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TN Moving Stories: Moynihan Station Breaks Ground, ARC Rally Today, and Are Electric Car Subsidies A Good Idea?
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 08:44 AM
Moynihan Station breaks ground; will expand Penn Station and become the railhead for Amtrak and New Jersey Transit. (WNYC)
There's an ARC tunnel rally today in North Bergen (WNYC). Meanwhile: "I don't want to hear about the jobs it will create. If I don't have the money for the payroll, it will not create the jobs," Governor Christie said yesterday. "This is not a difficult decision for me." (Star Ledger)
The BBC is reporting that because of the strikes against oil refineries, 1,500 French gas stations are either dry or about to run out of gas.
Politicians who railed against the stimulus passionately sought its funding, especially when it came to transportation projects. (Washington Post)
An FAA-funded study says that flight delays cost passengers $16.7 billion in 2007. (AP via NPR)
Marketplace asks: are electric car subsidies a good idea?
Porsche plans a hybrid in every model line and plans to have an electric sports car hit the market in three to four years. (AutoWeek)
And just in time for Halloween: the Detroit Free Press has a primer on how to remove candy stains from car upholstery.