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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

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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Humans of New York Comic Con

Friday, October 10, 2014

"It's like Halloween early," said one Comic Con attendee. "Only it's like somebody's passion, and they really put time and effort into it."

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Friday, October 10, 2014

A woman gave birth in a NYC taxi. Golden Gate bus drivers voted to strike. And a reminder: don't joke about having Ebola while sitting on a plane.
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Thursday, October 09, 2014

As freight trains move more oil, Amtrak — & trains carrying consumer goods — are delayed. L.A. is going after apps that sell parking meter time. And: a trippy video of new London trains.
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NJ Transit Rail Commuters Face Challenges Above and Below Ground

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Commuters are starting to worry about a future of tunnel closures. But a precarious, 104-year-old rail bridge could also cause problems.
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NYC's Speed Limit Set to Drop to 25 MPH

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

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In a move safe streets advocates and elected officials are hailing as historic, New York City's speed limit is now set to change for the first time since 1964.
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New York Governor Says MTA's $15 Billion Budget Gap Is Part of the "Dance"

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Cuomo is characterizing a yawning gap in the MTA's five-year capital project plan by dismissing it as part of the budgetary process.
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Tuesday, October 07, 2014

An Arizona highway may file metric system road signs under 'failed experiments.' Seattle's transit agency cut 28 bus routes. And: a new NYC law would require tax breaks for transit.
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This Week In Politics: Crumbling Rails

Saturday, October 04, 2014

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo traveled overseas to prove his commitment to securing New York. But a new report on the region's crumbling rail lines raises security concerns of a domestic nature.

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New Hudson Tunnel: Show Me the Money

Friday, October 03, 2014

We've all had a few days to digest the news the region may need to immediately begin work on plans to build a new trans-Hudson rail tunnel. Now comes the fun part: paying for it.
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Friday, October 03, 2014

90% of NYC's subway stations need work. Freight rail is a hot investment right now. And the push to bring transit back to Clayton County, GA, is heating up.
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Closing Hudson River Amtrak Tunnels 'Can't Be Done,' Despite Damage

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Amtrak is recommending that four Sandy-damaged tunnels on the East River be closed for repairs, one by one. But not the Hudson tunnels. The consequences for that would be catastrophic.
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Thursday, October 02, 2014

New York will crack down on subway sex crimes. A Citi Biker attempted to climb Mt. Washington. Ebola is rattling the airline industry. And: how the rest of the world navigates rush hour.
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