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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, December 20, 2013 - 08:26 AM

(Tappan Zee Constructors)

TOP STORIES ON TN:

Wait Until Next Year: City Council Tables Speed Limit Bill (link)

The Forecast Calls for Gridlock: D.C. Planners Say Transit Investment a Must (link)

These Buses Are Slower Than a Wooden Rowboat (link)

Human Error Blamed For 911 Delay in SUV Slay of 4-Year Old (link)

First Envisioned 21 Years Ago, a D.C. Biking and Walking Path Remains Unfinished (link)

FRIDAY LINKS:

The New York State Thruway Authority has officially closed on a $1.6 billion federal loan to help pay for the new Tappan Zee Bridge. (Journal News)

The 'Bridgegate' scandal currently roiling the Port Authority is "not that big of a deal," says NJ Governor Chris Christie. (NJ Spotlight)

Following a bus company bankruptcy, thousands of NYC school children face transportation uncertainties in the new year. (Schoolbook)

Two months after two Bay Area track workers were struck and killed by a train, the NTSB wants a nationwide ban on the practice BART used that day. (SF Chronicle)

Better luck next year: Washington state failed to pass a transportation funding package. (Seattle Times)

This is really happening: Atlanta's transit system now has urine detectors in its elevators. "It catches offenders -- literally -- with their pants down." (WSBTV)

Sometimes it's legal to go 200 MPH on a Texas highway. (MSN Autos)

You know what's not legal? Being a New Orleans police officer who leads cops on a 90 MPH chase across the Causeway bridge -- six years after you pulled the stunt the first time. (NOLA)

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