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2009-09-09 05:30:00

Operation ALERTS underway today from Virginia to Vermont WASHINGTON, Sept.

2008-09-12 00:00:19

By MICHAEL SCHMIDT FTA outlines safety measures The Federal Transit Administration prints a guide outlining safety measures for employees in ground transportation. Warning signs for suspicious activity include people who are: 3 In an unauthorized or restricted area.

2005-09-21 17:47:48

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. senators challenged on Wednesday a Bush administration official's claim that security on American mass transit systems was "outstanding" as they called for more focus on subway and bus security to thwart a London-style attack.

2005-07-07 06:55:16

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington and New York beefed up security checks on their public transport systems and urged commuters to exercise extra vigilance on Thursday after a series of explosions rocked London's subway and bus system.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.