Saturday, June 30, 2012

Long Beach to cut Seal Beach bus service after charges of racism - latimes.com

Long Beach to cut Seal Beach bus service after charges of racism - latimes.com

TRANSIT: Former NCTD manager sues district for job discrimination : Oceanside

TRANSIT: Former NCTD manager sues district for job discrimination : Oceanside
Road crashes in capital kill 2
Three killed in city road crashes
Eastday-City boosts oversight of public transport
Meyerton crash to be 'scrupulously' probed | News24
Bus, semi crash closes part of 14 Mile in Warren | The Detroit News | detroitnews.com
Chennai: Day after bus mishap, driver held; TU raps bus quality - IBN South - IBN Chennai - ibnlive
Authorities investigate 2 crashes on Route 46 in Teterboro - NorthJersey.com

Bus monitor's composure in face of taunters carries a lesson

Bus monitor's composure in face of taunters carries a lesson

Students who bullied NY school bus monitor suspended - The Globe and Mail

Students who bullied NY school bus monitor suspended - The Globe and Mail

Philadelphia installs green bus shelter to promote storm water management - Article - METRO Magazine

Philadelphia installs green bus shelter to promote storm water management - Article - METRO Magazine

U. of Utah orders BYD electric bus - News - METRO Magazine

U. of Utah orders BYD electric bus - News - METRO Magazine

Thursday, June 28, 2012

New rules will rein in Chinatown’s bus operators | The Villager Newspaper

New rules will rein in Chinatown’s bus operators | The Villager Newspaper

Former bus driver guilty of reckless homicide

Former bus driver guilty of reckless homicide

The Hindu : Cities / Chennai : Driver being framed, says MTC union

The Hindu : Cities / Chennai : Driver being framed, says MTC union
Police buses involved in Argentina road accident; 12 killed » WireUpdate | Update to the Minute NewsWire -
Bus driver runs over biker, then runs to police station to surrender | NDTV.com

13 People Killed In Bus Accident In Huanuco : Peruvian Times

13 People Killed In Bus Accident In Huanuco : Peruvian Times

Bus driver runs over biker, then runs to police station to surrender | NDTV.com

Bus driver runs over biker, then runs to police station to surrender | NDTV.com

'Fixed salaries for bus drivers to reduce road accidents' » Nation » News | Philippine News | philstar.com

'Fixed salaries for bus drivers to reduce road accidents' » Nation » News | Philippine News | philstar.com

The Hindu : Cities / Chennai : What was wrong with the bus — and the bridge

The Hindu : Cities / Chennai : What was wrong with the bus — and the bridge

Meyerton bus crash report out soon | News24

Meyerton bus crash report out soon | News24

Blueline’s 20-year killer run comes to a close - Hindustan Times

Blueline’s 20-year killer run comes to a close - Hindustan Times

Cuts to state Department on Aging called threat to free transit rides for seniors, disabled - Chicago Tribune

Cuts to state Department on Aging called threat to free transit rides for seniors, disabled - Chicago Tribune

Congress Readies Transportation Plan With Focus on Roads - Bloomberg

Congress Readies Transportation Plan With Focus on Roads - Bloomberg

Cop Killings, Burned Buses Have Sao Paulo on Alert - ABC News

Cop Killings, Burned Buses Have Sao Paulo on Alert - ABC News

Bus driver should have stood up for herself, defused... | www.palmbeachpost.com

Bus driver should have stood up for herself, defused... | www.palmbeachpost.com

Police: Bus carrying Shiite pilgrims in Pakistan attacked with bomb, gunfire, 10 killed - The Washington Post

Police: Bus carrying Shiite pilgrims in Pakistan attacked with bomb, gunfire, 10 killed - The Washington Post

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Speeding bus seen flying off bridge - Crime & Courts | IOL News | IOL.co.za

