Transit in the News – June 12, 2015

Transit in the News – June 12, 2015

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Seattle Metro halts safety messages after earful from bus riders.

Feds express confidence that MTA can open Second Avenue subway in 2017.

China to supply 14 trains to Kolkata subway.

SkyTrain service trouble caused by motor failure.

Passengers in Wales thank hero driver for saving them as bus goes up in flames.

TTC subway shutdown strands thousands of commuters across Toronto.

Ballard signs $10M deal to power fleet of buses in China.

Cobb County commissioners in Atlanta support bus rapid transit referendum.

World’s most congested subway prepares to host Olympics.

Saudi Arabia chases investors for $140B public transport plan.

Pan Am Games organizers rely on HOV lanes & public transit to ease traffic woes.

Transit advocates push for new MTA subway cars.

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Author: Adrienne Coling