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TN MOVING STORIES: Endeavour Moves Through L.A., Auto Bailout Prompts Spirited Exchange in VP Debate

Friday, October 12, 2012 - 08:51 AM

Top stories on TN:
Yankee Stadium Parking Company Defaults On Its Bonds (link)
For Barbra, I’ll Take the Subway — Brooklyn’s Barclays Center Passes Second Traffic Test (link)
NY City Council Passes New Legislation For Commercial Bicyclists (link)
Freakonomics Radio: Unintended Consequences of Trying to Control Traffic (link)
NYC to Speed Travel to LaGuardia by Bus (link)
Chevy Testing App to Help Volt Owners Visualize — and Brag About — Fuel Savings (link)

(photo by NASA/Bill Ingalls)

The space shuttle Endeavour is moving slowly -- oh so slowly -- through Los Angeles streets. (Los Angeles Times)

The auto bailout prompted some spirited exchanges in last night's vice presidential debate... (Detroit Free Press)

...putting Republican nominee Paul Ryan on the defensive: “He talks about Detroit. Mitt Romney's a car guy. They keep misquoting him, but let me tell you about the Mitt Romney I know." (The Hill)

Transit planners designing Maryland's future Purple Line say they have found a way to link a popular recreational trail with a tunnel beneath Wisconsin Avenue, overcoming a design hurdle for a light-rail station in downtown Bethesda. (Washington Post)

NJ Transit wants to add clear plastic safety shields to insulate bus drivers from passengers. (The Record)

BART has quietly reopened the bidding to develop valuable real estate near the Millbrae BART station, leading to calls for a public hearing on negotiations that have been shrouded in secrecy and marred by accusations of favoritism. (Bay Citizen)

A New York City councilman wants motorcycle parking to be free. (New York Daily News)

Arizona, which has made little to no progress in reducing pedestrian fatalities over the past 15 years, is turning to street redesign. (Arizona Republic)

How "the greenest street in America" got that way. (WBEZ)

NY Governor Cuomo says whether or not the state gets a federal loan, a new Tappan Zee Bridge will be built. (Albany Watch)

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