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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 09:00 AM

FRIDAY LINKS

Trying to get through Westchester this afternoon?  Of course you are!  Sure it's Labor Day Friday.  And Obama's popping in! (Poughkeepsie Journal)

Oh well, unless you're in the 0.0001 percent, you don't have to worry that your seaplane is grounded on the way to the Hamptons or Nantucket (NY Magazine)

Maybe you'll be among the 35 million driving, the highest number in 6 years, according to AAA? (USA Today)

Might as well drive now, before all the southeast Louisiana oil refineries sink, along with masses of homes and fisheries, due to climate change. (INTERACTIVE map & story: ProPublica)

"Congestion could be a city's friend," according to one Australian legislator, because it "encourages more people to consider other forms of transport." (Yahoo News

Driverless cars could save gas. Well, just seven gallons a year per driver, but that adds up. (National Journal)  

For the second time in a week, a flight was diverted over a reclining-seat battle. (MPR)

Memphis, home of FedEx, handles more cargo than any other airport in America. Which is why the city calls itself "America's Aerotropolis." (CityLab)

Here's a list of green cars that haven't "sacrificed enjoyment on the altar of efficiency." (Car and Driver

Sixteen cars on eight trains of the New York City subway have been treated for bedbugs in recent weeks. And "riders and transit workers are getting creeped out." (NY1)

A British man attacked a cabbie with "his ornate walking stick" because he thought the driver would make him late for the opera. (Telegraph)

One megachurch pastor delivered an August lecture series comparing God to a drone. (Vox)

And Google's getting into the drone game, with a bang. (Slate, Google)

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