Latest Mass transit systems News

4 injured as bus smashes through shopping center parking lot

Dec. 02, 2022 18:27 PM EST

DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — A commuter bus smashed into 16 cars at a San Francisco Bay Area shopping center on Friday, injuring four people, one of them critically, authorities said. Shortly before noon, the SamTrans bus smashed into the vehicles at a Target store parking lot at the...

Officer acquitted in man's shooting at Chicago train station

Nov. 22, 2022 15:48 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer was found not guilty Tuesday in the February 2020 shooting and wounding of an unarmed man during a struggle at a downtown commuter train station. Cook County Judge Joseph Claps acquitted Melvina Bogard, 33, of aggravated battery and...

Mass transit extension to Dulles Airport opens at tough time

Nov. 12, 2022 08:15 AM EST

CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — It's taken 60 years and billions of dollars. One man went to prison over shoddy construction. Now, mass transit is finally coming to Dulles International Airport outside the nation's capital. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority will open the...

Transit officer wounds suspect after woman shot, killed

Nov. 08, 2022 12:28 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia transit officer shot and wounded a suspect after a woman was shot and killed on a street in south Philadelphia, authorities said. Police said a 20-year-old woman was shot about 10 times just before 8 a.m. Tuesday. She was pronounced dead at Penn...

Strike shuts down bus service in Orange County

Nov. 03, 2022 13:59 PM EDT

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — Thousands of transit riders in one Southern California county found themselves without bus service Thursday after vehicle maintenance workers went on strike. The strike against the Orange County Transportation Authority idled hundreds of buses serving nearly...