TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

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A sign cautions commuters taking the stairs at a Brooklyn subway station.


6 Ways the Christie Administration Blocked Reform at the Port Authority (link)

Brooklyn Residents Want a Discount on Verrazano Tolls, Too (link)


The use of public transit in the U.S. is at its highest levels since 1956. (NY Times)

Another track worker death for Metro-North: an MTA worker was struck and killed by a Hudson Line train in Manhattan early this morning. (Journal News)

Los Angeles is using art tours to teach the public how to ride the subways. "What we're going to do is a small exercise to make sure that we're comfortable with the possibility of rubbing elbows."(LA Times)

The tunnel boring machines working on San Francisco's new subway lines are drilling away. And, of course, they have names, because "tt's bad juju to not name tunnel-boring machines." (SF Chronicle)

Chicago is getting ready to make Ventra its sole payment option on all regional transit systems. (Chicago Tribune)

D.C.'s bus riders have been dealt quite a blow by this winter. (WaPo)

Happening this morning in Trenton: the NJ Assembly's transportation committee will hold a hearing on NJ Transit missteps like the Super Bowl, Sandy, and failing to renew trademarks. (link)

When it comes to phasing out carriage horses, not all New York City Council members are on Mayor de Blasio's side. (WNYC)