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Rideshare Companies, Drivers Opposed to New Rule

Thursday, October 16, 2014

A hearing ostensibly about a change to NYC's for-hire vehicle dispatch rules was really about something else: the future of the industry.
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Thursday, October 16, 2014

California's high-speed rail project just won a big legal victory. The Keystone XL may be stalled, but oil is booming. And: we need to review guidelines about Ebola and airplanes.
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25MPH Is Coming and NYC Tries to Prepare

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Officials are trying to get the word out about the city's speed limit change. But they know it will take more than flyers and ads to make New Yorkers drive slower.
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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Newark will get its first 'happy street sign' today. Hailo is leaving North America. And: domestic oil production is booming, but regulators aren't.
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All D.C. Taxis May Soon Support E-Hailing

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The D.C. Taxicab Commission is floating a proposal that would require the city's 7,000 taxicabs to do what has made Uber so popular: use an app that allows riders to e-hail them.
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Seattle now has bike share. Sri Lanka is reopening a war-torn train line. Meet the man the NY Post is calling a 'subterranean seducer.' And: should oil be less flammable?
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200 People Have Been Killed in Traffic Crashes in NYC This Year

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

An elderly woman was struck by a jeep on Canal Street early Tuesday morning. So far, half the people killed in traffic collisions this year have been pedestrians. 
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MTA Chief: Metro-North Staff Overworked and Fatigued

Monday, October 13, 2014

MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast told NTSB investigators that traffic control staff worked without a day off for weeks.
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Ban Cars? Debate Intensifies Over Traffic Safety In Central Park

Monday, October 13, 2014

WNYC
After two pedestrian deaths on the park's loop road, ideas range from a car ban to flashing lights in crosswalks.
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Despite Investments, Dulles Airport Sees Drop In Passengers

Friday, October 10, 2014

More travelers are opting for Reagan National Airport over Dulles Airport, and local officials say that Congress is partly to blame.
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Friday, October 10, 2014

A woman gave birth in a NYC taxi. Golden Gate bus drivers voted to strike. And a reminder: don't joke about having Ebola while sitting on a plane.
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Honk If You're Angry About Ridesharing: D.C. Cabbies Stage Protest

Thursday, October 09, 2014

WAMU
Hundreds of D.C. taxicabs took part in a massive demonstration against Uber, protesting what they say is unfair competition from rideshare apps.
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Thursday, October 09, 2014

As freight trains move more oil, Amtrak — & trains carrying consumer goods — are delayed. L.A. is going after apps that sell parking meter time. And: a trippy video of new London trains.
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NJ Transit Rail Commuters Face Challenges Above and Below Ground

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Commuters are starting to worry about a future of tunnel closures. But a precarious, 104-year-old rail bridge could also cause problems.
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Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Lower speeds limits are coming to New York Streets. Ebola screening at airports is "problematic." And rideshare apps may be the answer to taxi discrimination.
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Drivers Who Crash Are Ticketed Less In Manhattan

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

WNYC
Police are less likely to ticket drivers who crash in Manhattan than in other boroughs. Citywide, less than 6 percent of all traffic crashes result in a citation.
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NYC's Speed Limit Set to Drop to 25 MPH

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

WNYC
In a move safe streets advocates and elected officials are hailing as historic, New York City's speed limit is now set to change for the first time since 1964.
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New York Governor Says MTA's $15 Billion Budget Gap Is Part of the "Dance"

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Cuomo is characterizing a yawning gap in the MTA's five-year capital project plan by dismissing it as part of the budgetary process.
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Tuesday, October 07, 2014

An Arizona highway may file metric system road signs under 'failed experiments.' Seattle's transit agency cut 28 bus routes. And: a new NYC law would require tax breaks for transit.
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After a Fatal Crash, the Grief Holds On

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Lizi Rahman's son Asif was killed by a truck on Queens Boulevard in 2008. When people are killed by cars, the death can create a unique kind of grief. 
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