LA County Officials Vote to Explore Alternatives to Transportation Police

Spurred by mass protests demanding an end to racism and police violence in Los Angeles County, officials from the third-largest transportation agency in the nation voted Thursday to probe transit police’s use of force standards and pursue alternatives to armed officers patrolling buses, trains and platforms.

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Ferry Services

The Ninth Circuit upheld the dismissal of a complaint against the executive director and commissioners of the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission brought by individuals who were prohibited from providing intrastate ferry services on Lake Chelan. The commission determined the proposed services would interfere with the current ferry operator’s franchise rights.  

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