Kate Hinds is an Associate Producer for WNYC News. She also reports for WNYC and Transportation Nation, a public radio reporting project that combines the work of multiple newsrooms to provide coverage of how we build, rebuild and get around the nation.
TN MOVING STORIES: American Airlines Files for Bankruptcy, Pittsburgh's Transit System Faces a 35% Cut, DC's Metro Considers a "Tourist Zone"
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 - 09:02 AM
Top stories on TN:
Building the Second Avenue Subway: the sandhog tradition stays in the family. (Link)
Choose your own rail adventure -- via computer games. (Link)
Audio tour: the worst road in California's wine country. (Link)
DC's Metro is considering a 'tourist zone' to make buying fare cards easier for non-residents. (Greater Greater Washington)
Pittsburgh's public transit system may be facing a 35% service cut if elected leaders don't resolve a state transportation budget shortfall. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Following two separate battery fires, GM is reassuring Volt owners that the car is safe. (Detroit Free Press)
Troy's new mayor wants to send back $8.5 million in federal aid to build a transit center. (Detroit Free Press)
But: the governor now says he won't use pension funds as an investment vehicle to fund the Tappan Zee Bridge. (Wall Street Journal)
Researchers found a link between Houston's buses and tuberculosis. (Atlantic Cities)
One former resident's account: I lived in Los Angeles for eight years without a car -- and you can, too. (The Source)