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September 23, 2014

Bus co. in Del. crash had safety violations

The New York-based tour bus company involved in Sunday's crash that killed two women and injured 48 east of Red Lion had been cited in July for working a driver too many hours, and collected 18 safety violations since August 2012, federal records show.

September 22, 2014

U. of Michigan shuttle looks to increase ridership

The Detroit Connector, now in its second year of operation after being renewed as a part of the University’s Detroit Center budget, made its first journey of this year Sept. 18 running on grant money. The service is free, and the Connector staff plans to keep it that way for as long as possible, though a $5 donation per ride is suggested.

September 22, 2014

Ridesharing seeing notable growth among college students

Uber, Lyft and other similar brands, are keen to expand their user bases by offering ridesharing services at competitive prices.

September 22, 2014

Princeton Dinky advocacy group will not appeal decision

The Surface Transportation Board ruled in July that New Jersey Transit is exempt from federal oversight. Two lawsuits filed by residents and the group Save the Dinky are still active at the New Jersey Appellate Division level.

September 22, 2014

Penn St. forms student transportation commission

Representatives will meet monthly with Transportation Services leadership to discuss questions and concerns raised by University students as well as upcoming projects and initiatives.

September 22, 2014

Ohio University highlights new transportation programs

The school's transportation and parking services department has added GPS technology to track campus shuttles, a new car-sharing network and more.

September 22, 2014

Calif. transit, college partner for free rides

Effective immediately, any Victor Valley College student can ride all Victor Valley Transit Authority regional, county and deviated routes for free by presenting a valid student ID or ASB Card.

September 19, 2014

Jacket helps protect transit riders from germs

Appropriately called the Germinator, the jacket is the result of almost a year's worth of research into how commuters get sick on public transit — and how to help prevent sharing illnesses.

September 18, 2014

Green tech major feature at BusCon 2014

At least six electric vehicles, ranging from passenger vans to cutaway buses to a mid-sized transit bus and a trolley bus, were featured both on the show floor and at a special ride along held in conjunction with the show.

September 18, 2014

6 fleets receive eco award at BusCon for propane usage

PERC presented the “Top User of Clean-Burning Propane Autogas” awards to attending representatives at a ceremony Wednesday morning at Indiana Convention Center. The fleets were individually recognized for recent adoptions of propane-autogas-powered vehicles.

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