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Kate Hinds

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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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Explainer: What are the Transit Funding "Raids" Holding Up the MTA Budget Deal?

Friday, October 09, 2015

Mayor de Blasio says he won't spend more city money on the MTA until the governor promises not to divert it. Cuomo calls that concern "a joke." Who's right?
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Unfunded MTA Capital Program Now Legal Fodder

Monday, October 05, 2015

Two people hurt in a subway derailment last month are blaming the city and the MTA for their injuries. It's the latest — and most novel — wrinkle in the MTA's ongoing funding impasse.
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New York's Bus Terminal: Overcrowded, Fragile and Largely Ignored

Monday, October 05, 2015

Buses move more people into the city from New Jersey each morning than NJ Transit trains do. But they don't have any good place to drop them off.
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The Aging and Overcrowded Port Authority Bus Terminal

Monday, October 05, 2015

Kate Hinds, WNYC transportation reporter, looks at the hassles of the commuting option that moves more people from NJ to NYC each weekday morning: buses.

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A Stronger Transit System Will Greet Joaquin, but It's Not Storm-Proof

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Sandy taught New York's MTA and New Jersey Transit a costly lesson, but both agencies say they're in better shape now to weather a storm.
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