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Greyhound customers bark at $18 gift ticket surcharge

Some Greyhound customers are unhappy about the company charging an $18 gift ticket order surcharge as an anti-fraud measure. The surcharge is added to the ticket price for web and phone purchases when an individual purchases a ticket for someone other than the credit card holder.

Spit justice: MBTA now swabbing for DNA samples

Transit police for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority will now begin swabbing and testing suspects who spit in the face of transit bus drivers and other MBTA employees.

NCAA, GO Ground partner for championship travel

A new multi-year deal brings together the National Collegiate Athletic Association and Chicago-based GO Ground to enhance ground transportation travel for various teams competing in all 46 NCAA team championships.

MTA launches AutoLoad system

Maryland Transit Authority customers can now purchase cash value and pass products over the Internet for their CharmCard through the agency’s new AutoLoad program.

NTSB Report: Curbside carriers difficult to police

A six-month study on curbside motorcoach safety by the National Transportation Safety Board shows the rapid growth of curbside carriers poses challenges for assuring passenger safety.

MCI names Rush Truck Center as new Nashville service provider

The Rush Truck Center Nashville in Smyrna, TN has been named as a new MCI service center.

Melaniphy officially takes APTA reins today

Tuesday is Michael P. Melaniphy first day on the job as the new president and CEO of the American Public Transportation Association.

$19.1M earmarked for Milwaukee Express Bus Routes…but

Milwaukee County will receive $19.1 million in federal funds for three of its Express Bus Routes, but even the new influx of money could leave some residents short on service, according to a budget proposal by a county executive.

NY bus inspections remove more than 100 drivers from road

Recent surprise bus inspections by New York’s Department of Transportation have led to more than 100 drivers being removed from road.

Hampton Roads Transit: Taxis for paratransit pickups

To keep service costs under control, beginning in December Hampton Roads Transit will utilize taxicabs about 40 percent of the time to pickup its Handi-Ride curb-to-curb service for disabled people.