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First Look: The MTA's 2015-2019 Capital Program

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Phase 2 of the Second Avenue Subway, a contactless fare payment system, and Metro-North trains into Penn Station: it's all part of the MTA's proposed new five-year capital plan.
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Video: Green Space and Art Anchor the New #7 Train Subway Station

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

When the #7 train extension opens next year, it will have a "lush park" at the subway entrance — and one of the system's largest mosaics.
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NYC Council Votes to Fine Hit-and-Run Drivers

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

New York's City Council unanimously passed new penalties for hit-and-run drivers who knowingly leave the scene of a crash.
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D.C. Police Crack Down On Bicycling Violations

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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The Metropolitan Police Department is in the midst of a bicycling law enforcement spree, writing tickets for numerous violations.
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Diplomatic officials owe NYC $16 million in unpaid parking tickets. Lawmakers are understandably wary about in-flight cell phone conversations. And: New Jersey's gas tax, explained.
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The MTA's Next Capital Program Faces Massive Shortfall

Monday, September 22, 2014

The MTA says nearly half of its upcoming capital program — which includes projects like the next phase of the Second Avenue Subway — is unfunded.
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In Washington Heights, Students Greet Spanish Queen With Selfies and Song

Monday, September 22, 2014

Queen Letizia of Spain welcomed four Spanish immersion New York City Schools into a prestigious international network.
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As Earnings Fall, D.C. Cabbies Blame Uber

Monday, September 22, 2014

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Taxicab companies and drivers say business is down at least 20 percent, because of competition from unregulated, low-price rideshare services.
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Monday, September 22, 2014

Uber's navigation picks "less-than-ideal routes." Sidewalks in Florida are forcing pedestrians onto the highway. GM adds 200,000 cars to its recall tally. And a Tina Turner car ad.
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Brian Lehrer Weekend: Dress Codes, Against Football, Hacking the Breast Pump

Friday, September 19, 2014

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: dress codes and gender, a football fan's lament, and building a better (and quieter) breast pump.
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Hi. Could You Call Us?

Friday, September 19, 2014

Help us mark the Brian Lehrer Show's 25th anniversary! We're looking for listeners and fans who want to leave a message introducing our series on 25 years of important stories.
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, September 19, 2014

Houston is delaying the opening of two new rail lines. The Tappan Zee Bridge is taking shape. It's now possible to purchase an antimicrobial transit jacket. And: happy Park(ing) Day!
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Taxi Drivers Get Sticker Reminding Them to Yield to Pedestrians

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Cab drivers will soon be required to post a sticker on their windshields reminding them to watch for pedestrians in crosswalks.
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Mayor de Blasio Issues Stern Warning After Special Ed Teen Disappears from School

Thursday, September 18, 2014

NYC officials are investigating what went wrong at the special ed school where a teenager managed to leave undetected almost a year after the tragic disappearance of Avonte Oquendo.
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Here's What New Jersey's New Transportation Commissioner Is Facing

Thursday, September 18, 2014

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Welcome back to the job, Jamie Fox. Now, how are you going to fix transportation in the country's most densely populated state?
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Environmental Design Change Won't Bust Silver Line Budget, Says MWAA

Thursday, September 18, 2014

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The cost of complying with Virginia's new storm water regulations won't put Silver Line Phase II to Dulles Airport over-budget, according to an MWAA official.
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Professor Laurence Tribe, The Constitutional Convention of 1787

Thursday, September 18, 2014

It’s not embalmed in a time capsule of amber as though it was not meant to change over time.
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Take an art tour of Detroit's People Mover. Or buy Easy Rider's ride. Bike lane NIMBYism hits New Orleans. And, Citi Bike workers join a union.
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UPDATE: Missing Teen Found After Leaving Special Ed School in Brooklyn

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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Nashaly Perez-Rodriguez's disappearance comes less than a year after autistic teen Avonte Oquendo walked out of his school in Long Island City.
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Staten Island Ferry Gets Major Storm Safety Upgrade

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The ferry system is getting new storm-resilient boats and docking stations, thanks to almost $192 million in federal funding.
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