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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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Feds shut down Chinatown bus firm over safety concerns

PHILADELPHIA— Concerns over vehicle and driver safety led federal regulators to shut down a bus company that took passengers from Baltimore and several other cities to New York City’s Chinatown. U.S. transportation officials have ordered Double Happyness Travel Inc. to ...

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‘Mosquito’ swatted down

A little over a month ago, I wrote a blog post about an anti-loitering device mounted at the top of a Gallery Place Metro station exit in Washington, D.C. The Mosquito was installed in August, funded by local business owners ...

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Chinatown businesses use high-pitched beep to drive away teens

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