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New Jersey Kicks Tesla to the Curb

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

New Jersey's Motor Vehicle Commission adopted a new rule banning the direct sales of automobiles in the state—delivering a blow to electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla.

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New York City's Infrastructure Isn't Getting Any Younger

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

We know New York is an old city with aging infrastructure, but now we have an idea of just how vulnerable it is — not to mention how much it will cost to fix.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

A Supreme Court ruling could jeopardize the federal "rails to trails" program. NJ Transit skipped a hearing devoted to its performance during the Super Bowl. A Boston Green Line train derailed. And a spoiler alert for the next season of True Detective, which could revolve around...transportation.

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New York Fines Peer Ride-Sharing Service

Monday, March 10, 2014

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New York's governor is cracking down on RelayRides, a peer-to-peer car sharing service that has become popular among younger, mostly urban residents.

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NYC Leading Nationwide Transit Boom

Monday, March 10, 2014

New York City is leading a nationwide boom in public transportation use.

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Metro-North Track Worker Killed; NTSB Investigating

Monday, March 10, 2014

The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a team of investigators to New York following the death of a Metro-North track worker early Monday morning. The incident brings further scrutiny to the transit agency, which has suffered a series of devastating episodes in the past year alone.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Monday, March 10, 2014

Public transit usage in the U.S. is at its highest levels since 1956. NJ Transit's recent missteps will be dissected at a state hearing today. Chicago is getting ready to go all in with its Ventra fare payment system. And: Los Angeles is using art tours to teach people how to ride the subway. 

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Brooklyn Residents Want a Discount on Verrazano Tolls, Too

Friday, March 07, 2014

Now that the MTA has agreed to give Staten Island residents a toll cut, everyone wants in on the action.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, March 07, 2014

Arrests for panhandling on the NYC subway are up -- waaaay up. The railroad industry says it needs more time to implement safety measures. Portland won't be getting a bike share system this year after all. And: just how much Chicago road salt winds up in Lake Michigan?

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City Vague on Traffic Safety Price Tag

Thursday, March 06, 2014

Officials admitted that making city streets safer will almost certainly cost money. But when the City Council asked for details on that spending at Thursday's budget hearing, details were few -- despite the fact that several city agencies say it's full speed ahead on Vision Zero. 

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, March 06, 2014

Delays are up on NYC subways. AAA is getting nervous about technology in cars. San Francisco is eyeing Vision Zero. The losing bidder for Massachusetts' commuter rail contract is going to court. And: a foot of ice on the Hudson? Sounds like conditions are perfect for...ice yachting.

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NYPD Commissioner to Ride the Rails in the Wee Hours

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Riding the subway late at night? Keep your eyes peeled, because New York's top cop might be, too.

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Pedestrian Deaths Drop Nationally

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Following a three-year uptick, preliminary data indicates the number of pedestrians killed in traffic crashes may now be on the decline.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

President Obama has proposed his budget, and the transpo details are here. The new head of NJ Transit may be cleaning house. D.C.'s mayor says Secret Service protocols are paralyzing traffic. NJ Gov. Christie may have shortchanged Hoboken out of $700,000 in Sandy aid.  And: why, in NYC, there's no 'P' train.

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First Look at Florida's New Commuter Rail Line

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Officials are cutting the ribbons on a string of new SunRail stations that will start serving the Orlando area this spring.

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Why Spend More Money on Roads if People are Driving Less?

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

That old axiom of transportation policy—to relieve congestion build more lanes—may be giving way to the realization that it's not worth it.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Cabbies are being encouraged to sign up for Obamacare. Corvettes are being pulled from a sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum. Indiana took the first steps towards an expanded transit system. And: buses are rolling again in D.C. after yesterday's snowstorm.

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Now NY Prosecutors Will Know if Your 'Broken Tail Light' Was Actually a Speeding Ticket

Monday, March 03, 2014

The state's Department of Motor Vehicles is making 10 years' worth of past tickets available to prosecutors—including the original ticket charge, regardless of whether it was reduced to a lesser charge.

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High Speed Rail Hearings Start in New York State

Monday, March 03, 2014

The first public hearings on a proposed high-speed rail line linking New York City to Niagara Falls will begin this week.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Monday, March 03, 2014

The endless winter continues, tormenting commuters and airlines alike. The Port Authority of NY & NJ has a rather aggressive animal control program at its airports. Walking in Las Vegas is hazardous. And: a robotic refueling system for gas stations could be coming to a pump near you. One day.

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