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TN MOVING STORIES: China Wants Its Fast Rail Network To Extend Beyond Its Borders -- Ethanol Tax Subsidies Up For A Vote

Monday, June 13, 2011 - 08:24 PM

Kunshan South Station, Jiangsu, China (photo by Ross Hong Kong via Flickr)

China wants to build a network of high-speed rail that extends beyond its borders. (NPR)

Chicago's transpo commissioner wants to install video screens at bus shelters that "would include everything from Bus Tracker information now available on the internet and cell phones to the current inventory for car- and bike-sharing and how long it would take to walk to popular destinations" (Chicago Sun-Times). He also wants to give pedestrians a leg up at some busy intersections. (NBC Chicago)

New York City's pedicabs may soon get new rules. (WNYC)

U.S. airlines brought in over $3 billion in bag fees last year. (The Hill)

Who's blocking Manhattan's bike lanes? Pretty much everybody and everything, according to a DNA Info investigation.

Nearly $100 million in federal transportation grants will be returned if the City Council's $50 million in additional cuts hold firm, according to Detroit Mayor Dave Bing. (Detroit News)

As Libya faces a gas shortage, women get a break at a female-only gas station in Tripoli. (NPR)

One opinion writer says mass transit's time may finally have come to central Indiana. (Indianapolis Star)

TN's Todd Zwillich talks about the Senate's upcoming vote on whether to repeal ethanol tax subsidies. You can listen to the conversation below, or check it out on The Takeaway.

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