Speeding bus seen flying off bridge - Crime & Courts | IOL News | IOL.co.za

NYC bus involved in fuel tanker accident

NYC bus involved in fuel tanker accident

10 killed in Nepal bus accident - World News | IOL News | IOL.co.za

10 killed in Nepal bus accident - World News | IOL News | IOL.co.za

Transit union leader to put focus on scheduling - Ottawa - CBC News

Transit union leader to put focus on scheduling - Ottawa - CBC News

NY MTA Losing $100 Million Annually To Fare Evasion | Transportation Nation

NY MTA Losing $100 Million Annually To Fare Evasion | Transportation Nation

Viral Universe More Dangerous For Bullies; A Haven for Victim-Bus Monitor Karen Klein - Technorati Technorati Women

Viral Universe More Dangerous For Bullies; A Haven for Victim-Bus Monitor Karen Klein - Technorati Technorati Women

Bullied bus monitor says she won’t keep all the money that was raised for her online - NY Daily News

Bullied bus monitor says she won’t keep all the money that was raised for her online - NY Daily News

NYPD flooding buses with cops to catch farebeaters - NYPOST.com

NYPD flooding buses with cops to catch farebeaters - NYPOST.com

Are we raising a nation of spoiled brats? - On Parenting - The Washington Post

Are we raising a nation of spoiled brats? - On Parenting - The Washington Post

N.Y. school bus association wants more support for drivers, aides | The Poughkeepsie Journal | poughkeepsiejournal.com

N.Y. school bus association wants more support for drivers, aides | The Poughkeepsie Journal | poughkeepsiejournal.com

That Outrageous Bus Monitor Video: Why Kids Don’t Fear Consequences | Healthland | TIME.com

That Outrageous Bus Monitor Video: Why Kids Don’t Fear Consequences | Healthland | TIME.com

Thursday, June 21, 2012

4 drivers issued citations after school bus crash injured 61 people in May

4 drivers issued citations after school bus crash injured 61 people in May

Sleeper bus plunges into ravine in eastern China, killing 17 | MI News 26

Sleeper bus plunges into ravine in eastern China, killing 17 | MI News 26

allAfrica.com: Zimbabwe: Nine Perish in Bus Accident

allAfrica.com: Zimbabwe: Nine Perish in Bus Accident

Police: Bullied bus monitor

Police: Bullied bus monitor won't seek criminal charges against students | Fox News Bullied school bus monitor finds online support Bullied bus monitor: What will happen to those nasty kids? (+video) Bullied NY bus monitor hopes parents see video Middle schoolers bully bus monitor, 68, with stream of profanity, jeers School Bus Monitor Abused by Students Says She Won't Quit Her Job Fundraising yields 6-figure bonanza for bullied bus monitor in viral ... Bullied NY bus monitor hopes parents see video of taunting kids ... Vacation of a lifetime pledged for bus monitor bullied in viral video Middle schoolers bully bus monitor, 68, with stream of profanity ...

Why SEPTA is Heading for a Crash | Philadelphia City Paper | 06/21/2012

Why SEPTA is Heading for a Crash | Philadelphia City Paper | 06/21/2012

COTA driver quits amid drinking probe | The Columbus Dispatch

COTA driver quits amid drinking probe | The Columbus Dispatch

Michael Marx: To Drive or Not to Drive, That Is the Question: June 21 Is Dump the Pump Day 2012

Michael Marx: To Drive or Not to Drive, That Is the Question: June 21 Is Dump the Pump Day 2012

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

School bus crash injures 2 students, driver | WTVR.com – Richmond News & Weather from WTVR Television CBS 6

School bus crash injures 2 students, driver | WTVR.com – Richmond News & Weather from WTVR Television CBS 6

OCTA approves $1.1 billion budget | million, budget, bus - News - The Orange County Register

OCTA approves $1.1 billion budget | million, budget, bus - News - The Orange County Register

Woman found murdered in bathroom at TA b... JPost - National News

Woman found murdered in bathroom at TA b... JPost - National News

Bus driver 'dragged student half a mile thinking he had hit bottle' - Telegraph

Bus driver 'dragged student half a mile thinking he had hit bottle' - Telegraph

updates

Zimbabwe Bus Crash Kills 9, Injures Several Others

 A President Speeds Past, Casualties in His Wake

 75-year-old man killed, 8 injured in accidents

 Three Students, Bus Driver Injured in Minor Yorktown School Bus ...

