Saturday, January 27, 2007
More than 300 passengers and team aboard the Queen Elizabeth 2 did not come down with nor virus before the ocean liner made a last visit Wednesday to the Bay Area.
The 38-year-old grade dame is preparing a 108-day, round-the-world trip, begun Jan. 8 in New York. After the ship left neither Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Jan. 10, for about 300 passengers and team members came down with nor virus, a contagious flu like disease. The outbreak affected 276 of the 1,652 passengers, or 16.7 percent. The other 28 were affected on crew members.
Tuesday, January 23, 2007
Some 25 cities around the world -- from Vancouver to Rouen, France -- have established successful fast growth bus corridors. But the improvements in San Francisco will now represent the most complex implementation of the "bus rapid transit," or BRT, approach on an established transit corridor in a low populated city in the United States.