A family recently settled a $30 million lawsuit after an 11-year-old girl was killed by a motorist while exiting a school bus. The family will receive a confidential amount from the local school district. The bus accident, which occurred in Wyoming, prompted a state law requiring external video cameras to be mounted on all school buses.
The seven-fatality railroad crossing accident in Valhalla, New York, has potentially uncovered fundamental safety flaws in the Metro-North Railroad.
An experienced MTA worker is in the burn unit of New York-Presbyterian Hospital after a subway explosion several days ago. Suffering from severe burns on much of his body, he is the most critically injured of four transport workers harmed in the accident.
The popularity of party buses has risen dramatically over the past decade. Party bus companies usually target young people, offering an alcohol-fueled adventure with loud music and swanky lighting. Party buses often shuttle people from club to club and allow passengers to drink during the travel time.
Even though it's been nine months, it seems like just yesterday when a Metro North train derailed in the Bronx, killing four and injuring 19. The wreck was supposed to spur safety measures in MTA and NYC transit, but there does not seem to be any improvement.
The popularity of NYC bus tours has steadily increased over the past decade, causing tourism-related businesses to create or expand their fleet. Today, 263 double-decker buses navigate the city's busy streets.
More than 40 sightseers had to be evacuated from the emergency exit of a tour bus on Thursday. The bus crashed into scaffolding in Midtown Manhattan, blocking the vehicle's main exit. Broken glass and debris made the rescue especially difficult.
An elderly woman's life is hanging in the balance after she was run over by a double-decker tour bus in the West Village.
Friday's subway derailment in Queens injured dozens of people and terrified 1,000 passengers on the express F train.
A MTA bus accident in Manhattan injured five people during their Friday morning commute.