Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Buses

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Don’t Let the School Bus be COVID-19’s Next Victim

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As school re-openings loom, the school bus industry is organizing support for the Coronavirus Economic Relief for Transportation Services Act, a $10-billion Senate bill that would provide relief to transportation providers — including school-bus operators — that earlier federal relief packages overlooked. And if CERTS doesn’t pass, transit advocates warn that the country is at […]
Boarding through the rear door is difficult for passengers with mobility challenges. Photo: Imelda March

Rear-Door Boarding Leaves Disabled Riders Stranded

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This post originally appeared on Streetsblog Chicago and is republished here with permission. CTA bus drivers have every right to be concerned about their health during COVID-19. Even with plummeting transit ridership, dozens of people are riding their vehicles every day, creating the potential for viral exposure. Several CTA employees have tested positive for the […]