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What Happens If a Livery Service Hires Unlicensed Drivers?

Friday, August 22, 2014

The simple answer is that a base gets a $500 fine for dispatching a driver who isn’t licensed by the TLC. The tricky part is proving that the driver was indeed dispatched.
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6,000 New Boro Taxis Coming to NYC Streets

Friday, August 22, 2014

It will take a couple of months for the new vehicles to start rolling. The move doubles the fleet serving the outer boroughs and uptown Manhattan.
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, August 22, 2014

More Philly students may pay to get to school. More freight trains are exempt from federal safety rules.  LAPD's drones are "locked up in a federal building." 
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Citi Bike Workers Get the Go-Ahead on Union Push

Thursday, August 21, 2014

After a ruling from the National Labor Relations Board, workers at the bikeshare company could vote within weeks to form a union. 
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Ticketing For Dangerous Driving Up in (Almost) Every NYC Neighborhood

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Nearly every police precinct in the city is writing more tickets for dangerous moving violations, according to a WNYC analysis of police data. 
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Cars are talking to each other. New Jersey has bike EMTs. Citi Bike workers can vote to unionize. 
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Floods strand Phoenix drivers. New delivery startups don't need trucks. And an old lady backed up near Jerry Seinfeld's Porsche, yadda yadda. 
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Las Vegas explores mass transit options. A new device can project your mobile phone onto your windshield. And people keep getting into strangers' cars, thinking they're Uber.  
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DC Regulators, Cabbies, Uber Agree: Illegal Street Hails Have To Stop

Monday, August 18, 2014

DC-area rideshare drivers are accepting illegal street hails, and the Taxicab Commission says it does not have enough inspectors to stop the unauthorized pickups. 
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Monday, August 18, 2014

Two freight trains collided in Arkansas. The Panama Canal turns 100. Philly may see a transit strike this year. And a pioneering sidewalk surfer died Friday. 

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Measuring Metro's Performance: A Tight Squeeze Through The Rosslyn Bottleneck

Friday, August 15, 2014

D.C.'s transit system says it tries to get 26 trains through the Rosslyn tunnel every hour, but a number of problems have seen that service drop — much to the chagrin of many commuters.

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NYPD Targets Scofflaw Cyclists

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Cyclists, be on alert: The NYPD is targeting riders who break the rules of the road, as part of a two-week ticket blitz called “Operation Safe Cycle.”

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Frustrated NJ Transit riders exchanged angry tweets with Governor Christie. Drivers in the Detroit area are experiencing sticker shock after having their cars towed out of recent floods. A Maine city eliminated crossing guards because kids just don't walk like they used to. And: recreating the 1980s in a NYC subway car.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

So far there have been 23 million bike share rides in the U.S. without a single death. The FAA has implemented a no-fly zone over Ferguson, MO. And: the torrential rains have slowed down car production in Detroit.

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Buskers Say NYPD Is Harassing Subway Performers

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

But the performers say they're just trying to earn a living.

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MTA Wants to Help Subway Riders Find Their Way Above Ground

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

WNYC

The neighborhood maps the MTA places in subway stations are getting a major reboot.

 

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Bus Rapid Transit Gets its Day at the County Fair

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

WAMU

Montgomery County (MD) politicians and transit advocates showed off what they hope will be a solution to the region's traffic congestion at the county agricultural fairgrounds on Monday: a bus.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

New York Democrats are heavily promoting the city's transit-friendliness to DNC organizers. Time defends the Obama Administration's high-speed rail program. And: remembering Robin Williams, avid cyclist.

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The Port Authority Bus Terminal: "If Hell Had a Hell"

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

WNYC

Problems at the "functionally obsolete" transportation hub begin as soon as you walk in.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Monday, August 11, 2014

Cab companies have finally found a common enemy: rideshare. The U.S.'s energy boom is leaving Alaska in its rear view mirror. The FAA has banned U.S. airlines from flying over Iraq. And: the subway bedbugs have transferred to the #5 train.

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