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: Bike Commuting on Rise, NJ Road Work Suspended Again, and Update on ARC
Wednesday, October 06, 2010 - 08:59 AM
The number of people commuting by bike is on the rise. Slowly -- but steadily. (Wired)
Ray LaHood got an earful from Staten Islanders yesterday, who "face the longest commute in the entire country." (NY1)
A proposed bike lane drew more crowds at a Vancouver city council meeting than a discussion of a future transit link. (The Province)
Albany grapples with a parking plan, debates a "system that uses market forces and incentives -- rather than 'rationing and command and control.'" (Times Union)
School bus driver training varies "wildly" from district to district in Georgia. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
Fill That Hole! was once just a public works rallying cry. Now it's an iPhone app in London. (Good)
The New York Times reviews the new musical "In Transit," which chronicles subway life: "Some will scoff at those searching for enlightenment in the crowded underground world. Yet that wide-eyed wonder may remind others of why they came to the city in the first place."