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Posted on November 19, 2008

Canada rail looking to sell videos, music online

OTTAWA — VIA Rail Canada is planning to set up a Web-based entertainment store in order to help raise funds. For the full story, click here.

Calif. high-speed rail plans uncertain

SAN JOSE, Calif. — After California voters approved spending $10 billion for a high-speed rail line, project specifics, including the rail line’s relationship with local transit authorities, still need to be determined. For the full story, click here.

Paratransit service considered crucial, costly

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Maryland Transit Administration’s paratransit service lost $1 million last year, mainly due to rider no-shows. Some officials have suggested eliminating certain preferential procedures; advocates argue that they are necessary for the health of some riders. For the full story, click here.

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Q'STRAINT/Sure-Lok names inaugural Q'MANITARIAN award

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Fla.'s JTA testing ADA-accessible autonomous shuttle

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