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Meet the MTA's Reinvention Committee

Thursday, June 26, 2014

A former U.S. DOT secretary will be co-chairing a group tasked with preparing New York City's transit system for the ravages of climate change — and the city's changing demographics.

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Rockaway Ferry Given Fourth Lifeline, Service Extended to Fall

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Commuters from the Rockaways who've come to rely on the daily ferry service between Rockaway Beach and Lower Manhattan have been given another lifeline.

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Cabbies Snarl Traffic In Downtown D.C. To Protest Rideshare

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Several hundred horn-honking D.C. taxicabs descended upon downtown Washington to protest what they view as unfair competition from unregulated, on-demand ridesharing services.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet has moved south. Muni is getting a new map. The Corvette Museum will keep its car-swallowing sinkhole. And: things could be looking up for the Port Authority Bus Terminal.

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LIRR Unions: MTA's Latest Offer "Grandstanding;" May Skip Talks

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The MTA says its latest offer to the unions represents "the next level." But union leaders are angry the MTA unveiled the offer to the media — and are threatening to skip Friday's scheduled bargaining session.

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More Speed Cameras Coming to NYC and Long Island

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The law allows for 120 new cameras to be installed near school zones in New York City, as well as 69 cameras in Suffolk County and 56 in Nassau. “If you think speed cameras are intrusive, don’t break the law," said Governor Cuomo.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Sales of new MetroCards have plummeted since NY introduced a replacement fee. San Francisco wants to ban an app that lets users 'auction off' public parking spaces. And: a Philadelphia bank robber was caught after trying to use a SEPTA bus as a getaway car.

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MTA Says Latest LIRR Offer Is 'Everything They Want'

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The MTA's latest offer comes close to what the unions want — but new employees would be treated a little differently than existing ones.

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When the Silver Line Opens, Your Dating Life Will Get a Lot More Exciting

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Now that the D.C. region's Silver Line has an opening date, it also has an ad campaign.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

NJ Governor Christie's office is being probed about how it's paying for work on the Pulaski Skyway. London's transit system built a bus stop entirely out of Lego. NYC's top cop thinks subway cars should have cameras. And: would-be carjackers in Seattle were foiled by a manual transmission.

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MTA Megaprojects: Behind Schedule and Over Budget

Monday, June 23, 2014

The revamped Fulton Transit Center, which was supposed to open this Thursday, now...won't. And that's not the only MTA megaproject that's behind schedule.

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Metro Sets Official Start Date For Silver Line: July 26

Monday, June 23, 2014

After months of delays and contractor problems, the Silver Line finally has an opening date.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Monday, June 23, 2014

A faulty rail was apparently not the cause of the May subway derailment in Queens. New Jersey's bike share program is delayed. Millions of cars are being recalled due to airbags. And: San Francisco will start operating a bus shower for the homeless.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, June 20, 2014

Some people involved with Bridgegate could be facing indictment. A Cincinnati sinkhole almost swallowed a city bus. L.A. may replace concrete sidewalks with rubber ones. And: vintage Checkers descend upon Brooklyn today.

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Speed Limit Bill Passes Both Houses; Awaits Cuomo's Signature

Friday, June 20, 2014

Both houses of the New York State Legislature have voted to give New York City the authority to lower its speed limit to 25 miles per hour.

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Vehicles To Yield (Slightly) on NYC Streets This Summer

Thursday, June 19, 2014

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Oceanic sounds in the Park Avenue Tunnel and a car-free Central Park herald the return of summer.

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Two More NYC Subway Lines To Get Scrutinized

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The MTA is reviewing the A and the C lines. But while there's good reason to believe the study will lead to service improvements, the agency is also trying to manage expectations.

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Arlington Streetcars Won't Go To Referendum. Now What?

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Both sides in the battle over Arlington County's proposed streetcar lines are weighing in on a big decision by the county board.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Pedestrians in one Connecticut city can carry yellow flags across one street. The entire NYC subway system came to a brief halt Wednesday. Trains carrying oil are crashing, exploding and spilling in record numbers. And: a video tribute to subway dancers.

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Ball's In Albany's Court on Speed Limit Bill

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The speed limit bill before the New York Senate was expected to come to a vote Thursday -- but a top Republican is casting doubt on whether he'll let that happen.

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