TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 07:09 AM

Boston's Red Line (Michael Day/flickr)


"Disorienting" Photos Spruce Up Subway Stop (link)

Yankees Want Subsidies for Soccer Stadium where Subsidized Parking Lot Failed (link)

Barclays is Ending Sponsorship of London's Bike Share (link)

After Controversial GWB Lane Closures, a Deeper Look at Port Authority Power (link)


Throughout all the coverage of the GWB lanegate scandal, why is Port Authority chair David Samson remaining silent? "He hasn’t returned phone messages or emails this week, and on Wednesday, he declined to talk to a reporter at his law office in West Orange. For the last two months, he has also inexplicably and uncharacteristically skipped the press conferences held after the commissioners’ monthly meetings when reporters asked questions about the issue." (The Record)

New York's MTA is testing technology that would immediately halt subways if a person is on the tracks. (NYDN)

Six teams of private companies are competing to build Maryland's Purple Line. (WaPo)

After two rails cracked in two days, Boston is taking a close look at the third rails for the Red, Orange and Blue lines. (Globe)

There's a race for oil in the Arctic, as melting ice caps free up sea routes. (Marketplace)

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been slow to make appointments to the MTA board. (Capital NY)

The global airline industry expects its profits to jump to a record high next year. (AP)


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