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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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Kate Hinds appears in the following:

Cuomo: "We Don't Know" True Cost of Tappan Zee — Or Its Future Tolls

Friday, September 26, 2014

New York's governor ruminates about how to figure out the cost of tolls.
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, September 26, 2014

London's Underground will run some trains around the clock next year. A pedestrian bridge collapsed on a Detroit highway. And: the Tappan Zee Bridge has a falcon cam.
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Amtrak Picks Winners of Writer's Residency Program

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Twenty-four writers will be boarding long distance trains and pounding their laptops — when they're not distracted by scenery or the dining car.
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Thursday, September 25, 2014

A 'tourist-only' fare for the Staten Island Ferry would generate millions. It's Day 11 of the Air France pilots strike. And: that's an...interesting paint job, Dallas tour bus.
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MTA Makes the Case for $32 Billion Investment

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Every five years, the MTA lays out the major projects it plans to undertake — and how it will fund them. Now, facing a $15 billion shortfall, it needs buy-in from all stakeholders.
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First Look: The MTA's 2015-2019 Capital Program

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Phase 2 of the Second Avenue Subway, a contactless fare payment system, and Metro-North trains into Penn Station: it's all part of the MTA's proposed new five-year capital plan.
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Video: Green Space and Art Anchor the New #7 Train Subway Station

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

When the #7 train extension opens next year, it will have a "lush park" at the subway entrance — and one of the system's largest mosaics.
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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Diplomatic officials owe NYC $16 million in unpaid parking tickets. Lawmakers are understandably wary about in-flight cell phone conversations. And: New Jersey's gas tax, explained.
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The MTA's Next Capital Program Faces Massive Shortfall

Monday, September 22, 2014

The MTA says nearly half of its upcoming capital program — which includes projects like the next phase of the Second Avenue Subway — is unfunded.
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Friday, September 19, 2014

Houston is delaying the opening of two new rail lines. The Tappan Zee Bridge is taking shape. It's now possible to purchase an antimicrobial transit jacket. And: happy Park(ing) Day!
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Here's What New Jersey's New Transportation Commissioner Is Facing

Thursday, September 18, 2014

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Welcome back to the job, Jamie Fox. Now, how are you going to fix transportation in the country's most densely populated state?
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

NYC's taxi fleet will get a lot more wheelchair-accessible. Rideshare is gutting San Francisco's traditional taxi industry. And: NASA is getting back into human space flight.
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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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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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