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: LAPD Experiments with Electric Bikes, Ray LaHood Wants to Broker Dulles Metrorail Agreement, and Poll Shows Support Stable for NYC Bike Lanes
Friday, May 13, 2011 - 08:49 AM
The LAPD is experimenting with electric bicycles. (Los Angeles Times)
Ray LaHood wants to help resolve differences in the Dulles Airport Metrorail project. (Washington Post)
DC's Metro has given Google Transit access to its data. (Washington Post)
New York City's bike lanes: a new poll says that support for them is stable, even if people think the lanes are unused. (Wall Street Journal)
AC Transit will be raising fares, and service cuts may also be coming within a year. (Contra Costa Times)
More on the osprey nest that's foiling DDOT construction from Marketplace.
The New York Post profiles the man who spent his life savings on the Doomsday ads now running in the subway. Bonus fact: he's a former MTA employee.
Who wants to see Estonians simulate bicycle riding on an airport people mover? You do! (video below:)
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In case you missed it on Transportation Nation:
-- light rail could be pushing west in NJ (link)
-- speed in NYC, and you might see skeletons (link)
-- the world's most dangerous roads (link)
-- a new Brookings report came out, ranking access to transit (link)