NJ Governor Christie's approach to transportation has led to higher tolls and more expensive transit. (NY Times)
Automakers are trying to convince the Chinese to drive electric vehicles -- not an easy sell. "In addition to general suspicions of new technology and logistics of where to plug the cars in, there is also a huge problem with Chinese government oversight and regulation." (NPR)
NY's MTA is testing out buses which apparently have low ceilings and cramped legroom. (NY Post)
The U.S. natural gas boom is paving the way for another kind of all-American boom: litigation. (Marketplace)
The NY Times has a photo essay about old subway cars used as reefs -- a practice which is ending. (Can't help but note that WNYC had this story a year ago, almost to the day. )
Ray LaHood returned to his alma mater to deliver the commencement address; video below. (FastLane)
According to a Detroit Free Press editorial, transportation in Grand Rapids is one of the reasons why that city is in better shape than Detroit.
British author Robert Penn already owned six bicycles -- but none of them was the perfect one. NPR interviewed him about his quest to build the perfect bike.
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.
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