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Streetcar Opening Awaits Fourth D.C. Mayoral Administration

You won't be riding D.C.'s streetcar on the first day of 2015.

Subway Emergency Exit Alarms Will No Longer Drive You Nuts

New Yorkers, our long national nightmare of alarmed subway emergency exit doors is finally over.

MTA's New Etiquette Campaign: Keep Your Knees Together and Your Bodies Off the Pole

As subway ridership reaches record numbers, New Yorkers are getting "gentle but firm" reminders about courtesy and spatial awareness.

New Year's Eve Streetcar Ride In D.C.? Maybe, But No Promises

The final round of safety documentation has begun, and there's a chance — a chance — that the system's opening could squeak in under the 2014 wire.

In Record Year, D.C. Builds Nine Miles Of Bike Lanes

The District, which is marking a record year for bike lane construction, now has a total of 69 lanes.

MTA To Combat Subway Delays With 'Platform Conductors'

Ridership on the New York City subway is booming — and so are delays.

The NYPD Doesn't Publicize Traffic Deaths a Quarter of the Time

A homeless man, killed in a hit and run, was almost forgotten.  A WNYC investigation found his was one of 69 traffic deaths police didn't publicize, leaving crimes unsolved.

Citi Bike's 'Shoddy' Management Left Riders In the Lurch: Audit

A new audit confirms what most New York City bike share users have already experienced: the system suffered from bad management. But officials say better days are ahead.

This Bus Is Slower Than a Lava Flow

The M79, an actual motor vehicle that zooms across Manhattan at about half the speed of flowing lava, just won this year's Pokey award. 

Bus Safety Campaign Blames Everyone But Drivers

The video PSAs seek to "educate" people about how to not be hit by a bus, but they focus on texting and selfies — not the behavior of drivers.

Frustrations Mount With New Doubts About D.C.'s Streetcar Launch

Businesses and residents along H Street are becoming impatient, as parking spots disappear while the streetcars continue safety runs — without passengers.

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NASA successfully launched its new Orion spacecraft. Florida's commuter rail may expand service. And: meet the NY MTA's 'barn mother.'

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Demonstrators protesting a NYPD officer's non-indictment blocked traffic across Manhattan. And: subway excavation unearthed a Roman farm from the 6th century BCE.

Minivan Driver Kills Child, Injures Pregnant Mom

A 10-year-old girl died and her mother gave birth after a minivan struck them around 9 p.m. Tuesday night.

Metro's Funding Needs Run Up Against Local Budget Realities

Metro says it needs more money from its jurisdictions in D.C., Maryland and Virginia or it may have to cut rail service, even during rush hour.

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The WTC PATH terminal will be the most expensive train station in history. Takata is at odds with the feds over an airbag recall. And: a BlackBerry outage made streets safer in Dubai.

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If you want a happy commute, talk to the stranger sitting next to you. Auto sales are booming. And: new photos of London's new subway system, under construction.

MTA Kicks off Public Hearings on Fare Proposals

The MTA is considering raising base bus and subway fares by a quarter, from $2.50 to $2.75.

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Uber is causing taxi medallion prices to dip. Drones are interfering with airplanes. A couple got married on the NYC subway. And: Ferguson protests continue to disrupt street traffic.

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Ferguson protestors took to the streets – and highways. NHTSA wants Chrysler to speed up an airbag recall. And: shopping in Paramus? Don't expect police to mediate your parking dispute.