April 16, 2014
A county judge reaffirmed a ruling that an opponent of the project should have to pay a multimillion-dollar bond if he wants to appeal the transit system's earlier legal victory allowing it to issue debt to fund several projects.
April 15, 2014
An attorney for Danny Ours, former executive director of Lakeland Area Mass Transit District, claimed that board members didn’t ask additional questions after an internal investigation that led to his firing in 2011. A lawyer for the transit system said there was "turmoil, chaos and low morale" under Ours' leadership.
April 14, 2014
The policy, initially enacted in 2003, requires large items to be collapsed before boarding and kept with the riders, behind the front area reserved for people with wheelchairs. Riders with disabilities filed a lawsuit because for years, the able-bodied took the seats in the designated area and wouldn’t give them up.
April 8, 2014
Transit agencies across the state have been targeted multiple times by patent trolls — shell companies that purchase patents with no intention of innovating, but rather suing those who do.
January 14, 2014
Claims policy banning firearms from buses and from bus shelters violates a provision in a 2011 Wisconsin law that allows people to obtain licenses to carry concealed weapons
January 8, 2014
Claims transit system policy banning firearms from buses and from bus shelters violates a provision in a 2011 Wisconsin law that allows people to obtain licenses to carry concealed weapons.
January 6, 2014
Said university was within its rights to move the Dinky station approximately 500 feet south because it had received the necessary approvals from NJ Transit.
December 13, 2013
Attempting to resolve a dispute over a contract provision that included a family medical leave clause, which the agency says it cannot afford. Unions are not ruling out the option of a third strike.
December 5, 2013
They want a judge to order the transit agency to abide by the tentative deal that was reached Oct. 21. On Nov. 21, the BART board of directors approved only part of the deal, excluding a provision giving employees six weeks of paid family leave that they said they hadn't meant to include.
September 23, 2013
David Plamondon died after being hit in a crosswalk on campus by a bus driven by a fellow student. The driver pleaded no contest to negligent homicide and was sentenced to two years of probation.
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