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Posted on October 16, 2009

Vancouver Olympic officials push transit

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - With about 150,000 people a day expected to surge into Vancouver's downtown peninsula, Olympic officials are pushing transit to help alleviate traffic. Officials expect a 20 percent increase in ridership, on all modes, during the games. For the full story, click here.  

Cal taking bus to L.A.

BERKELEY, Calif. -- In an effort to save money, the University of California's football team will ride buses instead of flying to play UCLA this weekend. For the full story, click here.

GCRTA installs talking warning system

CLEVELAND - The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority will outfit approximately 400 buses with a new audible warning system, which will alert pedestrians with the message: "Caution, bus turning, pedestrians look both ways, look both ways." For the full story, click here.

 

 

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