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Kate Hinds

Kate Hinds is an Associate Producer for WNYC News.  She also reports for WNYC and Transportation Nation, a public radio reporting project that combines the work of multiple newsrooms to provide coverage of how we build, rebuild and get around the nation.  

Some of her recent stories are about Citi Bike, Second Avenue Subway construction, bike delivery rules, poverty and traffic crashes, and how NJ Transit failed Sandy's test. She produced the award-winning radio documentary Back of the Bus: Mass Transit, Race and Inequality. She is also the producer of Shifting Gears: The Retooling of the American Auto Industry, a multi-station collaboration distributed by PRX. She got her start as a producer on The Brian Lehrer Show. Her hand is featured prominently in a recent Transportation Nation video. She has a tendency to live-tweet MTA board meetings, and she's been known to write under a pseudonym. She lives with her family on Manhattan's Upper West Side, where Oliver is her local bodega cat. Follow her on Twitter.

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EPA Disqualifies Controversial Tappan Zee Loan

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

In a stunning rebuke to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the federal Environmental Protection Agency struck down a massive loan to one of the state's signature transportation projects.
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

A new House report says NHTSA dropped the ball on G.M.'s ignition switch defect. London's transit system is now contactless.  And a video: hail a taxi, get a high-five from a stranger.
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More Bike Racks Coming to Metro-North Trains

Monday, September 15, 2014

If you're riding the rails on Metro-North, soon it will be easier to bring your wheels along too.
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Monday, September 15, 2014

Traffic fatalities are rising in Texas along with the state's oil boom. Air France pilots are striking. And a NYC idea: turn parking spaces into affordable apartments.
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Friday, September 12, 2014

New York's R train could return to full service this Monday. The House wants to slash Amtrak's funding. And: the head of NHTSA is worried about car hacking.
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Los Angeles's commuter rail system is losing passengers. Beijing's subway will double in size by 2020. California has sold 100,000 EVs. And: meet NYC's million-dollar parking space.
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NYC's Vision Zero Gets $25 Million Federal Grant

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Thirteen separate projects, ranging from safe routes to schools to upgrading Brooklyn bike paths, are getting a big boost from the federal government.
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Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Adding bike lanes reduces car congestion. Chicago drivers ignore pedestrians. That female-only NYC car service may not be totally legal. And: it's the one-year anniversary of Bridgegate.
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First Look: Grand Central Terminal Transit, Re-Envisioned

Monday, September 08, 2014

A developer wants to build the city's second-tallest building across the street from Grand Central Terminal. But first, it has to pick up the tab for some transit improvements.
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Monday, September 08, 2014

NYC is honoring 295 safe cabbies. A Utah politician took the transit challenge. SEPTA sold naming rights to a station. And: oh deer — look who's crossing the Golden Gate Bridge!
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Friday, September 05, 2014

B.P. was found "grossly negligent" in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill. L.A. admits it needs more oversight for its transit police. And: is a giant rubber duck infantilizing public art?
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Thursday, September 04, 2014

The red light camera industry is battling a ballot initiative. The WTC transit hub is eight years behind schedule and $2 billion over budget. And: Nevada won Tesla's gigafactory.
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Citi Bike Deal Delayed, But Expansion Slated for Next Year

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

While fending off questions about a delay in a deal to bailout Citi Bike, the city's transportation commissioner let herself be pinned down on one point: the system will expand in 2015.
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Wednesday, September 03, 2014

New York's MTA must prepare for a future of "dangerously hot" subway platforms. Pittsburgh's airport is turning to fracking to make money.
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It's Baaack: Full G Train Services Resumes After 5 Weeks of Repairs

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

The G train is running normally again following an intensive burst of work to repair Sandy-related damage.
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Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Some cities are using art to calm streets. The entire country of Germany has banned Uber. And: the NYC subway bedbug count stands at 21 sightings in August.
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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Frustrated NJ Transit riders exchanged angry tweets with Governor Christie. Drivers in the Detroit area are experiencing sticker shock after having their cars towed out of recent floods. A Maine city eliminated crossing guards because kids just don't walk like they used to. And: recreating the 1980s in a NYC subway car.

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

So far there have been 23 million bike share rides in the U.S. without a single death. The FAA has implemented a no-fly zone over Ferguson, MO. And: the torrential rains have slowed down car production in Detroit.

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

New York Democrats are heavily promoting the city's transit-friendliness to DNC organizers. Time defends the Obama Administration's high-speed rail program. And: remembering Robin Williams, avid cyclist.

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Monday, August 11, 2014

Cab companies have finally found a common enemy: rideshare. The U.S.'s energy boom is leaving Alaska in its rear view mirror. The FAA has banned U.S. airlines from flying over Iraq. And: the subway bedbugs have transferred to the #5 train.

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