canada
Scott says morale among members appears to be low and the deal may not be accepted, although he believes a strike is unlikely. The last time bus drivers in ...
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Iran bus crash kills 23
Daily Times - Lahore,Pakistan
TEHRAN: Twenty-three people died when a passenger bus and a truck collided in western Iran on Sunday, two days after a similar crash elsewhere in the ...
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Children escape injury in bus crash
The Press Association -
Up to 20 schoolchildren escaped injury after the bus they were travelling in crashed. The accident between a car and the bus happened just outside ...
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Quake forces London to abandon Olympic bus trip
Inquirer.net - Philippines
LONDON -- A plan to send an iconic red London bus from Britain to China before the Beijing Olympic Games has been scrapped because of the earthquake in ...
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8 die in bus bombing in Afghanistan
CBC.ca - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
AP A roadside bomb hit a bus in western Afghanistan Tuesday, killing eight civilians and injuring at least one other, an Afghan official said. ...
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Twenty-eight killed in bus crash
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
Police have confirmed that 28 people were declared dead at a bus crash scene near the town of
Cedarville on Tuesday. Superintendent Zandra Wiid, however, ...
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Bus Plunges Off Cliff In South Africa
Sky News - Isleworth,England,UK
Twenty people have been killed after a bus plunged off a cliff into a river in
South Africa, rescuers have said. Social bookmarking allows users to save and ...
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Gardai investigate cause of Donegal school bus crash
Belfast Telegraph - United Kingdom
A Bus Eireann vehicle carrying pupils from the Royal and Prior Secondary School in Raphoe overturned after colliding with a car while on a regular run from ...
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Latest on BRT: Bus lane to shut at night
Times of India - India
As a precautionary measure, we have decided to close the bus lane at night—both to pedestrians and vehicles. By closing the lane, chances of pedestrians or ...
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Bus plunges off cliff in Eastern Cape
KwaZulu-Natal spokeswoman Superintendent Zandra Wiid said 25 adults and three children died when the bus travelling from a rural village towards Matatiele veered off the road down a steep embankment and landed in a shallow dam. ...
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Death toll rises after bus accident
The confirmed death toll from a bus accident in KwaZulu-natal has risen to 23. The passenger bus careened over a cliff near the town of Cedarville on Tuesday morning. It then rolled down an embankment before landing upside down in a ...
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30 die in ECape bus crash
DURBAN - At least 30 people are believed to have died when their bus left the road and went over a cliff into a river near the Eastern Cape town of Cedarville on Tuesday.
news on Citizen.co.za - http://www.citizen.co.za

Sth Africa bus accident kills 24 people
At least 24 people were killed when a bus crashed over a cliff into a river in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, police and emergency officials said.
World News Australia - http://news.sbs.com.au/worldnewsaustralia/

Danbury weighs change of school bus company
By By Eileen FitzGerald Staff Writer
DANBURY -- Danbury school officials are set to vote on a bus contract with a different transportation company, one whose bid will mean up to $2.5 million in savings over five years.First Student Inc., the company the district is ...
Latest News - http://www.newstimes.com

It's terror on the buses
Daily Telegraph - Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
Superintendent Paul Devaney said the spike in violence was extraordinary and comprised more than a quarter of all bus-related incidents in the area so far ...
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Report: Sharp increase in anti-LGBT violence in Minnesota
Twin Cities Planet - Minneapolis,Minnesota,USA
The report shows a 135-percent increase in incidents of anti-LGBT violence compared to 2006, but other numbers are equally disturbing. ...
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Obama - McCain campaign and Israel
Afrik.com - Paris,France
... incidents illustrate that making controversial remarks about
Israel is particularly risky. Last week, Mr McCain chucked a televangelist under the bus. ...
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Bus Tales - Part 1
By pnithya
It is in the bus you will discover the most amusing people and really funny incidents. So that shall be what this post will cover. No one in my college would have missed the bus as have. But then, I had great experiences traveling in ...
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6:51 PM, US-70 E, Automatic Congestion, Congestion, White Pine Dr
Traffic is traveling at 27 MPH at: US 70 BUS E; MM 91.2; White Pine Dr.
NCDOT Traffic Incidents for the... - http://apps.dot.state.nc.us/tims/

