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WNYC News

LIRR Train Hits SUV in Crossing

Monday, March 02, 2015

WNYC
Unlike last month's crash in Westchester, the Nassau County incident left only one woman injured.

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WNYC News

Queens Lawmakers Push Back Against Bridge Toll Proposal

Sunday, March 01, 2015

Assemblyman David Weprin and State Senator Tony Avella want to head off at the pass a proposal to make drivers pay for the Queensborough, Williamsburg and Brooklyn Bridges.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Where the Speed Cameras Are

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Officials won’t say where they’ve placed 51 speed cameras in New York City. But based on where and when tickets were issued, we found them -- and figured out how effective they've been.

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WNYC News

Do Speed Cameras Make Streets Safer or Just Rake in Millions? Yes.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Officials won't say where they've placed NYC's controversial speed cameras, but we found out and mapped them.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Speed Cameras; NJ Pension Payments; The Family Biz

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

NJ State Assemblyman John Wisniewski talks pensions; speed cameras; Scott Walker's ambitions; President Obama's former personal aide Reggie Love; and Di Palo Fine Food's Lou Di Palo.

Transportation Nation

After the Arrests of 6 Bus Drivers, MTA Asks for 'Fairness'

Monday, February 23, 2015

A law that makes it a criminal offense to injure or kill someone in a crosswalk was passed unanimously last year. Now, it's become controversial.
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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Battles Over Net Neutrality, Islam, and Rape on Campus

Monday, February 23, 2015

The Takeaway looks at the FCC's upcoming vote on net neutrality, the fight over Islam within the Islamic State, and the battle to end rape on college campuses.

The Brian Lehrer Show

BL Weekend: Neuroscience Pioneer; Congestion Pricing; Middle East Unrest

Friday, February 20, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: Neuroscience Pioneer (First) | Congestion Pricing (Starts at (20:52) | Middle East Unrest (Starts at 50:51)
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The Leonard Lopate Show

A Radical Future for the Automobile

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The $2 trillion automotive industry is in the throes of a revolution. But everyone still wants to know: how soon can we expect flying cars? 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Congestion Pricing: If At First You Don't Succeed...

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Sam Schwartz & Alex Matthiessen talk about MoveNY's proposal to fund bridge and road repairs and ease congestion in Manhattan by putting new tolls in place on the East River bridges.

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The Takeaway

Bomb Trains: The Dangerous Business of Hauling Oil

Thursday, February 19, 2015

On Monday, a freight train carrying more than 3 million gallons of oil derailed in West Virginia and exploded into a massive fireball. Yet, "bomb train" accidents are not uncommon.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Congestion Pricing; the Power 100; & Parks & Recap

Thursday, February 19, 2015

A new congestion pricing proposal; Parks & Recreation TV club; the Oscar-nominated doc "The Salt of the Earth;" City & State's Power 100 and a call-in for the Muslim community.

WNYC News

NYC Transportation Chief Says Vision Zero Is Not 'a War' on Bus Drivers

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

WNYC
An arrest in Brooklyn has bus drivers wondering why they're not exempt.

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WNYC News

New Report Calls for Overhaul of Toll System

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

A transportation advocacy group says the city needs to overhaul its current system for tolling bridges.

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NYPR Archives & Preservation

The Tugboat, Workhorse of New York Harbor

Friday, February 13, 2015

WNYC
The sounds of New York waterways, the toot of tugboats, and the hard-working captains who head out into the harbor tirelessly time and time again.
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99% Invisible

152- Guerrilla Public Service

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

design, road, sign, highway, freeway, wayfinding, signage, caltrans, transportation

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Are You a 'More-Aware' Pedestrian?

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

265 people died in traffic crashes in New York City last year. Has awareness of traffic fatalities changed the way you walk, drive, or bike in town?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Don't Worry About The Germs On The Subway

Monday, February 09, 2015

There's a new map showing the pathogens and bacteria in the subway system. We talk about what the research found - like the bubonic plague and meningitis - and why it's okay.

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WNYC News

Mean Streets 2014: Who We Lost, How They Lived

Monday, February 09, 2015

WNYC
Some 265 people died in traffic crashes in New York City last year. Here are some of their stories. 

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WNYC News

After Train Crash Deaths, Family Remembers Life of Loving Mother

Friday, February 06, 2015

WNYC
Hundreds mourned Ellen Brody, the woman struck by a Metro-North train.

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