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New York's R train could return to full service this Monday. The House wants to slash Amtrak's funding. And: the head of NHTSA is worried about car hacking.

Discrimination Complaints Trickle In About D.C. Cabs

Since streamlining the complaint process for racial discrimination among D.C. cab drivers last month, the city is seeing an increase in allegations.

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Michigan drivers can pay traffic fines through community service. San Franciscans are losing their drones. And one balloon-toting man navigates New York's subway system. 

Another PATH Fare Hike, and Riders Are Resigned

Starting October 1, a single-ride will cost $2.75, following the fourth and final annual increase approved in 2011.

This May Be the Largest Item Ever Carried On a NYC Subway

Just another Wednesday afternoon on the 1 train. 

New App Converts Transit Ads to Public Art

Commuters tired of staring at Doctor Zizmor or breast enlargement ads can now replace them with photographs and paintings — at least through the screens of their smartphones. 

Neglected D.C. Sidewalks Pose Threat To Seniors: Report

The District's population is aging — and if seniors want to remain in their homes, the city needs to ensure the right infrastructure is in place.

Feds Focus on Pedestrian, Cyclist Safety

The “Safer People, Safer Streets” initiative at the Department of Transportation will study how to improve conditions for people walking and riding bikes.

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Los Angeles's commuter rail system is losing passengers. Beijing's subway will double in size by 2020. California has sold 100,000 EVs. And: meet NYC's million-dollar parking space.

NYC's Vision Zero Gets $25 Million Federal Grant

Thirteen separate projects, ranging from safe routes to schools to upgrading Brooklyn bike paths, are getting a big boost from the federal government.

Empty Car Parks, Full Bike Racks at New D.C. Metro Station

Six weeks after the Silver Line started hauling Metro commuters, a parking shortage is developing at one station. But not the one that was widely expected.

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Adding bike lanes reduces car congestion. Chicago drivers ignore pedestrians. That female-only NYC car service may not be totally legal. And: it's the one-year anniversary of Bridgegate.

First Look: Grand Central Terminal Transit, Re-Envisioned

A developer wants to build the city's second-tallest building across the street from Grand Central Terminal. But first, it has to pick up the tab for some transit improvements.

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NYC is honoring 295 safe cabbies. A Utah politician took the transit challenge. SEPTA sold naming rights to a station. And: oh deer — look who's crossing the Golden Gate Bridge!

UberX Drivers in D.C Ticketed for For Street Hails

Several UberX drivers were ticketed and towed by hack inspectors in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday night, in another dispute pitting the tech company against District regulators. 

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B.P. was found "grossly negligent" in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill. L.A. admits it needs more oversight for its transit police. And: is a giant rubber duck infantilizing public art?

D.C. Streetcars Putting the Squeeze On Cyclists

New rule changes could mean D.C. bicyclists have to either ride down the middle of H Street — or avoid it altogether.

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The red light camera industry is battling a ballot initiative. The WTC transit hub is eight years behind schedule and $2 billion over budget. And: Nevada won Tesla's gigafactory.

Citi Bike Deal Delayed, But Expansion Slated for Next Year

While fending off questions about a delay in a deal to bailout Citi Bike, the city's transportation commissioner let herself be pinned down on one point: the system will expand in 2015.

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New York's MTA must prepare for a future of "dangerously hot" subway platforms. Pittsburgh's airport is turning to fracking to make money.