 Andhra continues crackdown on bus operators | TwoCircles.net

 SEPTA Bus Crash Sends Several Passengers To Hospital - Philadelphia News, Weather and Sports from WTXF FOX 29

 3 bus accidents in one day, woman dies
 Bus strikes elderly woman in New Bedford


Montreal transit authority to examine Impact player's racial claim

Montreal transit authority to examine Impact player's racial claim

Group of New York Teens Abuse and Bully a Female Bus Monitor in Horrific Video: WATCH| News | Towleroad

Group of New York Teens Abuse and Bully a Female Bus Monitor in Horrific Video: WATCH| News | Towleroad

Freeloading bus riders cost MTA a fare-ly outrageous $50 million  - NY Daily News

Freeloading bus riders cost MTA a fare-ly outrageous $50 million  - NY Daily News

Bus overturns in rain-swollen river in Haiti; varying death tolls given - The Washington Post

Bus overturns in rain-swollen river in Haiti; varying death tolls given - The Washington Post

Time for Labor To Sacrifice MTA Unions Must do Fair Share

Time for Labor To Sacrifice MTA Unions Must do Fair Share

Transit safety still lags - Jessica Meyers and Adam Snider - POLITICO.com

Transit safety still lags - Jessica Meyers and Adam Snider - POLITICO.com

Monday, June 18, 2012

Daily Commercial -

Public transit offers free rides

Daily Commercial - <p>Public transit offers free rides</p>

Bus rider charged with exposing self to Pa. woman - 21 News Now, More Local News for Youngstown, Ohio -

Bus rider charged with exposing self to Pa. woman - 21 News Now, More Local News for Youngstown, Ohio -

Mexico bus crash kills 11, including 2 children on school field trip; 34 others injured - The Washington Post

Mexico bus crash kills 11, including 2 children on school field trip; 34 others injured - The Washington Post

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Board Approves Contract with Trapeze Group, a Subsidiary of Constellation Software's Volaris Group, for Provision of Modern Timekeeping System - MarketWatch

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Board Approves Contract with Trapeze Group, a Subsidiary of Constellation Software's Volaris Group, for Provision of Modern Timekeeping System - MarketWatch

Bus accident: Bodies of 28 victims sent to Hyderabad | Business Standard

Bus accident: Bodies of 28 victims sent to Hyderabad | Business Standard

Pedestrian killed after stepping of bus

Pedestrian killed after stepping of bus

Charter bus catches fire in Guilford Co. | MyFOX8.com – Greensboro, High-Point, Winston-Salem News & weather from WGHP Television FOX8

Charter bus catches fire in Guilford Co. | MyFOX8.com – Greensboro, High-Point, Winston-Salem News & weather from WGHP Television FOX8

5 kids, 2 adults hurt after taxi slams school bus in Queens - NY Daily News

5 kids, 2 adults hurt after taxi slams school bus in Queens - NY Daily News

Roadside bomb hits bus, killing 5 students heading to IT college in Pakistan - The Washington Post

Roadside bomb hits bus, killing 5 students heading to IT college in Pakistan - The Washington Post

Trolley is tops in U.S. at recouping costs | UTSanDiego.com

Trolley is tops in U.S. at recouping costs | UTSanDiego.com

Court rules against SEPTA outsourcing of maintenance work - Philly.com

Court rules against SEPTA outsourcing of maintenance work - Philly.com

Bus labor  to protest conditions, contract | Home | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LA

Bus labor  to protest conditions, contract | Home | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LA

