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Company Behind Citi Bike Infrastructure Gets New Owner

Monday, April 14, 2014

The company behind much of Citi Bike’s hardware and software has a new owner.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Monday, April 14, 2014

A pedestrian was struck by a police car uptown Sunday. The Pulaski Skyway is closed to Manhattan. Bankrupt bikeshare company Bixi finds a new owner. And the Netherlands is testing glow-in-the-dark road markings. 

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Freshkills Park To Open for Sneak Peeks

Friday, April 11, 2014

Once the world's largest landfill, it's now a 2,200-acre park.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, April 11, 2014

The winning bid for Montreal's bike share system will be unveiled today. MARTA trains and buses will start running more frequently in May. And: how to spot a skimming device on a NYC MetroCard machine.

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Your Pulaski Skyway Survival Guide

Friday, April 11, 2014

Starting this weekend, the northbound lanes of the Pulaski Skyway are closing for two years, and New Jersey officials aren't sugarcoating it. 

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City's New Taxi Chief Gets the Official Nod

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Meera Joshi says she'll bring "inclusion, consensus and common sense" to the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission. 

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Obama Administration Faces Tough Sell On Transportation Spending

Thursday, April 10, 2014

WAMU

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx is launching a national bus tour to highlight the need for infrastructure investment.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Toyota is recalling over 6 million cars. MTA police officers were reunited with a dog they rescued. The Twin Cities' biggest transit project received a key approval. And: a Detroit business group is taking on some of that city's broken streetlights.

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Second Time's The Charm? Contractor To Submit Silver Line For Approval

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

The D.C. region's Silver Line is approaching an important milestone — again.

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Atlantic Avenue: First Major NYC Road to Get Lower Speed Limits

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

A thoroughfare that runs through Brooklyn and Queens is getting the Vision Zero treatment.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Federal funding for D.C.'s Metro is in "real jeopardy." NJ Transit has "no culture of safety." Car theft in NYC is down -- unless you drive an old, heavy clunker. And: 100,000 tons of container ship cargo may be falling into the oceans each year.

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Sleep Disorders + Shift Work = Danger

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

The sleep disorder known as sleep apnea is a problem across the transportation industry, not just for the engineer at the controls during Metro-North's fatal derailment in December. But sleep problems may be endemic to the job.

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Repairs on the "D-" Pulaski Skyway Start Saturday

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

New Jersey officials aren't sugar coating it: things are going to be "very difficult" for the 40,000 drivers who use it every day.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

The Port Authority Bus Terminal exemplifies the larger problems at the Port. Boston's bike share program is rock solid. Panama opened Central America's first subway. And: a photography exhibit celebrates the NYC's graffiti-covered subway cars of yesteryear.

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After Troubling Audit is Leaked, Metro Defends Reforms

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

WAMU

After a report slamming Metro's financial practices made its way to the press, transit officials say they're already improving their internal controls.

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Engineer in Fatal Metro-North Derailment Had Undiagnosed Sleep Disorder

Monday, April 07, 2014

According to the National Transportation Safety Board, the engineer at the controls of the Metro-North train that derailed in the Bronx last year had undiagnosed "severe obstructive sleep apnea."

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D.C. Cabs Could Adopt Surge Pricing

Monday, April 07, 2014

WAMU

D.C. regulators are considering an unprecedented move for Washington’s metered taxicab fleet: deregulation. "This is a response to leveling the playing field," said city's taxicab chair, "and making everybody able to compete with one another."

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Monday, April 07, 2014

Federal inspectors have found a lot of flaws on Metro-North. The Bay Area's bike share should reach the East Bay next spring. Everything you need to know about boarding Amtrak, revealed. And: going to the Yankees home opener today? Ride the nostalgia train.

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Ghostly Rides Mark Cyclists' Deaths

Sunday, April 06, 2014

WNYC

An annual memorial on wheels marks city locations where fellow cyclists have been killed in traffic.

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G Train Faces Summer Shutdown

Friday, April 04, 2014

Sandy is the gift that keeps on giving for the New York City subway system. The G train won't run between Brooklyn and Queens for five weeks this summer so the MTA can finish repairing massive damage caused by the storm.

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