Kate Hinds covers transportation for WNYC News.
TN MOVING STORIES: October Snow Snarls Northeast Transit, Massachusetts Judges Go Easy on Drunk Drivers
Monday, October 31, 2011 - 08:55 AM
Top stories on TN:
A plan to expand managed toll lanes on highways around Florida has strong support. (Link)
There's no recession at the busy Port of Houston. (Link)
Massachusetts judges tend to go easy on drunk drivers. (Boston Globe)
The AP fact-checks Republican claims that $1 out of every $10 in transportation aid is spent wasteful projects. The verdict: "To make their case, lawmakers have exaggerated and misrepresented some projects that have received aid." (Link)
Union Pacific says California's planned high-speed rail project poses safety risks to its freight operations -- and disregards the company's property rights (Los Angeles Times). Meanwhile, the state releases its high-speed rail business plan tomorrow. (Mercury News)
Speaking of cabs: Taxi TV is making it easier to lower the volume -- or hit the mute button. (New York Times)
And: A NY Times editorial supports the city's crackdown on unnecessary honking.
Women are still sitting in the back on Brooklyn's B110 bus. (Wall Street Journal)
Qantas will resume flights after regulators ordered an end to work stoppages. (Marketplace)
DC's Tourmobile is closing up shop. (WAMU)
And: Happy Halloween!