FORMER TRANSIT OFFICIAL’S SUIT CLAIMS DISCRIMINATION | UTSanDiego.com

FORMER TRANSIT OFFICIAL’S SUIT CLAIMS DISCRIMINATION | UTSanDiego.com

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Woman Comes Forward, Claims Boy Found At Bus Shelter | NBC 4i

Woman Comes Forward, Claims Boy Found At Bus Shelter | NBC 4i

BBC News - Bus driver accused over death 'thought he hit fox'

BBC News - Bus driver accused over death 'thought he hit fox'

UPDATE: Chesterfield school bus rear-ends car; 3 slightly hurt | Richmond Times-Dispatch

UPDATE: Chesterfield school bus rear-ends car; 3 slightly hurt | Richmond Times-Dispatch

D.C. Everest bus driver fired after drinking accusation | Wausau Daily Herald | wausaudailyherald.com

D.C. Everest bus driver fired after drinking accusation | Wausau Daily Herald | wausaudailyherald.com

LA man pleads not guilty to killing bus driver - AP State Wire News - The Sacramento Bee

LA man pleads not guilty to killing bus driver - AP State Wire News - The Sacramento Bee

Bus kills 5 pedestrians in Brazil | Fox News Latino

Bus kills 5 pedestrians in Brazil | Fox News Latino

Lawsuit could put brakes on light rail in Bellevue | KING5.com Seattle

Lawsuit could put brakes on light rail in Bellevue | KING5.com Seattle

C-Tran board backs light rail vote | The Columbian

C-Tran board backs light rail vote | The Columbian

Union for SEPTA employees seeks injunction against outsourcing - Philly.com

Union for SEPTA employees seeks injunction against outsourcing - Philly.com

CTA to offer fare passes on Groupon - Chicago Sun-Times

CTA to offer fare passes on Groupon - Chicago Sun-Times

Honolulu Civil Beat - Cuts In Bus Service Hurt Hawaii Residents - Post

Honolulu Civil Beat - Cuts In Bus Service Hurt Hawaii Residents - Post

Metro's Bag Searches Are Pretty Empty, It Turns Out: DCist

Metro's Bag Searches Are Pretty Empty, It Turns Out: DCist

Muni employees calling for more bathroom facilities on routes | Will Reisman | Transportation | San Francisco Examiner

Muni employees calling for more bathroom facilities on routes | Will Reisman | Transportation | San Francisco Examiner

Where Is John Mica as Congress Takes Transpo Programs to the Brink? | Streetsblog Capitol Hill

Where Is John Mica as Congress Takes Transpo Programs to the Brink? | Streetsblog Capitol Hill

Will Walker’s Wisconsin Win Mean No Milwaukee Streetcar? | Transportation Nation

Will Walker’s Wisconsin Win Mean No Milwaukee Streetcar? | Transportation Nation

Monday, June 11, 2012

MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota wants city to share cash generated from East Side express bus lane tickets - NY Daily News

MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota wants city to share cash generated from East Side express bus lane tickets - NY Daily News

NJ Transit widens bike access, but not on weekends - CBS News

NJ Transit widens bike access, but not on weekends - CBS News

Transit guru has Staten Island leaders' attention | SILive.com

Transit guru has Staten Island leaders' attention | SILive.com

Sky News: More cops, not transit officers

Sky News: More cops, not transit officers

RealClearPolitics - Politics - Jun 10, 2012 - Utah Transit Authority spends big on DC lobbying

RealClearPolitics - Politics - Jun 10, 2012 - Utah Transit Authority spends big on DC lobbying

Bus crashes send driver round the bend (From Your Local Guardian)

Bus crashes send driver round the bend (From Your Local Guardian)

4 crushed to death | The Nation

4 crushed to death | The Nation

Bus crashes send driver round the bend (From Your Local Guardian)

Bus crashes send driver round the bend (From Your Local Guardian)

