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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Police: School Bus Accident In Portland

    Police are responding to Cox Road where a school bus and a pick truck crashed near Penfield Hill Road, police said.
  • After Rosedale derailment, NTSB calls for ban on phone use in vehicles

    After Rosedale derailment, NTSB calls for ban on phone use in vehicles
    The freight train derailment and explosion that caused millions of dollars in property damage in Rosedale last year spurred National Transportation Safety Board officials on Wednesday to call for new laws banning the use of hands-free cellphone devices by...

    Ottawa shooting shakes Canadians' sense of security

    CALGARY/TORONTO (Reuters) - A gun attack targeting the heart of Canada's government has shaken the country's closely guarded image as a sanctuary from the kinds of mass violence that plague the United States. Canadian cities and towns hiked security...

    How to encourage drivers to get out of their cars

    How to encourage drivers to get out of their cars
    To the editor: While I agree we don't need a "war on motorists," we do need to prod drivers into abandoning their cars. Otherwise, they just won't do it. ("Sharing the roads in L.A.," Editorial, Oct. 19) Lowering our dependence on foreign oil or...

    Rush is on to prepare Americans for new voting laws

    WASHINGTON Less than two weeks before Americans go to the polls, a scramble is on to educate voters and election officials nationwide about a spate of new voting laws that could affect turnout and impact key gubernatorial and Senate races. The hodgepodge...