The transit workers' strike that crip pled Manhattan last month was clearly illegal.
Tag Archives: transit
Will Minorities Get Enough Out of the Economic Stimulus?
Miami’s poorer residents have long complained that the city’s meager public-transit system makes it harder for them to get to work. So when the Obama Administration announced the $787 billion stimulus plan earlier this year, many hoped some of that money would help fund plans like an expansion of Miami’s undersized Metrorail system especially a 10-mile northern extension that would reach into predominantly African-American and other minority communities largely cut off from downtown and other employment centers
Bay Bridge ready for Friday commute?
Chances have increased slightly that the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge will reopen in time for the Friday morning commute, transportation officials said Thursday evening. The 73-year-old bridge spans the San Francisco Bay and carries an average of 280,000 vehicles daily, according to the state transportation department
Former ‘enemy combatant’ sentenced in Illinois
A former “enemy combatant” who was held in a South Carolina Naval brig for six years with no charges was sentenced Thursday to eight years and four months in prison, a Justice Department spokesman said. The 73-year-old bridge spans the San Francisco Bay and carries an average of 280,000 vehicles daily, according to the state transportation department
Atheist ads to adorn New York subway stations
Some New Yorkers may want to reconsider exclaiming “Thank God” when arriving at their destination subway station beginning next Monday. Or at least that’s what a coalition of eight atheist organizations are hoping, having purchased a month-long campaign that will place their posters in a dozen busy subway stations throughout Manhattan.
D.C. train crash probe prompts nationwide rail alert
5 dead as bus hurtles into ravine in Germany
Military: Suicide bomber kills 4 U.S. soldiers in Iraq
Brooklyn subway stop named for British bank
26 dead in Pakistan helicopter crash
A military helicopter crashed Friday in northwestern Pakistan, killing at least 26 security personnel on board, the Pakistani military said. A Marine source described the fighting Thursday evening as “our most significant encounter.” Sporadic fighting took place over several hours in the southeastern sector of Garmser district, said Pelletier, spokesman for the Marine Expeditionary Brigade-Afghanistan. Helmand province, a poppy-growing region, is the focus of the military push called Operation Khanjar.