a very nice dream
By gtsfrost(gtsfrost)
i cant recall what happen totally but there are a few very nice incidents. anyway some of them are related to real life, for some reason it adds up nicely, but too bad it was a dream and i woke crying, well, just heartbroken and emoing. ...
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Nightmares in Brasil…
By jenniferi
Hmm okay, I hate to slate a country for what looks like a few small incidents that just seemed to happen at around the same time, but I am a great believer in what you feel for a place, and to be honest the moment I got to Brasil I felt ...
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Zombie Walk roundup!
By Rock 'n' Roll Fotze(Rock 'n' Roll Fotze)
As a result of the lack of police there were some incidents. Some minor like participants getting carried away with "attacking" civilians. If they laugh or play along then that's cool. But when they recoil, yell or ignore you then LEAVE ...
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Hawaii rail transit will remake Waipahu
Honolulu Advertiser - Honolulu,HI,USA
The planned $3.7 billion mass-transit system could also pump new life into the former plantation town and other communities along the 20-mile route from ...
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Mass-transit: magical mystery tour
Rio Rancho Observer - Rio Rancho,NM,USA
It was a second round of public comments for the mass-transit entity that wants to move people rapidly through Sandoval, Valencia and Bernalillo counties. ...
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Area transit vital
Bradenton Herald - FL, United States
With gasoline prices surging past the $4 a gallon mark and heading ever higher, more and more people around the country are jumping aboard mass transit ...
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•Mason Transit will not provide bus service. For more information ...
The Olympian - Olympia,WA,USA
•Pierce Transit will provide service but will run on a Sunday schedule. For information about service between
Tacoma and Seattle, call 253-581-8000. ...
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'Bus Rapid Transit' coming soon to 3500 South
Deseret News - Salt Lake City,UT,USA
By Lynn Arave The Utah Transit Authority offered the media a sneak preview of its new "Bus Rapid Transit" (BRT), nicknamed "MAX," at the TRAX Millcreek ...
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ND DOT seeks input for transit funds
In-Forum - Fargo,ND,USA
Federal highway and transit monies fund the program, which includes improvements to state and county highways, urban streets, roadway safety features, ...
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Mass transit an old idea in Utah County
Daily Herald - Provo,UT,USA
Listen up, all you commuters. When you find yourself sitting in the four-lane I-15 parking lot just north of the Point of the Mountain, do you wish your BMW ...
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MTA bringing back double-decker buses
amNewYork - New York,USA
"Back to the future - at least in terms of productivity - is something we'd like to look at," Howard Roberts, NYC Transit president, said Thursday. ...
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Double-Decker Buses May Return to City
New York Sun - United States
By Staff Reporter of the Sun A New York City Transit official said that the city is considering bringing back double-decker buses, which were once present ...
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NEW 'OLD' BUS IS ON DECK
New York Post - New York,NY,USA
By PATRICK GALLAHUE Transit Reporter New York City Transit is mulling a test program to run double-decker buses in
Manhattan, possibly before the end of the ...
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Hawaii rail transit will remake Waipahu
Honolulu's commuter train is expected to bring in more than just passengers when it pulls into Waipahu in 2012.
Honolulu Advertiser - Local news - http://www.honoluluadvertiser.com

Robert Street Corridor transit plan must take a new route
Despite hitting a bump in the road, Dakota County officials are optimistic about the future of the proposed Robert Street Corridor transit project.
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New York, NY - Transit May Raise Subway Fines
As the city’s transit officials haven’t raised fines in 20 years, they are eager to toughen the consequences for people who chose to smoke, vandalize, litter or commit any other offense on the subway. NYC Transit President Howard ...
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Mass transit an old idea in Utah County
By sports
Listen up, all you commuters. When you find yourself sitting in the four-lane I-15 parking lot just north of the Point of the Mountain, do you wish your BMW had come equipped with snooze control? Are hand signals becoming your sole mode ...
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Pluto Transit To The Moon - Mine: The Weekend Update
If you are following my saga, you know last week I bought a pressure cooker, necessary to cook the soldier’s home food.
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Several children injured when semi hits school bus in Wis.
Chicago Tribune - United States
All 14 children injured when a semitrailer truck rear-ended a school bus near the
Wisconsin state line were scheduled to be out of the hospital by Saturday ...
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Australian killed in bus crash
Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
An Australian was one of three people who died when a bus and truck collided near the northern Bosnian town of
Doboj. Police said 53 people were also ...
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NPA, two ex-workers tagged in bus torching
ABS CBN News - Philippines
However, a senior police officer involved in the investigation said they are looking into the possibility that communist rebels infiltrated the bus firm’s ...
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Muni bus hits and kills woman, 77
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
(05-24) 17:20 PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- A woman was struck by a Muni bus and killed Saturday morning on San Francisco's Market Street, according to a Muni ...
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Student bus fees rise
Edmonton Sun - Alberta, Canada
By KEVIN MAIMANN, SUN MEDIA Students will have to shell out a little more dough for their new unrestricted bus passes this fall. The
Edmonton Public School ...
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Ride with Ted K was memorable fili-bus-tour
Boston Herald - United States
By Julie Mehegan With due respect to Shannon O’Brien, I spent one of my more tedious days as a journalist aboard her campaign bus back in 2002, ...
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21 killed in bus accident in west Iran
Xinhua - China
TEHRAN, May 24 (Xinhua) -- A bus collided with a truck in Iran's western province of Hamadan, killing 21 people and wounding another 11, Iran's Press TV ...
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Priority bus lane plan to 'lock in' EastLink benefit
The Age - Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
TWO bus lanes, each stretching over 20 kilometres through Melbourne's east, would be built under a plan to take advantage of congestion and environmental ...
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All change on south Oxfordshire bus routes
By nicnewman
Published on:
25 May 2008 Improvements will be made to a number of bus services in and around Didcot, Harwell, Wallingford, Berinsfield and Henley-on-Thames as part of a range of changes that will come into effect from June 1. ...
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Teenagers fall out of school bus (25/05/08)
TWO teenagers fell out of a moving school bus as they were thrown against a window at a roundabout. The incident happened as Alexander Willey, 17, and another boy, were travelling on the single-decker Arriva bus near Shincliffe in Co ...
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Another day, another bus route dropped...
PROTESTERS fighting to save a bus route through Muscliff have been told it's "too late" to save it.
Bournemouth Echo | Latest News - http://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk

