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July 31, 2014

Feds propose new rules to protect bus passengers in rollover crashes

Performance requirements would ensure a sufficient level of survival space and reduce the risk of ejection in rollover crashes.


October 22, 2012

Topeka Transit re-adds some paratransit services

The change will return paratransit service to the 38 people who lost it when the Metro reduced its service area to within the ADA-required three-fourths of a mile from the city limits.


February 28, 2012

Cyclists call on NJ Transit to change policy

Currently only allows cyclists to bring their bicycles onto trains only at stations with high-level platforms.


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