| October 21 2014 - More Prefer Public Transit to Road Building|
Americans in an ABC News/Washington Post poll favor expanded public transportation options over road building in government efforts to reduce traffic congestion. But where they live makes a difference. Overall, 54 percent prefer focusing on public transit, such as trains and buses, while four in...
| October 21 2014 - Officers push school bus safety program|
State troopers followed approximately 100 school buses Tuesday as part of law enforcementâ€™s effort to promote safe driving around school buses and safety zones.
| October 19 2014 - NH Rail Transit website touts passenger rail through Nashua|
Fans of expanding passenger rail up through Nashua might want to check out a new website launched by the New Hampshire Rail Transit Authority at www.nhrta.org. It features detailed information about rail projects in the state, including the New Hampshire Capitol Corridor Study, an effort to evaluate the expansion of passenger rail service along the 73-mile stretch from Concord to Boston that ...
| October 19 2014 - National School Bus Safety Week observed Oct. 20 to 24|
Ensuring more than one million students in California receive safe transportation to and from school every day is no small task and involves many people. Therefore, the California Highway Patrol has joined the National Association for Pupil Transportation in calling attention to National School Bus Safety Week, Oct. 20 to 24. â€œKeeping children safe is a collective effort involving the public ...
| October 17 2014 - Residents improve gateway between Halethorpe, Arbutus business district|
Halethorpe resident coordinates beautification effort on Potomac Avenue An area once overgrown littered with trash, debris and an occasional piece of furniture along Potomac Avenue has been transformed into a walkable path between the community of Halethorpe and the Arbutus business district, thanks to some dedicated community residents.
| October 14 2014 - Ontario cities use creative ways to increase voter turnout|
Some Ontario cities are taking extra efforts to improve the voter turnout during the Oct. 27 municipal elections. For the first time, voters in Sudbury can cast a ballot online or at a mobile poll inside a modified transit bus. City clerk Caroline Hallsworth says the goal is to get to voters who may need convincing.
| October 09 2014 - Facebook drivers call on CEO to help union efforts|
In a letter, the top Teamsters official for Northern California urged Facebookâ€™s CEO Mark Zuckerberg to press Facebookâ€™s shuttle bus contractor to agree to bargain with the union on behalf of the 40 drivers who ferry Facebook employees to work.
| October 04 2014 - Pro-MARTA push heats up|
With about a month to go, efforts to bring public transit back to Clayton shifted into high gear this week as dozens of grassroot organizations, unions, community activists, civil rights groups and politicians gathered on the Clayton courthouse steps for a rally reminiscent of the Civil Rights era.
| October 04 2014 - â€˜Splendid monthsâ€™ in Freeport|
The mega-cruise ships, each carrying thousands of passengers, are arriving in Portland, bringing busloads of tourists 17 miles north for a few hours in Freeport. The Freeport Fall Festival, Oct. 4-5, represents a major marketing effort, and the big three-day Columbus Day weekend comes at the peak of the fall foliage season.
| October 04 2014 - Shuttle bus for veterans now available|
By Britne Reeves Staff Writer Â Â Veterans will now be able to travel to the Dallas VA Hospital with ease thanks in part to a conjoined effort of Van Zandt County Commissioner Virgil Melton Jr. and Dukeâ€™s Travel Plaza in Canton. Commissioner Melton said he had been concerned about World War II veterans getting [â€¦]
| October 02 2014 - Pro-MARTA push in Clayton heats up|
With a little more than a month to go, efforts to bring public transit back to Clayton shifted into high gear Thursday as dozens of grassroot organizations, unions, community activists and politicians gathered on the Clayton courthouse steps for a rally reminiscent of the Civil Rights era.
| October 01 2014 - St. Vrain, Boulder Valley dealing with student enterovirus cases|
The St. Vrain Valley School District is stepping up its efforts to disinfect schools and buses after learning of more than 20 suspected student cases of enterovirus, while the Boulder Valley School District is reporting two confirmed cases among its students.