Blackburn bus lane plan details revealed
A MULTI-MILLION pound bus lane is being put forward as the answer to East Lancashire's congestion problems.
Lancashire Telegraph | Accrington news - http://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk

Take the bus to speak out on redistricting
A free bipartisan bus trip to Harrisburg is scheduled next Thursday, May 29, so residents can lobby legislators to change the way state Senate and House districts are drawn.
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THINGS THAT I CANNOT UNDERSTAND (part-3)
By Malvika
Having a bus corridor in the middle of a busy road is absolutely idiotic. There are the obvious chances of people getting injured by coming under a bus, accidents can occur more frequently etc. I mean the counter argument is that there ...
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Could You Use A Personal Injury Attorney?
By keirahsblog8376
Workplace accidents, construction accidents, fires, floods, poisoning, drug overdoses, animal bites, being robbed or mugged, medical malpractice, airplane/bus/train accidents and even legal malpractice may entitle you to a personal ...
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Distracted Truck Driver Rear Ends School Bus, Sending 14 Children ...
By David Lowe
School bus accidents draw attention to these issues. I expect that this one will prompt a serious look at truck driver education and policies and procedures to forbid truck drivers from engaging in distracting activities. ...
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Blueline bus kills motorcyclist in Delhi
Thaindian.com - Bangkok,Bangkok,Thailand
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A Blueline bus Tuesday ran over a motorcyclist in west Delhi, taking the death toll of people mowed down by these buses to over 25 ...
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Blueline injures man on BRT stretch
Times of India - India
NEW DELHI: In yet another accident in the BRT corridor, a 30-year-old man was hit by a Blueline bus while he was trying to cross the road near Madanpur ...
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11 in race to operate buses in Delhi
Business Standard - Mumbai,Maharashtra,India
Leading logistics and transport companies are willing to operate Blueline buses on certain lustre routes in
Delhi. As many as 11 players have submitted ...
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41 depots, 7000 new buses before Games
Times of India - India
In addition, the government also needs to provide parking space to the corporates who will replace the existing Blueline buses with new ones. ...
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Trucks the silent killer on Delhi roads
Hindu - Chennai,India
New Delhi (PTI): The blueline buses in the national capital might have earned notoriety for the blood it spilled on city roads but statistics show it is the ...
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Blueline, hospital apathy kill boy
Times of India - India
NEW
DELHI: A speeding Blueline bus, together with an apathetic hospital service, proved fatal for a 15-year-old boy on Monday morning. ...
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Bangladesh Musings
By Alfred Charles Snider(Alfred Charles Snider)
I saw one spot not far from my stay at the Hotel Eastern Residences that the same woman was bedding own for the night on a sidewalk slab with a blue piece of plastic two nights in a row and she was there the next day. That was home. ...
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Insurance angle eyed in bus burning
Inquirer.net - Philippines
Mabanag said they would look into the possibility that Wednesday’s attack was related to past incidents where Victory Liner buses were torched. ...
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Drivers live in terror of assault on the buses
Scotsman - United Kingdom
"The Scottish Government needs to come out and tell us what plans they have for tackling the number of incidents of violence on buses across the Capital. ...
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Danger lurks in bus journeys
Calcutta Telegraph - Calcutta,India
Once the victim becomes unconscious, they descend the bus with the loot before the victim’s stop. Bus owners have also observed such incidents in the past ...
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Bus Stations/ Bus Security/ Bus Related Incidents : Iraq
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Bus Stations/ Bus Security/ Bus Related Incidents : Sri Lanka
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CUPE Local 1117 -School Bus Safety Reminder
By Charles(Charles)
"School bus drivers will be reporting all incidents of motorists violating the law to the proper authorities. We call upon everyone to observe and enforce the law for the safety of our children," Tozer said. ...
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3:44 PM, US-70 E, Automatic Congestion, Congestion, White Pine Dr
Traffic is traveling at 29 MPH at: US 70 BUS E; MM 91.2; White Pine Dr.
NCDOT Traffic Incidents for the... - http://apps.dot.state.nc.us/tims/

Daily Crime Incidents for May 24, 2008.
By spdk(spdk)
On 23/05/2008 at 1030 hrs near Bus stand at Patte Badaganoor village Puttur Taluk accused Mohammed and Latheef assaulted one Mohammed Beary (62) R/o Kuduremajalu Badaganoor village Puttur Taluk by hand and with stone owing to financial ...
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Charges coming in Higley bus incident - Topix
Charges coming in Higley bus incident. “I'm calling my mom. You're not allowed to touch me lady. I'm getting off this bus.” ...

