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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Traffic: Emergency roadwork on MD 176 in Glen Burnie

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork on MD 176 in Glen Burnie
    Emergency roadwork on MD 176 East in Glen Burnie at McCormick Drive has closed the eastbound right traffic lane and eastbound right shoulder at 8:51 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. Emergency roadwork on MD 45 South...
  • Student injured in shooting at Kentucky high school: officials

    Student injured in shooting at Kentucky high school: officials
    A student was wounded on Tuesday in a shooting at a Kentucky, high school, and police in Louisville have arrested a suspect in the incident, officials said. Louisville Police said in a statement that the victim was male and that he was being treated in a...
  • After Rosedale derailment, NTSB calls for ban on phone use by drivers

    After Rosedale derailment, NTSB calls for ban on phone use by drivers
    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...
  • Is Competence Too Much To Expect From Metro-North?

    Is Competence Too Much To Expect From Metro-North?
    Is the country suffering from a crisis of competence? Examples abound, from the botched implementation of the Affordable Care Act to the initial mishandling of Ebola patients in Texas. In that vein comes the National Transportation Safety Board's...
  • School Bus, Car Collide In Ellington; 30 Students On Bus

    ELLINGTON — State police and two ambulances responded to a school bus vs. car collision in the area of 69 Maple Street about 8:40 a.m. The ambulance crews were evaluation about 30 students aboard the bus. The car involved in the crash was...
  • Pickup vs bus captured on video

    Pickup vs bus captured on video
    The bus was headed east on Sample Road. Traffic was light, but the road was wet from rain. Suddenly, passengers inside the Broward County Transit Route 34 bus started screaming. A red Ford pickup was entering the roadway from a Florida Turnpike ramp. It...
  • Bus driver's family sues FedEx in deadly college trip crash

    Bus driver's family sues FedEx in deadly college trip crash
    The family of a bus driver killed along with several high school students and their chaperones in a fiery collision with a FedEx truck earlier this year has filed a lawsuit against the transportation company. Senio Taiao, the husband of Talalelei...
  • Report: Metro-North, Federal Agency Share Blame For Crashes

    Report: Metro-North, Federal Agency Share Blame For Crashes
    A federal safety agency reported Tuesday that operational blunders and lax policies at Metro-North were at least partly to blame for the crashes that killed two workers and four passengers and injured 126 riders last year and this spring. The National...
  • Hampton Roads Transit approves emergency snow bus routes

    Hampton Roads Transit approves emergency snow bus routes
    Last winter's severe weather prompted Hampton Roads Transit to develop a series of emergency snow routes for its bus service. The 11 emergency routes will be used if sustained accumulated snowfall exceeds 6 inches and forces a severe reduction in...
  • Car plows into bus stop near USC, seriously injuring woman, 2 children

    Car plows into bus stop near USC, seriously injuring woman, 2 children
    A 32-year-old woman and two young children she was with were seriously hurt Monday after a car plowed into a bus stop near USC in University Village, police said. The driver, who has not been identified, plowed into the woman and two children -- ages...
  • School bus, pickup crash in Miramar

    School bus, pickup crash in Miramar
    A Ford pickup truck driven by a City of Miramar Parks and Recreation employee and a school bus carrying eight Driftwood Middle School students collided Monday afternoon in Miramar. The crash happened around 4:45 p.m at the intersection of South Hiatus...