Streams

 

Transportation

The Brian Lehrer Show

Jerry Nadler on Ferguson, Helicopters, and More

Monday, August 18, 2014

Are choppers a New York nusiance? US Representative Jerrold Nadler authored a letter to Mayor de Blasio with signatures by many area elected officials calling for the end of tourist helicopter flights from the city-owned Downtown Heliport. He discusses. Plus: What Congress can do, if anything, about the situation in Ferguson, MO.

Comments [28]

Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Monday, August 18, 2014

Two freight trains collided in Arkansas. The Panama Canal turns 100. Philly may see a transit strike this year. And a pioneering sidewalk surfer died Friday. 

Read More

Comment

Transportation Nation

Measuring Metro's Performance: A Tight Squeeze Through The Rosslyn Bottleneck

Friday, August 15, 2014

D.C.'s transit system says it tries to get 26 trains through the Rosslyn tunnel every hour, but a number of problems have seen that service drop — much to the chagrin of many commuters.

Read More

Comment

The Leonard Lopate Show

How Highways Changed America

Friday, August 15, 2014

Find out how the U.S. highway system was created and how it changed the country by connecting small towns and cities from coast to coast.

Comments [5]

Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Frustrated NJ Transit riders exchanged angry tweets with Governor Christie. Drivers in the Detroit area are experiencing sticker shock after having their cars towed out of recent floods. A Maine city eliminated crossing guards because kids just don't walk like they used to. And: recreating the 1980s in a NYC subway car.

Read More

Comment

Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

So far there have been 23 million bike share rides in the U.S. without a single death. The FAA has implemented a no-fly zone over Ferguson, MO. And: the torrential rains have slowed down car production in Detroit.

Read More

Comment

Transportation Nation

Buskers Say NYPD Is Harassing Subway Performers

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

But the performers say they're just trying to earn a living.

Read More

Comments [13]

Transportation Nation

MTA Wants to Help Subway Riders Find Their Way Above Ground

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

WNYC

The neighborhood maps the MTA places in subway stations are getting a major reboot.

 

Read More

Comments [2]

WQXR Blog

NYC Subway Performers: We're Being Over-Policed

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Acrobats, dancers and musicians who perform in New York City's subway system are decrying what they say is heavy-handed policing.

Read More

Comments [4]

Transportation Nation

Bus Rapid Transit Gets its Day at the County Fair

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

WAMU

Montgomery County (MD) politicians and transit advocates showed off what they hope will be a solution to the region's traffic congestion at the county agricultural fairgrounds on Monday: a bus.

Read More

Comments [1]

Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

New York Democrats are heavily promoting the city's transit-friendliness to DNC organizers. Time defends the Obama Administration's high-speed rail program. And: remembering Robin Williams, avid cyclist.

Read More

Comment

Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Monday, August 11, 2014

Cab companies have finally found a common enemy: rideshare. The U.S.'s energy boom is leaving Alaska in its rear view mirror. The FAA has banned U.S. airlines from flying over Iraq. And: the subway bedbugs have transferred to the #5 train.

Read More

Comment

Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, August 08, 2014

The Port Authority is being subpoenaed. Public transit ridership is skyrocketing in Nashville. And: thieves have stolen dozens of bizarre signs that were part of a NYC Department of Transportation public art installation.

Read More

Comments [1]

Transportation Nation

MTA Wants to Keep Second Avenue Subway Momentum Going

Thursday, August 07, 2014

The first phase of the Second Avenue Subway won’t open until the end of 2016, but the MTA says it’s already planning for the next expansion.

 

Read More

Comments [4]

WNYC News

Intermittent Service Resumes on Staten Island Railway

Thursday, August 07, 2014

The last car of a Staten Island Railway train derailed shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday.

Comment

Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, August 07, 2014

After five years and $11 billion, the U.S. isn't much closer to a high-speed rail system. Republicans see Uber as a way to woo the younger demographic. Honolulu is shutting down bus service in advance of the upcoming hurricane. And: pro tips for staying cool on summer bike rides.

Read More

Comment

Transportation Nation

NYC Airports on Record Pace

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

The NYC region's five airports set an all-time record for passenger traffic in the first half of this year.

Read More

Comments [2]

Transportation Nation

Cab Pass You By Because Of Your Race? D.C. Streamlines Complaint Process

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

D.C. officials say they've made it easier to report taxicabs that discriminate against potential riders based on race.

Read More

Comment

Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Bedbugs were found on three New York City subway cars. Private investors are warming up to California's high-speed rail project. A bus driver involved in yesterday's Times Square crash was arrested. And: when a passenger in Perth became trapped, fellow commuters pushed the train to free him.

Read More

Comment