Streams

 

Transportation

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!
Read More

Comment

Transportation Nation

UberX Drivers in D.C Ticketed for For Street Hails

Friday, September 05, 2014

Several UberX drivers were ticketed and towed by hack inspectors in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday night, in another dispute pitting the tech company against District regulators. 
Read More

Comment

Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, September 05, 2014

B.P. was found "grossly negligent" in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill. L.A. admits it needs more oversight for its transit police. And: is a giant rubber duck infantilizing public art?
Read More

Comment

Transportation Nation

D.C. Streetcars Putting the Squeeze On Cyclists

Thursday, September 04, 2014

WAMU
New rule changes could mean D.C. bicyclists have to either ride down the middle of H Street — or avoid it altogether.
Read More

Comments [1]

Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, September 04, 2014

The red light camera industry is battling a ballot initiative. The WTC transit hub is eight years behind schedule and $2 billion over budget. And: Nevada won Tesla's gigafactory.
Read More

Comment

Transportation Nation

Citi Bike Deal Delayed, But Expansion Slated for Next Year

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

While fending off questions about a delay in a deal to bailout Citi Bike, the city's transportation commissioner let herself be pinned down on one point: the system will expand in 2015.
Read More

Comments [4]

The Brian Lehrer Show

The Case for Getting In Cabs with Strangers

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

 A new study crunches NYC taxi data and shows sharing cabs could make our cab system 40% more efficient. But, would you do it?

Comments [20]

Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

New York's MTA must prepare for a future of "dangerously hot" subway platforms. Pittsburgh's airport is turning to fracking to make money.
Read More

Comment

The Brian Lehrer Show

How To...Go to War, Share a Cab, Run for President

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

A retired general on how we go to war, Christie’s reasons for going to Mexico; meet candidates running for a NYS Senate seat in Queens; and a new study on sharing taxi rides.

Transportation Nation

More Speed Cameras Coming to NYC School Zones

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Speed cameras are "a wake-up call" to change bad behavior, says Mayor Bill de Blasio. And now more of them will be coming to school zones across the city.
Read More

Comments [2]

Transportation Nation

It's Baaack: Full G Train Services Resumes After 5 Weeks of Repairs

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

The G train is running normally again following an intensive burst of work to repair Sandy-related damage.
Read More

Comment

Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Some cities are using art to calm streets. The entire country of Germany has banned Uber. And: the NYC subway bedbug count stands at 21 sightings in August.
Read More

Comment

WNYC News

BAM's 'Retro Metro': Subway History Through Film

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Over half a century of popular and rarely-seen films will take viewers on a wild ride through the jazzy, roaring '20s to the hip hop-tinged '80s and '90s.

Comment

Transportation Nation

What You Need To Know About NYC Bus Route Changes

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Almost $5 million in bus “service enhancements” started Sunday, including longer routes, new routes and more stops.
Read More

Comment

Transportation Nation

No Dummy: City's Safest Cabbie Passes WNYC Crash Test

Friday, August 29, 2014

WNYC
Frederick Amoafo just won the first International Taxi Driver of the Year award. WNYC rode along with Amoafo last month to see first hand how he navigates the mean streets of New York.
Read More

Comments [1]

Transportation Nation

FROM THE ARCHIVES: 400 Expected to Die in Car Crashes This Weekend, Same as in 1959

Friday, August 29, 2014

WNYC
The same number of people will die on the roads this weekend as in 1959.  And that's progress.
Read More

Comment

Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, August 29, 2014

Labor Day Weekend Edition! Congestion is a city's friend. Driverless cars could save gas. The reclining seat battle continues. And Google is in the drone game.
Read More

Comment

The Brian Lehrer Show

Orbitz Isn't Cheaper, and Other Things We Learned About Plane Tickets

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Airlines are trying to wrestle power back from travel sites like Orbitz, which still don't always have cheaper tickets. Here are 5 things you should know before flying this weekend.

Comments [4]

Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Uber recruiting Lyft drivers may spark a federal investigation. Or maybe it's just a Lyft PR campaign? And to avoid crunched knees on a plane, pay the person front of you to sit upright.
Read More

Comment

The Brian Lehrer Show

Elephants, Endorsements and Ethics

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Poachers are killing elephants in Africa at alarming levels, The New York Times refuses to endorse Governor Cuomo, Jules Feiffer; and changes are coming to the way we book flights.