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Public Transportation

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  • Bike sharing is taking off in South Florida as programs thrive, expand

    Bike sharing is taking off in South Florida as programs thrive, expand
    Forget the bus. Forget taxis, trolleys or shuttles. The next best thing in public transportation for some people is a bicycle. Pedaling to the beach, a restaurant or the grocery store is getting easier as bike-sharing programs are increasing in...
  • Atheist group sues transit system over refusal to run ad

    A Pennsylvania transit system permitted churches to advertise on the sides of its buses but then refused to allow a group that doesn't believe in God to place an ad containing the word "atheists," fearing it would offend riders, according to a federal...
  • Five electric buses join Metro's fleet; more may be coming

    Five electric buses join Metro's fleet; more may be coming
    The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority continued down its greener path Thursday when five electric buses were delivered to transportation officials downtown. Chinese automaker BYD manufactured the buses at its Lancaster plant....
  • Evanston prepping for CTA Purple Line express pilot program

    Evanston prepping for CTA Purple Line express pilot program
    Evanston officials are preparing for a Purple Line Express evening pilot program that will test interest in extending the service beyond regular times. Ylda Capriccioso, assistant to the city manager, recently provided members of the city's...
  • Small fire reported on Red Line

    Small fire reported on Red Line
    CTA officials briefly rerouted Red Line trains following a small rubbish fire on the Red Line's subway tracks. A small trash fire broke out Friday morning on the Red Line's subway tracks in the 1200 block of North Clark Street. Trains were briefly...
  • More bicycle, pedestrian projects being considered

    More bicycle, pedestrian projects being considered
    Q: Why is Coral Springs not included among the $100 million in bicycle and pedestrian projects being built over the next five years? Many major roads have wide shoulders that could easily accommodate bike lanes, yet none exist except on busy University...
  • SUVs, Transit Bus Collide In Farmington

    FARMINGTON — Two vehicles and a Connecticut Transit bus collided on Route 4 early Friday, police said. No one was seriously injured in the accident, which happened about 7:30 a.m. near the intersection with Norton Lane, Lt. Colin Ryan said. Two...
  • Free coffee and doughnuts Friday at some SunRail stations

    Free coffee and doughnuts Friday at some SunRail stations
    The SunRail commuter-train system will celebrate its first-year anniversary Friday with some giveaways and appearances on various runs by politicians, train officials and sporting mascots. "It's going to be a working birthday," said SunRail spokesman...
  • Authorities: 2 charged in $280,000 bogus school bus scheme

    Authorities say a former Yonkers school district supervisor and a school bus company owner face charges in a scheme involving $280,000 in bogus transportation bills. The Journal News says (http://lohud.us/1zjeuzP ) Anna Sollozzo and William Ahern were...
  • Fee proposed on rail cars that haul oil, other flammables

    U.S. senators from six states on Thursday proposed that the government charge companies a special fee to ship oil, ethanol and other flammable liquids in older railroad tank cars that have been involved in fiery explosions. The fee would start at $175...
  • Man charged with groping 4th woman on CTA train

    Man charged with groping 4th woman on CTA train
    A Logan Square man accused of pressing his body against three women on CTA trains has been charged in another attack, this one in 2007, after DNA on the fourth woman's clothing matched his genetic profile, prosecutors said Thursday. Noor Jalil, 54,...