TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Wednesday, December 04, 2013 - 08:24 AM


Feds say Metro-North Safety Record 'Unacceptable' (link)

Railroads Face Deadline to Install Technology to Prevent Crashes (link)

Transit: It's Not Just for Weekdays Anymore (link)


The NTSB ousted the railroad union from its investigation into Sunday's Metro-North derailment after the union leader made public comments to the press. (NPR)

BART's unions are suing the transit agency over the family medical leave provision in its tentative labor agreement. BART management calls it a "mistake;" the union terms it "a betrayal." (LA Times)

State employees in Albany aren't happy about a shuffling of parking spaces. "How do you justify this??" one angry state employee asked in an email to managers. " ... I work in an office full of people that for a lack of better terms are enraged about this. It just makes zero sense." (Times Union)

Why an uptick in auto SALES doesn't necessarily mean there will be a corresponding uptick in auto JOBS. (Marketplace)

Should Vancouver's transit agency spend money on upgrading some buses to compressed natural gas if it can't afford to expand other transit services? (Vancouver Sun)

Behold: the 1929 rocket car of upstate New York. (io9)

You know what could improve your daily bus commute? Imagine an interactive window that showed images of the city's history as you drove by it. Check it out below. (Fast CoExist)


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