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Transportation news roundup: History’s worst traffic jams, London works to solve parking problem

Here are your transportation headlines for Jan. 14, 2014. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: 1954 – The Hudson Motor Car Company merges with Nash-Kelvinator Corporation … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: Southwest flight lands at wrong airport, Transit system infographic

Here are your transportation headlines for Jan. 13, 2014. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. A colorful guide to the nation’s biggest transit systems [Washington Post] Southwest flight lands at wrong Branson … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: World’s largest steam locomotive makes a move

Here are your transportation headlines for Jan. 10, 2014. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: 2008 – The world’s cheapest car debuts in India. The Tata … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: Public transit museum exhibit, Brazil light rail won’t be ready for World Cup

Here are your transportation headlines for Jan. 9, 2014. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: 1965 – The Aston Martin Silver Birch DB5 sports car makes … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: Texas high-speed rail, ways to make cities more fun

Here are your transportation headlines for Jan. 8, 2014. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: 2004 – The RMS Queen Mary 2 is christened by its … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: Abandoned Miami trains, $1 million bus stop in Virginia

Here are your transportation headlines for Jan. 7, 2014. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: 1980 – Jimmy Carter authorizes a $1.5 billion bailout of the … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: 10 years of Houston light rail, Google launches auto alliance

Here are your transportation headlines for Jan. 6, 2014. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: 1947 – Pan American Airlines schedules the first around-the-world commercial flight. … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: Bike share in Austin, Safety recommendations for parades

Here are your transportation headlines for Jan. 3, 2014. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: 1870 – Construction begins on the Brooklyn Bridge, which was the … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: Mexico City subway fee hike enrages, Ex-Google engineer reveals Maps secrets

Here are your transportation headlines for Jan. 2, 2014. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: 2009 – A rare 1937 Bugatti is found in British garage. … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: NJ rolls out mobile ticketing app, explore Dallas with D-Link

Here are your transportation headlines for Dec. 30, 2013. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: 1936 – Autoworkers begin one of the country’s first sit-down strikes … Continue reading

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