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November 11, 2013

FMCSA to ease CDL requirements for vets, military

Exploring other ways to ease the transition from military occupations to jobs requiring CDLs, including waiving the requirements for pre-employment drug testing for recently discharged military personnel based on their recent participation in random drug testing programs run by the military.


July 8, 2013

Veteran training grants awarded to 6 colleges

The FMCSA announced almost $1 million in new grants to help train veterans and military families for jobs in the transportation industry.


February 11, 2013

Madison, Wis. county to offer free rides for vets

Program possible though budgeting and $30,000 anonymous gift.


November 12, 2012

Minn.'s SouthWest Transit honors vets

On Monday, agency will offer free rides as well as unveil newly wrapped buses.


September 7, 2012

U.S. DOT awards $3.5M for Maine commuter bus

The funding will help expand express commuter bus service that will make it easier for civilian and military personnel to get to work at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and Pease International Tradeport, two of the area’s largest employment centers.


July 2, 2012

Feds unveil $29M in veteran transportation grants

The grants will support 64 projects in 33 states and the Northern Mariana Islands


May 29, 2012

CTA president signs veteran hiring order

As part of the policy, the agency’s goal is to attract at least a 20% pool of veterans during the application process for positions, including drivers, mechanics, engineers, managers and other workers.


May 23, 2012

Mass. railcar honors fallen war heroes

The Gold Star Memorial coach will travel thousands of miles across Massachusetts and Rhode Island as a reminder of all of our fallen heroes who gave their lives during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.


September 15, 2011

Ricon, Prime Time donate van to homeless vets

The new van will be used to transport veterans to Fort Wayne VA hospitals, appointments at medical treatment centers, and local activities and events.


July 2, 2009

Minnesota disabled vets ride free

Disabled veterans simply need to show the proper identification card to bus operators of any fixed-route service in the state, including Metro Transit and suburban transit providers in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.


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