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Work Accident Kills WMATA Contractor

Monday, October 07, 2013

WAMU

A contractor was killed and two transit authority employees were injured in a work accident shortly after midnight Sunday in Washington, D.C.’s subway system.

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Transportation Nation

Senate Panel Okays Funding for D.C. Transit

Friday, June 28, 2013

WAMU

The agency that runs D.C.'s subways is looking forward to federal money to replace outdated equipment and catch up on years of deferred maintenance. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority would receive another installment of federal funds to rebuild its aging rail system under an appropriations bills approved by a Senate panel on Thursday.

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WNYC News

Small, Curbside Bus Companies Have More Accidents: Report

Monday, October 31, 2011

WNYC

So-called "Chinatown buses" that pick up and drop off passengers at the curb have more fatal accidents and fail more inspections than larger carriers, according to a report by the National Transportation Safety Board. And curbside carriers with ten or fewer buses that have been in business less than ten years tend to have the worst safety records of all.

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WNYC News

Debate Over Budget Bus Regulation Continues in Wake of Tragic Crashes

Saturday, April 09, 2011

WNYC

In the wake of three recent budget bus crashes in the northeast — killing 17 and injuring dozens of others — officials are now wrangling over what kind of regulations to impose on the sprawling industry, which makes 750 million passenger trips a year and accounts for more than 2,000 arrivals and departures every week in New York City.

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WNYC News

Driver in Deadly Bronx Bus Crash Has Driving Privileges Suspended

Thursday, March 17, 2011

WNYC

The driver of the long distance bus involved in a deadly crash last weekend lied on applications for his driver's license, according to the governor's office.

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