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.
Cities with lower fatality rates were Boston, Seattle, Washington DC, Colorado Springs and San Francisco.
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.
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.
A fund for sick and injured taxi workers has an uncertain future after a judge’s ruling Friday.
The company behind much of Citi Bike’s hardware and software has a new owner.
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.
Once the world's largest landfill, it's now a 2,200-acre park.
Meera Joshi says she'll bring "inclusion, consensus and common sense" to the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission.
New Jersey officials aren't sugar coating it: things are going to be "very difficult" for the 40,000 drivers who use it every day.
Speed cameras for New York City streets didn’t make it into the final state budget bill, but twin bills in the Assembly and Senate would bring them to the five boroughs, along with Nassau and Suffolk counties.
New Yorkers are using Citi Bike as a key part of their commute, not just for touristy joyrides, according to new data released by the bikeshare system and analyzed by NYU’s Rudin Center for Transportation.
One piece of Mayor de Blasio's 63-part Vision Zero plan was to install "black boxes" in the city's taxis. Now, the Taxi and Limousine Commission is fleshing out that idea.
It's the year of "Vision Zero" but in 2014 there have already been 46 traffic deaths, from bikers to pedestrians to drivers and passengers. WNYC reporters Jim O'Grady and Kat Aaron talk about the new Transportation Nation database, tracking these deaths, and Jim's reporting on one victim -- four-year-old Allison Liao, struck by a car in Flushing, Queens.
More than half of the 27 pedestrians killed by cars in New York City this year died on major roadways. That’s just one of the findings of a new WNYC analysis of traffic deaths.
Less than a month into Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to cut down on pedestrian deaths, NYPD data shows most precincts have stepped up citations for speeding, failure to yield to pedestrians and failure to stop at traffic signals.
More passengers are riding the commuter rails, but many of them would rather stand than sit between two other people.
NYPD chief Bill Bratton says that the outcry over jaywalking tickets is overblown, but the numbers may tell a different story.
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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