Kate Hinds covers transportation for WNYC News.
TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web
Friday, January 10, 2014 - 08:26 AM
TOP STORIES ON TN:
Key Figure in Christie Scandal Held in Contempt After Taking the Fifth (link)
D.C. Metro Awards $184 Million Contract For Open Payment System (link)
New York Airports Nation's Worst During Recent Bad Weather (link)
And a NJ Senate committee wants Congress to find ways to increase transparency at the Port Authority. (The Record)
Meanwhile, U.S. Senator Rockefeller says he won't hold hearings while federal prosecutors are looking at Bridgegate. (The Record)
High-speed rail between Dallas and Houston is getting another look. (KUHF)
Massachusetts has picked a new commuter rail operator--and the company that holds the current contract is pissed. (WBUR)
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Uber taxi is cutting rates in some cities to lure customers. (WSJ)
One possible factor behind the increase in San Francisco pedestrian fatalities: fewer police and less traffic enforcement. (Examiner)
A boom in natural gas is cutting into Pennsylvania's state forests. (NPR)
Wait a minute--did San Francisco's Google bus deal just set a price for curb space? (Atlantic Cities)
The Virginia city of Roanoke will get passenger rail by 2017. (Roanoke Times)
London's new taxi is astonishingly...hideous, according to Autopia. Judge for yourself in the video below.