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Antelope Valley Transit experiments with digital bus ads

Other cash-strapped California transit agencies, facing rising operating costs, are watching the potentially lucrative test run with interest, as current state law restricts digital signage on buses to route and service information.

The dangers of ‘distracted commuting’

Over the past year, SEPTA officials have responded to a few track fall incidents each month. Surveillance cameras often show people — some talking or texting on their phones or otherwise distracted — walking past the yellow warning strip and landing into the track area. To decrease these incidents, SEPTA is making distracted commuting the focus of its second annual “Make the Safe Choice” Safety Day.

NTSB unveils 2014 Top 10 'Most Wanted' improvements

Improving operational safety in rail transit made the list for the first time. The list also includes making improvements to occupant protection and fire safety, doing more to prevent distracted and impaired driving.