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: China Halts HSR Line, Atlanta's Suburbs May Finally Be Ready to Accept Mass Transit, and Happy Bike To Work Day
Friday, May 20, 2011 - 09:20 AM
Today is Bike to Work Day.
Atlanta's suburbs may finally be ready to embrace mass transit. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
China halted work on a high-speed rail line due to environmental concerns. (Wall Street Journal)
The Guardian has an enormous amount of data about Britain's train stations. (The Guardian)
GM will increase Volt production, and plans to close a plant for a month to prepare. (AutoBlog)
Toronto's mayor is set to unveil his bike lane plan. (The Star)
New York City approved an increase in fines for cab drivers who break a wide range of rules — from being caught using a cell phone while driving to refusing to accept a credit card. (WNYC)
Food trucks -- so popular on the coasts -- are hitting legal roadblocks in the Midwest. (Changing Gears)
The DDOT won't be available to fill potholes after Saturday's 'Rapture.' (Fox News)
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-- it's not gas prices you have to worry about in Montana, it's snow...even in May (link)
-- NYC's dollar van program, meant to replace cut bus lines, is a total bust (link)
-- SF wants to make its taxis more efficient (link)
-- public transportation: it's good for you (link)