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November 17, 2011

Ottawa transit apologizes to abandoned riders

OC Transpo officials are looking into an incident in which a bus driver allegedly walked off the job after a passenger asked why the bus was frequently late. The rider claimed that the driver stranded him and 15 other riders on an idling bus.


September 14, 2011

UPDATE: Argentina bus-train crash kills 11, injures 212

Two passenger trains and a bus collided when the driver of the bus drove around rail track barriers to try to beat the trains across the tracks. The driver was among the 11 killed.


August 4, 2011

Fed court: Fired Calif. bus driver deserved hearing

After Kerry Walls was fired by the Central Contra Costa Transit Authority for unauthorized absences due to illness, he filed a grievance through his union. He was reinstated, but fired again for breaking an agreement with another unexcused absence. The agency claimed he had waived his right to the hearing that public employees normally receive before termination.


August 2, 2011

Death of driver in idling bus being investigated

After a NJ Transit bus was found idling at Manhattan's Port Authority Bus Terminal on Thursday for nearly five hours with its driver dead inside, the two agencies plan to examine their coordination procedures.


June 29, 2011

Bus driver dies, dozens injured in Pa. crash

A tour bus, operated by New Oriental Tours, rear-ended a tractor-trailer on the Pennsylvania turnpike while traveling from Kentucky to New Jersey. Dozens of passengers were hospitalized.


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