Kate Hinds covers transportation for WNYC News.
TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web
Monday, November 18, 2013 - 07:59 AM
TOP STORIES ON TN:
Old San Francisco Bay Bridge is Coming Down, Without a Bang (link)
Explainer: Why the D.A. Didn't Charge the NYC Taxi Driver Who Maimed a Tourist (link)
Metro GM Apologizes After Especially Bad Week On Red Line (link)
The Hoboken Terminal's Sandy-ravaged waiting room reopens today after weeks of intensive repair. (Jersey Journal)
When it comes to cruise lines, 'man overboard' is under-reported: "There is no reliable, official way for the public to find out how many people plunge over ship railings into the water." (Miami Herald)
Some Los Angeles Metro stations aren't long enough for gates -- meaning people are still riding on the honor system. (LA Times)
Some residents of Fort Collins, Colorado, are underwhelmed by the city's future BRT system. “I feel like we’re trying to retrofit East Coast ideas into a place that doesn’t fit,” said one. “This community was designed for the automobile.” (Coloradoan)
A Jim Crow-era rail car was one of the first artifacts to be placed in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. (Washington Post)
A new book -- Bikenomics: How Cycling Can Save the Economy -- aims to arm bike advocates with economic arguments. (Fast CoExist)
London will pilot a all-in-one travel pass that could be used on trains, buses, the tube and even to catch flights. Best part: it's reminiscent of the sci-fi film "The Fifth Element." (Guardian)
The Ventra bugs keep on coming. Now there's a problem with the system's transit benefits program. (Chicago Tribune)
"'Sharrows,' she says. "Listen, dollface, I don't speak Russian or whatever." This Canadian film noir short -- complete with Lego actors -- explain how bikes and cars can share the road.