Four killed in EC road accidents
Dispatch Online - South Africa
Arrive Alive spokesperson Tshepo Machaea said three people were killed instantly in a head-on collision on the N2 outside Grahamstown when a mini-bus and ...
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Bullitt bus driver charged with DUI after accident
Louisville Courier-Journal - Louisville,KY,USA
By Daarel Burnette II • dburnette@courier-journal.com • May 22, 2008 A Bullitt County bus driver involved in an accident last week was arrested today and ...
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Officials: 9 tourists killed in Egypt bus accident
The Associated Press -
The four locals included two policemen who were providing security on the bus, officials said. The cause of the accident was not immediately known, ...
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Bus falls off Nepal road third day in a row
Thaindian.com - Bangkok,Bangkok,Thailand
The toll in Monday’s bus accident in midwestern Dang district, the worst in Nepal this year, reached 43. Seven more people, mostly pilgrims, died Tuesday in ...
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TCD fails to launch traffic
The Nation, Pakistan - Karachi,Pakistan
The delay in these projects is causing fatal road accidents claiming dozens of lives on daily basis. The constriction of inter-provincial bus terminals at ...
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Chantix Nixed for Pilots; Caution for Truckers, Bus Drivers
WebMD - USA
That study lists problems -- including accidents, vision problems, heart rhythm problems, and seizures -- reported to the FDA but not proven to be caused by ...
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6 killed, 32 injured in road accidents
The Daily Star - Dhaka,Bangladesh
Quoting locals police said the accident occurred when a Khulna-bound passenger bus skidded off into the roadside ditch leaving them dead on the spot and 30 ...
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School bus-related crash kills one
The State - Columbia,SC,USA
“This is not a place uncommon to accidents,” he said. The SC Highway Patrol's Multi-disciplinary Accident Investigation Team is investigating the crash. ...
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Dallas County teen dies in pickup-bus crash
Montgomery Advertiser - Montgomery,AL,USA
Cozadd was the third high school student killed in accidents in the past two years. Ingram said one drowned and the other died in a four-wheeler mishap. ...
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Brisbane bus accidents injure five
ABC Regional Online - Australia
A man has been hurt in a collision between a car and a school bus in
Brisbane's south-east. He was taken to hospital with suspected fractures. ...
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Truckers, Bus Drivers Can't Take Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix
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The agencies took action in response to an Institute for Safe Medication Practices study saying that Chantix may be linked to seizures, dizziness, heart rhythm problems, diabetes and more than 100 accidents, the Wall Street Journal ...
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HERO OF THE DAY
By Gershom(Gershom)
I mean, how many passengers have died from accidents on a number of buses out of carelessness of the bus crews who just wanted to show how fast their buses went? How many innocent passengers have died because bus drivers and conductors ...
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June 3-5 is Roadcheck 2008
During June 3-5, approximately 10000 trained, certified officers will blanket the roadways of North America for Roadcheck 2008, where they will conduct round-the-clock inspections to prevent truck and bus accidents and save lives.
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Rapid transit plan gets fast-tracked
Waterloo Record - Waterloo,Ontario,Canada
Politicians may approve rapid transit as early as next summer, nine years after regional council first pitched the idea. This means electric trains could be ...
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Buy a ticket to ride - on the 401
Toronto Star - Ontario, Canada
Passengers wait to ride the Gold Line, a rapid transit line between Los Angeles and Pasadena, Calif., from an at-grade station in the middle of an ...
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REGIONAL: HOLIDAY WEEKEND BRINGS STREET CLOSURES, CHANGED TRANSIT ...
CBS 5 - San Francisco,CA,USA
Bay Area Rapid Transit trains on Sunday will run longer trains to accommodate those attending Carnaval in
San Francisco. BART will also set up a special ...
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Auditor plans another look at Sound Transit
Seattle Post Intelligencer - USA
By LARRY LANGE Another major audit of Sound Transit is planned this year, this time to focus on how well the agency manages itself and its future financial ...
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Mayor Adds Airport To Transit Plan
KGMB9 - Honolulu,HI,USA
Under the mayor's plan, the 20 mile, $3.7 million transit system would still run from Kapolei through
Salt Lake to Ala Moana Center, but the spur would ...
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Editorial: Elk Grove transit works, even if buses don't
Sacramento Bee - CA, USA
But does that mean that the city also made a mistake when it broke away from Regional Transit and started its own transit service? The clarity of hindsight ...
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Transit benefits from high fuel prices
San Mateo Daily Journal - San Mateo,CA,USA
By Shayla Durrett Mass-transit operators in San Mateo are scrambling to fulfill the demand of the increasing number of San Mateo residents who are turning ...
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Hillsborough wants better transit, more options, poll shows
Tampabay.com - St. Petersburg,FL,USA
By Mike Brassfield, Times Staff Writer TAMPA — As gas prices approach $4 a gallon, officials planning a regional mass transit network heard from a pollster ...
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Transit service ends service to Heinz Field
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Pittsburgh,PA,USA
By The Tribune-Review The Westmoreland County Transit Authority is getting out of the charter business, a move that could leave hundreds of
Pittsburgh ...
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City officials urged to include transit in upcoming VTA housing ...
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
"If there's no transit, who will want to live in those buildings?" asked Nancy Ianni, a former San Jose councilwoman from District 6 and member of the smart ...
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Milwaukee City, County Leaders Argue Over Transit
By rss@masstransitmag.com (Larry Sandler,...
In a metaphor for the disagreements that have permeated the public transit debate for nearly 17 years, a communications mix-up left several top city administrators standing outside Milwaukee City Hall, waiting for a bus that never ...
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Hannemann to announce new plan for transit project
Mayor Mufi Hannemann has scheduled a press conference for 11:30 am at City Hall to announce what is described as "a new plan for the city's transit project."
Honolulu Advertiser - Breaking news - http://www.honoluluadvertiser.com

