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TN MOVING STORIES: WHO Says Diesel Is A Carcinogen, BART Fire Knocks Out Service, Agreement Reached on Detroit-Windsor Bridge

Friday, June 15, 2012 - 08:55 AM

Top stories on TN:
Let it Zip: NYC’s Summer Streets Gets Airborne (link)
NY MTA Chief Says Railroads Need To Work Together To Overcome Maxed-Out Hudson River Crossings (link)

Work at Newark-Liberty Airport (photo by iceage366 via flickr)

A number of the U.S.'s biggest airports are in the midst of major renovations or expansions that, taken together, amount to some of the largest infrastructure projects in the country. (New York Times)

A fire on BART tracks knocked out service for 12 hours-- and ignited a Bay Area traffic nightmare. (Mercury News)

Bike share could come to Miami. (Miami Herald)

The World Health Organization announced this week that diesel fumes definitely cause lung cancer, and labeled diesel as a "known carcinogen." (Marketplace)

Twenty NY MTA workers took home six-figure overtime payouts last year. (New York Post)

Congestion pricing is coming to Budapest next summer. (Caboodle)

South African president Jacob Zuma: our subpar commuter rail service is hampering economic development. (Cape Times)

New Jersey Democrats want oversight of Governor Christie's transportation spending plan. (NJ.com Statehouse Bureau)

Following two pedestrian deaths in one month, the NYC DOT will make improvements to Harlem's Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard. (New York Daily News)

If the federal government doesn't approve funding for San Francisco's new Central Subway by September, the delay could cost the transit agency $4 million a month. (Bay Citizen)

U.S. and Canadian officials are expected to roll out today a new plan to build a second bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario. (Wall Street Journal)

Real-time transit information is coming to Milwaukee bus riders in the form of a still-under-construction smartphone app. (Journal Sentinel)

Snakes on a bus! Six poisonous snakes escaped from a bag and slithered across the floor of a bus in Vietnam, sparking screams and a hurried evacuation. (AP via Washington Post)

 

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Comments [2]

Kate Hinds

Glad you liked it!

Jun. 15 2012 04:11 PM
Matthias

Good headline--at first it looked like "Who says diesel is a carcinogen?"

Jun. 15 2012 03:48 PM

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