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: Beijing Opens 5 New Subway Lines, and Biking Through "Snirt"
Friday, December 31, 2010 - 10:03 AM
Beijing opened five new subway lines this week; the 60 miles of new track extends from the city center to the suburbs (Reuters); video below.
In NYC, there's kvetching over whether the city plowed bike lines (Gothamist).
As frustration grows with TSA, some airports are opting out; 16 have so far, including San Francisco and Kansas City. (Washington Post)
The Chicago Transit Authority will soon unveil a train tracker website. (Chicago Tribune)
Automakers are feel optimism about 2011. (NPR)
Minnesota Public Radio has an ode to winter biking--"snirt" and all. ("I know it seems crazy, trying to pedal on streets that become more narrow with each snowfall, pushing through the beige, sand-like substance known as "snirt" (snow + ice + dirt)."
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