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"World's Slowest On-Train WiFi", Claims Ironic News Report

On the same day that a Japanese Maglev train broke its own record to reach a speed of 603kph, an online report claimed that an Irish train had also entered the record books for "the World's slowest WiFi connection".

2015 Southeastern Region Transit Grantee Conference

The region-wide conference is being co-sponsored by the Georgia Transportation Institute University Transportation Center and the Center for Urban Transportation Research.

MD: TransIT Services to Offer Free Rides for Earth Day

April 21--TransIT Services of Frederick County will celebrate Earth Day by offering free rides on the Connector and Shuttle routes today. System administrators hope it will provide an opportunity for more people to try public transportation,...Show More Summary

NH: Manchester Group Wants to Restore Rail Funding

April 21--The Board of Mayor and Aldermen is expected to vote on Tuesday to send a letter to state Senate budget writers urging them to restore funding for the next phase of a plan to bring passenger rail to the city. On Monday, theShow More Summary

MI: Benzie Bus Offers Express Route to TC

April 21--TRAVERSE CITY -- Benzie Bus is offering an express route from Frankfort to Traverse City in an effort to give Benzie County residents more options to travel to work, school and social activities in Grand Traverse County. The...Show More Summary

WA: Kitsap Transit Matching Routes to Riders

April 22--BREMERTON -- Kitsap Transit's No. 23 bus makes 10 daily trips to the Tracyton store on the chance the community's one rider might be waiting. "It'd be cheaper to buy him a car," Executive Director John Clauson cracked during a Planning and Operations Subcommittee meeting Tuesday. Show More Summary

CA: Woman Remains in Critical Condition After Being Struck by Hit-and-Run SUV and a Bus

April 21--OAKLAND -- A 25-year-old woman struck by a hit-and-run driver and then by an AC Transit bus Friday night in North Oakland remained in critical condition Tuesday with internal and other injuries, authorities said. The Oakland...Show More Summary

CA: Supes Let Muni Guards Keep Guns

April 22--A divided Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to allow some Muni security guards to keep their guns. In a 7-4 vote, the supervisors approved a six-year, $38.3 million contract with Cypress Security. The contract became the source...Show More Summary

NC: United Way Contributes $100,000 for Public Transit

April 22--The check from United Way of Alamance County to the city of Burlington was not only unorthodox in nature but in literal shape. The local United Way presented a $100,000 check -- in the shape of a bus -- to the city of Burlington...Show More Summary

FL: Commission Reaffirms Support for Joint Operation of Manatee, Sarasota Transit Systems

April 22--MANATEE -- After receiving an unsolicited proposal to operate the Manatee and Sarasota transit systems as a single entity, the Manatee County Commission reaffirmed its position Tuesday in support of examining the idea further. The...Show More Summary

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