Transit Proposal to Include the Airport
Today, the city unveiled a new plan, to put the Honolulu Int'l Airport on the Transit line. Mayor Mufi Hannemann says planners are hoping to create a new spur, linking the mass...
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Transit service ends service to Heinz Field
The Westmoreland County Transit Authority is getting out of the charter business, a move that could leave hundreds of Pittsburgh Steelers fans without transportation to games this fall.
Tribune-Review News - http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/

Transportation News :: RE: ETC Pedicabs provides new transit ...
Author: pedex Posted: Fri May 23, 2008 9:50 pm (GMT -4) Topic Replies: 8 Saw that guy like a week or so ago downtown, he wasn't getting much business. He's not the first, was a kid from around the old towne area here that did it ...
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Monday, May 26, 2008

5-26-08

18 hurt in Wisconsin as semi hits school bus
Chicago Tribune - United States
By Andrew L. Wang | Tribune reporter Eighteenpeople were injured Friday afternoon in Salem, Wis., when a school bus dropping off children was rear-ended by ...
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Bus crash in France kills seven Moroccan tourists
Reuters - USA
PARIS, May 23 (Reuters) - Seven Moroccans died and eight were badly injured when their bus crashed on Friday in central
France while they were returning ...
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21 killed in Iran bus crash
AFP -
TEHRAN (AFP) — Twenty-one people were killed and 11 injured when a bus collided with an oncoming truck in western
Iran, a report said on Saturday. ...
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Three killed and over 50 injured in Bosnia bus crash
Reuters - USA
SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Three people were killed and 53 injured when a bus carrying Roman Catholic pilgrims from Croatia collided with a truck in northern ...
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Exeter explosion: 'Bomber' caught public bus to restaurant
Telegraph.co.uk - United Kingdom
Nicky Reilly allegedly got on a double-decker Stagecoach bus at around 10.30am and got off in Exeter 60 yards from the Griaffe restaurant. ...
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Step to the Rear of the Bus, Please, or Take a Seat Upstairs
New York Times - United States
A double-decker bus on
Fifth Avenue in 1946. Similar vehicles are now used for sightseeing. Howard H. Roberts Jr., the president of New York City Transit, ...
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Coach USA/ShortLine bus workers on strike in NJ and NY
Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA
NEWBURGH, NY - Drivers, mechanics and ticket agents at a Mahwah, NJ-based bus company have gone on strike after defeating a proposed contract a second time. ...
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Pay for bus to class, faith school parents told
Telegraph.co.uk - United Kingdom
By Martin Beckford, Urmee Khan and Rupert Neate Thousands of parents are being forced to pay up to £350 a year for each of their children to travel by bus ...
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Metro upgrades Pennsylvania Avenue bus routes
Bizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC,USA
Metro, which currently operates 171 bus lines with an average weekday ridership of about 450000, is making some service changes to revamp routes on its ...
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Bus agency toincrease fares tomorrow
Bangkok Post - Thailand
The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) yesterday insisted on raising bus fares tomorrow, one day before the
Central Administrative Court decides if it ...
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News : TCAT and Commencement weekend
TCAT services for Cornell University Commencement weekend Saturday May 24th TCAT will be operating normal service. Sunday May 25th TCAT will be operating normal service.Passengers traveling to an...
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Several people killed in bus accident with truck
Twenty-one people have been killed and 11 injured after a bus collided with an oncoming truck in western Iran. The accident took place around midday yesterday. It's understood the bus had been speeding at the time of the collision and ...
Talk Radio 702 Eyewitness News - http://www.702.co.za

News From Banyumas, Bus Crashed Into a Truck
By rumre(rumre)
There were two people killed and 25 other injured when a bus crashed into a truck in Sokaraja district in Banyumas regency, Central Java on Saturday morning. The bus was heading to the regental seat of Purwokerto from
Central Java ...
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Traffic forces bus firm to change route
A BUS route has been changed because of the sheer weight of traffic travelling through Kingsmead.
Northwich Guardian | Latest news - http://www.northwichguardian.co.uk

