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If NYC Fixed This Intersection, Why Do People Keep Dying There?

Thursday, November 06, 2014

WNYC
A WNYC analysis shows that the most common location for NYC pedestrians to die is in a crosswalk with the light.
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Transportation Nation

MTA Drivers Are Training to Avoid Collisions — But Is It Working?

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

WNYC

The MTA's new hires start with a 10-day training period behind the wheel with an instructor. After that, trainees spend four weeks driving an actual route with an experienced driver watching over them. Is it enough?

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Transportation Nation

NYC's Bike Share Stuck At Its Current Size

Friday, November 22, 2013

WNYC

Citi Bike will not be growing any time soon. Six months after the launch of the popular bike sharing program, the New York City Department of Transportation isn't saying when a promised expansion into parts of Brooklyn and Queens will happen. 

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Transportation Nation

Select Bus Service Debuts in Brooklyn, Not Without Kinks

Monday, November 18, 2013

WNYC

Select Bus Service debuted in Brooklyn today. But the B 44's roll-out had some kinks. 

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WNYC News

Slow Down for Skeletons

Sunday, October 09, 2011

It's not a Halloween decoration. The city's Department of Transportation is hoping the image of a skeleton on an LED sign will encourage drivers to slow down and observe the citywide speed limit of 30 miles per hour.

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WNYC News

East Side Buses, After Sluggish Start, Now Save Riders Time

Friday, January 21, 2011

WNYC

After a slow start, Select Bus service on First and Second Avenues is consistently faster than the old M15 express bus service, according to new data from the MTA. 

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