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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

A new House report says NHTSA dropped the ball on G.M.'s ignition switch defect. London's transit system is now contactless.  And a video: hail a taxi, get a high-five from a stranger.
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Transportation Nation

More Bike Racks Coming to Metro-North Trains

Monday, September 15, 2014

If you're riding the rails on Metro-North, soon it will be easier to bring your wheels along too.
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The Takeaway

Honda's Deadly Secret Exposed

Monday, September 15, 2014

A new New York Times investigation examines how and why Honda failed, for years, to disclose widespread air bag problems that were causing fatalities.

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Transportation Nation

Replacement Of Metro's Delay-Prone Old Rail Cars Delayed

Monday, September 15, 2014

Metro riders have been waiting a long time for new rail cars. And they'll have to wait at least a couple months longer.
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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Monday, September 15, 2014

Traffic fatalities are rising in Texas along with the state's oil boom. Air France pilots are striking. And a NYC idea: turn parking spaces into affordable apartments.
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Transportation Nation

R Train Riders Get Back Their Uninterrupted Commute

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Repairs to the tunnel are finally done and riders can travel between Brooklyn and Manhattan more easily. 
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Transportation Nation

Yes, The R Train Will Connect Brooklyn and Manhattan Once Again

Saturday, September 13, 2014

WNYC
The MTA is tight as a clam, but transit workers confirm the year-long tunnel closure ends Monday, 5 am.
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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, September 12, 2014

New York's R train could return to full service this Monday. The House wants to slash Amtrak's funding. And: the head of NHTSA is worried about car hacking.
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Transportation Nation

Discrimination Complaints Trickle In About D.C. Cabs

Thursday, September 11, 2014

WAMU
Since streamlining the complaint process for racial discrimination among D.C. cab drivers last month, the city is seeing an increase in allegations.
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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Michigan drivers can pay traffic fines through community service. San Franciscans are losing their drones. And one balloon-toting man navigates New York's subway system. 
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Transportation Nation

Another PATH Fare Hike, and Riders Are Resigned

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

WNYC
Starting October 1, a single-ride will cost $2.75, following the fourth and final annual increase approved in 2011.
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Transportation Nation

This May Be the Largest Item Ever Carried On a NYC Subway

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Just another Wednesday afternoon on the 1 train. 
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Transportation Nation

New App Converts Transit Ads to Public Art

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Commuters tired of staring at Doctor Zizmor or breast enlargement ads can now replace them with photographs and paintings — at least through the screens of their smartphones. 
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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Los Angeles's commuter rail system is losing passengers. Beijing's subway will double in size by 2020. California has sold 100,000 EVs. And: meet NYC's million-dollar parking space.
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Transportation Nation

NYC's Vision Zero Gets $25 Million Federal Grant

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Thirteen separate projects, ranging from safe routes to schools to upgrading Brooklyn bike paths, are getting a big boost from the federal government.
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Transportation Nation

Empty Car Parks, Full Bike Racks at New D.C. Metro Station

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

WAMU
Six weeks after the Silver Line started hauling Metro commuters, a parking shortage is developing at one station. But not the one that was widely expected.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

One Year of Traffic Problems and Political Scandals

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

It's been one year since the "traffic problems in Ft. Lee." Matt Katz and Andrea Bernstein update the status of the Bridgegate investigations, plus sports betting.

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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Adding bike lanes reduces car congestion. Chicago drivers ignore pedestrians. That female-only NYC car service may not be totally legal. And: it's the one-year anniversary of Bridgegate.
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WNYC News

Taking A Tour of The 10 Oldest Bridges in New Jersey

Monday, September 08, 2014

NJ Spotlight
New Jersey has exactly 100 bridges built before 1900. And if you're willing to put up with a little traffic, you can drive over one bridge that's more than 200 years old.

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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Monday, September 08, 2014

NYC is honoring 295 safe cabbies. A Utah politician took the transit challenge. SEPTA sold naming rights to a station. And: oh deer — look who's crossing the Golden Gate Bridge!
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