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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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City Backs New Apps to Navigate NYC

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

A new tool making parks “easier to explore, discover and enjoy” was one of the winners of the Big Apps challenge.
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Workers at JFK Airport Go On One-Day Strike

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Baggage handlers, skycaps, and wheelchair attendants are protesting what they say is harassment and anti-union intimidation by their employer, Alstate Maintenance. 
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Test Drives Start for D.C. Streetcars

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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Simulated streetcar service begins September 29th, with normal operations but no passengers on board.
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

NYC's taxi fleet will get a lot more wheelchair-accessible. Rideshare is gutting San Francisco's traditional taxi industry. And: NASA is getting back into human space flight.
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More Subway Tunnel Repairs and Closures To Come

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Just when you started to enjoy the return of the R Train tunnel between Manhattan and Brooklyn, the "Cranberry Tube" on the A and C line gets ready for repairs.
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EPA Disqualifies Controversial Tappan Zee Loan

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

In a stunning rebuke to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the federal Environmental Protection Agency struck down a massive loan to one of the state's signature transportation projects.
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New Environmental Regulations Spur Redesign of Silver Line's Next Phase

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Officials say sections of the second phase of Virginia's Silver Line will be redesigned to comply with new environmental regulations.
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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

A new House report says NHTSA dropped the ball on G.M.'s ignition switch defect. London's transit system is now contactless.  And a video: hail a taxi, get a high-five from a stranger.
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More Bike Racks Coming to Metro-North Trains

Monday, September 15, 2014

If you're riding the rails on Metro-North, soon it will be easier to bring your wheels along too.
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Replacement Of Metro's Delay-Prone Old Rail Cars Delayed

Monday, September 15, 2014

Metro riders have been waiting a long time for new rail cars. And they'll have to wait at least a couple months longer.
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Monday, September 15, 2014

Traffic fatalities are rising in Texas along with the state's oil boom. Air France pilots are striking. And a NYC idea: turn parking spaces into affordable apartments.
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R Train Riders Get Back Their Uninterrupted Commute

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Repairs to the tunnel are finally done and riders can travel between Brooklyn and Manhattan more easily. 
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Yes, The R Train Will Connect Brooklyn and Manhattan Once Again

Saturday, September 13, 2014

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The MTA is tight as a clam, but transit workers confirm the year-long tunnel closure ends Monday, 5 am.
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, September 12, 2014

New York's R train could return to full service this Monday. The House wants to slash Amtrak's funding. And: the head of NHTSA is worried about car hacking.
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Discrimination Complaints Trickle In About D.C. Cabs

Thursday, September 11, 2014

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Since streamlining the complaint process for racial discrimination among D.C. cab drivers last month, the city is seeing an increase in allegations.
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Michigan drivers can pay traffic fines through community service. San Franciscans are losing their drones. And one balloon-toting man navigates New York's subway system. 
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Another PATH Fare Hike, and Riders Are Resigned

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

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Starting October 1, a single-ride will cost $2.75, following the fourth and final annual increase approved in 2011.
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This May Be the Largest Item Ever Carried On a NYC Subway

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Just another Wednesday afternoon on the 1 train. 
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New App Converts Transit Ads to Public Art

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Commuters tired of staring at Doctor Zizmor or breast enlargement ads can now replace them with photographs and paintings — at least through the screens of their smartphones. 
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