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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.

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Traffic fatalities are rising in Texas along with the state's oil boom. Air France pilots are striking. And a NYC idea: turn parking spaces into affordable apartments.

A Regular R Train Returns

Repairs to the tunnel are finally done and riders can travel between Brooklyn and Manhattan more easily. 

Yes, The R Train Will Connect Brooklyn and Manhattan Once Again

The MTA is tight as a clam, but transit workers confirm the year-long tunnel closure ends Monday, 5 am.

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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.