Semi Truck Crashes Into School Bus Near Salem, Wisconsin
A semitrailer truck collided with a school bus carrying middle schoolers on a highway in southeastern Wisconsin Friday, seriously injuring several children on the bus. Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said there were about a dozen ...
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Gateshead teenager held over school bus blaze
ChronicleLive - Newcastle upon Tyne,England,UK
Insp Keith Middleton, neighbourhood inspector for the area, said incidents of this kind are unusual. He said: “This case and our Enough is Enough Campaign ...
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Bus drivers take saliva samples
BBC News - UK
Transport for
London (TfL) said bus drivers faced "far too much low-level abuse" from members of the public. Last year more than 1000 incidents of spitting ...
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Two sexually assaulted near bus loop
Excalibur Online - Toronto,Canada
On May 20, police released a report stating that they believed one suspect was responsible for two separate incidents, which took place in public spaces at ...
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School bus driver accused of having sex with teen
ic Wales - United Kingdom
The other two incidents are alleged to have happened on Valentine’s Day 2006 at the top of the
Bwlch Road, where they had sex. When Barr was arrested on ...
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Police eye insurance scam behind bus-burning - report
GMA news.tv - Quezon City,Metro Manila,Philippines
Gatdula said they are now verifying the "history" of bus-burning incidents in the past, as well as cases now pending with the National Labor Relations ...
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Hillside flasher found guilty
Northwest Arkansas Times - Fayetteville,AR,USA
... testified that no school buses pass Holland's house around 7: 30 am when the alleged incidents occurred.
Hampton explained in an interview that the bus ...
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Man crosses LoC to attend wedding
NDTV.com - New Delhi,India
For many families torn apart by the partition, the cross border bus service is the most viable way of reuniting with their relatives. ...
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In sign of change, Israeli, Palestinian officers meet
The Associated Press -
In one of the first incidents of violence that year, an Israeli soldier was shot to death by his Palestinian counterpart on a joint security patrol. ...
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Bus Stations/ Bus Security/ Bus Related Incidents : Philippines
By Global Security News
Bus Stations/ Bus Security/ Bus Related Incidents :
Philippines more info GlobalIncidentMap.com provides details of this incident . To view full incident details you will need to click on the above link.
Close Protection Forum and Surveillan... - http://www.closeprotectionworld.co.uk

1:34 AM, I-95 N, Automatic Congestion, Congestion, US 70 BUS
Traffic is traveling at 28 MPH at: I-95 N; MM 97; US 70 BUS.
NCDOT Traffic Incidents for the... - http://apps.dot.state.nc.us/tims/

Trade Unions under attack in Pakistan
By Janine(stroppybird)
At Qasur similar incidents have happened and the boss who is responsible kidnapping and torturing on union activists is still not arrested despite a massive demonstration by the union in the city, and filing a case against him. ...
stroppyblog - http://stroppyblog.blogspot.com/

Bus drivers take saliva samples
By admin
Transport for
London (TfL) said bus drivers faced “far too much low-level abuse” from members of the public. ‘Disgusting activity’. Last year more than 1000 incidents of spitting were recorded on London buses, though not all were ...
londonbusphotos.co.uk - http://londonbusphotos.co.uk

Daily Crime Incidents for May 23, 2008.
By spdk(spdk)
On 22/05/2008 at 0945 hrs on NH 17 at Chithrapura junction Kulai Mangalore one Koragappa Saliyan driver of bus bearing Reg. No. KA-19-AB-5999 drove his vehicle in a rash and negligent manner and dashed against a Honda Activa scooter ...
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Bus rates spark rally
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
By Erik N. Nelson OAKLAND — AC Transit riders protested outside City Hall and packed the Oakland City Council chamber Wednesday to oppose a package of bus ...
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Four boards, one bus system
London Free Press - Canada
By DANIELA SIMUNAC If you live in the wider London area, your kids could soon be walking farther to catch their school bus and spending more time riding it. ...
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Bus fares could go up next week
Jamaica Observer - Kingston,Jamaica
BUS fares could be increased as early as next week, following yesterday's submission of the recommendations from the Office of the Utilities Regulation ...
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PNP, AFP differ on culprits in Victory bus burning
Inquirer.net - Philippines
But Armed Forces spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Ernesto Torres Jr. said the attackers’ identifying themselves "taong labas" and accusing the bus firm of not ...
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You can drive a bus through it
Globe and Mail - Canada
His premise, that the average car uses less energy and emits less pollution per passenger mile than the average bus, ignores the fact that the bus is going ...
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19 killed as bus falls into ditch
Times of India - India
NAINITAL: At least 19 people were killed and 12 injured when a bus carrying 31 passengers from Pithoragarh town to Bageshwar in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand ...
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Manslaughter charge after bus stop attack
Stuff.co.nz - New Zealand
... 2008 A 24-year-old man has been charged with the manslaughter of Graham Wallace Arcus, who was assaulted outside an
Auckland bus stop on Saturday night. ...
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Bus terror for toddler
Stuff.co.nz - New Zealand
By KAREN MANGNALL - Manukau Courier | Thursday, 22 May 2008 UNEASY RIDER: Ariella Lee revisits the stop where the Manurewa 454 bus departed with her ...
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Differently abled person pushed out of bus
The Statesman - Kolkata,India
KOLKATA, May 21: The conductor of a private bus allegedly pushed a mentally challenged person out of the vehicle at Shyambazar off Shyampukur this morning. ...
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Fire ignites in engine box on VTA bus in Los Gatos
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
By Mark Gomez A handful of passengers riding on Valley Transportation Authority bus No. 48 in Los Gatos got a small scare this morning when a fire broke out ...
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Fare increase for rural bus operators
Rural bus operators could know by next week how much more they will be allowed to charge commuters.
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Bus site set to remain
Newark’s bus station will remain on the Potterdyke site but will be smaller than the current one, it was revealed this week.
Newark Advertiser News Headlines - http://www.newarkadvertiser.co.uk

