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Kate Hinds

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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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Calatrava Hub's Value Is in Architecture, not Transportation

Thursday, March 03, 2016

As more and more people squeeze themselves onto subway cars, some of them might wonder: why did we spend $4 billion on a transportation hub that doesn't add more...transportation?
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NJ Transit Paints Dire Picture of Possible Rail Strike

Thursday, March 03, 2016

NJ Transit says beefed-up bus, ferry and light rail service won't accommodate even half of the riders who rely on the train every day.  

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L Train Shutdown? Wait for It. Then 'Boom!'

Thursday, February 25, 2016

The North Brooklyn line will continue running for another two years . But when repair work begins, the tunnel under the East River will be shut down. Completely. For months.
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Why is NYC MIA on the MTA Board?

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Last June, Mayor de Blasio nominated three new members to the MTA's board. But Albany has yet to hold confirmation hearings — leaving the city's interests seriously underrepresented.
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LIRR's Snowstorm Postmortem: We Need Better Technology — And Communication Skills

Monday, February 22, 2016

Last month's blizzard stranded some passengers on trains — and then angered many more when service didn't resume when the MTA said it would.
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NJ Transit, Rail Unions on Collision Course Toward Possible Strike

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Over 4,200 rail workers could go on strike — or be locked out — in a little over a month, leaving 160,000 NJ Transit rail riders scrambling.
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A Streetcar Named de Blasio

Thursday, February 04, 2016

In his State of the City speech, Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to announce plans for a streetcar line between Brooklyn and Queens. Hear what that means, logistically and financially.

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All Aboard, Amtrak! And that Means Cats and Dogs, Too.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

The crowd-pleasing pilot program, which was the result of a rare moment of bipartisan harmony in Congress, has been expanded to include more trains as well as the Acela.
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Wait for It: A Year After Fatal Metro-North Crash, Grade Crossing Still the Same

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Six people were killed last February when a train collided with an SUV on the tracks in Westchester. But no changes have been made to the crossing.
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Engineer in Fatal Amtrak Crash Has "Dream-Like...Foggy Memory"

Monday, February 01, 2016

Brian Bostian, the engineer at the controls of Amtrak train number 188, says there are gaps in his memory leading up to last May's fatal crash in Philadelphia.
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What the L: Residents Outraged By Possibility of Canarsie Tube Closure

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Residents were upset when word broke that the MTA wanted to close the L train between Brooklyn and Manhattan. But that was nothing compared to a recent public meeting.
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Where's the Urgency? MTA Muddles Forward as Mayor, Governor Fail to Budget Transit Funds

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

When the mayor and the governor reached a deal on MTA funding, transit advocates were thrilled. But a deal is one thing. Getting the actual cash out of the city and the state is another.
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LIRR Raises Hopes — Only to Leave Them on Crowded Platforms

Monday, January 25, 2016

Less than half a day after the storm ended, the MTA was able to restore service on buses, above-ground subways, and Metro-North. But commuters on Long Island weren't as lucky.
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De Blasio Is Making Moves on His Horse Carriage Ban Promise

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Two years into office, Mayor de Blasio is making headway on a horse and carriage ban, a piece of legislation he planned to pass his first day in office.

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NYC Rethinking Left Turns

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

The maneuver accounts for nearly 30 percent of crashes involving pedestrians. Now, Mayor de Blasio says the city will redesign 100 intersections to make left turns less hazardous.
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What the NBA has to do with MLK Day

Monday, January 18, 2016

While millions of people are marking the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with speeches, service, and reflection, it's also prime basketball-viewing time.

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Show Me the Money: Where's the $8.3 Billion Cuomo Promised the MTA?

Friday, January 15, 2016

When New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled his proposed budget this week, transit advocates were hoping the documents would answer the big outstanding question. They're still waiting.
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Federal Mediators Side With NJ Transit Unions — Again

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

For the second time in less than a year, White House-appointed mediators have ruled in favor of rail workers in their long-running dispute with NJ Transit.
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NYC Subway System to Get Wi-Fi, Cell Service and Revamped Stations

Friday, January 08, 2016

The governor capped off a week of references to the Erie Canal and the founding fathers by vowing to bring the city's transit system into the 21st century.
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