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Rogue coach operator at it again

Just one month after being shut down by the FMCSA due to its involvement in a well-publicized collision that killed four passengers, Sky Express defied the order, putting its buses back in service. Meanwhile, another rash of motorcoach accidents is getting media coverage. How do these “chameleons” get away with it?

Lack of transportation is hurting our health

Three reports released this week show the detrimental effects traffic congestion, long commutes and even our roadways have on our health, safety and wallets. The results seem to underscore the need for more public transit, but will they have any impact?

FTA bus test adjustment touches on weighty health problem

What seemed like a run-of-the-mill transportation regulation story attracted lots of mainstream media attention. Their angle: Americans are getting fatter. Beyond that, though, what will the FTA's potential passenger weight changes mean for the industry?

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