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Labor Deal for Bus and Subway Workers

Thursday, April 17, 2014

WNYC

After two years of occasionally rancorous negotiations, the MTA and the union representing 34,000 transit workers have announced a tentative deal to give the rank-and-file 2 percent raises in each of the next three years. That's on top of a retroactive 1 percent raise that covers the last two years.

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Delays Persist on D.C.'s Silver Line Project

Thursday, April 17, 2014

WAMU

The 11-mile, $3 billion project is behind schedule, and frustration is growing.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, April 17, 2014

New York City should do "whatever it takes" to keep Citi Bike going. The freight rail industry will miss a major safety deadline. There may still be survivors in the capsized Korean ferry. And local officials want free wifi at JFK and LaGuardia. 

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Public Advocate: Use City $ to Save Citi Bike

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

WNYC

Could an option ruled out by the Mayor come back into play?

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D.C. Transit Exec Resigns In Wake Of Damning Federal Audit

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

WAMU

The chief financial officer of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is resigning to take a job in the private sector.

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New York Has Sixth-Lowest Rate of Pedestrian and Cyclist Deaths

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Cities with lower fatality rates were Boston, Seattle, Washington DC, Colorado Springs and San Francisco.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Hundreds are feared dead after a ferry sank off the coast of Korea. Pushed out of NJ Transit, a train executive heads to Metro-North. The nation's highway fund may go bankrupt late this summer. Philly gets its overnight trains back. And two clowns promise to stop performing in the subway.

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D.C. Residents Seek Safer Streets After Crash

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

WAMU

More people are walking and riding to work in the nation's capitol. But city streets remain perilous.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The Pulaski shutdown was not Carmageddon. The police car that hit a pedestrian Sunday may not have had sirens on. Seattle Uber drivers consider unionizing. America could get levitating trains. And Tie the train dog got adopted. 

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Fund for Disabled Taxi Drivers Hits Legal Setback

Monday, April 14, 2014

A fund for sick and injured taxi workers has an uncertain future after a judge’s ruling Friday. 

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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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