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Bangladesh halts construction of elevated bus line following deadly collapse — Radio Free Asia

Bangladesh’s government announced Friday that it had ordered a halt to the construction of an elevated bus line until the Chinese contractor could ensure safety on the project plagued by recent deadly incidents, including a section collapse that killed five people this month. On Aug. 15, a girder being installed for the rapid bus transit …

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Students go back to school, traveling for free on LA Metro bus and rail lines – Daily News

Students piled off the G Line (formerly Orange Line) bus at the Balboa Boulevard station early Tuesday morning, backpacks swaying, chitchat lingering in the air, as they made the short walk to Birmingham Community Charter High School in Lake Balboa. The students are part of an expanding LA Metro program offering K-12 and community college …

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Google offers employees free electric scooters to get them back to the office

Google is preparing to bring its employees back to the office this week, and as an added bonus, it’ll be offering them free electric scooters to help ease the transition. The tech giant is teaming up with e-scooter maker Unagi to launch a new program called “Ride Scoot,” in which most of Google’s US-based workers …

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1,000 migrants have arrived in NYC from Texas who then line up for food, free phones and healthcare

1,000 migrants have arrived in NYC: Greg Abbott reveals huge haul of buses he has sent from Texas who then line up for food, free phones and healthcare More than 1,000 migrants have now been bused to New York City from Texas, Governor Greg Abbott’s office told DailyMail.com As of Monday, more than 7,200 migrants …

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0821 Chronicle week in review: More car washes, another Aldi, hopes for a bigger Doctors’ Free Clinic and 20 apply for county administrator job | Local News

Some of the most popular stories of the week Big Dan’s Car Wash in Crystal River offers a high-tech experience as motorists pass through the automated car wash Friday, Aug. 12. Matthew Beck / Chronicle photo editor Car washes spring up all over Citrus County Get more from the Citrus County Chronicle Caliber Car Wash, …

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City of Lawrence to test out making buses free to ride in 2023, with potential to eliminate fares permanently | News, Sports, Jobs

photo by: Rochelle Valverde Residents board buses at the transit stop at the 700 block of Vermont Street on Aug. 18, 2022. The City of Lawrence plans to make its buses free to ride in 2023 as part of a yearlong pilot program, and will consider eliminating bus fares permanently in the future. The Lawrence …

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