TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, January 24, 2014 - 08:00 AM


Did you catch the conversation on yesterday's Brian Lehrer Show about NYC's dangerous intersections? Listen here -- and participate in the conversation in the comments section. (Link)

Under Christie, Business Booms for Port Authority's Chief (link)


Long Island Rail Road workers say they could strike in March. (NYDN)

Labor strife at the Port of Portland could affect whether one big container shipper decides to continue to dock there. (The Oregonian)

The interim CEO of Houston's Metro is now the permanent CEO of Houston's Metro. (KUHF)

Transit ridership in the Twin Cities is up for the fourth year in a row. (Star Tribune)

A 40-car pileup on a snowy Indiana highway has left at least three people dead. (Chicago Tribune)

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The NTSB wants more stringent safety rules for rail cars that transport oil. (AP via ABC)

The Kansas City Council gave the green light to preparations for a streetcar funding district that could help pay for nearly 10 miles of streetcar extension. (Kansas City Star)

L.A. Times editorial: the battle over Google buses in San Francisco is a proxy fight about gentrification.

Explainer: how a 1,500-ton ocean liner turns into a cannibal-rat-infested ghost ship. (Quartz)

It was all about the fun on Metro-North last night.


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