TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, May 02, 2014 - 08:10 AM

Cyclists ride Citi Bikes past Washington Square Park in late April. Cyclists ride Citi Bikes past Washington Square Park in late April. (Natalie Fertig/WNYC)


D.C. Regulators Try To Tackle 'Rideshare' Insurance Confusion (link)

Devil Is In the Details of NYC Traffic Safety Bills (link)


The company that operates New York City's bike share may get a new investor — which could lead to expanding the system and fixing the software. (WSJ)

A NJ shore road destroyed during Sandy is being rebuilt with bike lanes. (Star-Ledger)

A subway crash in Seoul injured 200 people. (Reuters)

Pittsburgh is expanding its network of 'smart' traffic signals — lights that communicate with each other to minimize wait time for drivers. Transit and pedestrian upgrades coming in the next version. (Post-Gazette)

You go, girls: Afghanistan now has a female cycling team. (NPR)

Tesla is not only building a 'gigafactory,' but it's "stealthily" adding a second California facility as well. (Venture Beat)

Behold: an inflatable car seat. (Fast CoExist)

A group of sailors and entrepreneurs just got a grant to make San Francisco the first city in the nation to run wind-powered ferry service. (Chronicle)

A Florida man who drove around with a cell phone jammer has been fined. "Humphreys said he was seeking to prevent drivers from talking on cell phones." (Tampa Bay Business Journal)

By popular demand, the video of a street collapse in Baltimore after this week's heavy rains. Pro tip: focus on the last 15 seconds, and turn the speaker volume down.


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