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Kate Hinds

Kate Hinds appears in the following:

Finally: The MTA Has an Approved Capital Program

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

It took 20 months, but the MTA's $27 billion, five-year capital spending program — first unveiled in September of 2014 — has cleared its final hurdle.
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L Train Repairs Call for Shutdowns

Monday, May 09, 2016

Vital repairs are needed on the L train tunnel under the East River. Hear about the two options, which involve full closure of the tracks for 18 months or limited service for 3 years.

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Come L or High Water: Sandy Damage Leaves MTA With Tough Choice

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Thursday evening, the MTA will unveil two options for upcoming work on the L train tunnel. The question for riders: do you want to get the pain over with, or prolong the agony?
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Fairway Supermarket Files for Bankruptcy

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

The iconic New York City supermarket, which began as a fruit stand on Broadway and 74th Street, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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A Little Brown Bird, Struggling to Hang On

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

WNYC's Wild NYC project is taking a look at some of the diversity of wildlife in the city. But not all of the wildlife here is doing so well. 

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Two NJ Transit Rail Unions Reject Contract

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Last month, NJ Transit and its rail workers reached a tentative deal, narrowly averting a strike. But it seems not everyone was happy with the contract. Now, two unions are balking.
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NJ Transit's Deficit Shrinks, Even as Transportation Funding Uncertainty Grows

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

NJ Transit is currently $45 million in the hole, and it has to close that gap before June 30. But that's the least of the state's transportation funding problems.
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NJ Transit Names New Executive Director

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

NJ Transit's board voted to confirm former Amtrak official William Crosbie as its new executive director. He has his work cut out for him.
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NJ to Port Authority: We're Going to Make Sure Bus Terminal Gets Built

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Just one week after getting the Port Authority to include a new bus terminal in its capital plan, New Jersey elected officials have a simple message for the Port: we're watching you.
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Port Authority's Grand Compromise Yields New Bus Terminal, and Tensions

Thursday, March 24, 2016

The takeaway from Thursday's marathon board meeting? "Openness, transparency...and democracy are messy." No one who sat through it would disagree.
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MTA to Run Out of Capital Program Money by June 30

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

The MTA board approved its five-year, $26 billion capital program in September...of 2014. Since then, lawmakers have been trying to figure out how to fund it. Now it's crunch time.
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The Thrill is Gone: NYC's Newest Subway Station Is Leaking

Monday, March 21, 2016

The six-month-old Hudson Yards station is already plagued by leaks. And board members were surprised to learn that the agency knew of water problems back in 2012.
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NJ Transit Deal: Let the Union Voting Begin

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

NJ Transit reached a tentative deal with its 4,200 rail workers last week. Now they have to ratify the contract — and that could take a while.
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NJ Transit, Unions Reach Last-Minute Deal to Avert Strike

Friday, March 11, 2016

The agreement, which comes less than 30 hours before a Sunday deadline, averts a strike that would have paralyzed the nation's third largest commuter railroad.
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As Work Week Ends, Stress Begins for NJ Transit Riders

Friday, March 11, 2016

Tonight's commute for NJ Transit rail riders should be normal. Monday morning's is not so clear.
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NJ Transit Talks Break Off on Sour Note

Thursday, March 10, 2016

The third day of talks ends with no resolution after state agency sends out notice warning union members of loss of benefits.

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NYC to Install a Record Number of Protected Bike Lanes This Year

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

The city's Department of Transportation is focusing on quality rather than quantity when it comes to new bike lanes.
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A Tale of Two Looming Transit Strikes

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Five days before a possible NJ Transit strike, Gov. Christie is out of town. But when Gov. Cuomo was faced with a LIRR work stoppage in 2014, he swooped in. The difference: tactics.
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Facing Possible NJ Transit Strike, Some Suburbs Get Ready

Monday, March 07, 2016

NJ Transit admits its contingency plans will fall short if its rail workers go out on strike this Sunday. So some suburbs are taking matters into their own hands. 
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New Jersey Transit Strike Looms Over Morning Commute

Monday, March 07, 2016

New Jersey Transit and its unions are caught in negotiations, as workers wield an impending strike starting on March 13.

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