Topic : protests

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Seattle agency heads talk service disruption procedures during protests

Management & Operations| January 31, 2017

Sound Transit's Peter Rogoff and King County Metro GM Rob Gannon met Monday after rail and bus service to and from the SeaTac/Airport station was interrupted for about 30 minutes Saturday at the request of Port of Seattle law enforcement officials.

Ferguson, Mo. protests interrupting bus services

Bus| August 22, 2014
As a result of delays and reroutes, some residents in the area say it has been difficult getting around town and some fear they may lose their jobs.
Bus| June 6, 2014

TARTA workers protest funding source

Union representatives urged local leaders to take another look at switching to sales-tax funding, which would be “more equitable and pay-as-you-go” compared to property taxes, whose revenue has slumped during the last five years as area real-estate values tumbled.
Accessibility| March 27, 2014

S.F. voters support 'Google buses,' poll says

The telephone poll of 500 likely San Francisco voters found that, overall, 57% have a favorable view of the shuttles, and only 18% have a negative view.
Bus| January 23, 2014

Google buses being monitored by security

Men with earpieces have closely monitored passengers boarding Google buses at the site of at least one bus stop in San Francisco's Mission District, according to a report.
Management & Operations| April 15, 2013

4 arrests made in Mass. paratransit fare hike protest

They blocked a street outside the State House, demanding more funding to avoid future fare increases on senior citizens and disabled riders. Four were arrested. The move follows Gov. Deval Patrick administration doubling fares for door-to-door paratransit service last year.
Accessibility| May 30, 2012

Disabled MBTA riders protest fare hikes, cuts

Chained their wheelchairs together and blocked traffic at a busy intersection to protest the agency’s decision to double fares for The Ride, its service for disabled riders.
Bus| April 5, 2012

Denver bus drivers protest transit cuts

Joined by riders and members of Occupy Denver, they say the cuts, both local and national, prevent them from getting people to and from jobs and home, which is a basic civil right.
Rail| August 25, 2011

BART wireless policy will limit shutdowns

Will be confined to extreme situations in which public safety is endangered.
Rail| August 23, 2011

BART police arrest 40 protestors

Protestors were allegedly trespassing on transit property. Police forced the remaining protestors above ground onto the street. The agency also shut down two stations.

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