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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.

More Speed Cameras Coming to NYC School Zones

Speed cameras are "a wake-up call" to change bad behavior, says Mayor Bill de Blasio. And now more of them will be coming to school zones across the city.

It's Baaack: Full G Train Services Resumes After 5 Weeks of Repairs

The G train is running normally again following an intensive burst of work to repair Sandy-related damage.

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Some cities are using art to calm streets. The entire country of Germany has banned Uber. And: the NYC subway bedbug count stands at 21 sightings in August.

What You Need To Know About NYC Bus Route Changes

Almost $5 million in bus “service enhancements” started Sunday, including longer routes, new routes and more stops.

We Took a Ride With NYC's Safest Cabbie

Frederick Amoafo just won the first International Taxi Driver of the Year award. WNYC rode along with Amoafo last month to see first hand how he navigates the mean streets of New York.

FROM THE ARCHIVES: 400 Expected to Die in Car Crashes This Weekend, Same as in 1959

The same number of people will die on the roads this weekend as in 1959.  And that's progress.

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Labor Day Weekend Edition! Congestion is a city's friend. Driverless cars could save gas. The reclining seat battle continues. And Google is in the drone game.

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Uber recruiting Lyft drivers may spark a federal investigation. Or maybe it's just a Lyft PR campaign? And to avoid crunched knees on a plane, pay the person front of you to sit upright.

Metro-North Not Safe Enough, Panel Finds

Safety culture at the LIRR and the subway system is “performing fairly well” — but at Metro-North, a panel finds “there is strong evidence to suggest that this is not the case.”