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Kate Hinds

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Monday, June 02, 2014

Rio de Janeiro's bus rapid transit system is open for business. The co-owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer was killed in a plane crash. New York's MTA was fined $2,000 in the 2009 death of a worker. A volcanic ash cloud is disrupting air travel in Australia. And: Mariah Carey, straphanger.

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Vision Zero Package Clears City Council

Thursday, May 29, 2014

"At the end of the day, we feel that these new laws will strengthen our city's ability to avoid death and injuries caused by car crashes," said the chair of the council's transportation committee. But a group representing cab drivers isn't happy.

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: MTA Bands Peregrine Falcon Chicks

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Springtime is hatchling time, and in keeping with a 31-year effort, New York's MTA banded the peregrine falcon chicks that nest atop three of its bridges.

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Feds: One Year of Car Crashes Cost the U.S. $871 Billion

Thursday, May 29, 2014

The U.S. Secretary of Transportation says the economic and societal costs of traffic crashes are "staggering."

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

UberX drivers probably make more than you do. Highway work in Sacramento is bringing drivers to light rail. London is raising its congestion pricing charge. Pulmonary disease is more common in people who live near Logan Airport. And: one Chicago artist is replacing potholes with mosaics.

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Maya Angelou Was San Francisco's First Black Streetcar Conductor

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Maya Angelou, the poet, writer, and performer who passed away at the age of 86, also has a place in civil rights transportation history: at the age of 16, she says she became San Francisco's first black streetcar conductor.

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

New security measures are leading to massive lines on Beijing's subway. D.C. may pare funding for its streetcar system. The new Google car lacks a steering wheel and pedals. And: South Korea is creating 'women-only' parking spaces, complete with pink outlines.

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Select Bus Service Comes to 125th Street — Sort of

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

The busy corridor is now home to the city's seventh Select Bus Service route. But only part of the street got a painted bus-only lane.

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Massimo Vignelli, Designer of Iconic NYC Subway Map, Dies

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

His version — colorful lines against a white background, only a nod to geography — was in use for much of the 1970s and lives on in the MTA's Weekender map.

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Penn Station wants to upgrade its retail tenants -- and its train arrivals board. Chicago's bike share set a one-day record. Sydney is lowering its speed limit. And: lack of transit may be behind Wisconsin's 'brain drain.'

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Friday, May 23, 2014

L.A.'s MTA voted to increase fares. U.S. airlines are now the world's most profitable. Baltimore's bike share program won't happen until the summer of 2015. And: Berlin lawmakers want gender equality for crosswalk signals.

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Thursday, May 22, 2014

G.M. is getting ready to put internet connectivity in its cars. L.A. is voting on fare increases. Sao Paulo bus drivers are on strike -- and the subway system is completely overwhelmed. And: a mama bear lifted her cub to safety off of a busy highway in Canada.

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Houston is paying for a new road with funds from its transit authority. D.C. is testing its new 7000 Series rail cars. L.A. got $2.1 billion in federal funding for the Purple Line. And: France is shaving down train platforms after ordering the wrong size rail cars.

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Federal Mediators Side With LIRR Unions, Not MTA

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The mediation is nonbinding, but it potentially brings the nation's largest commuter railroad one step closer to a strike as early as July.

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Wisconsin must spend $13.5 million on transit to settle a highway lawsuit. Florida's SunRail is now open for revenue service. 167,000 small planes are still using leaded gasoline. Detroit is getting closer to a streetcar line. And: today is National Transit Call Congress Day.

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Where the Pedestrian Deaths Are

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Between 2003 and 2012, more than 47,000 pedestrians were killed nationwide. Find out which cities are safer and why.

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NYC Transit Workers Approve Contract

Monday, May 19, 2014

After two years of negotiations, the city's largest transit system and its largest union look to have finally settled a protracted contract dispute.

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Monday, May 19, 2014

A bill to expand transit tax benefits for commuters is being held up in the Senate. San Francisco's Transbay Transit Center is over budget. G.M. must pay a $35 million fine. And: listen to a conversation about the stuff New Yorkers leave behind in taxis.

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Friday, May 16, 2014

NYC's mayor is reining in the city's outer borough taxi program. Ten thousand gallons of crude oil burst from a pipeline and swamped streets in Los Angeles. E-bikes are emerging as a huge hazard in China. And: happy Bike to Work Day!

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Thursday, May 15, 2014

Despite a presidential scolding, the House isn't exactly wading in to the transportation funding fray. The jitney business is booming in NJ. More children are killed in drunk driving wrecks in Texas than anywhere else in the U.S. And: a bourbon-filled steel train sculpture sold for $33.8 million.

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