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Drive Like Your Family Lives Here

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Drivers, your choices matter. That's the message of a powerful video that cabbies and city workers will soon watch as part of their driver training.
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Transportation Nation

Citi Bike 2.0

Monday, March 30, 2015

The new head of New York's bike share company didn't mince words: “Things were broken when we came in.” Now, he said Citi Bike is tackling some of the system's biggest problems.
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The Takeaway

Germanwings Co-Pilot Deliberately Crashed Plane

Thursday, March 26, 2015

According to reports, there was a terrifying life and death battle between members of the crew in the final moments before the crash.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Yemen in Crisis, Child-Free and Happy, and Rampant Corruption

Thursday, March 26, 2015

    

Transportation Nation

Affordable Housing Push Takes Express Train to MTA Boardroom

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The drumbeat for affordable housing has moved from the streets to City Hall and, on Wednesday, into the MTA's board room.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

The MTA's New Magic Button

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

MetroCards prices are going up, but the MTA has added a new button to give you exactly 11 rides with no leftover change. 

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Challenging The Security State, Planting Seeds of Change, and a Literary Artifact

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The Takeaway examines the NSA's secret court, how defectors are using Western media to change to North Korea, and we have the details on a lost Tennessee Williams story.

Transportation Nation

Fewer New Yorkers Are Dying in Traffic Crashes

Monday, March 23, 2015

Traffic deaths are down in New York City, compared to this time last year. 
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Transportation Nation

7 Train to West Side Will Open at Some Point

Monday, March 23, 2015

You've waited this long for the station at 34th Street and 11th Avenue to open. What's a few more weeks?
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Transportation Nation

The Lament of the C Train Rider

Monday, March 23, 2015

"It's like Cinderella without the glass slipper," a former conductor says. If subway lines were fairy tales, the C train is most definitely still waiting for its prince to come.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Catching Up With the Comptroller

Friday, March 20, 2015

Scott Stringer found that New Yorkers work longer days than other Americans, once commuting times are figured in. Plus, pregnancy as a qualifying event for health insurance.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Scott Stringer; Planning for Floods & Freelancer Tax Advice

Friday, March 20, 2015

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer; plans to avoid the worst effects of climate change along our coastline; our digital discontent; tax advice for freelancers & a "House of Cards" recap.

Transportation Nation

Everything You Need to Know About the MTA's Fare and Toll Hike

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

This weekend, transit fares and MTA bridge and tunnel tolls are going up.
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Transportation Nation

New Midtown Bus Terminal Proposal Causes Sticker Shock

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Expect eyes to be popping at the Port Authority's board meeting Thursday when the potential price tag for the new bus terminal is unveiled.
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WNYC News

Report: Low-Wage Workers Face Longest Commutes

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

When commuting time is added, New Yorkers have the longest work week of people in other major cities. And the less you're paid, the longer your travel time is.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Just How Bad Are the Subways?

Monday, March 16, 2015

You've probably noticed unpredictable service this winter, especially during rush hour. Delays are up. Trains are stopping between stations. But there are reasons to be optimistic.

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NYPR Archives & Preservation

Remembering New York City's Roving Cinema

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

WNYC
In 1966, the New York City Parks Department bought a school bus and converted it into a roving movie theatre.
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Transportation Nation

Four Dangerous NYC Streets Could Get $250 Million Safety Upgrade

Thursday, March 05, 2015

The de Blasio administration plans to give a handful of the city's most hazardous roadways the Vision Zero treatment.
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WNYC News

Plane Skids Off Runway at LaGuardia

Thursday, March 05, 2015

An MD-80 went off the runway around 11:10 Thursday morning. The FDNY says 24 people suffered minor, non-life-threatening injuries.

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WNYC News

More Snow For the NYC Area: Check Our Transit Tracker

Thursday, March 05, 2015

WNYC
A winter storm warning is in effect for New York City and Long Island through tonight. Between 3 to 6 inches of snow could fall in and around the city.

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