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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Monday, May 06, 2013 - 08:10 AM

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With NASA Shuttles Gone, Florida Towns Suffer, Court SpaceX (link)

Feds Give Amtrak $30 Million for Northeast Corridor Sandy Rebuilding (link)

LINKS FROM ELSEWHERE:

New York's bike share program could launch on Memorial Day weekend. (Crain's NY)

It's the end of the free ride on Los Angeles's subway, as the honor system seems to have devolved into the 'no pay' system. (New York Times)

The budget passed by the Ohio House would bar elementary school students from taking public transportation to school. (Sun-News)

Colorado towns can now spend a certain type of tax money on transit projects, not just road repair. But not everyone is happy. (Denver Post)

Future development in downtown Fort Worth must put the pedestrian first -- and should also find ways to transport people to the Cultural District, the Stockyards and even Cowboys Stadium in Arlington. (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)

Driving while diabetic: because the symptoms of diabetic shock can be mistaken for intoxication, a bill in NJ would add a special code to driver's licenses to inform police if a driver is diabetic. (NJ Spotlight)

Ever since it was announced that the Panama Canal was being widened, there's been an "arms race" between ports across the country. And it looks like the East Coast has an edge. (NPR)

Jalopnik totals up the car destruction in the latest Iron Man film. Bottom line: $5.86 million. (link)

The solution to the texting-while-walking epidemic: seeing eye people. (PSFK; video)

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