Dayton RTA http://wyso.org en Dayton Bus Driver Fired For Feigning Attack http://wyso.org/post/dayton-bus-driver-fired-feigning-attack <p>RTA bus driver, Ricky Wagoner has been fired from his job. Earlier this year, Wagoner told authorities he was attacked by three black men at a stop in Dayton. He also told police he was stabbed and shot at as he fought back against his attackers.&nbsp;</p><p>Dayton police have said the 49-year-old driver’s account wasn't supported by evidence and testing. The FBI also says its investigation of the case as a potential hate crime found no evidence.</p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 23:08:45 +0000 Associated Press & Jerry Kenney 52025 at http://wyso.org Dayton Police Drop RTA Bus Driver's Shooting Case http://wyso.org/post/dayton-police-drop-rta-bus-drivers-shooting-case <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-6d99e782-b3c5-61f1-4e6c-957df7653a51"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(52, 52, 52); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Dayton police have closed the case of RTA bus driver Rickey Wagoner who claimed he was attacked on the job earlier this year, saying the evidence doesn’t support Wagoner’s story. </span></span></p><p></p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:58:47 +0000 Jerry Kenney 51584 at http://wyso.org RTA Bus Stops Are Up And Running At Fairfield Commons Mall http://wyso.org/post/rta-bus-stops-are-and-running-fairfield-commons-mall <p>Last year, Dayton-based Leaders for Equality in Action or LEAD, filed a federal complaint with the Highway Administration against the city of Beavercreek after it denied an RTA request to place three bus stops near the mall.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 11:29:04 +0000 Wayne Baker 44602 at http://wyso.org Beavercreek City Council Tables Discussion About RTA Bus Stops http://wyso.org/post/beavercreek-city-council-tables-discussion-about-rta-bus-stops <p>Monday evening at Beavercreek's City Council meeting, an attorney for the city advised that failure to comply with a recent federal discrimination order could result in the loss of federal funding for highway construction projects.&nbsp; Wayne Baker reports<br><br>In late June, the Federal Highway Administration ruled the city violated Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights act by refusing two install three bus stops near the Mall at Fairfield Commons.<br><br>Attorney Adam Levin explained to council members Monday that the city could fight the ruling but it would be costly<br> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 21:45:55 +0000 Wayne Baker 36643 at http://wyso.org Beavercreek Council to Discuss Civil Rights Issue http://wyso.org/post/beavercreek-council-discuss-civil-rights-issue <p><br>Tonight, the Beavercreek&nbsp; City Council will hear from its attorney regarding the recent finding by the Federal Highway Administration, alleging that the city violated the 1964 Civil Rights Act.<br><br>Two years ago, the Dayton RTA wanted to add bus stops on Pentagon Boulevard near the Mall at Fairfield Commons and the newly constructed Soin Medical Center. That request was unanimously denied by Beavercreek's City Council.<br> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 21:42:09 +0000 Wayne Baker 36583 at http://wyso.org