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: Japanese Automakers Release March Earnings, and NY's 'Taxi of Tomorrow' Could Be Built in Brooklyn
Monday, April 25, 2011 - 09:02 AM
Japanese automakers release March numbers -- the first hard numbers since the earthquake and tsunami. (The Takeaway)
Denver is pairing transit and development. (Denver Post)
A NYT op-ed piece compares the president's current plan for high-speed rail to the building of the transcontinental railroads in the 1800s; the writer says that both sacrificed public good for private gain. (NYT)
Not all of NYC's bicyclists are happy with the new bike lanes. (Wall Street Journal)
The St. Louis airport is operating at 85% after tornado damage.
A contender for New York's "Taxi of Tomorrow" says that if it wins the contract, it will build its vehicles in Brooklyn. (NY1)
After years of planning, Birmingham (MI) pulls out of a transit plan with neighboring Troy. (Detroit Free Press)
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