LaHood hearing postponed
D.C. – The confirmation hearing for
Ray LaHood, President-Elect Barack Obama’s pick for secretary of
transportation, has been postponed until at least next week. For the full
story, click here.
Ex-BART officer pleads not guilty
– Johannes Mehserle – a former police officer for the Bay Area Rapid Transit –
pleaded not guilty in the New Year’s Day shooting of a passenger at an Oakland rail station. For
the full story, click here.
NY seniors faced with paratransit fare hike
NEW YORK – The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s plan to raise paratransit fares
from $2 to as much as $5 per ride is expected to seriously impact the elderly.
For the full story, click here.