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Transit in the News – April 3

A weekly section about transit making headlines around the globe. Have an article you want to share? Comment below or email us [1].
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Bus lane construction [3] in New Market, Ontario loses local supporters with delays affecting businesses.

The National Bus and Rain Union in Ireland will decide on strike action [4] regarding potential privatization of transit services.

TTC says they’ve learned from their mistakes with over-budget Spadina Subway extension [5].

Over 100 stations now connected to WIFI in NYC subway system [6].

Washington Metro will roll out new subway cars [7]on April 14.

Delhi Metro launches new app [8] to give riders reward points when reloading their smart cards.

Canadian cities lobby Ottawa for more public transit funding [9].

Hamilton transit union [10] votes 95% in favour of strike action.

Abu Dhabi bus passes to be automated [11] starting May 15.

Transit Watch program [12] launched to help stop crime in Surrey, BC.

Riders in Melbourne, Australia [13] now able to use Google maps to plan trips.

What mass transit could learn from luxury buses [14].

Four-year-old in Philadelphia boards bus alone [15] at 3 am to get a slushie.

Winnipeg doesn’t have enough buses [16] to keep up with ridership.

Montreal’s HonorĂ©-Beaugrand [17] bus terminal gets a redesign.

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Author: Adrienne Coling