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Kate Hinds

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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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No Exit: What Closed Subway Entrances Have to Do with Delays and Crowding

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Low ridership and high crime led the city's transit system to close dozens of subway entrances decades ago. But those decisions are causing problems now. 
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Yes, We Can Stop Manspreading

Friday, November 06, 2015

As part of an annual design competition, local teams of designers and engineers build sculptures out of cans of food. This year, the MTA's entry is a sly nod to subway etiquette.
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Hear What's Missing at the Port Authority Bus Terminal

Thursday, November 05, 2015

A 32-year-old audio-kinetic sculpture that once provided some whimsy in the otherwise dismal bus terminal is gone.
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To Get to the East Side, MTA Goes 140 Feet Down

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

A massive — if also very expensive — solution to one of New York City's commuting connundrums is taking shape in a cavern deep under East Midtown. 
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Baby, Baby, Where Did Our Love (or Second Avenue Subway Money) Go?

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Beginning in May, the MTA began asking for more money from the city in order to get the next phase of the Second Avenue Subway built. So how did its funding get gutted?
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New MTA Capital Plan Slashes Funding for Second Avenue Subway

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

The MTA board has formally passed its latest five-year, $26 billion capital spending plan. But while some new projects were included, the Second Avenue Subway was the big loser.
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Design Competition to be Held for New Port Authority Bus Terminal

Thursday, October 22, 2015

The Port's board took what it's calling an "important first step" in replacing its aging bus terminal. But there are a lot of unknowns.
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MTA Tries Blocking 'Political' Ads, But Some Get Away

Thursday, October 15, 2015

The agency's viewpoint-neutral ad policy was supposed to fix a problem. But enforcing it has raised new issues.
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The Case of the Disappearing NJ Transit Trains

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

When NJ Transit announced it was slashing some service due to budget cuts, it didn't mention all the specifics. Now the reality of new late-night service is infuriating some riders.
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Seven Things the MTA's Capital Plan Does. You'll Probably Only Notice Three of Them.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

The mayor and governor agreed on how to fund billions of dollars' worth of transit goodness. But you probably won't notice where the money's going. At least not yet.
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