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Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 07:56 AM

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TOP STORIES ON TN:

Judge OKs NYC Taxi E-Hail Program (link)

Anatomy of a Bike Share Docking Station Installation (link)

Few Major D.C.-Area Flight Delays Three Days Into Furloughs (link)

LINKS FROM ELSEWHERE:

The feds turned down Arlington's application for a streetcar system -- but the Virginia city says it will go ahead anyway. (Washington Post)

FAA furloughs: your questions answered. Caveat: "at this point, it's unclear whether anything can be done to stop the furloughs until the next FAA budget takes effect Oct. 1."  (NPR)

Meanwhile, the FAA says the budget cuts caused 1,200 flight delays on Monday. (New York Times)

A NYC transit worker died on the job after being struck by a subway. (NY Daily News)

How crowded will your BART train be? There's a website for that. (BART)

The president of Alta Bike Share stepped down from her position -- one month before New York City's program debuts. (Crain's New York)

What was learned at yesterday's NTSB hearing: federal regulators let Boeing help write the safety conditions for the problematic battery system in its beleaguered 787 "Dreamliner," prescribe how to test it and carry out those tests itself. (AP via CBS)

The latest automakers to post bad sales numbers for Europe: Daimler (Mercedes) and Volkswagen. (BBC)

The Pennsylvania Turnpike will be adding four charging stations for electronic vehicles this summer. (Patriot News)

Photo: a penny farthing being ridden on Manhattan's Upper West Side. (MUW)

New York's MTA is bringing Wi-Fi and cell phone service to 30 more stations. (NY1)

Invention of the day: charge your mobile devices while riding a bike. (Wired)

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