Bus firm not cooperating fully in probe, cops say
MANILA, Philippines - The management of Victory Liner, whose buses armed men torched in Quezon City before dawn Thursday, is not cooperating in the investigation, police complained Friday.
GMA News.tv - http://www.gmanews.tv/

No injuries after bus fire
No injuries were reported after a First Student Bus bus caught fire in its engine compartment while carrying 15 Triangle Elementary School students around 2:44 pm Monday.
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Anger as boy told to get off bus
A mum is furious after her 11-year-old son was ordered off a bus more than two miles from home after mistakenly paying the incorrect fare.
Bradford Telegraph and Argus... - http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk

3 Hurt In Car-Bus Crash
Hartford Courant - United States
BRISTOL — - Three people were hurt when a car and a school bus collided Wednesday afternoon, but no children were involved in the crash. ...
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Bus victim 'at her peak'
University of North Carolina The Daily Tar Heel - Chapel Hill,NC,USA
Moran's death, along with other pedestrian accidents in the area, have led local enforcers to search for new ways to improve pedestrian safety. ...
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Update: Nepal Bus Accident Death Toll Rises To 36
AHN - USA
At least 36 people on the bus were reported to be
India's nationals. Hundreds of people are killed every year in road accidents involving public transport ...
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Woman killed in Tower Bridge bus tragedy was 'the life and soul of ...
Mail on Sunday - London,UK
Andrew Howard, AA head of road safety, said TfL's attitude to avoiding accidents needed to be looked at. He said: "Do you trust the drivers not to hit the ...
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Two killed in separate accidents
Sahara Samay - Noida,Uttar Pradesh,India
New Delhi, May 21: A blueline bus today crushed a man to death in west Delhi. Hawa Singh, 40, was killed after the blueline bus of route number 926 hit him ...
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Jaywalkers' free run continues
Times of India - India
NEW DELHI: A day after a traffic marshal and a woman were killed in accidents on the pilot Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor, the ground situation on the ...
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Road Accidents Kill 17 In Bangladesh
AHN - USA
Eleven people were killed and 36 others injured in a collision between a bus and a truck at Kanchanpur in Sherpur upazila of the country's northern district ...
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Motorcyclists mowed down by trailer, Blueline
Times of India - India
NEW
DELHI: In three accidents, including one involving a Blueline bus, three people lost their lives in the city in the last 24 hours. ...
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Target 9 - Bus Inspections
WTOV9.com - Steubenville,OH,USA
The Ohio Valley has seen its share of school bus accidents. In fact, since the start of this year, there have already been about five incidents. ...
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Greyhound CEO Promises to Save the Day as Buses and Stock Prices Crash
Jaunted - USA
The bus line has been hit with multiple accidents, stranded passengers and money problems. Meanwhile, Greyhound CEO David Leach says that his company is ...
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Could You Use A Personal Injury Attorney?
By demimariesblog7744
Workplace accidents, construction accidents, fires, floods, poisoning, drug overdoses, animal bites, being robbed or mugged, medical malpractice, airplane/bus/train accidents and even legal malpractice may entitle you to a personal ...
Demimaries Blog - http://nycitywatch.org/mu/demimariesblog7744

LiveLeak.com - Rss Feed
By brendan(brendan)
Of the 46 accidents at the
Durham intersection since 2000, 30 were caused by trucks banging into the bridge, according to statistics compiled by the state Department of Transportation. Damages totaled more than $115000. ...
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Richmond County School Bus Drivers Say Students At Risk
Richmond County school bus drivers say your most precious cargo could be at risk. Bus drivers have had about 70 accidents in the last five months.
WAGT - News - Local - http://www.nbcaugusta.com/news/local

Accidents happen
By A Woman's Perspective(A Woman's Perspective)
This morning on my way to the office I’ve seen the wreckage that is caused by the collision of an ambulance and a bus on our city’s busiest crossroad. It’s so sad whenever accidents happen because it would mean another life lost. ...
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Travel News Roundup, May 21, 2008
By Peter Greenberg
Despite being slapped with several accidents, stranded passengers, plummeting stock prices, rising fuel costs and financial complications, Greyhound CEO David Leach the bus company will succeed. Greyhound recently had two accidents, ...
Hong Kong bus accident kills 18, injures 44 - ABC News (Australian ...
Hong Kong bus accident kills 18, injures 44. Posted May 1, 2008 22:45:00 Updated May 1, 2008 22:44:00. A tour bus packed with elderly members of a religious ...

