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Kate Hinds

Kate Hinds appears in the following:

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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Penn Station's Lesson: If At First You Don't Succeed...

Friday, January 08, 2016

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's promise to overhaul Penn Station is like déjà vu all over again. Will this time be any different? 
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The Mayor and the Governor's Simultaneous But Separate Press Conferences

Thursday, January 07, 2016

WNYC transportation reporter Kate Hinds and City Hall and politics reporter Brigid Bergin talk about Mayor de Blasio and Governor Cuomo's dueling press conferences and proposals.

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Cuomo's Vision for Penn Station: Goodbye, MSG Theater; Hello, Empire Station Complex

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

The governor is spending his week previewing upcoming State of the State initiatives. And the latest could be the most beguiling: the long-hoped for overhaul of Penn Station.
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Cuomo Renews Bet on Third Track to Ease LIRR Woes

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Remember that plan to add a third track to a key stretch of the LIRR? And a car tunnel under the Long Island Sound? Governor Cuomo resurrected them Tuesday morning.
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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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