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Speed camera violations are down in D.C. Detroit's new Transit Police force is riding buses. The Congressional Budget Office is presenting some hard choices to save transportation spending. And: happy Bike to School Day!

Governors Name a Panel of Insiders to 'Reform' Port Authority

Not on the committee: anyone from academia, a think tank, a watchdog group or with a transportation background.

SunRail Exceeding Ridership Expectations: Officials

Orlando's new commuter rail service has been open for less than a week — and officials have already added an extra departure to the schedule. But the free rides are about to come to end.

NYC Subway Service is Either 'Deteriorating' — Or Not

MTA subway service alerts have jumped 35 percent between 2011 and 2013. But what that actually means is open to debate.

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GPS data revealed a bunch of NJ Transit employees were using agency vehicles for personal use. So far, so good, SunRail. The beleaguered Port Authority may have reached a tipping point. And: Nissan has developed a self-cleaning car.

The Incredible Sinking Port Authority

The Port Authority used to get things done, like massive bridges and futuristic airports. So how did a bi-state agency with an $8 billion budget become an emblem of political meddling and dysfunction — and how can a guy named Wally Edge help fix it?

SunRail's Challenge: Changing the Habits of Florida's Commuters

How do you convince Floridians who are used to driving to give give it up in favor of mass transit? Experts say it's no small feat — but that with the right messaging and good service, it can be done. And the ace in the hole will come, they say, ...

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Traffic fatalities are decreasing overall, but pedestrian fatalities...just aren't. D.C. is experiencing a "pandemic of potholes." A community group is suing San Francisco over its Google tech bus plan. And blessed be thy bicycle: two-wheelers get "a little extra mojo" at a NYC church.

Photos: The Second Avenue Subway, Under Construction

The first leg of the the Second Avenue Subway is on track to open in less than one thousand days. It's two-thirds of the way done. See for yourself, inside.

19 Injured in F Train Derailment

The derailment happened around 10:30 a.m. in a tunnel near the 65th Street Station in Woodside. The MTA says the middle six cars of the train left the track.

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New York's bike share could get a new investor. Pittsburgh is expanding its network of 'smart' traffic signals. Volvo is prototyping an inflatable car seat. A Florida man who jammed drivers' cell phone calls was fined. And for your viewing pleasure: the trending video of the Baltimore street collapse.

D.C. Regulators Try To Tackle 'Rideshare' Insurance Confusion

In a marathon, three-hour long hearing, tech companies tried to make the case to D.C. officials that their companies would be driven out of the city if new insurance regulations are adopted.

Devil Is In the Details of NYC Traffic Safety Bills

Almost every speaker at the marathon City Council hearing expressed strong support for the Vision Zero plan to reduce traffic deaths. But with 22 pieces of legislation on the table, almost every speaker also wanted some changes.

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Thursday's headlines are all about fire and rain. A CSX train carrying crude oil derailed in Virginia, and the James River caught on fire. Meanwhile, torrential downpours disrupted roads and transit from New York to D.C. And: Chicago's bike share system got a sponsor.

Longtime Long Island Rail Road President Replaced

Newsday didn't mince words: Helena Williams was fired.

MTA Preparing LIRR Strike Contingency Plans

The MTA is planning to put bus service in place if Long Island Rail Road workers strike as threatened this summer. But not every MTA board member thinks that's a good idea.

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The White House wants to lift a ban on tolling Interstate highways. San Francisco is testing signal prioritization for buses. Citi Bike won another court case in NYC. Chicago may regulate pedicabs. And: Floridians seem to be catching SunRail fever.

Safety Hazards Seen in Yet-To-Be Opened Maryland Transit Hub

Chunks of concrete could break off and fall on commuters—unless the Silver Spring Transit Center's beams and girders are strengthened. That's one of the key findings in a report released Tuesday on the long-running problems with the transit facility.

Christie Makes Totally Boring Choice for Port Authority Chair

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has chosen a retired insurance executive, John Degnan, to serve as chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

SunRail Commuter Train Service Opens This Week

After over two decades and $1 billion, Florida's newest commuter rail system is launching this week. And to lure a population unused to transit, SunRail is offering two weeks of free rides — and some teachable moments.