December 5, 2013
They want a judge to order the transit agency to abide by the tentative deal that was reached Oct. 21. On Nov. 21, the BART board of directors approved only part of the deal, excluding a provision giving employees six weeks of paid family leave that they said they hadn't meant to include.
Federal regulators reject the state's request to exempt a large Central Valley segment of proposed track from a lengthy planning review
Says it is association’s long-standing position that Congress needs to authorize and appropriate funding for PTC implementation for commuter railroads that will cover 80% of the implementation costs.
The MTA’s acknowledgment of the existence of the alerter system on the train came as a New York Police Department officer who was on the train filed a $10 million suit, alleging negligence. Meanwhile, service was resumed on Thursday.
Beginning next year, service on all subway lines, light rail and the 15 key bus routes will run until 2:30 am on Friday and Saturdays. Service will not be extended on the commuter rail or ferry.
The $492 million plan, called “Your New Blue,” includes several track and station improvement projects along a 12.5-mile stretch of the Blue Line O’Hare Branch between the Grand and Cumberland stations
The new diesel-electric hybrid vehicles are replacing 1998 models, the oldest vehicles in the agency’s fleet. The buses will produce 90% fewer emissions than the buses they are replacing, and save $3 million in fuel costs over the next 12 years, according to SamTrans.
The new employees increase the company’s staff to 80, up from six in 2010.
December 4, 2013
The Pyongyang Metro in "the world's most insular capital city" began operation in 1969 and is considered to be one of the deepest metros in the world.
Phoenix voters in March approved Proposition 300, which allowed the city manager to hire private security guards to cite fare evaders or passengers who commit other violations. Previously, only police officers and their assistants had that authority.
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