June 21, 1987 |
A freight train derailment on tracks adjacent to Washington's busy subway line is expected to force thousands of commuters to use emergency shuttle buses Monday. Officials said it could take several days to rebuild 800 feet of subway track ripped up Friday when 21 cars derailed.
March 13, 1986 |
Striking Maine railroad workers closed commuter rail service into Boston from the north and west Wednesday, but about 6,000 commuters made it to the city on shuttle buses pressed into emergency service, officials said. The workers are protesting staffing cuts.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 15, 1995
In an effort to reduce air pollution, Los Angeles International Airport purchased seven shuttle buses and three airfield buses powered by liquefied natural gas. A $600,000 grant from the South Coast Air Quality Management District will help cover the difference in cost between diesel-fueled buses and the more expensive vehicles that run on natural gas.
May 5, 1996
Fourteen foreign embassies in Washington, D.C., will be open Saturday for the 50th annual Goodwill Embassy Tour from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 on tour day. There will be free shuttle buses and a cultural and historical lesson at each stop. Information: (202) 636-4225, Ext. 1255 or Ext. 1226.
November 23, 1989
The Glendale City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to purchase four additional Beeline shuttle buses to provide more frequent service on existing routes and add a route in southern Glendale. Public Works Director George A. Miller told the council that two of the requested vehicles will be added to the existing Beeline routes to decrease time between buses. The system now runs four shuttle buses during non-peak hours and six vehicles during rush hours, according to his report.
November 23, 1996
Though Pasadena was buffeted by two days of rain, no decision was made Friday on parking on the Brookside Golf Course at the Rose Bowl for today's UCLA-USC game. That call will be made today at 7 a.m. and sent to area news radio stations and XTRA, UCLA's flagship station.