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Transportation Nation

Should Maryland's Higher Gas Tax Pay For Wider Highways?

Thursday, June 27, 2013

WAMU

In less than a week, the first round of gas tax increases takes effect in Maryland. Supporters claim the new revenue will help fund new mass transit, road and bridge projects, but advocates of one road-widening project in Montgomery County hope it's not getting lost in the shuffle.

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Transportation Nation

Virginia and Maryland Set Up For Gasoline Border War

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

WAMU

How far would you go for cheaper gas? Starting this July, Maryland drivers will be heading for the border.

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New Jersey News

NJ Gas Distribution Network Faces Challenges After Sandy

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Getting gas for cars and generators continues to pose challenges for residents in many parts of the New Jersey, a week after Sandy.

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Money Talking

Money Talking: Falling Gas Prices, Why Can’t We Predict Risk Better?

Friday, June 15, 2012

Remember the headlines just a few months ago? People predicted gas would reach $5 a gallon  This week, the price is $3.57, according to the Energy Information Administration.

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On The Media

Misconceptions about Gas Prices and the Presidency

Friday, April 06, 2012

With gas prices on the rise, the cost of fuel is set to become a defining issue of the presidential race. Bob speaks to NPR's Planet Money reporter Adam Davidson about how the media haven't done a good job correcting misconceptions about the president's role in rising fuel costs and how the staggering price of gas doesn't really change consumer behavior.

 

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The Takeaway

Help Us Gauge Gas Prices

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Gas prices are at record highs. And we want to know if it's changing what you do. Are you ditching the car? Changing your summer vacation plans? Help us gauge the nation on gas prices. Send your submission below or just text GAS to 69866.

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WNYC News

Taxi Drivers: We Want a Fare Increase

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

WNYC

The drivers group Taxi Workers Alliance is petitioning the city for a 15 percent fare increase seven years after the last across-the-board fare hike.

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The Takeaway

This Week's Agenda: Libya, Budget, Muslim Radicalization

Monday, March 07, 2011

Whether or not to enforce a no-fly zone over Libya is becoming a hot issue in Washington. Many lawmakers like Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.), are calling for a no-fly zone, as rebels in Libya face rough times against the better equiped Libyan armed forces. Callie Crossley, host of The Callie Crossley Show on WGBH in Boston, looks at what we can expect next in the Libyan crisis this week.

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