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: Virginia Closer to Tolling I-95, BART Wants To Ban Repeat Offenders, and Happy Birthday, Capital Bikeshare
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 - 08:56 AM
Top stories on TN:
A new study says more pedestrians are hit by bicyclists than previously thought. (Link)
NYC reduced its carbon emissions in 2010. (Link)
Goodbye parking meter, hello Muni-Meter. (Link)
California lawmakers passed a bill that would give BART the authority to ban those who repeatedly break the law -- fare cheats, vandals or possibly protesters disrupting train service -- from entering its stations. (Contra Costa Times)
The Federal Highway Administration has given preliminary approval for Virginia to impose tolls on Interstate 95 to help fund transportation projects. (WAMU)
General Motors will help China develop electric vehicles -- but it wants to buy back majority control of a joint China - GM company. (Marketplace)
DC's Capital Bikeshare turns one today. (AP via WTOP)
The TSA fired 30 employees at Honolulu's airport for improperly screening luggage. (The Hill)
Chrysler and the UAW are close to a deal on a four-year labor contract. (Wall Street Journal)
Another aspect of the Port Authority of NY/NJ's bridge and tunnel toll hike: "peak" hours were extended. (The Star-Ledger)
Fast Company published a list of five transit technologies for a low-carbon economy.