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The committee investigating Bridgegate wants more sworn testimony. L.A. approved a rail-to-airport connection. Hyundai made a car that can detect speed cameras. And: the solitary life of the blimp pilot: great views, but one must pee in a bottle.

Meet the MTA's Reinvention Committee

A former U.S. DOT secretary will be co-chairing a group tasked with preparing New York City's transit system for the ravages of climate change — and the city's changing demographics.

City's Most Subsidized Transportation, Rockaway Ferry, Extended Through October

Commuters from the Rockaways who've come to rely on the daily ferry service between Rockaway Beach and Lower Manhattan have been given another lifeline.

Cabbies Snarl Traffic In Downtown D.C. To Protest Rideshare

Several hundred horn-honking D.C. taxicabs descended upon downtown Washington to protest what they view as unfair competition from unregulated, on-demand ridesharing services.

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The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet has moved south. Muni is getting a new map. The Corvette Museum will keep its car-swallowing sinkhole. And: things could be looking up for the Port Authority Bus Terminal.

LIRR Unions: MTA's Latest Offer "Grandstanding;" May Skip Talks

The MTA says its latest offer to the unions represents "the next level." But union leaders are angry the MTA unveiled the offer to the media — and are threatening to skip Friday's scheduled bargaining session.

More Speed Cameras Coming to NYC and Long Island

The law allows for 120 new cameras to be installed near school zones in New York City, as well as 69 cameras in Suffolk County and 56 in Nassau. “If you think speed cameras are intrusive, don’t break the law," said Governor Cuomo.

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Sales of new MetroCards have plummeted since NY introduced a replacement fee. San Francisco wants to ban an app that lets users 'auction off' public parking spaces. And: a Philadelphia bank robber was caught after trying to use a SEPTA bus as a getaway car.

MTA Says Latest LIRR Offer Is 'Everything They Want'

The MTA's latest offer comes close to what the unions want — but new employees would be treated a little differently than existing ones.

When the Silver Line Opens, Your Dating Life Will Get a Lot More Exciting

Now that the D.C. region's Silver Line has an opening date, it also has an ad campaign.

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NJ Governor Christie's office is being probed about how it's paying for work on the Pulaski Skyway. London's transit system built a bus stop entirely out of Lego. NYC's top cop thinks subway cars should have cameras. And: would-be carjackers in Seattle were foiled by a manual transmission.

MTA Megaprojects: Behind Schedule and Over Budget

The revamped Fulton Transit Center, which was supposed to open this Thursday, now...won't. And that's not the only MTA megaproject that's behind schedule.

Metro Sets Official Start Date For Silver Line: July 26

After months of delays and contractor problems, the Silver Line finally has an opening date.

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A faulty rail was apparently not the cause of the May subway derailment in Queens. New Jersey's bike share program is delayed. Millions of cars are being recalled due to airbags. And: San Francisco will start operating a bus shower for the homeless.

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Some people involved with Bridgegate could be facing indictment. A Cincinnati sinkhole almost swallowed a city bus. L.A. may replace concrete sidewalks with rubber ones. And: vintage Checkers descend upon Brooklyn today.

Speed Limit Bill Passes Both Houses; Awaits Cuomo's Signature

Both houses of the New York State Legislature have voted to give New York City the authority to lower its speed limit to 25 miles per hour.

Vehicles To Yield (Slightly) on NYC Streets This Summer

Oceanic sounds in the Park Avenue Tunnel and a car-free Central Park herald the return of summer.

Two More NYC Subway Lines To Get Scrutinized

The MTA is reviewing the A and the C lines. But while there's good reason to believe the study will lead to service improvements, the agency is also trying to manage expectations.

Arlington Streetcars Won't Go To Referendum. Now What?

Both sides in the battle over Arlington County's proposed streetcar lines are weighing in on a big decision by the county board.

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Pedestrians in one Connecticut city can carry yellow flags across one street. The entire NYC subway system came to a brief halt Wednesday. Trains carrying oil are crashing, exploding and spilling in record numbers. And: a video tribute to subway dancers.