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METRO Briefs

Posted on March 15, 2007

Georgia to take new safety measures following bus crash
ATLANTA — Georgia Department of Transportation officials said that they would add safety measures to several commuter-lane exits following the tragic bus accident that killed seven people, including five college baseball players, two weeks ago. For the full story, click here. MTA postpones plan to repair shuttle platforms
NEW YORK — A much-needed overhaul of the Times Square shuttle platforms has been postponed until at least 2010, according to Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials. The gaps in the platforms led to at least 12 personal injury claims against the agency between 2001 and 2005. For the full story, click here. Auditor: Chicago mass transit in need of overhaul
CHICAGO — A state auditor reported that the Chicago area’s mass transit systems, including the Chicago Transit Authority, METRA rail service and Pace suburban bus service, lack the revenue to cover current operations and replace aging bus and railcar fleets. For the full story, click here.

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