Amalgamated Transit Union News
Detroit Bus Driver Attacked With Bleach, 'Vicious' Attacks Spiking Nationally
It was 10:50 p.m. on Sunday when a Detroit bus driver pulled up to one of his usual pick-up locations. As he opened the door, the person waiting at the bus stop threw bleach on his face and then ran away. The driver was rushed to the hospital and the suspect has not been caught. The bus was not
School Bus Rides From Hell: Do Surveillance Cameras Help?
Almond, N.Y. mom Laura Brace has no trouble remembering the day in 2009 when she found her children’s school bus driver behind the wheel, smelling of booze. “I asked her, ‘You’re really not acting normal. Are you okay?’ And she’s like, ‘I’m fine.’ And I...
All D.C. Metro Track Circuits to Get a Closer Look After Crash
Investigators to Interview Train Operator, Examine 'Anomaly' in Key Track Circuit
Metro Crash: 'Anomaly' Found on Key Track Circuit
D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty Blames Local Officials as NTSB Pieces Together Crash Clues
D.C. Metro Wreck Survivor Tells of Heroism After Horror
Investigators in northeast Washington, D.C., Tuesday at the site of the deadliest accident in Metro history began examining why systems designed to keep trains safe failed Monday evening at the height of rush hour . With nine people dead and 76 sent to area hospitals -- some of whom are critically
Beheading Raises Bus Security Concerns
The beheading of a 22-year-old passenger on a Greyhound bus in Canada last week has sparked new questions about the lack of procedure to ensure bus security and safety. The attack incited calls for tightened security on Canadian buses, but passenger screening remains limited even inside the United
Today's Schedule (all times Eastern): 9:00 am: Off-camera White House press gaggle with Scott McClellan 9:00 am: House Intelligence Committee hears testimony from former U.N. weapons inspector David Kay, Capitol Hill 9:30 am: Senate convenes for legislative business 9:30 am: Senate Judiciary
Bus, Rail Drivers Strike in L.A.
Los Angeles officials issued health warnings as thousands of commuters including many of the citys poorest residents were forced to walk or ride bikes to work today during a transit strike that coincided with a blistering Southern California heat wave. While commuter traffic increased