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August 14, 2014

Vancouver to enforce fine for opening light rail doors

Police say media and social-media images of passengers walking the tracks of SkyTrain after bailing on cars stalled between stations last month have convinced some passengers they can just exit during short, routine delays.

August 13, 2014

N.Y. testing 'intrusion' system to save people who fall on subway tracks

The detection systems, being tested at a secret location, feature thermal imaging cameras, laser-beam transmitters and other high-tech tools intended to alert the motorman if someone falls on the tracks.

August 13, 2014

DEA agent paid Amtrak employee for confidential passenger info

The agent paid an Amtrak secretary more than $850,000 over the past 19 years for the information, even though the records were available at no cost through an agreement with Amtrak police.

August 13, 2014

Chicago Transit to renovate 3 Blue Line stations

The $33 million station improvement plan for California, Western and Damen will provide customers a safer, more comfortable transit experience, and are part of the ongoing modernization of CTA train and bus service across the city.

August 12, 2014

Who should be included in METRO's Most Influential People of the Decade?

METRO Magazine will be profiling influential contributors to the public transportation industry in the September/October issue. Let us know who should be recognized in this special feature!

August 12, 2014

18 injured following vehicle, MBTA bus crash

The driver of the car, who reported feeling dizzy before the crash, was taken into custody and faces a charge of operating while under the influence of drugs.

August 8, 2014

Bed bugs found on N.Y. MTA trains

Two N trains were taken out of service Sunday and then fumigated after bed bugs were found on some of the cars. A third train was removed for fumigation on Tuesday.

August 7, 2014

Honolulu suspending services ahead of Friday's hurricane

The Bus and Handi-Van service will operate as normal Thursday but will shut down at midnight and won’t operate Friday, because of expected dangerous weather conditions.

August 7, 2014

Officials awaiting toxicology report in Times Square bus crash

Preliminary drug and alcohol tests for the driver William Dalambert came back negative, however, he failed a field sobriety test after Tuesday's crash, leading police to float the theory that he may have been high on drugs.

August 6, 2014

Rail commuters tilt train to free trapped man

The man was boarding in the Western Australia city of Perth when he slipped and became jammed in the gap between the carriage and the station.

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