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The Takeaway

Slow Your Roll, Bro: Uber Scandal Spotlights Tech's Dude Problem

Thursday, November 20, 2014

From sexist comments to the targeting of a female journalist, Uber's macho stance extends far beyond the $18 billion ride-sharing company.

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WNYC News

Bridge and Tunnel Toll Hikes Move Forward

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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E-ZPass drivers will pay $11.45 each way after a judge blocked AAA's lawsuit appealing the hikes. 

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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

So much Uber news. And: streetcars in Virginia get cancelled, an arrest in a subway attack, airbag recalls expand, and Sesame Street takes the subway. 
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Transportation Nation

After 47-Second Hearing, Driver Who Ran Over 3-Year-Old Is Found ‘Not Guilty’

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

WNYC
Our news analysis found that despite videotaped evidence of an SUV hitting 3-year-old Allison Liao, a judge took less than a minute to dismiss the case.
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Transportation Nation

Lower Speed Limit for Central Park

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Two pedestrian deaths over the summer sparked a debate about traffic in the park. 
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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

If the federal tax code is any guide, Congress wants you to drive to work. LIRR trains could get cupholders. Uber and Spotify inked a deal. And coming soon: a new MTA etiquette campaign.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Happy 50th Birthday, Verrazano Bridge

Monday, November 17, 2014

Writer Gay Talese, who chronicled the building of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in 1964, revisits the bridge and the "master builder" who oversaw the project, Robert Moses.

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The Takeaway

After Years in Limbo, Senate to Vote on Keystone XL

Monday, November 17, 2014

The Keystone XL pipeline has been in political limbo for years. Sen. John Hoeven explains why Congress has decided to move forward on Keystone legislation now.

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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Monday, November 17, 2014

D.C.'s Metro fixes a software glitch. Investigations continue into Malaysia Airlines crashes. Michigan may see a higher gas tax. And "the first map and typeface of the earth."
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NYPR Archives & Preservation

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, "The Most Princely"

Monday, November 17, 2014

WNYC
Three NYC officials profess their love for the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, November 14, 2014

Dallas gets bikeshare. Uber's rolling in Pennsylvania - but not Philly. Cycling is bigger than "the steel industry" in Europe. And: Philae's flight path, in gif form.
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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, November 13, 2014

A spacecraft completed a four-billion-mile trip. Truckers may be pressured to drive sleepy. Motorcycles are key to health care in Malawi. And a beagle helps return items left on planes.
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WNYC News

Council Committee Approves Housing Deal in Queens

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

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The City Council committee vote clears the way for Astoria Cove to move forward; Administration calls deal a 'framework' for future housing deals.

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Transportation Nation

NYC Could Ban Texting While Biking

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

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Councilman Mark Treyger said the city needs to do more to prevent reckless bicycling if it really wants to get to eliminate traffic accidents.
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Transportation Nation

Paperwork Holding Up D.C.'s Streetcar

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

It's unclear precisely when streetcars will begin running along H Street NE in D.C., but sources say that issues with paperwork may be pushing back the start date.
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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The U.S. and China reached a deal to combat climate change. NYC may ban texting while cycling. And: D.C. is tying a drop in transit ridership to an uneven commuter tax benefit.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Slow Down, New York

Monday, November 10, 2014

Car crashes kill nearly as many New Yorkers each year as criminals do. Now that the city's default speed limit is 25 MPH, the Dept. of Transportation wants to be clear: please go 25.

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Transportation Nation

NYC DOT Commissioner "Surprised" DMV Dropped Tickets Against Driver Who Killed Queens Toddler

Monday, November 10, 2014

New York City's normally guarded transportation commissioner had some pointed comments about the DMV's dismissal of tickets against a driver who had killed a three-year old girl.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

How To Pay for New Jersey's Roads?

Monday, November 10, 2014

John Wisniewski, New Jersey State Assemblyman (D-19), talks about his proposal for a hike in the gas tax to pay for repairs on the state's roads, rails and bridges. 

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Transportation Nation

TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Monday, November 10, 2014

Chicago's Pink Line is "a social experiment in color." Dallas is fast-tracking downtown transit plans. And: the NYC DOT commissioner talks about the city's new speed limit.
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