GRETNA, La. (AP) - Two former Jefferson Transit buses have been reconfigured as mobile hospitals and can carry up to 21 patients at a time. The Times-Picayune reports the buses were donated to Jefferson's two public hospitals by the Parish Council. They have been rigged with 12 stretcher beds and... more »
Students across Lafayette Parish are facing homework assignments this evening after summer break officially ends.
Today, Superintendent Pat Cooper welcomed students and faculty as they arrived on campuses across the district. More than 30-thousand students are registered this school year. Cooper says this is a rough estimate and the... more »
Out with the old and in with the new.
The city of Lafayette is upgrading its transit system they're going green.
Everyday nearly four thousand people board one of the twenty-one Lafayette city buses, but with an ageing fleet, the city is upgrading to an eco-friendly bus.
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A Kenyan living in Texas had to hop a bus to make it to Iowa, where he shattered the record at the Des Moines Marathon by more than 8 minutes. The Des Moines Register says James Kirwa of El Paso ran the 26.2-mile course in... more »
NEW YORK - Korn's Jonathan Davis is urging artists to boycott troubled oil giant BP over the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
In a statement issued Friday, the rock singer says he has gathered a coalition of artists, including Lady Gaga, Creed and the Backstreet Boys,... more »
The Lafayette City-Parish Council will consider a resolution on Tuesday to allow advertising on the exterior and interior of Lafayette Transit System Buses. Right now, some buses advertise "The University of Louisiana at Lafayette." This would expand revenue sources by opening up ad space to any business.
Baton Rouge, La. (AP)-School buses could soon have advertisements tacked to their sides, if lawmakers agree to a proposal that received approval from the House Education Committee. The bill (House Bill 1344) by Rep. Austin Badon, D-New Orleans, would prohibit advertising for alcohol and tobacco products and political advertising, among... more »