Transit in the News – April 24

Transit in the News – April 24

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

Federal budget 2015 targets gridlocked urban commuters with mass transit fund.

Bus drivers in Belfast to take strike action.

Briarwood subway station renamed.

Halifax Transit unveils plan for the future of the region.

TTC CEO says bus driver surplus will be needed by end of year.

MTA subway trains are overcrowded as ridership rises.

Istanbul expands mass transit network with new line.

Shuttle bus deal signed as Victoria cruise ship season starts.

Edmonton considers discounted bus passes for low-income residents.

Victoria transit buses get outfitted with new security cameras.

PEI doctor saves man who fell onto subway track in Washington, DC.

Controversial ads will soon appear on NYC subways and buses.

Apple moves closer to adding public transit to maps app.

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Author: Adrienne Coling