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TN MOVING STORIES: Boston Bike Share Rolls Out, California Fast Train Projections in Doubt, and What NYC Can Learn from Hong Kong

Friday, July 29, 2011 - 08:56 AM

Hubway bikes at Boston's North Station stop (photo by Paul W. via Flickr)

Boston's bike share rolled out yesterday. Mayor Tom Menino: “The car is no longer king in Boston." (WBUR)

The president announces new CAFE standards today -- we'll have more after the announcement.

New York Daily News op-ed: "What Jay Walder's new city, Hong Kong, can teach us about transit: Make money, don't just spend it"

A new report casts doubt upon rider and revenue projections for California's high-speed rail system. (Los Angeles Times)

Police in a Manhattan precinct have embarked upon a "don't text and walk" campaign. (DNA Info)

California reported that traffic death-related fatalities have dropped for a fifth consecutive year. (FastLane/DOT)

Last weekend's bullet train crash in China has spurred a "microblogging revolution." (New York Times)

Pay-by-phone parking now available at all DC parking meters. (WAMU)

A much-needed moment of humor from The Onion: Al-Qaeda Claims U.S. Mass Transportation Infrastructure Must Drastically Improve Before Any Terrorist Attacks.

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