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Texas police bus busts distracted drivers

Austin, Texas (KXAN) — The Austin Police Department is cracking down on distracted drivers. The Highway Enforcement Unit is traveling on a bus along Interstate 35. Officers are using the bus to look for drivers on their phones. When they spot a …

RVTD testing new “E-Fare” system

Jackson County, Ore. — You may be riding the bus in Jackson County a little differently soon. The Rogue Valley Transportation District is trying a new system where people pay for fares electronically using a phone or reusable card. RVTD is looking …

Cameras capture New Mexico bus mayhem

Albuquerque, N.M. (KOB) — An argument on an Albuquerque city bus quickly turned violent last weekend as a woman with a child attacked the bus driver with a stroller. The fight started when the bus driver told a passenger to get off …

RVTD expansion

Medford, Ore., — The RVTD levy that was approved back in May, will be put into action next week. In 2014 RVTD  got rid of services and cut back frequencies on certain routes, but starting next week that will all change. On …

UPDATE: Bus rolls over in Northern California

Siskiyou County, Calif. — Police say a bus carrying 22 people has been involved in a rollover crash in Northern California. California Highway Patrol and medical personnel responded to Copco Lake, near Access Road 6 on Sunday at around 3:30 in the …

Portland homeless get ticket out of town

Portland, Ore. (KGW) — The city of Portland on Thursday bought its first bus tickets for homeless people who want to leave town. “Homeward Bound,” the city-funded program designed to bus the city’s homeless out of town, officially began Thursday. At least …

Measure 15-141 to restore RVTD services

Medford, Ore.–A tax levy that would fund the Rogue Valley Transportation District or RVTD is up to voters. In 2014 RVTD got rid of Saturday and evening services due to a lack of funding and the narrow defeat of a similar levy.  Route …

Maine boy steals bus

Bangor, Maine (NECN) — A joyride in a stolen school bus came to a surprising end in Bangor, Maine last week. John St. Germain was in the passenger seat of his friend’s car when he saw a bus driving dangerously in front …

Fire rips through RV and neighboring bus

Central Point, Ore. — Fire District 3 along with Central Point Police and Jackson County Sherriff’s arrived at the scene on the 5000 block of Upton Road in Central Point. There was one occupant inside the family RV when the fire broke out but …