Transit in the News – March 27

Transit in the News – March 27

A weekly section about transit making headlines around the globe. Have an article you want to share? Comment below or email us.

Maritime Bus says this winter season has been extremely challenging.

The weather wreaks havoc on the ferries in Cape Breton.

University of Winnipeg students rally for better bus service.

A long-awaited bus stand serving many in Uppinangady, India is being built.

Rapid bus system construction is underway in Cambridge, Ontario.

NYC MTA raises fares.

TTC wants to hire outside contractor to finish Spadina subway extension.

Who takes transit to work in Metro Vancouver?

Public transit boosting research on air quality and climate change.

Amsterdam is offering free transit for failed asylum seekers.

Minnesota’s BRT is held off until 2017 due to funding.

TTC commute comes to a halt due to environmental spill.

Fluid leak on Vancouver bus, no delays or passengers involved.

Passengers escaped a bus swallowed by a sinkhole in Brazil.

GO joins Milton Transit to test door-to-door bus service.

Edmonton hoping their Metro LRT will still open as planned this spring.

Subway surfers caught on camera in NYC.

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Author: Adrienne Coling