Stories tagged: bus
UPDATED: Tue., March 24, 2020
The Spokane Transit Authority will suspend fare collection, board most passengers by the rear doors of buses and offer free van rides to people age 60 and over traveling to …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 3, 2020
A man cursing and muttering incoherently opened fire aboard a packed Greyhound bus in Southern California early Monday, killing one person and wounding five others in a seemingly random attack …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 4, 2020
Getting There: With City Line coming, STA plans expanded service elsewhere; plus, double-decker buses to Cheney?
A Spokane Transit Authority proposal would put double-decker buses on the busy route between Spokane and the home of Eastern Washington University. While that’s perhaps the most fun fact about …
Fri., July 26, 2019
Spokane Transit Authority’s Central City Line project has been delayed a year, and its price tag has increased by $20 million.
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019
Mexican national files federal lawsuit against Border Patrol following detention at downtown Spokane bus station
Andres Sosa Segura, 37, has filed a federal lawsuit in Spokane alleging false arrest and imprisonment during an incident at the Spokane Intermodal Center in July 2017. Sosa alleges he …
UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019
100 years ago in Spokane: New ‘ton-and-a-half passenger-carrying truck’ service begins. (That’s bus in modern parlance.)
A new era was about to begin in Spokane transportation: the inter-city bus era.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 31, 2019
Montana authorities are deciding on charges against a 52-year-old Spokane man who they say hijacked a bus and forced a nearly 10-hour standoff with police.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018
Of the 56 people aboard, 47 were taken to hospitals for evaluation or treatment. The university said Friday morning that two students remained under medical care for injuries that were …
Mon., Sept. 17, 2018
Tony Alsup had been on the road since Monday, when he hopped in his bus and headed toward the coast, committed to rescuing as many animals as possible ahead of …
UPDATED: Thu., June 28, 2018
Sen. Patty Murray introduces bill to limit warrantless searches along U.S./Canadian border, including Spokane
A proposed law would prevent Border Patrol agents from conducting warrantless interviews at the intermodal center in downtown Spokane, where people have been reporting being questioned by agents during bus …
Sun., June 24, 2018
It’s become an annual tradition: Right around the summer solstice, Amazon’s summer interns arrive in Seattle in droves and King County Metro adds bus service to try to keep them …
Wed., May 30, 2018
Emmett school officials have released video of an April 12 incident on a school bus, during which a school bus driver verbally and physically confronted a 9-year-old student.
UPDATED: Thu., May 17, 2018
A school bus taking children on a field trip to a historic site collided with a dump truck on Thursday, ripping the bus apart and killing a student and a …
UPDATED: Sun., April 8, 2018
The people of the small town of Humboldt, Saskatchewan, grieved at their hockey arena Sunday, mourning the deaths of 15 people when a semi-trailer slammed into the bus carrying the …
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018
Videos of Border Patrol officers removing a woman from a passenger bus in Florida are raising alarm over a routine exercise that experts call questionable and rights groups deemed problematic …
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017
Egypt’s Health Ministry says a deadly road accident has left 13 people dead and eight others injured in south Cairo.
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017
At least 33 people were killed on Saturday after a passenger bus veered off a bridge and plunged into a river in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, police said.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017
Eight Americans, two Swedes and a Canadian were among those killed when the bus taking them from their cruise ships to visit Mayan ruins crashed in southeastern Mexico, officials said …
Sat., Oct. 28, 2017
A passenger bus heading toward Nepal’s capital veered off a key highway early Saturday, killing at least 31 people and injuring 15, officials said.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017
A woman has been banned from the Spokane Transit Authority plaza for 60 days after hitting a bus to prevent it from departing.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017
Democrats used a bus emblazoned with the words “Drive for our Lives” to gin up opposition to vulnerable House Republicans who voted against Obamacare with the aim of upending the …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017
A long-distance passenger bus crashed into the wall of an expressway tunnel in China’s northwest, killing at least 36 people and injuring 13 others, official media reported Friday.
Tue., June 27, 2017
The Metropolitan King County Council has voted to sell a 4-acre bus station in downtown Seattle to make way for the Washington State Convention Center.
Thu., May 11, 2017
Police in Portland have arrested a man accused of secretly snipping off locks of women’s hair on a public bus.
Sun., March 26, 2017
A man sitting at the back of a public bus on the Las Vegas Strip opened fire “for no apparent reason” as passengers got off at a stop in the …
UPDATED: Sat., March 25, 2017
A man riding on a double-decker bus on the Las Vegas Strip pulled a gun and started shooting, killing one person and wounding another before barricading himself inside in a …
Wed., March 22, 2017
That bit of offered kindness beats reading a book full of life affirmations.
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017
A train has collided with a charter bus in Biloxi, Mississippi, causing an unknown number of deaths and injuries.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016
The head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Thursday re-emphasized the agency’s call for seat belts on school buses in the aftermath of a crash in Chattanooga that …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016
A 21-year-old man told police he shot and killed a passenger he didn’t know on a Metro Transit bus in Renton this week because he thought the man was going …