Kate Hinds covers transportation for WNYC News.
TN Moving Stories: EV Sales Boost US Economy, NJ Highways "Deficient," and Amtrak Sets Ridership Record
Friday, April 08, 2011 - 09:00 AM
Are sales of electric vehicles behind the growth in the US economy? (The Takeaway)
Toyota and Nissan restart production (Marketplace).
The nuclear disaster in Japan could undermine support for nuclear power here in the US -- and build support for natural gas. (NPR)
A new report says half of New Jersey's highways are deficient. (AP via the Star-Ledger)
Can smartphones -- with commuting apps -- get people out of cars and onto public transit? (Wired)
Amtrak says it's on track for record ridership. (The Hill)
Will a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons spur economic development -- or acres of empty parking lots? (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
Top Transportation Nation stories we're following: NY Gov. Cuomo tightens parking placard rules; Caltrain isn't slashing service...yet; traffic light timing is adjusted in Central Park's loop; Dulles's Metrorail link answers the question 'over or under?,' and: how much high-speed rail will $2.4 billion buy?
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