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Kate Hinds

Kate Hinds appears in the following:

The Year in Local News: Looking Backward and Forward

Friday, January 01, 2016

A round-table of local WNYC reporters take a tour through some of the biggest local news stories from 2015, and look forward to what 2016 may bring in New York City.

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We Googled Your Newsy Loose Ends of 2015

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

From the earthquake in Nepal to Stanley Kubrick's faked moon landing, our reporters speed-googled and delivered on-the-spot updates. Listen to what we learned.

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Amtrak Activates Crash Prevention System

Monday, December 21, 2015

Amtrak just activated a crash-prevention system along one of its busiest stretches of track. It's designed to prevent crashes like the one that killed eight people in Philadelphia.
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Legendary, Sometimes-Functioning Structure Returns to Port Authority Bus Terminal

Friday, December 18, 2015

It's under wraps right now, but the bus terminal's audio kinetic sculpture is almost ready to roll again.
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NTSB Releases Details of Fatal Metro-North Valhalla Crash

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Federal investigators have made public hundreds of new pages of information about a fatal train crash earlier this year.
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As Subway Ridership Soars, So Do Delays

Monday, December 14, 2015

By almost every standard the MTA uses to measure subway performance, the system is struggling to keep pace.
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C Train Service: "Relatively Reliable"

Friday, December 11, 2015

The MTA's long-awaited full-line review of the A and C is out. The verdict? There are "opportunities for improvement."
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Port Authority Approves Subsidies for Murdoch

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Here's the thinking: to make money, sometimes you have to spend money. Which is why the agency is approving subsidies to two multi-billion dollar corporations.
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Outgoing NJ Transit Head Leaves Agency Amidst Praise, Fears

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

The head of New Jersey Transit made her final appearance at an agency board meeting today, where she received a warm — but anxious — sendoff.
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Senators Say Highway Bill Keeps Gateway 'On the Rails'

Monday, December 07, 2015

The federal transportation bill gives the region several tools to dig a new train tunnel under the Hudson River.
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Amtrak Could Be the Real Winner in the Federal Transportation Bill

Friday, December 04, 2015

Local politicians hailed the bill as "tremendous news" for New Yorkers. But it's the Northeast Corridor that could experience the most transformation.
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There Have Been 38,000 Hit-and-Runs in New York City This Year

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

A routine New York City Council Transportation Committee hearing turned up a staggering statistic: tens of thousands of drivers flee crashes each year.
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'Liberace-Like' Bird Electrifies Brooklyn

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

A painted bunting is currently noshing on seeds in Prospect Park.

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Is Vision Zero Working? Early Signs Look Good

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

So far this year, traffic fatalities are down in New York City by 11 percent. That's a significant drop  — and it bucks the national trend.

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Rutgers Cleans House, Fires Athletic Director and Football Coach

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Following a dismal football season marked by scandal, the university has fired both its athletic director and football coach.

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Port Authority Chief to Leave Agency

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Patrick Foye, who has led the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey through some of its most turbulent times (read: Bridgegate), will be stepping down within the next few months.
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Uber is Costing the MTA Millions of Dollars a Year. (But That's a Pittance.)

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Every cab ride in New York City charges a 50-cent fee dedicated to the city's transit system. But ride-hailing services like Uber don't pay that. And that has the MTA worried.
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These Seven Things Spell Bad News for NJ Transit

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

NJ Transit is experiencing an annus horribilis.  It hiked fares to close a budget gap. It's losing talent. And the future doesn't look much better.
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Will Next Generation of MTA Buses Reduce Blind Spot?

Monday, November 16, 2015

The MTA wants to spend tens of millions of dollars on new buses. But the city's transportation commissioner wants to make sure they do a better job of avoiding pedestrians.
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Feds Chip in Other Half for New Train Tunnel Under Hudson

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Washington and the Port Authority make a deal on who's paying what for the new Gateway Tunnel, and how they will share in making decisions.  
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