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Toby Thomann Named President of WAGO North America

WAGO has named Toby Thomann as president of North American headquarters in Germantown, Wisconsin.

ON: Passenger Assaults Thunder Bay Transit Driver

The Amalgamated Transit Union is calling on the City of Thunder Bay to develop better processes and quicker responses for dealing with assaults on bus drivers.

GA: Accenture to Announce 100s of New Atlanta Jobs; More Jobs Might Follow

Business consulting giant Accenture will announce on Wednesday it is adding more than 500 largely-tech related jobs in Atlanta over the next few years.

IL: Chicago Prepping for First-of-its-Kind Municipal ID Card Rollout

Chicago is about to introduce a multi-purpose municipal ID card that city officials insist is a first of its kind in the United States.

Megyn Kelly Tells Ellen She’d ‘Definitely’ Have Donald Trump on Her New Show

But Ellen says she wouldn't. "I don't want to give him a platform because it validates him."

ON: Wheel-Trans Users Fear New Program Will Force Them to Use Inaccessible TTC

The annual TTC Forum on Accessible Transit drew about 300 people. Some concerns about the arrival of the new Family of Service Pilot Program, which merges Wheel-Trans and regular subways and buses.

Succession at the Top of Voith Group Decided

The Shareholders' Committee of Voith Management GmbH has decided about the succession of Dr. Hubert Lienhard, long-standing president and CEO of the Management Board.

MA: Ahead of Winter, MBTA Advancing Backup for its Backup Power

With summer squarely in the rearview mirror, the MBTA is turning its attention to winter and its ability to reliably operate services when the snow flies.

CA: Would-be Mugger Handed a Woman a Note on BART Train Saying Guns Were Pointed at Her, so She Faked a Seizure

A woman was riding a Bay Area Rapid Transit train on Friday afternoon when someone behind her handed her an ominous note.

CO: State on Short List for Hyperloop One High-Speed Transit System

A company working to pioneer a technology its executives say will one day transport passengers at the speed of sound has chosen the Front Range as a possible site for one of its first lines.

MA: MBTA Service for Minority Bus Routes Subpar

More than 40 percent of the MBTA's bus routes in largely minority communities run a below-average number of buses -- compared to just 25 percent on so-called "non-minority" routes -- a discrepancy that could run afoul of the T's federally mandated standar

HI: Hawaii to Get $1.45M for Electric Buses

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz announced today that the federal government will award $1.45 million to the Honolulu Department of Transportation for the purchase and deployment of fully electric transit buses.

MD: Bike Racks Coming to Bx23, Q50 Buses Next Spring, MTA Says

The MTA is reviving a bus-mounted bike rack pilot the agency ended more than a year ago, amNewYork has learned.

The NSA's Weird Interest In File Sharing Programs

yesterdayIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Another large Snowden document dump from The Intercept uncovers many more off-brand uses of NSA surveillance tools. The pile of documents come from the NSA's "SID (Signals Intelligence Directorate) Today" files, of which there are apparently thousands of available pages. Show More Summary

Frank Visconi is back on the phony pony

Charles sends us the above photo which he claims was taken September 15th at a “Welcome home, veterans” event in Clarksburg, Tennessee. Frank Visconi showed up with the Marine Corps League color guard wearing his unearned Staff Sergeant rank, Bronze Star Medal, a Purple Heart and Combat Action Ribbon. We first wrote about Frank in […]

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