Lower fares, more riders | The Salt Lake Tribune

Lower fares, more riders | The Salt Lake Tribune

Pierce Transit’s tax gamble hangs on union’s play | Editorials - The News Tribune

Pierce Transit’s tax gamble hangs on union’s play | Editorials - The News Tribune

Bomb rips through bus near Quetta; six killed | DAWN.COM

Bomb rips through bus near Quetta; six killed | DAWN.COM

Friday, June 8, 2012

Passengers can make buses dangerous places

Passengers can make buses dangerous places

Bus overturns, no injuries reported | WAVY.com | Accomack County

Bus overturns, no injuries reported | WAVY.com | Accomack County

Driver who threw student off bus before she was raped ignored company policy - Telegraph

Driver who threw student off bus before she was raped ignored company policy - Telegraph

Bus explosion kills 19 in northwest Pakistan - latimes.com

Bus explosion kills 19 in northwest Pakistan - latimes.com

TriMet employees help save woman who attempted to jump from the Steel Bridge

TriMet Media

MBTA borrowing Silver Line buses for secret Logan trips - BostonHerald.com

MBTA borrowing Silver Line buses for secret Logan trips - BostonHerald.com

What Really Matters for Increasing Transit Ridership - Commute - The Atlantic Cities

What Really Matters for Increasing Transit Ridership - Commute - The Atlantic Cities

See Something, Say Something: Rider Snaps Photo of MBTA Transit Police Officer Allegedly Sleeping on the Job | BostInno

See Something, Say Something: Rider Snaps Photo of MBTA Transit Police Officer Allegedly Sleeping on the Job | BostInno

Two charged with stealing, reselling 100s of bus passes - seattlepi.com

Two charged with stealing, reselling 100s of bus passes - seattlepi.com

Job satisfaction survey

Articles - TransitTalent.com

Articles - TransitTalent.com

Articles - TransitTalent.com

Take an Audio Bus Ride on East Oakland’s Most Popular (but Infamous) Route | Transportation Nation

Take an Audio Bus Ride on East Oakland’s Most Popular (but Infamous) Route | Transportation Nation

Presto a waste of money: Ex-transit boss | Ottawa & Region | News | Ottawa Sun

Presto a waste of money: Ex-transit boss | Ottawa & Region | News | Ottawa Sun

Mayor’s wage hike pact with labor may deal a $14M blow to SFMTA | Will Reisman | Transportation | San Francisco Examiner

Mayor’s wage hike pact with labor may deal a $14M blow to SFMTA | Will Reisman | Transportation | San Francisco Examiner

TN MOVING STORIES: Hopes Dim for Transpo Bill, London Tube Gets Wi-Fi, Car Wheel Thefts On Rise | Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Hopes Dim for Transpo Bill, London Tube Gets Wi-Fi, Car Wheel Thefts On Rise | Transportation Nation

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Labor costs are killing the Metropolitan Transportation Authority - NY Daily News
T riders rescue drunken man who fell off platform
T workers rescue child’s stuffed bunny from tracks
MBTA to pols: Give us $51M or major cuts are coming - BostonHerald.com
Despite budget deficit, Muni spends $1 million to hire more drivers - The Bay Citizen
NFC marketing picking up momentum in Japan - QR Code Press | QR Code Press

GOP unveils $51.6B DOT, HUD budget - The Hill's Transportation Report

GOP unveils $51.6B DOT, HUD budget - The Hill's Transportation Report

Annual incident statistics 2011 - bus | Australian Policy Online

Annual incident statistics 2011 - bus | Australian Policy Online

Man Shot In Chest Collides With CTA Bus | NBC Chicago

Man Shot In Chest Collides With CTA Bus | NBC Chicago

BBC News - Bus firm Alexander Dennis in major Australian deal

BBC News - Bus firm Alexander Dennis in major Australian deal

Parents claim bus driver sexually assaulted their 3-year-old twins - Chicago Sun-Times

Parents claim bus driver sexually assaulted their 3-year-old twins - Chicago Sun-Times

