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NJ TRANSIT bans hoverboards systemwide

Customers and employees will no longer be permitted to ride, charge, store or transport the devices on the NJ TRANSIT system and at stations or facilities.

53 evacuated after bus catches fire

The driver told investigators he heard what sounded like a rear tire's exploding and immediately pulled off to the side of the road. As soon as he stopped, he saw that the back of the bus was on fire. The bus was declared a total loss.

Pittsburgh subway has multiple fire safegaurds

Pittsburgh's subway train power is supplied by overhead cables rather than an electrified “third rail” along the tracks, which led to a delayed response by firefighters in the Washington, D.C. incident.

Exclusive: Bus Fires- Best Practices for Reducing the Risk

SP Fire Research is leading the way for more effective fire suppression systems by establishing a certification process and test method for testing fire suppression systems against known fire threats and environmental conditions specific to bus engine environments.