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Tour bus pot smugglers arrested

Authorities in Colorado have broken up a large-scale marijuana ring that used tour buses to smuggle pot from Mexico to the Rocky Mountain State.

Quinn signs universal transit fare card bill

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has endorsed a bill that would require state transit agencies to have a universal fare card by 2015.

CVSA Roadcheck 2011 results in various violations

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Roadcheck 2011 in June performed nearly 80,000 bus and truck inspections at 2,550 locations across North America.

Survey: Illegal school bus passes alarming

A survey by the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services reveals more than 76,000 vehicles illegally passed school buses in one day over 28 states this spring.

Spokane trolley proposal gets mixed reaction

A proposal to build a three-mile trolley line from downtown Spokane and running to Gonzaga University has both supporters and naysayers.

Proposal made for Birmingham Explorer

A proposal by the mayor of Birmingham, AL could create a tourist transit system that would transport visitors to downtown hotels and attractions in addition to the zoo, Vulcan Park and the botanical gardens.

APTA: Proposal underfunds transportation systems

APTA President William Millar says the current six-year, multi-modal surface transportation authorization bill is woefully short of what is required to address the nation’s transportation infrastructure needs.

SEPTA sells bus for $1 to PA first responders

The Department of Emergency Services in Haverford Township, PA is the new owner of a retired 1996 SEPTA bus for the price of $1.

Facelift set for George Washington Bridge Bus Station

New York City’s George Washington Bridge Bus Station is set for a well-needed makeover, thanks to approximately $180 million.

Free transit rides could be remedy for LA’s 'Carmageddon'

LA Metro will be offering free rides for customers on 26 bus lines during ‘Carmageddon’.