Kate Hinds

Kate Hinds appears in the following:

No Place to Park: Citi Bike 'Deserts' and the Race for the Last Dock

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Finding a Citi Bike dock in the morning, or finding a free bike in the evening, is proving increasingly difficult in several Manhattan neighborhoods.

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Your Guide to Getting Around During the Pope's Visit

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

The subways will be running — but bus service is impacted. The list of NYC street closures is four pages long. And driving into Manhattan? Find another way in. We'll show you how.
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MTA to City: Pay Up, or Else

Monday, September 21, 2015

At an otherwise sleepy committee meeting, the MTA's chief threatened to cut funding for transit projects in NYC because Mayor de Blasio hasn't committed enough money to the agency.
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Higher Prices + Tough Winter = Fewer Members for Citi Bike

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Bike sharing was supposed to transform the way New Yorkers got around, but its first two years have been bumpy. Will the third be better? 
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What's Blocking Your Bike Lane?

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

There are more and more bike lanes in NYC -- and more and more tickets issued for blocking them, but WNYC wants to know if that's working.

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Agony, Ecstasy and Art on Display at New 7 Train Opening

Sunday, September 13, 2015

The new subway station opened Sunday to much fanfare, but the celebratory atmosphere couldn't entirely disguise some ongoing tension over the MTA's capital funds.
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New Football Stadium? No. New Neighborhood? Sort of. New Subway Station? Yes.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

The long-sought dream of the Bloomberg administration to develop Manhattan's Far West Side takes a big step forward this weekend.
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We Get to Keep Our C Train Cars for Seven More Years

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

When we last checked in with the R32s — the oldest subway cars in the MTA system — the agency said they'd be replaced in 2017. But now it looks like you'll be riding them until 2022.
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State, Federal Investigators Help NYC Battle Legionnaires Outbreak

Friday, August 07, 2015

Teams from the New York State Department of Health and the federal Centers for Disease Control will begin testing cooling towers in the Bronx this weekend.


Cuomo Says He Doesn't Control the MTA

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Speaking Wednesday, Governor Cuomo said the real beneficiary of the MTA's capital plan is the NYC region, not the whole state.
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The Octogenarian Electric Cables That Screwed Up This Week's Commute

Friday, July 24, 2015

Following four days of NJ Transit misery this week, the head of Amtrak came to New York Friday to see first-hand what the problems are.
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What's Behind the MTA Crime Spike

Thursday, July 23, 2015

WNYC transportation reporter Kate Hinds talks about this week's NJ Transit delays, a recent increase in reported subway sex crimes, and other news.

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Deeper Issues Behind This Week's NJ Transit Delays

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Problems with Amtrak's overhead wires caused big headaches for riders this week. But the larger issue is the consequence of years of underinvestment in the rail system.

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De Blasio Opens Door to Congestion Pricing; Cuomo Slams It Shut

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The de Blasio administration has avoided taking a position on the latest iteration of a congestion pricing plan — until now. But the governor was quick to react.
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To Fight City Hall, Uber Plays to Race

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Uber and the de Blasio administration seemed to be nearing a compromise on capping Uber's growth. Then the app-based service released ads suggesting the cap would hurt non-white people.
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Despite Last-Minute Pleas, NJ Transit Votes to Raise Fares

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

As expected, the New Jersey Transit board voted to raise fares by nine percent, as well as cut some service. But that didn't stop members of the public from urging a different course.
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NJ Transit Fare Hikes Don't Run on a Schedule

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

On Wednesday, New Jersey Transit's board is likely to approve the agency's first fare hike in five years. When will there be another one? There's no way to predict.
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Maps: See Where New Citi Bike Stations Will Be on Upper West and Upper East Sides

Friday, July 10, 2015

Two of Manhattan's most densely populated neighborhoods are getting finally getting Citi Bike stations.
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Sandy-Damaged Subway Tunnel Begins 40 Weekends of Rehab

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Insiders call it the 'Cranberry Tube.' But it got pretty unappetizing during the storm.
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Cuomo Promises Special Prosecutor "Soon"

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Governor Andrew Cuomo says he's prepared to sign an executive order giving the state's Attorney General the power to investigate deaths at the hands of police.