TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 08:14 AM

Bicylists in Malmo, Sweden (Walk Eagle Rock/flickr)


“You should be able to make mistakes without being punished by death.” How Sweden -- the originator of the Vision Zero approach to traffic safety -- reduced that country's traffic fatality rate to one-third of New York's. (NYT)

Three people and the rail company whose train exploded in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, last summer will be charged with criminal negligence. (Globe and Mail)

A bus carrying the San Antonio Spurs collided with a Portland bus. (Oregonian)

To stave off massive bus service cuts, the mayor of Seattle will propose a new city tax. (Seattle Times)

What U.S. DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx likes: basketball, gumbo, Game of Thrones, and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew. (WaPo)

What U.S. DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx wants: the passage of a healthy four-year transportation bill. (Reuters)

Squee alert: Police stopped traffic on the Long Island Expressway so that a mother goose and her goslings could safely cross the road. (Newsday)

How Los Angeles is trying to make the city more bike-friendly: it's building out the bike master plan. (KPCC)

Pepsi turned a London bus stop into a mind-melting experience. Is it reality? Is it fantasy? Or is it Pepsi?


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