TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 07:00 AM

A snowy owl perches near an airport (dibytes/flickr)


In GWB Hearing, "Aberrant" and "Illegal" Lane Ploy by Christie Men Draws Fire (link)

Were Katrina's Lessons a Blessing or a Curse? (link)

Cool New Map for Super Bowl Visitors Navigating Regional Transit (link)

Experts Raise Concern About Bay Bridge Rods (link)


The Treasury Department sold off its remaining stake in General Motors, ultimately losing $10.5 billion on its investment. (The Hill)

Chicago's transit authority is dialing back its train cleaning program "because the CTA said it is eliminating all morning and midafternoon jobs for car-servicer positions." (Chicago Tribune)

Snowy owls will be trapped and relocated -- not shot -- at New York area airports. (NY Times)

A California Republican has introduced legislation that would bar transit employees from going on strike. (LA Times)

I ♥ New York is so 1977: now, the state's Department of Economic Development has updated the tourist slogan to reflect the a host of state industries -- skiing, winemaking...and biking. (link)

Miami wants to make its downtown more pedestrian friendly. “We were growing up on The Partridge Family and The Brady Bunch. All those television shows were unfolding in the ’burbs,” says one urban planner. “But new families have grown up on Friends and Sex and the City. What’s cool now is to be out on the street walking and riding your bike.” (Miami Herald)

Anti-eviction protesters surrounded and blocked a Google bus in San Francisco. (Slate)

A former Napster executive was struck and killed by a police car while he was biking. (NBC Southern California)

Reminder: transit is a key component of any successful Christmas tree.


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