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Thursday, December 04, 2014

Demonstrators protesting a NYPD officer's non-indictment blocked traffic across Manhattan. And: subway excavation unearthed a Roman farm from the 6th century BCE.
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Minivan Driver Kills Child, Injures Pregnant Mom

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

A 10-year-old girl died and her mother gave birth after a minivan struck them around 9 p.m. Tuesday night.
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Metro's Funding Needs Run Up Against Local Budget Realities

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Metro says it needs more money from its jurisdictions in D.C., Maryland and Virginia or it may have to cut rail service, even during rush hour.
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

The WTC PATH terminal will be the most expensive train station in history. Takata is at odds with the feds over an airbag recall. And: a BlackBerry outage made streets safer in Dubai.
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Tuesday, December 02, 2014

If you want a happy commute, talk to the stranger sitting next to you. Auto sales are booming. And: new photos of London's new subway system, under construction.
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MTA Kicks off Public Hearings on Fare Proposals

Monday, December 01, 2014

The MTA is considering raising base bus and subway fares by a quarter, from $2.50 to $2.75.
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Monday, December 01, 2014

Uber is causing taxi medallion prices to dip. Drones are interfering with airplanes. A couple got married on the NYC subway. And: Ferguson protests continue to disrupt street traffic.
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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Ferguson protestors took to the streets – and highways. NHTSA wants Chrysler to speed up an airbag recall. And: shopping in Paramus? Don't expect police to mediate your parking dispute.
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City to Fast-Track Installation of Accessible Pedestrian Signals

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The City Council has approved a bill that will triple the number per year of new traffic signals designed to assist the visually impaired.
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Wait Until Next Year: Bill to Increase Accessible Cabs in D.C. On Hold

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Only 20 of D.C.'s 7,000 cabs are wheelchair-accessible. And that number won't be increasing in 2014.
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The FAA issued no-fly restrictions over Ferguson. G.M. is scouring social media for evidence of vehicle defects. And: the secret life of airport baggage.
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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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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

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

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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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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

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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