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Paper: NHTSA undercounted motorcoach deaths

According to USA Today, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has undercounted the number of motorcoach fatalities.

FMCSA shuts down Georgia bus company

Doraville, GA-based H & W Tour, Inc. has been ordered by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to immediately cease all intrastate and interstate passenger service.

DOT welcomes public comment on bus safety plan

The FMCSA is inviting the public to comment on its draft strategic plan that will become a five-year guide to reducing bus and truck crashes, fatalities and injuries.

CTA slashes top-level positions

The Chicago Transit Authority has eliminated 54 non-union positions, including 26 manager-level positions.

Tucson school district OK bus cameras

On Tuesday the Tucson Unified School District has given the green light for the installation of video cameras in their vehicles.

ABA calls on FMCSA, states, to increase inspections

The American Bus Association is pressing federal and state authorities to do a better job inspecting and regulating the nation’s bus industry.

Fed funds may be restored to Miami-Dade transit

The Federal Transit Administration has decided to partially release up to $65 million in subsidies to Miami-Dade Transit.

College basketball star killed in bus crash

Former North Carolina State basketball player Lorenzo Charles died Monday afternoon in a bus crash on Interstate 40 just west of Raleigh, NC.

DC bus drivers voice concerns on attacks

A series of physical attacks on three Washington, D.C. Metro bus drivers in one week has sparked calls for more police protection on vehicles.

Metro bus driver killed in Houston crash

The driver of a Houston METRO articulated bus was killed Thursday morning in a crash on Houston’s 288 South Freeway.