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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

The WTC PATH terminal will be the most expensive train station in history. Takata is at odds with the feds over an airbag recall. And: a BlackBerry outage made streets safer in Dubai.
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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

If you want a happy commute, talk to the stranger sitting next to you. Auto sales are booming. And: new photos of London's new subway system, under construction.
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Transportation Nation

MTA Kicks off Public Hearings on Fare Proposals

Monday, December 01, 2014

The MTA is considering raising base bus and subway fares by a quarter, from $2.50 to $2.75.
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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Monday, December 01, 2014

Uber is causing taxi medallion prices to dip. Drones are interfering with airplanes. A couple got married on the NYC subway. And: Ferguson protests continue to disrupt street traffic.
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New Jersey News

Pothole on Road to White House: Can Christie afford a gas tax hike?

Monday, December 01, 2014

New Jersey will run out of money to fix roads, repair dilapidated bridges and buy new rail cars a year early, as Governor Chris Christie prepares for an expected presidential run.

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WNYC News

Reinvention Commission Calls for 'New MTA'

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Panel says climate change, population growth and funding are the biggest challenges facing the MTA in the next century.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

How to Deal with Our Frustrating Airports

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Businessweek recently ranked the "most frustrating airports" and LaGuardia, JFK and Newark were in the top five. Here are some hacks to make holiday travel less painful.

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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Ferguson protestors took to the streets – and highways. NHTSA wants Chrysler to speed up an airbag recall. And: shopping in Paramus? Don't expect police to mediate your parking dispute.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Police Shootings; Political Divisions; Airport Hacks

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams; the rise of the military-Internet complex; campus sexual assault; the culture that unites the politically divided; and your airport hacks.

Transportation Nation

City to Fast-Track Installation of Accessible Pedestrian Signals

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The City Council has approved a bill that will triple the number per year of new traffic signals designed to assist the visually impaired.
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Transportation Nation

Wait Until Next Year: Bill to Increase Accessible Cabs in D.C. On Hold

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Only 20 of D.C.'s 7,000 cabs are wheelchair-accessible. And that number won't be increasing in 2014.
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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The FAA issued no-fly restrictions over Ferguson. G.M. is scouring social media for evidence of vehicle defects. And: the secret life of airport baggage.
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Transportation Nation

Here Are 10 More People Who Have Died in Traffic Crashes This Year (Because It Keeps Happening)

Monday, November 24, 2014

233 people have been killed in traffic crashes in New York City this year.  More than half have been pedestrians. 
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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Monday, November 24, 2014

Our nation's crumbling infrastructure got the 60 Minutes treatment. The death of Arlington's streetcar doesn't bode well for equity in the city. And: what the Bay Bridge sounds like.
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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, November 21, 2014

New York officials weren't exactly transparent about approving a loan of water funds for the Tappan Zee. Phoenix's bike share launches next week. And: Britain has a poo-powered bus.
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Transportation Nation

Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge By Remembering a Different, Better SI

Friday, November 21, 2014

WNYC
The bridge triggered a doubling of the borough's population in only 50 years, prompting laments for the loss of a quieter way of life.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Immigration Changes; Navy Yard Upgrade; and Subway Manners

Friday, November 21, 2014

Major immigration changes; Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen; a look at why drivers are rarely found to be at fault when they hit pedestrians; subway manners; and stories of the GM building.

The Brian Lehrer Show

No-Fault Traffic Deaths

Friday, November 21, 2014

Andrea Bernstein, senior editor for politics and policy for WNYC News, reports on why drivers face no punishment in cases like Allison's and efforts by her parents to change that.

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Transportation Nation

City Aims to Boost Bridge Safety for Cyclists

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Department of Transportation plans to focus on the 16 bridges connecting Northern Manhattan and the Bronx.
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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, November 20, 2014

A fatigue specialist was nominated to head the NTSB. Facebook's bus drivers voted to unionize. Japan unveiled a maglev train that can go 311 mph. And: a hearing on NYC's cycling future.
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