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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, January 17, 2014 - 08:07 AM

TOP STORIES ON TN:

How Christie's Men Turned the Port Authority into a Political Piggy Bank (link)

U.S. Senate Committee: "Zero Evidence" For Port Authority Traffic Study (link)

FRIDAY LINKS:

Twenty more subpoenas were issued in the George Washington Bridge lane closure controversy -- and many were delivered to individuals in Governor Christie's inner circle. (The Record)

A new federal audit raises questions about whether the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is properly managing $975 million in federal funding it received to build the Silver Line rail project. (WaPo)

The rail industry has agreed to take steps making transporting crude oil safer. (WSJ)

The New Orleans airport is getting overhauled, and the mayor is calling it "the most transformative project for New Orleans since the Superdome." (WVUE)

So the LAX-rail plan would bring light rail TO the airport, but not TO the actual terminals. (LA Times)

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Unspent NYC MetroCard money generates tens of millions of dollars each year for the MTA. (NYT)

How will you connect with your connected car? Not just through speech -- but gestures as well. (Quartz)

And wait: just what do our cars know about us? (Marketplace)

Tip for would-be car thieves: learn how to drive stick. (AP)

Why yes, that IS Macklemore and Ryan Lewis performing "Can't Hold Us" on the BX6 bus.

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Comments [1]

JOSEPH P. WALL from PELHAM BAY, BRONX

What those two men did on that BX6 bus was completely uncalled for. And now, according to the tape, one of the two men spoke to the bus operator who apparently agreed to what those two men were about to do. Weather everybody realized it or not, everybody on that BX6 bus were put in extreme danger had the bus gotten into a accident. Those things happen in the subway all the time. But, there is a very big difference between a bus and a subway car. For example, many, many years ago on the A train to Roackaway Beach, a person would whip out the accordian or sweege box and start playing Irish jigs and reels and even the humming of the train motors back then would somehow chime in to the music. If there was ever a time for the bus operator to pull over and call the police, it was when those two men got up and started doing kelenstenits on the bus to music. Moreover, it is not because I dislike music of any kind, but I do believe in SAFETY/

Jan. 17 2014 01:49 PM

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