August 19, 2009

METRO Briefs

Report: BART officers failed to follow procedures

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland law firm that was hired by BART to conduct an investigation into the shooting of an unarmed man by a transit officer found that the officers failed to work as a team when responding to reports of fighting on a train. For the full story, click here.

 

Canada transit commuters face parking issues

VANCOUVER, B.C. — On the opening day of Translink’s new Canada Line, riders who parked in the neighboring mall’s parking lot received warning tickets or had their cars towed. Canada officials have said there is no need or room for park-and-ride lots. For the full story, click here.

 

New transit system starts service in Montana

GREAT FALLS, Mont. — A new transit system will make three daily trips from nearby towns and reservations, to Great Falls. For the full story, click here.

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