TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 07:49 AM

It's the end of the line for New York City school bus operator Atlantic Express (Doctor Canon/flickr)


GW Bridge Officials Hire Lawyers, Get Delay on Subpoenas (link)

MTA Passes Budget, But Lack of Pay Raises Remains Nagging Issue (link)


Taxes will make airline tickets about 20% more expensive next year. (Marketplace)

As Schoolbook reported earlier this month, the school bus operator that provides 25% of New York City’s school bus service is in bankruptcy and is shutting down. (NYDN)

Reaction from parents to said school bus news:

Florida's SunRail will begin operations next year -- unless you live in DeLand, where phase 2 of the project won't open until 2016. (WMFE)

Metro-North foreman and repair crews have repeatedly falsified time sheets, misused agency vehicles, and done personal errands on company time. (NY Times)

A New Jersey legislator is re-introducing a Port Authority oversight bill in the wake of the ongoing September bridge lane closure scandal. (Star-Ledger)

D.C.'s Metro may build new stations and tunnels -- not to extend the subway's geographic reach, but to take pressure off already crowded lines. (WaPo)

Trains are rolling through Lac-Megantic, Quebec, for the first time since last summer's deadly rail disaster. (Ottawa Times)

Houston's newest light rail line opens for business this weekend. (KUHF) But you can get a preview today in the video ridealong, below.


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