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Public Transportation

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  • BCCC is adapting to boost students' job prospects

    Like the Baltimore Sun, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) commends the Abell Foundation for its recently released examination of why so few city high school graduates pursue employment opportunities in high-demand jobs that don't require a four-year...
  • Orlando airport panel votes to keep TSA

    Orlando airport panel votes to keep TSA
    The TSA could keep its job checking passengers for weapons and contraband at Orlando International Airport after a committee decided Monday that the agency shouldn't be replaced with privately hired security guards. But there are conditions: The...
  • First Savings Bank of Hegewisch opens branch in Oak Forest

    First Savings Bank of Hegewisch has opened a new branch at 4920 W. 159th St. in Oak Forest. The 3,400-square-foot branch features two drive-up lanes and is adjacent to the Metra commuter train station. The building had been home to PNC Bank, which closed...
  • 4-year-old girl rides Philly bus searching for 3 a.m. snack

    A 4-year-old Philadelphia girl has been returned safely to her parents after slipping out of her house at 3 a.m. and getting on a transit bus in search of a snack. Bus driver Harlan Jenifer said the girl swung her legs as she chanted, "All I want is a...
  • 14 hurt, 2 seriously, in Brooklyn collision of bus, minivan

    Authorities say a minivan has collided with a New York City bus, injuring 14 people, two of them seriously. Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials say the minivan struck the side of the bus at an intersection just before 9 a.m. Monday in...
  • Pedestrian Killed By Amtrak Train In Fairfield

    A woman was struck and killed Sunday evening by an eastbound Amtrak train in Fairfield. The accident occurred about 5:45 p.m. on track 4 near the Unquowa Road train station in Fairfield. Police said the unidentified woman was attempting to cross the...
  • Philadelphia bike share program begins in April

    Officials in Philadelphia say the city's bike share program will begin next month. Mayor Michael Nutter says the system will launch at noon on April 23rd with an event at Eakins Oval featuring music, brief remarks and a ceremonial ride. Officials say...
  • CTfastrak Ridership Light, But Commuters Like First Look

    CTfastrak Ridership Light, But Commuters Like First Look
    HARTFORD — Ridership fluctuated on the first workday morning for the CTfastrak busway as workers hurried to fix small defects and bump up efficiency. Most comments from passengers were positive, and many rush hour buses — especially on the...
  • Boston transit system gets advice from 'peer' cities

    Transit officials from New York City and other metropolitan areas are offering advice to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority on how it might avoid the problems that crippled the Boston-area during winter's record-setting snowfall, including the...
  • Ventra contract swells by about $65 million because of add-ons

    Ventra contract swells by about $65 million because of add-ons
    The cost of the Ventra transit fare-collection system has climbed to above $500 million, a 14 percent increase since the Chicago Transit Authority signed the original contract in late 2011, according to records obtained by the Tribune. A series of add-...
  • Va., W.Va. broadcast stations honored at annual awards

    For the second straight year, Charlottesville station WVIR-TV won Outstanding News Operation of the Virginias for small market television, while Charleston station WCHS-TV took home the honor for large market television in the 2015 Virginias Associated...