Nepal bus accident death toll reaches 36 :: CHICAGO SUN-TIMES :: World
Nepal bus accident death toll reaches 36 - CHICAGO SUN-TIMES. ... Accidents in Nepal are often caused by poorly maintained roads and overcrowded vehicles. ...

Bus fare increases spark rally
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
By Erik N. Nelson OAKLAND — AC Transit riders protested outside City Hall and packed the Oakland City Council chamber Wednesday to oppose a package of bus ...
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Bend council takes 'gamble,' heads off transit cuts
KTVZ - Bend,OR,USA
COM Again faced with a lousy pair of choices,
Bend city councilors voted 4-3 Wednesday night to forestall any cuts to Bend Area Transit this year. ...
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Readers debate rail as transit option for Jacksonville and ...
Florida Times-Union - Jacksonville,FL,USA
By Special to the Times-Union Note to readers: We asked members of our E-Mail Group what they think of the concept of mass transit by rail. ...
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Union calls for transit overhaul
Metro Canada - Ottawa - Ottawa,Canada
By Tim Wieclawski Responsibility for running OC Transpo should come in out of the rain under one umbrella, the union representing transit employees is ...
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Transit looks again at plan for $330m underground link
New Zealand Herald - New Zealand
By Mathew Dearnaley Transit NZ is re-examining its $330 million Victoria Park motorway tunnel project in Auckland to ensure compatibility with deeper ...
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Foreclosed properties worry sheriffs' offices
Lehigh Acres News Star - Lehigh Acres,FL,USA
By Denes Husty III • dhusty@news-press.com • May 21, 2008 Collier County sheriff's officials say they need the help of the community - civic associations, ...
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New York Transit Locks All Subway Toilets At Midnight For Cleaning
AHN - USA
The New York Transit, through spokesman Charles Seaton, defended the new policy implemented the past few weeks, as its way of making the riding public more ...
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Regional transit plan goes before Triangle leaders this afternoon
WRAL.com - Raleigh,NC,USA
Raleigh, NC — A citizen advisory group making recommendations for a multibillion-dollar regional transit system for the Triangle will present its final ...
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Bonita backs proposal for transit authority in Lee
Marconews (subscription) - Marco Island,FL,USA
By ELIZABETH WRIGHT (Contact) Bonita Springs City Council gave a nod of approval Wednesday to setting up a transit authority in Lee County that would be ...
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QW councillor to request study on transit system
Community Press - Stirling,Canada
Quinte West – There are only two groups of people against the idea of public transit according to Councillor Terry Cassidy: taxi drivers and city council. ...
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Fuel Costs Prompt Talk of AC Transit Fare Hike
By rss@masstransitmag.com (Rachel Gordon,...
Skyrocketing fuel costs in the last six months alone have added $5.85 million to AC Transit's annual operating costs, prompting agency administrators to seek a fare increase to help balance the budget.
MassTransitMag.com: Top Transit News - http://www.masstransitmag.com

Sound Transit Floats New Proposals
By info@kplu.org
After voters rejected last year's massive Roads and Transit ballot measure, Sound Transit spent some months licking its wounds and looking at its options. Now, the agency is taking another stab at crafting a plan to expand light rail, ...
KPLU Local News - http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kplu/news/

Mid-Week News Briefs
By Gabriel Lopez-Bernal
A Judge has thrown out part of Norman Braman’s lawsuit against the inter-local agreement which among other things enabled the construction of the Marlins’ Ballpark, funded the Port of Miami Tunnel, and expanded the Omni/Overtown CRA ...
Transit Miami - http://www.transitmiami.com

Transit Debate
The transit committee sat down on Wednesday to hear what transit experts have to say, but despite criticism, council says it's time to move forward.
A-Channel News Ottawa - http://www.achannel.ca/ottawa/

Bend council takes 'gamble,' heads off transit cuts
By slim 4-3 vote, Bend councilors decide to forestall any Bend Area Transit cuts, pending fall vote on transit district proposal.
KTVZ - Local News - http://www.ktvz.com/global/category.asp?c=98361

MTA NYC Transit - TransitTransit
TRANSIT TRANSIT NEWS MAGAZINE 2006 winner: Historical/Cultural 2007 nomination: Magazine Program. The Brooklyn Botanic Gardens ...

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India eNews - Blueline bus kills motorcyclist in Delhi
A Blueline bus Tuesday ran over a motorcyclist in west Delhi, taking the death toll of people mowed down by these buses to over 25 this year.