Kat Aaron

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

No deal yet to avoid a Long Island Rail Road strike. DUI arrests dropped in Philly after rideshare apps launched. Chicago residents want police to "give tons of tickets." And an Itali...
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Freight-hopping meets the smartphone age. NASA may get to Mars yet. Federal regulators step in to LIRR negotiations. And if you're hitting the road, we have your road trip playlist.

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Hit the Road: Transportation Tunes for Your Long Weekend

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Take a midnight train. Get on your bike. Rollerskate. Whatever your mode of transport, we’ve got you covered with jams for your long weekend voyages

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Federal Mediators Now Trying to Avert LIRR Strike

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

The National Mediation Board is now trying to resolve the ongoing contract dispute — and avoid a LIRR strike, which could come as soon as July 20th.  

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Countdown timers may be causing crashes. The Highway Trust Fund is on the brink. Gas-guzzlers will pay more to park in Madrid. Virginia cyclists get some breathing room. And finally, gorgeous dollar van route maps.

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NYC Council Eyes Transit Tax Benefit for Commuters

Monday, June 30, 2014

A bill before the City Council would require companies with more than 20 workers to offer commuter transit benefits, letting employees set aside pre-tax dollars to spend on MetroCards...
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Don't Change Alternate Side Parking Rules, Says NYC Department of Sanitation

Monday, June 30, 2014

 A bill before City Council would allow drivers to move their cars back as soon as the sweeper has passed, rather than waiting for the whole 90-minute window to end.  But the Departme...
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More Speed Cameras Coming to NYC and Long Island

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The law allows for 120 new cameras to be installed near school zones in New York City, as well as 69 cameras in Suffolk County and 56 in Nassau. “If you think speed cameras are intrus...
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Ball's In Albany's Court on Speed Limit Bill

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The speed limit bill before the New York Senate was expected to come to a vote Thursday -- but a top Republican is casting doubt on whether he'll let that happen.
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NYC Precincts Stepping Up Ticketing For Dangerous Driving

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Ticketing was up in most precincts for the six major categories WNYC has been tracking: using a cell phone while driving, disobeying a sign, failing to stop at a signal, making an imp...
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Speed Limit Bill Alive in Albany

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

With just two days to go before the New York State legislative session ends, Senator Jeffrey Klein has introduced a bill giving cities the authority to lower their speed limits.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

GM recalls another 3.4 million vehicles. Boston train drivers can't keep phones in their pockets or bags while on duty. Delaware's bridge woes are rippling up and down the East Coast....
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Traffic Tickets Up Again in NYC

Monday, June 16, 2014

By this time last year, the New York Police Department had issued just under 6,000 tickets for failing to yield to pedestrians. This year: almost 15,000.

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Lower Speed Limits Still Possible for NYC

Friday, June 13, 2014

New York Senator Jeff Klein is planning to introduce a bill to lower speed limits in New York City. But time is tight, as the final days of the legislative session approach in Albany.

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, June 13, 2014

The Port Authority is being investigated by the SEC. Tesla opens its patents. Bikeshare programs might increase cyclist head injuries. And residents of Chinatown are sick of being swamped by buses. 

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MTA Security Program Almost $300 Million Over Budget, Years Overdue

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Improvements to security at the MTA will cost hundreds of millions more than originally planned, and won't be done until 2017. 

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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Americans would pay more gas tax to fund transportation. And they might have to, since resolution on the Highway Trust Fund remains elusive. The first commercial drone flight got a th...
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Court Gives Green Light to Accessible Taxis

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

It’s official: half of New York’s yellow cabs will be wheelchair-accessible by 2020, and a 30-cent surcharge is going to pay for it.

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800 Green Taxis Fined for Taking Manhattan Passengers

Monday, June 09, 2014

The meters in green cabs automatically shut off outside their designated zone, and their lights dim, but some drivers are still soliciting fares.

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Driver in Fatal NJ Crash Lacked Sleep, Complaint Alleges

Monday, June 09, 2014

The Wal-Mart truck driver accused of causing a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that critically injured Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian had not slept for more than 24 hours.

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