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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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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, October 31, 2014

1,249 passengers have had enhanced Ebola screening at 5 U.S. airports. N.J. stays mum about crude oil rail shipments. And: a dismal NYC subway station is getting a one-day makeover.
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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Canada is stepping up oil shipment safeguards. Democratic districts won more federal transportation grants. A Celtic rode Boston's T. And the real star of the World Series? Chevy guy.
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Citi Bike Saved

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

New York City's troubled blue bike share system has a white knight. That means more bikes, more neighborhoods—and a higher cost of membership.
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Engineer's Sleepiness Caused Derailment

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Regulators announced Tuesday that William Rockefeller nodded off at the controls of a Metro North train that derailed back in December, killing four people and injuring more than 70.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The NTSB will releases the likely causes behind five recent Metro-North incidents today. Also coming up today: big Citi Bike news. And: photos from the 110th anniversary of NYC's subway.
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Fulton Center To Open Next Month

Monday, October 27, 2014

The Grand Central of downtown will open to passengers in November, providing a light-infused entrance to nine separate subway lines in Lower Manhattan.
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In Case of Hurricane, Take the R or the G Lines to Work

Monday, October 27, 2014

Two years after Sandy, the MTA's sealed two subway tunnels under the East River (at least theoretically), but has lots of other work to do.
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Friday, October 24, 2014

No, you won't catch Ebola on the NYC subway. A bike share unicorn has been set free in Boston. The Taxi of Tomorrow is back in court. And: Maryland has plenty of subway drivers.
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Thursday, October 23, 2014

San Francisco may toll pedestrians and cyclists on the Golden Gate Bridge. Ford is adding pedestrian detection technology to vehicles. And: a runaway sheep disrupted Metro-North trains.
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New Airport Ebola Screening: How It Works

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The U.S. is now limiting entry to the U.S. for people from Ebola-affected nations and they'll soon have to self-monitor for symptoms.
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NYC Sets One-Day Subway Ridership Record

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

If you were in New York City on September 23, chances are good you rode the subway.
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

NYC set a one-day, all-time subway ridership record. Texans got a glimpse of a planned Dallas-to-Houston high-speed rail route. And: flight attendants could soon be wearing technology.
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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The auto industry is facing a safety crisis. China wants to sell high-speed trains to California. And: how have labor unions fared since the 2005 NYC transit strike?
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Monday, October 20, 2014

Chicago's yellow light intervals are under scrutiny. New Jersey's transportation commissioner wants a "revenue enhancer." And: in 1927, Brooklyn installed a giant Death-O-Meter.
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Friday, October 17, 2014

Chicago wants to develop a smartphone app for transit fare payment. Golden Gate buses will be running today. An Ebola-themed travel ban wouldn't work. And: meet D.C.'s bike whisperer.
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Rideshare Companies, Drivers Opposed to New Rule

Thursday, October 16, 2014

A hearing ostensibly about a change to NYC's for-hire vehicle dispatch rules was really about something else: the future of the industry.
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Thursday, October 16, 2014

California's high-speed rail project just won a big legal victory. The Keystone XL may be stalled, but oil is booming. And: we need to review guidelines about Ebola and airplanes.
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25MPH Is Coming and NYC Tries to Prepare

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Officials are trying to get the word out about the city's speed limit change. But they know it will take more than flyers and ads to make New Yorkers drive slower.
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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Newark will get its first 'happy street sign' today. Hailo is leaving North America. And: domestic oil production is booming, but regulators aren't.
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Seattle now has bike share. Sri Lanka is reopening a war-torn train line. Meet the man the NY Post is calling a 'subterranean seducer.' And: should oil be less flammable?
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