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TN MOVING STORIES: Gas Price Perception is Political, Transpo Ballot Measures, Price Gouging Complaints in NY, NJ

Tuesday, November 06, 2012 - 08:48 AM

Top stories on TN:
Tuesday Commute: NY MTA, NJ Transit Update (link)
MTA Head Joe Lhota: How We Fixed the Flooded Subway (link)
Sandy Caused a Mini Bike Boom in NYC (link)
PATH Train Resumes Some Service Between NJ and NYC after Sandy (link)

Free fuel at the Hess Express on Bay St. in Staten Island Monday. The truck traveled from Lynchburg, VA (photo by Amy Pearl)

Perception of how high gas prices are depends on whether you're a Democrat or Republican. (Politico)

A roundup of local ballot measures on transit funding can be found at the Transport Politic.

Officials in New York and New Jersey are investigating complaints about price gouging post-Hurricane Sandy, and "the overwhelming majority are related to gas station issues." (WNYC)

And NYC cabbies are driving as far away as Connecticut to fill up. (DNA Info)

Toyota and other Japanese carmakers are reporting lower sales in China due to the two nations' dispute over the Diayu Islands. (Marketplace)

Suzuki is filing for bankruptcy and will end sales of all cars in the U.S. (Detroit Free Press)

So much for 'spring ahead, fall back:' DC's Metro forgot about the time change last weekend and shut down the lines an hour early -- stranding would-be riders. (Atlantic Cities, Washington Post)

Maryland is pushing ahead on plans for a $2.2 billion light rail project known as the Red Line. (Baltimore Sun)

How much will it cost to repair the NYC subway system? Let's just go with "substantial." (Wall Street Journal)

A British woman has failed that country's written driver's test 105 times. (Telegraph)

A woman caught on camera driving on a sidewalk to avoid a Cleveland school bus that was unloading children will have to stand at an intersection wearing a sign warning about idiots. (AP via Washington Post)

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