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Posted on September 25, 2009

L.A. Metro fare system hits snag

LOS ANGELES - A new audit conducted for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority by KPMG found that the cost of its Transit Access Pass program has nearly doubled and that the deadline for completing the system has been extended from three years to more than 10. KPMG also added that the project lacks oversight. For the full story, click here.

Ads try to reduce fire risk

BOSTON - Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Fire Commissioner Roderick Fraser recorded a public service announcement to assist the T's effort to combat tunnel fires, which will play hourly at subway stations. For the full story, click here.

VRE to allow firearms

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Virginia Railway Express board members changed the transit agency's policy to match Virginia code and will now enable riders to carry firearms aboard its commuter rail system. For the full story, click here.

 

 

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