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Kate Hinds

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The Heir to the MetroCard Inches Closer to the Turnstile

Thursday, July 14, 2016

New York's yellow plastic fare card has been described as reaching "the end of its useful life" for some time now. But the plan to replace it took another step forward this week.
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Deadlock Continues Over Transportation Funding in New Jersey

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Hundreds of workers have already been laid off, and that number could grow to 1,700 by week's end. "None of this is good," said one expert. "There's not a single silver lining in this."

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New Jersey's Transportation Funding Impasse Imperils Jobs

Thursday, July 07, 2016

Just before midnight Friday, barring a last-minute agreement, hundreds of transportation projects will shut down. But NJ's construction workers are already getting layoff notices.
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213 Breakdowns and Counting: NJ Transit's Tale of Woe

Thursday, June 23, 2016

To pay its bills, the agency perennially moves money from its capital budget to cover daily expenses. Transit advocates say that's unsustainable. It's also eerily familiar.
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New Board Members Head to MTA — Minus Two Names

Monday, June 20, 2016

Following reports about a potential conflict of interest, Gov. Andrew Cuomo withdrew one of his nominees for MTA board. Meanwhile, one of Mayor de Blasio's names didn't get a hearing.
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Cuomo Nominates MTA Board Member With Potential Conflicts

Friday, June 10, 2016

Good government groups question whether recusing oneself from votes involving one's company is enough. 
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It's Deja Vu All Over Again as NJ Transit Faces Possible Rail Strike

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Just three months after New Jersey Transit averted a rail strike, it's facing the possibility of....another rail strike.
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New York City's MTA Nominees Take Next Step Forward — Finally

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

With just a handful of days left to go before the end of the legislative session, New York Gov. Cuomo has passed along a list of MTA nominees for Senate confirmation.
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Construction on a New LaGuardia to Begin This Week

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

The financing has been secured, the lease has been signed, and New York's governor says the remaking of the infamous airport is finally about to begin.
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No, Albany Still Hasn't Approved NYC's MTA Nominees

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Remember back in June, when Mayor de Blasio nominated three people to the MTA board? They're still waiting to take their seats. And there are nine days left in the legislative session.
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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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