Tour bus carrying students bound for DC overturns in south-central Kentucky, dozens injured - The Washington Post

Tour bus carrying students bound for DC overturns in south-central Kentucky, dozens injured - The Washington Post

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Bus driver accuses Conn. hospital of watching baseball game instead of treating his erection - HealthPop - CBS News

Bus driver accuses Conn. hospital of watching baseball game instead of treating his erection - HealthPop - CBS News

NTSB releases dramatic video simulations and blames bus-driver fatigue in Bronx crash that killed 15 - NYPOST.com

NTSB releases dramatic video simulations and blames bus-driver fatigue in Bronx crash that killed 15 - NYPOST.com

TTC workers to receive 6 per cent pay raise - The Globe and Mail

TTC workers to receive 6 per cent pay raise - The Globe and Mail

MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota tells state senators that transit authority must raise fares because of pension and health care costs - NY Daily News

MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota tells state senators that transit authority must raise fares because of pension and health care costs - NY Daily News

IndyGo ridership up almost 20% to start the year, 7th-largest gain in country | Indianapolis Star | indystar.com

IndyGo ridership up almost 20% to start the year, 7th-largest gain in country | Indianapolis Star | indystar.com

The Marietta Daily Journal - Express buses cheaper more effective than rail or BRT but DOT study only gives them lip service

The Marietta Daily Journal - Express buses cheaper more effective than rail or BRT but DOT study only gives them lip service

ECAT union, operator find common ground | Pensacola News Journal | pnj.com

ECAT union, operator find common ground | Pensacola News Journal | pnj.com

Bus snobs try to torpedo cheaper bus rapid transit | Washington Examiner

Bus snobs try to torpedo cheaper bus rapid transit | Washington Examiner

Monday, June 4, 2012

BART tackles unprecedented escalator outages with additional repair staff

http://www.bart.gov/news/articles/2012/news20120604b.aspx

Man with air-gun on city bus gets arrested | KHON2 Hawaii's News Leader

Man with air-gun on city bus gets arrested | KHON2 Hawaii's News Leader

POLICE: Child clipped by school bus | WTVR.com – Richmond News & Weather from WTVR Television CBS 6

POLICE: Child clipped by school bus | WTVR.com – Richmond News & Weather from WTVR Television CBS 6

Road accident kills 25 passengers in Pakistan - seattlepi.com

Road accident kills 25 passengers in Pakistan - seattlepi.com

Bus carrying wedding party plunges into ditch in northern Pakistan, killing 25 passengers - The Washington Post

Bus carrying wedding party plunges into ditch in northern Pakistan, killing 25 passengers - The Washington Post

Buddhist vigilantes kill 9 Muslims in Myanmar bus attack - chicagotribune.com

Buddhist vigilantes kill 9 Muslims in Myanmar bus attack - chicagotribune.com

Suit against Monroe County Transit Authority dismissed | PoconoRecord.com

Suit against Monroe County Transit Authority dismissed | PoconoRecord.com

The M.T.A. and Fairness - NYTimes.com

The M.T.A. and Fairness - NYTimes.com

$2K awaits anyone who sees attack on MTA workers • TimesLedger

$2K awaits anyone who sees attack on MTA workers • TimesLedger

Alstom closing in on MBTA contract - Hornell, NY - Hornell Evening Tribune

Alstom closing in on MBTA contract - Hornell, NY - Hornell Evening Tribune

Volusia's fired transportation director sticks by rail stance - News

Volusia's fired transportation director sticks by rail stance - News

Steve Scauzillo: Falling in love with the train - SGVTribune.com

Steve Scauzillo: Falling in love with the train - SGVTribune.com

Poll: Voters turn against California bullet train - seattlepi.com

Poll: Voters turn against California bullet train - seattlepi.com

Brown’s High-Speed Rail Plan Losing Voter Support, Poll Shows

Brown’s High-Speed Rail Plan Losing Voter Support, Poll Shows