| February 20 2015 - Hometown South Pinellas|
READING WITH THE MAYOR: On Jan. 30, St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman wrapped up literacy week by reading two books, A Time to Sleep by Denise Fleming, and Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems, to the preschool students at First United Methodist Church in St. Petersburg. Although few students knew who the mayor ‚Ä¶
| February 01 2015 - Students' Stories of Depressingly Common Run-Ins with Campus Cops|
Saturday night, after reading Times columnist Charles Blow's account of his son's detainment at gunpoint by Yale campus police, I was transported back to my own run-in with UCLA campus police in 2009. It was a typically relaxed Sunday evening, and I was headed home from the library. As I passed Ackerman Student Union nearing the bus terminal, I was stopped by an officer. "Do you mind if I check ...
| January 28 2015 - Mountain Metro Transit ridership up|
Colorado Springs Mountain Metropolitan Transit reports ridership is up, according to a news release distributed by the city, which stated the local fixed-route bus service provided nearly 3 million one-way trips during 2014. That puts ridership up 10 percent over 2013, which came in at just over 2.6 million one-way trips. MMT attributed the increase‚Ä¶ Continue Reading Mountain Metro Transit ...
| January 28 2015 - Cayuga CC Alumni Booking Trip To Washington D.C.|
The Cayuga Community College Alumni Association is offering a three-day, two-night bus excursion to Washington, D.C. from April 24 to 26. Travelers will tour the National Air Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center on route to the Cambria Suites Hotel, located at the New City Market at O lifestyle center. Continue reading ‚Üí
| January 16 2015 - One body, one seat: Seattle's campaign against the 'manspreading' scourge|
By Eric M. Johnson SEATTLE (Reuters) - Seattle, annoyed by selfish public transit riders who take up more than their share of space, has launched a transit manners campaign against so-called "manspreading," the practice of riders draping their legs across neighboring seats. Joining a number of cities that have taken action, bus-and-train operator Sound Transit will add mounted placards in ...
| January 15 2015 - Community Challenge Kicks Off Tuesday|
EUGENE, Ore. ‚ÄĒ You can shake up your winter commute next week and win some pretty cool prizes along the way. The Business Commute Mini Challenge kicks off Tuesday and runs for three days. Organizers are asking people to bike, walk, bus or carpool to work. The more you participate, the more chances you have ‚Ä¶ Continue reading ¬Ľ
| January 10 2015 - Crash Involving MTA Bus and Two Cars Injures 23|
Police are investigating an accident in Brooklyn on Wednesday afternoon that injured 23 people, three of them critically, when a car was knocked into the path of an MTA bus. The accident occurred at 3:55 p.m. on Wednesday at Utica ‚Ä¶ Continue reading ‚Üí
| January 06 2015 - How to be a winner: the books that inspire Mark Zuckerberg and other high flyers|
The Facebook CEO cites leadership tome The End of Power as essential for getting ahead in business. But what do other power players such as President Putin and Bill Gates read? Ever wondered why neither you nor I are world leaders or sitting pretty atop the rich lists of either Forbes magazine or the Sunday Times? Most likely it‚Äôs because we are reading the wrong books. Here is an example of ...
| December 31 2014 - 'Manspreading' and other rude behavior on public transit|
Until recently, we were blissfully unaware that the way some men sit on buses or trains ‚ÄĒ legs spread in a wide V ‚ÄĒ had earned its own separate category of rude and obnoxious transit behaviors. Now we know better.
| December 30 2014 - Families of Newtown victims sue gunmaker, seller|
¬© AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File In this Dec. 4, 2013 file photo, a school bus drives past a sign reading "Welcome to Sandy Hook," in Newtown, Conn., where 26 people were killed by a gunman inside Sandy Hook Elementary School.
| December 29 2014 - Lisburn bus depot closed after fatal collision|
Woman dies after being knocked down by bus in Northern Ireland A shocked bus station user has described the moment a woman was knocked down by a bus and later died. The incident happened at the Lisburn depot in Northern Ireland on Monday morning, operator Translink said. The transport centre has been closed. Continue reading...