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Delays Persist on D.C.'s Silver Line Project

Thursday, April 17, 2014

WAMU

The 11-mile, $3 billion project is behind schedule, and frustration is growing.

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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, April 17, 2014

New York City should do "whatever it takes" to keep Citi Bike going. The freight rail industry will miss a major safety deadline. There may still be survivors in the capsized Korean ferry. And local officials want free wifi at JFK and LaGuardia. 

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Transportation Nation

Public Advocate: Use City $ to Save Citi Bike

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

WNYC

Could an option ruled out by the Mayor come back into play?

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Transportation Nation

D.C. Transit Exec Resigns In Wake Of Damning Federal Audit

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

WAMU

The chief financial officer of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is resigning to take a job in the private sector.

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Transportation Nation

New York Has Sixth-Lowest Rate of Pedestrian and Cyclist Deaths

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Cities with lower fatality rates were Boston, Seattle, Washington DC, Colorado Springs and San Francisco.

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The Takeaway

The Future of the Mustang & the Auto Industry

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Fifty years ago this week Ford Motor Company unveiled the Mustang. Ford is remembering that day in the company's history amid the changing future of the American auto industry.

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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Hundreds are feared dead after a ferry sank off the coast of Korea. Pushed out of NJ Transit, a train executive heads to Metro-North. The nation's highway fund may go bankrupt late this summer. Philly gets its overnight trains back. And two clowns promise to stop performing in the subway.

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The Takeaway

Ukraine Uses Force to Push Back Separatists | Saturn Just Birthed a Baby Moon | A Bombing, a Neighborhood and a Community Forever Changed

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Ukraine Uses Force to Push Back Separatists | Ford Celebrates Mustang Anniversary Amid Changing Industry | Saturn Just Birthed a Baby Moon. How Does that Happen? | Boko Haram Continues Reign of Terror With Abductions, Explosions | This Is Where: 'All Arms Are Open' | A Bombing, a Neighborhood and ...

Transportation Nation

D.C. Residents Seek Safer Streets After Crash

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

WAMU

More people are walking and riding to work in the nation's capitol. But city streets remain perilous.

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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The Pulaski shutdown was not Carmageddon. The police car that hit a pedestrian Sunday may not have had sirens on. Seattle Uber drivers consider unionizing. America could get levitating trains. And Tie the train dog got adopted. 

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Transportation Nation

Fund for Disabled Taxi Drivers Hits Legal Setback

Monday, April 14, 2014

A fund for sick and injured taxi workers has an uncertain future after a judge’s ruling Friday. 

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Transportation Nation

Company Behind Citi Bike Infrastructure Gets New Owner

Monday, April 14, 2014

The company behind much of Citi Bike’s hardware and software has a new owner.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Pulaski No-way

Monday, April 14, 2014

Steve Fulop, mayor of Jersey City, reports on the first rush hour since the northbound lanes on the Pulaski Skyway were closed for a two-year renovation project and offers alternate travel plans for commuters.

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WNYC News

LA Gives New York Advice on Our Version of "Carmageddon"

Monday, April 14, 2014

WNYC

New Jersey commuters are feeling the effects of the Pulaski Skyway closure today. How did L.A. handle its own "Carmageddon?"

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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Monday, April 14, 2014

A pedestrian was struck by a police car uptown Sunday. The Pulaski Skyway is closed to Manhattan. Bankrupt bikeshare company Bixi finds a new owner. And the Netherlands is testing glow-in-the-dark road markings. 

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WNYC News

Pulaski Skyway Closed to Manhattan-Bound Drivers

Monday, April 14, 2014

The deteriorating 82-year-old Pulaski Skyway in New Jersey closed on Saturday for two years of repair work.

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WNYC News

Did Christie Aides Cover Up Bridgegate?

Monday, April 14, 2014

WNYC

Although Gov. Chris Christie's internal investigation says no, the trail of emails and texts among his top staffers suggests otherwise.

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Transportation Nation

Freshkills Park To Open for Sneak Peeks

Friday, April 11, 2014

Once the world's largest landfill, it's now a 2,200-acre park.

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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, April 11, 2014

The winning bid for Montreal's bike share system will be unveiled today. MARTA trains and buses will start running more frequently in May. And: how to spot a skimming device on a NYC MetroCard machine.

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Transportation Nation

Your Pulaski Skyway Survival Guide

Friday, April 11, 2014

Starting this weekend, the northbound lanes of the Pulaski Skyway are closing for two years, and New Jersey officials aren't sugarcoating it. 

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