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MTA unveils new vehicles to serve disabled riders

The Maryland Transit Administration is unveiling its new fleet of mobility vehicles to serve riders with disabilities. The transit agency is replacing its fleet of sedans and cut-away buses with new vehicles designed specifically for people in wheelchairs. They are ...

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Mikulski, Cardin announce $2M grant for Ocean City buses

OCEAN CITY — More money is on the way for buses in Ocean City. Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski and Sen. Ben Cardin on Friday announced a $2 million grant through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s State of Good Repair Program. ...

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Metro OKs $2.5B budget, fares increasing in July

WASHINGTON — Metro’s board of directors has unanimously approved a $2.5 billion spending plan. The Washington Post reports the budget passed on Thursday includes $1.6 billion to operate and maintain the transit system’s trains and buses. It also will be ...

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Job creation driving highway bills in Congress

WASHINGTON — The lure of roads, bridges, buses and trains isn’t enough anymore to drive an expensive transportation bill through Congress. So to round up votes, congressional leaders are pitching the bills as the hottest thing around these days: job ...

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Restraining order issued to Chinatown bus service

PHILADELPHIA— Federal transportation officials have obtained a restraining order against a charter bus company that serves New York City’s Chinatown, saying the company continues to operate in defiance of a shutdown prompted by serious safety problems. The Department of Transportation ...

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