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Engineer's Sleepiness Caused Derailment

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Regulators announced Tuesday that William Rockefeller nodded off at the controls of a Metro North train that derailed back in December, killing four people and injuring more than 70.

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The NTSB will releases the likely causes behind five recent Metro-North incidents today. Also coming up today: big Citi Bike news. And: photos from the 110th anniversary of NYC's subway.
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It's Official: NYC Speed Limit Dropping to 25

Monday, October 27, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation Monday lowering the speed on most city streets from 30 miles an hour to 25, starting November 7.
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Fulton Center To Open Next Month

Monday, October 27, 2014

The Grand Central of downtown will open to passengers in November, providing a light-infused entrance to nine separate subway lines in Lower Manhattan.
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Are The Roads Becoming More Dangerous For Bike Riders?

Monday, October 27, 2014

The number of bicyclists killed in crashes with cars is on the rise, according to a new report, reversing a downward trend going back three decades. But is it actually more dangerous?
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Monday, October 27, 2014

A 50-year flight attendant looks back. A Citi Bike gets doubled-up. People still don't like the TSA. And Philly transit workers move closer to a strike.
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In Case of Hurricane, Take the R or the G Lines to Work

Monday, October 27, 2014

Two years after Sandy, the MTA's sealed two subway tunnels under the East River (at least theoretically), but has lots of other work to do.
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WQXR Blog

Video: Subway Musicians Connect in a Wi-Fi-Enabled Symphony

Friday, October 24, 2014

As Wi-Fi service gradually expands through New York City's subways, it was only a matter of time before busking musicians would find a way to turn it to their advantage.
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Amid Funding Fight, D.C. Cuts Streetcar System From 22 To 8 Miles

Friday, October 24, 2014

D.C. officials said a conflict with the D.C. Council over funding would likely cut the planned 22-mile system by more than half.
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Friday, October 24, 2014

No, you won't catch Ebola on the NYC subway. A bike share unicorn has been set free in Boston. The Taxi of Tomorrow is back in court. And: Maryland has plenty of subway drivers.
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Thursday, October 23, 2014

San Francisco may toll pedestrians and cyclists on the Golden Gate Bridge. Ford is adding pedestrian detection technology to vehicles. And: a runaway sheep disrupted Metro-North trains.
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NYC Sets One-Day Subway Ridership Record

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

If you were in New York City on September 23, chances are good you rode the subway.
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

NYC set a one-day, all-time subway ridership record. Texans got a glimpse of a planned Dallas-to-Houston high-speed rail route. And: flight attendants could soon be wearing technology.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Who Goes the Extra Mile to Sweeten Your Commute?

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

There are automated MTA announcements. And then there are the conductors and bus drivers who tell jokes over the loudspeaker, sing on the job, or just exude good vibes. Here's to them. 

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The auto industry is facing a safety crisis. China wants to sell high-speed trains to California. And: how have labor unions fared since the 2005 NYC transit strike?
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Labor; Loopholes and Legacies

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The state of labor unions since the transit strike in '05; speed dating for mom friends; Princeton professor Cornel West; and the campaign finance loopholes that help Cuomo's campaign.

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Cuomo Asks Public for LGA and JFK Makeover Plans

Monday, October 20, 2014

The Governor announced a design competition to improve LaGuardia and JFK Airports — and how we get to them.
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Monday, October 20, 2014

Chicago's yellow light intervals are under scrutiny. New Jersey's transportation commissioner wants a "revenue enhancer." And: in 1927, Brooklyn installed a giant Death-O-Meter.
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Godfather of the MTA William Ronan Dies

Friday, October 17, 2014

A well-known advocate of public transportation, Ronan was key to the expansion of transit options in the New York metropolitan area.
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Friday, October 17, 2014

Chicago wants to develop a smartphone app for transit fare payment. Golden Gate buses will be running today. An Ebola-themed travel ban wouldn't work. And: meet D.C.'s bike whisperer.
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