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Diplomatic officials owe NYC $16 million in unpaid parking tickets. Lawmakers are understandably wary about in-flight cell phone conversations. And: New Jersey's gas tax, explained.

The MTA's Next Capital Program Faces Massive Shortfall

The MTA says nearly half of its upcoming capital program — which includes projects like the next phase of the Second Avenue Subway — is unfunded.

As Earnings Fall, D.C. Cabbies Blame Uber

Taxicab companies and drivers say business is down at least 20 percent, because of competition from unregulated, low-price rideshare services.

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Uber's navigation picks "less-than-ideal routes." Sidewalks in Florida are forcing pedestrians onto the highway. GM adds 200,000 cars to its recall tally. And a Tina Turner car ad.

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Houston is delaying the opening of two new rail lines. The Tappan Zee Bridge is taking shape. It's now possible to purchase an antimicrobial transit jacket. And: happy Park(ing) Day!

Taxi Drivers Get Sticker Reminding Them to Yield to Pedestrians

Cab drivers will soon be required to post a sticker on their windshields reminding them to watch for pedestrians in crosswalks.

Here's What New Jersey's New Transportation Commissioner Is Facing

Welcome back to the job, Jamie Fox. Now, how are you going to fix transportation in the country's most densely populated state?

Environmental Design Change Won't Bust Silver Line Budget, Says MWAA

The cost of complying with Virginia's new storm water regulations won't put Silver Line Phase II to Dulles Airport over-budget, according to an MWAA official.

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Take an art tour of Detroit's People Mover. Or buy Easy Rider's ride. Bike lane NIMBYism hits New Orleans. And, Citi Bike workers join a union.

Staten Island Ferry Gets Major Storm Safety Upgrade

The ferry system is getting new storm-resilient boats and docking stations, thanks to almost $192 million in federal funding.

City Backs New Apps to Navigate NYC

A new tool making parks “easier to explore, discover and enjoy” was one of the winners of the Big Apps challenge.

Workers at JFK Airport Go On One-Day Strike

Baggage handlers, skycaps, and wheelchair attendants are protesting what they say is harassment and anti-union intimidation by their employer, Alstate Maintenance. 

Test Drives Start for D.C. Streetcars

Simulated streetcar service begins September 29th, with normal operations but no passengers on board.

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NYC's taxi fleet will get a lot more wheelchair-accessible. Rideshare is gutting San Francisco's traditional taxi industry. And: NASA is getting back into human space flight.

More Subway Tunnel Repairs and Closures To Come

Just when you started to enjoy the return of the R Train tunnel between Manhattan and Brooklyn, the "Cranberry Tube" on the A and C line gets ready for repairs.

EPA Disqualifies Controversial Tappan Zee Loan

In a stunning rebuke to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the federal Environmental Protection Agency struck down a massive loan to one of the state's signature transportation projects.

New Environmental Regulations Spur Redesign of Silver Line's Next Phase

Officials say sections of the second phase of Virginia's Silver Line will be redesigned to comply with new environmental regulations.

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A new House report says NHTSA dropped the ball on G.M.'s ignition switch defect. London's transit system is now contactless.  And a video: hail a taxi, get a high-five from a stranger.

More Bike Racks Coming to Metro-North Trains

If you're riding the rails on Metro-North, soon it will be easier to bring your wheels along too.

Replacement Of Metro's Delay-Prone Old Rail Cars Delayed

Metro riders have been waiting a long time for new rail cars. And they'll have to wait at least a couple months longer.