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Transportation

  1. A $10-Per-Barrel Tax on Oil? Obama’s Final Budget Proposal Turns Bold To pay for fossil-fuel-free transportation options. 
  2. scary things
    Passenger Jet Makes Emergency Landing in Somalia After Onboard ExplosionSome believe it was a bomb.
  3. scary things
    6 People Have Been Slashed in the Subway So Far This YearThe latest attack happened in Harlem early on Sunday morning.
  4. still waiting...
    Cuomo and Christie Ask Obama to Go Splitsies on New Rail TunnelsPretty please with a cherry on top?
  5. transportation
    La Guardia Airport to Be Torn Down and Rebuilt Governor Cuomo and Vice-President Biden unveiled the plan on Monday.
  6. the money
    Can Lyft Pull an Avis?The ride-sharing service used to be recognized as the anti-Uber. Now the boundaries aren’t so clear.
  7. transportation
    Hundreds of Tourists Missing After Ship Capsizes in ChinaAt least 15 survivors have been found.
  8. transportation
    Full Amtrak Service Will Now Resume on Monday MorningA day earlier than expected.
  9. transportation
    Water Main Break Floods West Village, Disrupts Subway ServiceAbout 500 people had be evacuated from a 1 train.
  10. architecture
    Santiago Calatrava’s Glorious BoondoggleHe was commissioned to design an architectural extravagance at ground zero. He succeeded, an accomplishment that threatens to destroy his reputation.
  11. stand clear of the closing doors
    Amtrak Ice Patrol Is Real, Isn’t Purposely Ruining Your CommuteThey’re trying to keep the trains running, the old-fashioned way.
  12. transportation
    Disillusioned Uber Drivers Can Turn Their Cars Into TaxisWith a coat of yellow paint.
  13. blizzard of 2015
    Report: The Subway Will Actually Keep Running All Night — You Just Can’t Ride ItAn MTA source said Governor Cuomo made a “horrible, purely political decision.”
  14. blizzard of 2015
    What You Need to Know About Transportation (or Lack Thereof) During the BlizzardNew York City’s streets will be closed to non-emergency vehicles starting at 11 p.m.
  15. driving reign
    Can Car2Go Transform New York Into a City of Drivers?The “one-way car-share” revolution has arrived.
  16. scary things
    One Dead, Dozens Hurt After Mysterious Smoke Fills D.C. Metro CarInvestigators still don’t know where it came from.
  17. 25 Injured in Brooklyn Crash Involving MTA Bus and Two CarsVideo shows a BMW hitting another car, then swerving into the bus.
  18. mutiny
    Why Many New York Drivers Prefer Lyft to UberWe took a sorta-scientific poll. The results were overwhelming.
  19. stand clear of the closing doors
    Man Charged in Subway Death Allegedly Pushed Another RiderThe suspect’s mother says he’s homeless and mentally ill.
  20. transportation
    Citi Bike Is Getting Bigger, Better, and More Expensive [Updated]The long-rumored sale is official, and the bike-share system has a new boss.
  21. transportation
    Lost Sheep Takes a Stroll on Metro-North TracksAnd narrowly avoids becoming this year’s subway kittens.
  22. transportation
    Driving Is Slowly Destroying EverythingWe really gotta cut back as a species, guys.
  23. transportation
    Judge Approves Surcharge to Make NYC Taxis Wheelchair AccessibleComparing it to Jackie Robinson joining the Dodgers.
  24. transportation
    What If Williamsburg Had an ‘Urban Gondola’ to the City?That’s the proposal of the East River Skyway.
  25. why we can't have nice things
    Almost a Third of the Citi Bikes Are BrokenWhat are you people doing to them?
  26. transportation
    Why You Should Buy a Citi Bike Membership Right Now, During the ‘Death Spiral’Prices are about to go way up, and improvements are on the way.
  27. the taxi wars
    Lyft President on the Company’s NY Debut“I do think the pace at which we’re moving to create something new and the pace at which rules are created are at odds.”
  28. crimes and misdemeanors
    How Not to Paint a Stolen Citi BikeA quick, sloppy coat of white paint is not going to do the trick.
  29. stand clear of the closing doors
    G Train to Cause More Trouble Than Usual for Greenpoint Residents The line won’t run between Nassau Avenue and Court Square for five weeks.
  30. transportation
    Stolen Citi Bikes Keep Turning Up Deep in BrooklynAt least 67 of them.
  31. neighborhood news
    Citi Bike App Cannot Be TrustedIt’s not very accurate, according to a new investigation.
  32. taxi!
    The Amazing Day in the Life of a Cab-Driver MapA data visualization that’s exhausting just to watch.
  33. transportation
    Ride-Share App Lyft Will Not Launch in NYC Tonight [Updated] Thanks to New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
  34. transportation
    Cars With Fuzzy Pink Mustaches Deemed Illicit in NYCThe city is challenging the ride-share start-up Lyft.
  35. transportation
    Race to Airport Confirms What Everybody Already KnowsFor starters, taking a train and a bus isn’t the fastest way to get there.
  36. transportation
    Citi Bike Membership Could Go Up 50 PercentUp to $155, in the deal to save the bike-share program.
  37. transportation
    Citi Bike Might Be Saved by Sexy GymInvestors from Equinox are interested.
  38. taxi!
    More Green Cabs to Hit the Streets in AugustAfter a slight delay.
  39. Penn Station Reopened After Bomb ScareFalse alarm.
  40. transportation
    R.I.P. Massimo Vignelli, Subway Map LegendAnd so much more.
  41. transportation
    Citi Bike Owes NYC $1 Million in Lost ParkingAdd it to the list of financial problems for the bike-share program.
  42. taxi!
    De Blasio Puts More Green Cabs on Hold for Now [Updated]The yellow cab industry happens to have donated generously to his campaign.
  43. transportation
    Almost All Citi Bike Riders Are Men, Especially in ManhattanJust 23.7 percent of riders are women.
  44. transportation
    Train Nearly Takes Out Senator During Safety Press Conference Accidents aren’t always the train’s fault.
  45. stand clear of the closing doors
    MTA Workers Get Raises, Riders Won’t See a Fare IncreaseThey’ve agreed to a new contract.
  46. hacks
    Most Cab Drivers Don’t Do Drugs That, or they’re really sneaky about it.
  47. citi bike
    Citi Bike Boss Resigns Amid Bad NewsThe bike-share program’s problems continue.
  48. stand clear of the derailed train
    Train Operator in O’Hare Crash Fell Asleep, and It Wasn’t the First TimeShe just “closed her eyes” for a moment.
  49. bill de blasio's new york
    Mayor de Blasio Proposes Surcharge to Make More Taxis Wheelchair-AccessibleThe proposed change would cost passengers 30 cents per ride.
  50. bike share
    Citi Bike’s Four Huge ProblemsThe bike-share program needs millions of dollars, “quickly.”
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