CTA bus drivers need help deterring harassment
CHICAGO — Responding to initiatives the Chicago Transit Authority unveiled to curb sexual and other types of harassment on trains and buses, the head of the CTA bus drivers union said drivers need police backup to defend passengers. For the full story, click here.
Transit security officer training in question
SAN DIEGO — After recent attacks on San Diego trolley station security officers, many are concerned over whether the officers are adequately trained. For the full story, click here.
Midwest governors seek HSR funds
CHICAGO — Governors from eight Midwestern states met on Monday and set up a group to coordinate the states’ bid for a share of federal stimulus money for a high-speed rail network. For the full story, click here.