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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 09:00 AM

TOP STORIES ON TN:

The G Train Is Back, And Riders Are Not Happy. (link)

Metro-North Not Safe Enough, Panel Finds. (link)

UberX Slashes Prices, Dealing A Blow To D.C. Cabs. (link)

Uber Ups the Ante in Battle Against Lyft for Ridesharing Supremacy (link)

THURSDAY LINKS:

Rebalancing bikeshare stations involves "serious math," and "some of the world's top mathematicians and computer scientists are addressing the challenge." (CityLab)

Minnesota roads are a mess, and it's becoming an issue in the race for governor. (MPR)

The United Nations is warning airlines to stop flying over war zones. (The Hill

The FAA is investigating reports that a drone flew over a pre-season football game between the Carolina Panthers and the Kansas City Chiefs last week. (The Hill)

If you don't want the person in front of you to recline their seat, maybe you should pay them to stay upright. (NY Times)

Latin American cities are modeling "the economic virtue and transformative potential of the not-so-humble bus." (Guardian)

Uber's efforts to recruit Lyft drivers may prompt a federal investigation by the Federal Trade Commission or state attorneys general. (National Journal)

Or maybe the uproar is just "a brilliant Lyft PR campaign"? (Vox)

General Motors is hoping to "wow" customers, and repair not just cars but "relationships with GM." (NPR

 

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