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: NYC Mayor Backing #7 Subway to Secaucus Plan, BP Profits Triple, BRT to Michigan?
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 08:52 AM
Top stories on TN:
Mitt Romney is making President Obama's support for two high-end green car companies a campaign issue. (Link)
The first Mexican truck has crossed the US border. (Link)
Formula 1 racing is coming to NJ. (Link)
But: is NY making its own "ARC mistake" by killing transit on the bridge? (Second Avenue Sagas)
And: the lack of transit drew criticism at a Tappan Zee public comment session. (Journal News)
Real-time bus arrival information will come to Staten Island by the end of the year. (Staten Island Advance)
A Maryland panel recommended a gas tax hike, fare increases and an end to transit raids to fund state transportation projects. (Baltimore Sun)
The NY Post reports that Mayor Michael Bloomberg will be announcing plans to move forward on extending the No. 7 subway to New Jersey.
The Port Authority will raise the Bayonne Bridge by 2016. (NorthJersey.com)
Michigan's governor wants to jump start a regional transit system in Detroit with bus rapid transit. (Detroit Free Press)
NYC taxi update: the city will crackdown on the $350 no-honking-except-in-an-emergency rule (WNYC). And the Taxi and Limousine Commission is surveying passengers about their cab rides (NY Daily News).
Boeing's Dreamliner made its maiden voyage after a three-year delay. (Guardian)
18 months after the massive oil spill in the Gulf, BP stages a comeback: company profits have tripled. (Marketplace)
Reporters complain about the Acela, continue to ride it. (Politico)