Kate Hinds covers transportation for WNYC News.
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
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.