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August 16, 2011

BART shuts down 4 stations in response to protests

Chose not to disrupt cell phone service as it did during last week’s protests over an agency police officer’s shooting of a homeless man. Blocking cellphone service sparked cyber attacks from an activist group and a legal challenge from the FCC.


December 22, 2010

Disabled vie for better access in Montreal

Since the city began installing elevators in 2008, six of Montreal's 68 metro stations have been made wheelchair accessible and two more will soon have wheelchair access, however, RAPLIQ says the work isn't being done fast enough.


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