October 21, 2011

N.Y. may shut down bus co. that makes women sit in back

NEW YORK — The New York City Department of Transportation plans to shut down Private Transportation Corp., which operates the city's public B110 bus under a franchise arrangement if it does not end its practice of making women give up their seats in the front to promote Hasidic customs of gender separation, Reuters reported.

The B110 bus route travels through sections of Brooklyn that are heavily populated by Orthodox Jews. For the full story, click here.

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