TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

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Brooklyn and Queens got some new bus lines. (link)

Did you see the subway kittens? Because you need to. (link)

More eye candy, you say? Check out these photos of a David Byrne-designed bike rack. (link)


Why are states lining up to oppose the American Airlines-US Airways merger? Two words: jobs and routes. (Forbes)

It turns out that 30 years ago, the Port Authority sold rights to the World Trade Center's name for $10. (The Record)

The U.K. is redesigning train stations in an attempt to cut down on suicides, of which there were 238 last year. (Guardian)

Fun fact revealed in Capital NY: "We have thousands of cats, literally thousands of cats, that are in the subway system every single day, day and night, scurrying across the tracks."  (Note: but are they all as cute as these two?)

Peugeot is trying to find replacement jobs for all 3,000 auto factory workers at a plant it's closing in France. (WSJ)

Essential reporting equipment for public radio reporters: a bike. "Nearly half of the 20 reporters in the newsroom of Philadelphia’s WHYY use their bicycles to cover many that the station now provides helmets to cyclists on staff." (Current)

Reminder: as NYC schoolchildren go back to the classroom today, so to do the city's first speed cameras. The city will begin rotating 20 speed cameras outside of schools where speeding is a problem. (link)

Riding into the sunset: only Brazil still produces the classic VW bus -- but not for much longer. Meanwhile: prepare for prices of used ones to spike. (Spiegel)