Bus drivers aid in evacuation effort
LONGVIEW, Texas — More than one hundred charter bus drivers have devoted nearly the last two weeks to transporting hurricane evacuees. For the full story, click here.
Federal government rejects transit security grant request
BOSTON — The Transportation Security Administration has declined a request made by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority to fund systems that detect chemical threats in subway stations. For the full story, click here.
Congress reaches rail safety bill agreement
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following a train crash that killed 25 people in Los Angeles, House and Senate negotiators have reached consensus on a rail safety reform bill that will require the installation of positive train control by 2015. For the full story, click here.