Union: Bus drivers not to blame for rider miscounts
Luzerne County Transportation Authority officials — not bus drivers — are responsible for overcounts of senior citizen riders that prompted state investigations after allegations of number padding surfaced, the drivers’ union says.
She was groped on the subway
I was late as usual, weaving through the 72nd Street subway station, rushing down the stairs to catch a departing train, and managed to squeeze into one of the packed cars just in time.
Lawmaker says SEPTA is 'just more welfare'
In an eye-opening email exchange obtained by Capitolwire, an online news service, Pennsylvania state representative Daryl Metcalfe said mass transit subsidies were "just more welfare."
Although the Macon Transit Authority wants to provide public transportation in Warner Robins, the authority won’t bid on the service. Because of that stance, Warner Robins city officials say they may hire MTA without seeking official bids. Read more...
Reminiscing on the bus For Amanda Smulevitz, AC Transit bus line No. 40 is like a time machine. It takes her back nearly four decades to a past growing up in homes scattered across East Oakland, past San Antonio Park where she hung out as a teenager and past Wing's Daily Kitchen on Foothill, where she and her parents used to order food. Oakland Tribune, May 15
Atlanta streetcar will be cool, but will it be useful? The Atlanta Streetcar line will be only 1.3 miles long from end to end, and a streetcar will come every 15 minutes. So if you just missed one, should you really wait? Or should you just start walking? Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 13
Rio's cable cars are unlikely tourist attraction Rio de Janeiro's cable-car system linking six of its hilltops over a 2.3-mile route has become a popular tourist attraction. Of the nearly 12,000 people on average who ride it every day, fully 65 percent on weekends and 36 percent on weekdays are not from the local area. Associated Press, May 13