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October 30, 2014

NYC safest public transportation system for women

Researchers surveyed more than 6,000 women in the 15 most populous world capitals and New York City to gauge women’s experiences with harassment and violence while riding public transportation.


October 28, 2014

Chicago transit, police unveil counterterrorism program

Through the new federally-funded initiative, teams of officers will be deployed to high-traffic CTA rail stations several times a week to conduct quick, randomized tests of bags to detect possible explosive materials — similar to efforts undertaken during large events in the city.


October 14, 2014

Knockout Downtime with Rotary Lift’s New MOD35 Inground Lift

MOD30 has been the best-selling lift in its class for 12 years, with more than 1,100 installed. The MOD35 Series continues the “championship” reign by adding best-in-class lifting capacity and clear bay space, patent-pending pendant controls and a lower installation cost.


October 2, 2014

Fla. agency resumes service following bomb threat

Investigators said two men on bikes told a bus driver that there was a bomb on a bus in Leesburg, Fla. and then rode off.


September 23, 2014

UMA announces Safety Management Seminar schedule

The seminar features "how to" applications of risk management to educate participants on eliminating as much risk as possible. This event is for anyone who manages risk associated with motorcoach fleet operations and is limited to the first 130 registrants.


September 23, 2014

Bus co. in Del. crash had safety violations

The New York-based tour bus company involved in Sunday's crash that killed two women and injured 48 east of Red Lion had been cited in July for working a driver too many hours, and collected 18 safety violations since August 2012, federal records show.


September 23, 2014

D.C. Metro bringing back computer-driven trains 5 years after fatal crash

Starting early next month, in a process known as automatic train operation, computers will take over driving a half-dozen Red Line trains daily during non-peak hours, Metro GM Richard Sarles said.


September 11, 2014

19th BusCon Moves to Indianapolis, Touts Education and More

The Expo will feature plenty of vehicles and technology on the show floor as well as an expanded educational program covering an array of topics, including safety, compliance, accessibility and finding cost efficiencies.


September 4, 2014

Honolulu rail's camera investment questioned

Under the terms of the $223,000 agreement with EarthCam, HART is installing cameras at the future sites of all 21 rail stations as well as the Maintenance and Storage Facility. Critics are concerned with the project's costs increasingly rising, overall.


August 28, 2014

N.Y. MTA investigating wayward train operator

Rail control ordered the train to let passengers off and then pull into a spur track to let it turn around safely, but the train at Canal Street instead headed uptown on the wrong tracks.


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