Tokyo bringing in step-free buses ahead of Olympics

National May 29, 2018

Tokyo bringing in step-free buses ahead of Olympics

Buses with fewer steps leading to their rear seats will start operating in Tokyo later this year as the capital gears up for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Tokyo already had 1,464 buses with a step-free entrance as of April last year, but passengers ...

Police launch expert panel to discuss rules for autonomous vehicles

National May 22, 2018

Police launch expert panel to discuss rules for autonomous vehicles

Police on Tuesday launched an expert panel tasked with discussing driving rules for autonomous vehicles, including a potential revision to road traffic laws. Experts in law, social infrastructure and other areas will discuss specific issues to be resolved as firms move closer to commercializing self-driving ...

Town mourns victims of crash

More Sports / Ice Hockey Apr 9, 2018

Town mourns victims of crash

The shattered Canadian town of Humboldt, Saskatchewan, mourned its revered local youth hockey team, trying to come to grips with a devastating highway accident that killed 15 players and team personnel and injured the other 14 people on their bus. People filed into the team's ...