George Bibel, mechanical engineering professor and author of Train Wreck: The Forensics of Rail Disasters -- says that trains are up to 20 times safer than car travel (and 45 if you discount a recent Los Angeles crash), but that high-profile accidents like this can change perception.
Ted Mann, transportation reporter for the Wall Street Journal's Greater New York section, talks about the judge’s ruling against the MTA payroll tax.
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Judy Vick of the Department of Markets provides market prices for fish.
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