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Here Are 10 More People Who Have Died in Traffic Crashes This Year (Because It Keeps Happening)

Monday, November 24, 2014

233 people have been killed in traffic crashes in New York City this year.  More than half have been pedestrians. 
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Monday, November 24, 2014

Our nation's crumbling infrastructure got the 60 Minutes treatment. The death of Arlington's streetcar doesn't bode well for equity in the city. And: what the Bay Bridge sounds like.
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Friday, November 21, 2014

New York officials weren't exactly transparent about approving a loan of water funds for the Tappan Zee. Phoenix's bike share launches next week. And: Britain has a poo-powered bus.
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Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge By Remembering a Different, Better SI

Friday, November 21, 2014

WNYC
The bridge triggered a doubling of the borough's population in only 50 years, prompting laments for the loss of a quieter way of life.
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City Aims to Boost Bridge Safety for Cyclists

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Department of Transportation plans to focus on the 16 bridges connecting Northern Manhattan and the Bronx.
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Thursday, November 20, 2014

A fatigue specialist was nominated to head the NTSB. Facebook's bus drivers voted to unionize. Japan unveiled a maglev train that can go 311 mph. And: a hearing on NYC's cycling future.
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Subway Platform Barriers Not Easy to Come By

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The fatal shoving of a 61-year-old man in front of a D train earlier this week is renewing calls for protective subway platform barriers. But that retrofit is far from simple.
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

So much Uber news. And: streetcars in Virginia get cancelled, an arrest in a subway attack, airbag recalls expand, and Sesame Street takes the subway. 
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After 47-Second Hearing, Driver Who Ran Over 3-Year-Old Is Found ‘Not Guilty’

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

WNYC
Our news analysis found that despite videotaped evidence of an SUV hitting 3-year-old Allison Liao, a judge took less than a minute to dismiss the case.
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Lower Speed Limit for Central Park

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Two pedestrian deaths over the summer sparked a debate about traffic in the park. 
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

If the federal tax code is any guide, Congress wants you to drive to work. LIRR trains could get cupholders. Uber and Spotify inked a deal. And coming soon: a new MTA etiquette campaign.
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Your Subway Fare is Going Up. It's Only a Question of How.

Monday, November 17, 2014

New York City transit riders will be paying more next March. The question is how.
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Monday, November 17, 2014

D.C.'s Metro fixes a software glitch. Investigations continue into Malaysia Airlines crashes. Michigan may see a higher gas tax. And "the first map and typeface of the earth."
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Friday, November 14, 2014

Dallas gets bikeshare. Uber's rolling in Pennsylvania - but not Philly. Cycling is bigger than "the steel industry" in Europe. And: Philae's flight path, in gif form.
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Thursday, November 13, 2014

A spacecraft completed a four-billion-mile trip. Truckers may be pressured to drive sleepy. Motorcycles are key to health care in Malawi. And a beagle helps return items left on planes.
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NYC Could Ban Texting While Biking

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

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Councilman Mark Treyger said the city needs to do more to prevent reckless bicycling if it really wants to get to eliminate traffic accidents.
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Paperwork Holding Up D.C.'s Streetcar

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

It's unclear precisely when streetcars will begin running along H Street NE in D.C., but sources say that issues with paperwork may be pushing back the start date.
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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The U.S. and China reached a deal to combat climate change. NYC may ban texting while cycling. And: D.C. is tying a drop in transit ridership to an uneven commuter tax benefit.
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NYC DOT Commissioner "Surprised" DMV Dropped Tickets Against Driver Who Killed Queens Toddler

Monday, November 10, 2014

New York City's normally guarded transportation commissioner had some pointed comments about the DMV's dismissal of tickets against a driver who had killed a three-year old girl.
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Monday, November 10, 2014

Chicago's Pink Line is "a social experiment in color." Dallas is fast-tracking downtown transit plans. And: the NYC DOT commissioner talks about the city's new speed limit.
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